The Robinson Cano contract is Jay Z's first salvo in his splashy entry into the agent game. But it'll be awhile before we know what kind of impact it makes, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Spending for arms, not outspending the Mariners, will best serve the 2014 Bombers, writes Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. Story
Robinson Cano is the first big-time free agent the Mariners have signed since Adrian Beltre, a move that leaves longtime fan David Schoenfield hopeful. SweetSpot
"He was a great Yankee. He was a great player. I think everybody tried hard to get the deal done. We just never got close enough obviously. We wish him the best. We hope he had a long, healthy career," Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said on Friday.
Helping provide room to increase the payroll is the Mariners' investment in a new regional sports network that is expected to net Seattle significant revenue in the coming years.
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Will miss having him across the bridge but atleast I can stop caring about someone in that organization.