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Tom Verducci
November 25, 2002
Bronx-Bound BomberAs the Yanks closed in on a deal with Hideki Matsui, other teams whined and unloaded big contracts
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November 25, 2002

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Another drag on player movement is the shallow free-agent pool—said one AL scout, " Jim Thome is the only guy without some risk"—and the potentially attractive second wave of players expected to be set free when they aren't tendered contracts by Dec. 20. Said one NL G.M., "A lot of guys will still be available in January. It's a buyer's market."

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