From Jayson Stark of

There's increasing buzz about the Yankees' interest in Ben Sheets, possibly an indication that they're not confident they're going to be able to sign Burnett. As this blog noted two weeks ago, the difference between Burnett's and Sheets' 2008 and career numbers are smaller than you'd think.

A.J. Burnett to the Braves with a contract that will likely earn him around $80 million over 5 years? And Ben Sheets to the Yankees for a smaller sum with less years? Sign me up.

Via Ben.