Combine their deep-pocketed ownership with the team's desperate need for starting pitching, and it seemed as though the New York Yankees were a perfect landing spot for C.J. Wilson.

But the Yankees' luke-warm feelings about Wilson seem to be getting in the way.

"The Yankees are not that hot for C.J. Wilson. In fact, even though his agent requested a trip to the Bronx, the Yankees said no," wrote ESPN New York's Andrew Marchand. "So I'd put the chances of Wilson becoming a Yankee at less than five percent."