Found October 10, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
The New York Mets have been connected to both Robinson Cano and Jose Abreu, but don’t expect them to sign either of them. They may check in on both of them, but don’t expect either one of them to end up with the Mets. While the Mets may like Jose Abreu and his power potential, you shouldn’t expect them to pursue him, according to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News. The Cuban first baseman has drawn a lot of interest already and he is expected to sign a contract between $45-60 million this offseason. Scouts told Martino that they believe Abreu is a first baseman, designated hitter type and is a “less dynamic talent” than Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes. Another player you shouldn’t expect the Mets to pursue is Robinson Cano, Martino says. The Mets do not like to hand out long-term contracts to players and Martino says that general manager Sandy Alderson even struggled giving star third baseman David Wright his eight-year contract. With Cano asking for 10-years, $305 million, you...
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