Robinson Cano

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod’s Full Ban Must Be Upheld For Yankees To Come In Under $189M

The reason why the Yankees and $189 million keep being brought up is if they can come in under that amount, their luxury tax rate would be slashed from 50 percent to 17.5 percent. A-Rod may be the key.

12/05/2013

Tampa Bay second baseman Kelly Johnson, left, is late with a tag on the Yankees’ Robinson Cano during the teams’ meeting on Sept. 25, 2013, at Yankee Stadium. The Bombers are close to signing Johnson, possibly to replace Cano, who could leave via free agency. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Agree To Sign Kelly Johnson To One-Year Deal

The Yankees have agreed to sign infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnston to a one-year deal in the $3 million range pending a physical, WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider John Heyman reports.

12/04/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Reports: Mariners Going Hard After Cano, Determined To Outbid Yankees

The Seattle Mariners appear to be all-in on Robinson Cano. According to a report in the Daily News, they may have made an offer to the free agent second baseman that trumps the Yankees’ latest offer.

12/04/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

On WFAN: Mo’s Advice To Cano — ‘Money Won’t Bring You Happiness’

“Money, first of all. Money won’t bring you happiness. You have to recognize that. You have to be happy where you play, where you enjoy the fans … it becomes your home.”

12/04/2013

Tampa Bay second baseman Kelly Johnson, left, is late with a tag on the Yankees’ Robinson Cano during the teams’ meeting on Sept. 25, 2013, at Yankee Stadium. The Bombers are close to signing Johnson, possibly to replace Cano, who could leave via free agency. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Close To Adding Cano Insurance, Nearing Deal With Johnson

While Robinson Cano is mulling reported offers for mega millions, the Yankees are not waiting around with baited breath. They are getting busy at second base.

12/04/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Mariners Now Real Players For Cano, But Yankees Not Budging

Is a few extra million worth leaving New York? That’s what Robinson Cano is facing as his market finally begins to expand, with reports of the Seattle Mariners’ interest.

12/03/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: How Is The Market Shaping Up For Robinson Cano?

Is there a market for Robinson Cano beyond the New York Yankees? That is what we hope to learn at the Winter Meetings next week in Orlando.

12/03/2013

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Kuroda Mulling Increased Offer; Yankees, Cano ‘Oceans Apart’

The Yankees have reportedly offered free agent starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda a raise. Meanwhile, they remain far apart in negotiations with Robinson Cano.

12/02/2013

The Yankees’ Robinson Cano watches his three-run home run in the third inning against the Royals at Yankee Stadium on July 10, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Cano Now Asking For Nine-Year Contract Worth $250-$260M

Yankees then countered with a seven-year deal between $160 million and $175 million.

12/01/2013

Robinson Cano watches his first-inning solo home run sail into the right field seats on Sept. 4, 2013. The Yankees went on to beat the visiting White Sox to complete a three-game sweep. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Report: Cano Denies Asking For $300M, Slightly Lowers Price

According to free agent second baseman Robinson Cano, the words “$300 million” have never come out of his mouth.

11/29/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees, Agents For Cano Meet, But Sides Remain Far Apart

Yankees president Randy Levin and general manager Brian Cashman met with Brodie Van Wagenen and Juan Perez of CAA. Cano, a five-time All-Star, did not attend.

11/26/2013

Brian McCann rounds the bases after hitting a  home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 3, 2013. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Yankees Show They’re Still Serious Spenders With McCann

Did the Yankees overpay for catcher Brian McCann? Sure, but they had a hole to fill and they moved quickly.

11/25/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers GM Dombrowski Shoots Down Robinson Cano Rumors

Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski reportedly has no interest in pursuing free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.

11/23/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera: I Believe That Alex Rodriguez Is Innocent

“If he tells me something, I’m going to believe him. Definitely,” Rivera said. “But again, that’s me. He’s my friend, and if he tells me something I’m going to believe him.”

11/22/2013

Robinson Cano reacts as he leaves the infield. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Here’s To You, Mr. Robinson — Is It Time To Let Cano Go?

He definitely has the game, if not the gravitas, to lead the Bronx Bombers for the next six years. Just not 10.

11/21/2013

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