7:52 PM EST, Sat November 22, 2014

Source: Robertson rejects Yankees' qualifying offer

New York Yankees closer David Robertson rejected two opportunities to make major-league history on Monday in favor of pursuing long-term riches as a free-agent. David Robertson #30 RPNew York Yankees 2014 STATS GM63 W4 L5 BB23 K96 ERA3.08 A source familiar with the situation confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com that Robertson, who converted 39 of 44 save opportunities in his first season as the Yankees closer –- replacing the incomparable Mariano Rivera -– rejected the $15.
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Yanks expected to make D-Rob $15.3M offer

The Yankees are expected to make closer David Robertson the $15.3 million qualifying offer prior to Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline, according to a source with knowledge of the club’s thinking. Robertson will have one week to decide if he wants to accept it. David Robertson#30 RPNew York Yankees2014 STATSGM63 W4 L5 BB23 K96 ERA3.08Robertson, 29, could become the first major leaguer to take the offer because, on the open market, it is very doubtful that he could find a $15.

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