Plow Posted January 3, 2007 Share Posted January 3, 2007 http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/al...son-trade_x.htm By Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY The Arizona Diamondbacks expect to complete a deal with the New York Yankees by the end of the week to bring back pitcher Randy Johnson, according to a high-ranking Diamondbacks official familiar with the negotiations. The clubs have agreed on the package of players the Diamondbacks will send to the Yankees, according to a club official from each team — two minor league pitchers and a major league reliever. The deal has not been completed because of money issues, including how much the Yankees will pay toward Johnson's $16 million contract in 2007. The Diamondbacks official also said they would like to sign Johnson to a one-year extension that would be a pay cut from his '07 salary, as well as restructure the $40 million deferred payments the left-hander is owed from his 1999-2004 stint with the team Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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