About a week has passed since Joe Girardi learned that he would no longer fill out lineup cards with Robinson Cano's name on them, and the construction of those batting orders created an issue in the Yankees' clubhouse last season.
The impending arrival of All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano creates an obvious question regarding the future of Nick Franklin, who may move to shortstop after playing 102 games at that position last year as a rookie for the Mariners.
If faced with a decision over a legacy in the Bronx but significantly less money, or a much larger deal across the country, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he would do what Robinson Cano did.
Derek Jeter said he congratulated Robinson Cano after the All-Star second baseman left the New York Yankees to sign a 10-year, $240 million free-agent contract with Seattle Mariners, "and I'll leave it at that."
Ray updates his 2014 fantasy second base rankings after the news that Robinson Cano has sighed with the Seattle Mariners.
The Seattle Mariners made a huge splash on Friday, signing Robinson Cano, the best second baseman in the game, to a 10 year, $240 million deal. Seems hard to believe that a 31 year old second baseman could get a 10 year contract, even though every GM knows how bad second baseman...
It's amazing to me how many times teams get burned by signing huge free agent deals. It's like they're either not aware of what other teams are doing or they're not paying attention. How'd that A-Rod to Rangers deal work out for the Rangers? Hamilton and Pujols to the Angels? Or when the entire National League All-Star team spent three months in a Marlins uniform? Robinson Cano is quality, but...
The slew of recent transactions in the baseball world continued yesterday as two former Yankees, Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson, signed with new teams. Cano inked a lucrative 10-year, $240MM deal with the Mariners while Granderson went next door to the Mets for $60 million over the next four years. While these deals will definitely […]
The Hot Stove reached ridiculous heat levels Friday, as a handful of free agents signed or agreed to terms -- including the biggest free agent of all. Five-time All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Mariners, according to multiple sources.
Looking for an impact player to help bolster their offense, the Mariners landed a whopper on Friday when five-time All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal, according to multiple sources. The Mariners said they were not able to confirm any news regarding Cano.
Once Robinson Cano's 10-year, $240 million deal becomes official, the mid-market Mariners will have two of the top 11 highest-paid players in Major League history on their current roster. But the club isn't totally new to big deals.
Sure, the Robinson Cano negotiations turned out a lot different than most of us thought they would. The Yankees lost their No. 3 hitter to the Mariners for a compensation Draft pick -- essentially unimaginable in any era -- but it's hardly the first time Cano has written an unexpected script.
To really cash in on Robinson Cano, the Mariners need to put at least one more experienced, impact bat -- and probably two -- around him. Because the only way Cano's signing makes sense in the long run is if it contributes to winning.
Robinson Cano will go to the Mariners, but there are no worries for Yankee Nation, at least not in the long run. This Cano thing aside, the Steinbrenner brothers of Hank and Hal have suggested in recent weeks they've been visited by the spirit of Christmas as well as that of their late father George.
A quick turnaround this week after week 14 just ended on Tuesday. Let's take a look at who to sit and who to start
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Thirty-one-year-old Robinson Cano has agreed to a 10-year, $240-million deal to sign with the Seattle Mariners, according to ESPNdeportes. As long as Cano passes his physical, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, the Dominican Republic native will be the recipient of the third largest contract in baseball history, tied with Albert Pujols‘s 2011 deal.
Per Jon Heyman, Robinson Cano has signed a 10 year, $240 million deal with the Mariners. Here is the fantasy impact.
Update: this was written before the news came out this morning that the Mariners have pulled out of the Cano talks. Apparently, Jay Z demanded a 10 year, $252 million contract after the Mariners offered 9 years at $225 million. The Winter Meetings begin Sunday, so anything can happen...
To all the people who care about the Seattle Mariners, reportedly agreeing to a 10-year, $240 million deal with free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano is a huge deal, a franchise-changing deal. It impacts an entire sport, prompting other free agents to perhaps take a second look at Seattle.
As Robinson Cano winged it to the West Coast to talk with the Mariners, Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said that his club has not quit on the idea of retaining the All-Star second baseman.
To all the people who care about the Seattle Mariners, signing free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano would be a huge deal, a franchise-changing deal. It would impact an entire sport, prompting other free agents to perhaps take a second look at Seattle.
Robinson Cano, widely considered the top free agent on this year's market, reportedly traveled Thursday to Seattle for a visit with the Mariners. Also, a number of deals for bullpen arms went down, with Edward Mujica's two-year deal with Boston leading the way.