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C.J. WilsonC.J. Wilson(notes) is the most talented starting pitcher on the free-agent market this offseason, but the American League champion Texas Rangers aren't planning to just let him slip away.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that they have given Wilson's agent, Bob Garber, "every indication that they plan to be serious players for the left-hander."

Garber dined Tuesday night with Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine and director of baseball operations Matt Vinnola, the paper reports, and they had, in Garber's words, a "productive meeting."

Meanwhile, the Newark Star-Ledger has it that the New York Yankees have invited Wilson to come visit the Big Apple and get a sense of what it might be like to play there. Garber has also met with execs from the Los Angeles Angels this week to discuss Wilson, according to MLB.com.

The Star-Telegram notes that the market for Wilson's services "is projected to be a minimum of five years, and a team that offers six could win the bidding."

Wilson went 16-7 last season with a 2.94 ERA and 206 strikeouts in 223.1 innings pitched.

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Source: Fort Worth Star-TelegramNewark Star-Ledger

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