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Most pundits are now projecting Tanaka signs with either Seattle or Arizona, but if any of the rumors, vis-a-vis the Mariners’ heavy courting of the split-finger master and the idea that perhaps Tanaka already knows where he wants to play, things could end well for the Emerald City.
The Yankees have a message for Robinson Cano: Money, not respect, was why they did not offer a 10-year contract.
Robinson Cano will get to keep more of his estimated $240 million dollar contract.
Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners have reportedly agreed on a ten-year, $240 million contract — a deal that would tie Albert Pujols’ contract and be the third-largest in Major League Baseball history.
CBS Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that the Mariners are about to offer a $225 million, nine-year deal to the five-time All-Star.
According to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Cano’s representatives met with Mariners front office officials Tuesday. And, according to Kernan’s source, the meeting between the five-time All-Star and Mariners officials went “very well.”
Churchill: “I have no doubt that the Mariners have the kind of interest in every significant free agent to pay the market rate. With Cano, that likely means $200 million guaranteed, maybe more. I believe the Mariners are willing to pay that. What I don’t believe is that Cano would take it.”
Multiple reports claim the Mariners are putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to giving free agent Robinson Cano a contract,
According to a report from the New York Post, the Yankees are interested in bringing back Raul Ibanez as a designated hitter against right-handed pitching.
Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.