Johnny Damon: ESPN's Buster Olney heard that the Yankees are negotiating with Johnny Damon's camp and they are going to try to use market forces in order to get him to make a decision quickly.

Rafael Soriano: Whether the Yankees had some interest or no interest, the Braves sent him packing to the Rays, reports Jon Heyman according to sources. Via Chad Jennings via

Curtis Granderson: George A. King III at the Post reports that the final hurdle in completing the trade for Curtis Granderson was to have Granderson take an eye exam. The Yankees were concerned due to his strikeout rate and his, at times, questionable route running in the outfield.