Yankees GM Brian Cashman admitted on WFAN radio Thursday that a “significant” contract extension was offered to Cano. Apparently it wasn’t significant enough.
We all know Tim Tebow is expected to be out of the mix by the time training camp opens. But what about another former first-round pick?
“I’m glad I don’t have any of those free agency jitters to deal with,” Beatty said. “It’s settled, we’re done and we’re moving on.”
“We expressed to Scott (Boras) how much we like Robby and what a great Yankee he’s been, and we hope he continues his career here for a long time to come,” Hal Steinbrenner said Tuesday.
With his 20’s in his rearview mirror, Cano is no longer one of the young guys on this team that can ride along relatively unnoticed, overshadowed by the bigger names and bigger salaries.
Criticized for not spending enough on free agents in recent years, the Indians splurged on another star. The Mets, a team also criticized for free-agent inactivity, missed out.
Still in the mix? Yes, though it seems increasingly likely New York would have to choose between its top draft pick and the free-agent outfielder.
“We continue to look, but I think, realistically at this point, there’s not a lot left on the shelf,” Alderson said Sunday.
Does Dice-K have a suitor in Queens?
Kevin Youkilis is about to get a different look at the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry.
After four years of saluting the Bleacher Creatures at Yankee Stadium, Nick Swisher may have a suitor in Boston.
Bay Watch is officially over. Jason Bay is now a free agent after negotiating out of of his deal with the Mets.
Has Rafael Soriano thrown his last pitch in pinstripes?
Mike Pelfrey may have started his last game in a Mets uniform. Then again, maybe not.
There’s no mistaking Mets general manager Sandy Alderson’s priority: signing “core players” David Wright and R.A. Dickey to contract extensions — pronto.