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Just when I thought the Red Sox had become worse than the Yankees …

Mark Teixeira has reached agreement with the Yankees on an eight-year contract worth more than $170 million, two sources involved in the negotiations report.

On the bright side, I’m not sure this really makes the Yankees that much better (ditto the CC Sabathia signing), and it does mean they’ll be shelling out close to $100 million a year for four players.

Of course, this also increases the likelihood the Red Sox feel compelled to further skew the salary gap by making some ridiculous acquisition of their own, since the long-running Boston-New York pissing match is showing no signs of slowing.

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