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Mariano to accept offer

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George King writes:

After returning from the Dominican Republic last night, Mariano Rivera is going to huddle with his representatives today and according to several sources is expected to accept the Yankees' three-year, $45 million offer early this week.
This is a good deal for Mariano and a fair one. He's making a ton of money and solidifies the closer role for the Yanks. The Yankees still need an eighth inning pitcher and I wonder if they can move Farnsworth, would they try to sign Cordero to fill that role...I haven't seen enough of him to know if he's a decent reliever, but crazier thoughts have crossed my mind...