(New York) “News: Damon has reached preliminary agreement with the Yankees on a four-year, $52 million contract, ESPNews reports.

Spin: This is a big blow to Boston’s lineup and to Red Sox fans as Damon was the poster child for the 2004 world championship team and now will play for the ‘evil empire.’ Damon will start in center field for the Yankees and fills a big need at the top of the lineup and in the field.” More…

Well if this don’t beat all! Red Sox fans must have steam coming out of their ears!