Johnny Damon: ESPN's Buster Olney reports that some in the Yankees organization were concerned about the possibility of Damon being unhappy in 2010 if he accepted a pay cut, even if he was the one offering it. Via Chad Jennings.

Mark DeRosa: Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that "the feeling is the [asking] price has come down recently" for Mark DeRosa, after a lack of interest from teams at the approximate $10 million dollar salary level he's been seeking. Via Luke Adams.