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C.J. Wilson Rumors: Six-Year Deal Offered From Team Other Than Rangers

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It's been somewhat hard to gauge the market for starting pitcher C.J. Wilson so far, but the free agent apparently already has a six-year contract offer in hand, according to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Wilson adds that the offer isn't coming from the Texas Rangers, who have been rumored to be hesitant to meet Wilson's high asking price.

It appears that some other team has come closer to meeting Wilson's demands, though, offering him a deal longer than the one that Cliff Lee signed with the Philadelphia Phillies last season. Previous rumors revolving around Wilson had the Washington Nationals as front-runners to sign the former Ranger, so it could be reasonable to speculate that they're the ones with a six-year offer on the table.

Other teams rumored to be interested in Wilson include the Rangers, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox. It had previously been reported that Wilson had offers in hand from four different teams, including the Marlins and Angels, but it's unclear what the length and dollar amounts are on those respective offers.


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