Report: Jeter to get an offer for three-years, $45 million

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Jon Heyman reports that the Yankees are going to offer Derek Jeter a $45 million, three-year deal.

Yesterday Wallace Matthews suggested that the Yankees were offering Jeter more than $20 million a year and that Jeter was cool to the idea.  This clearly undercuts that notion, which seemed rather nutty anyway.  The $45 million is what a lot of people — including Joel Sherman — have suggested was likely.  That amount also seems relatively reasonable, at least in this weird world in which Jeter is almost inevitably to be paid more than his actual on-the-field contributions are likely to warrant between now and the end of 2013.