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Cano: I never said $300 million

As the New York Yankees prepare to pack it in for the year, Robinson Cano and his future with the Yankees is at the forefront of their headlines. Cano was deflective with the New York Post when they asked him about the rumor that he was demanding a $300 million deal from  the Yankees. “I know what we’re doing and what we’re not doing,” Cano said. “I don’t listen to anybody...

Girardi Talks to Cano About Hustle

We've all seen it before: Robinson Cano's smooth playing style sometimes appears like more of a lack in hustle than the workings of a smooth operator. More often than not, he is focused and is just so silky smooth out there, but that isn't always the case. Well we aren't the only ones that noticed Cano's slide in hustle towards the end of this year. ...

Source: Dodgers not interested in Yankees Robinson Cano

As Robinson Cano approaches free agency next month many expect a fierce bidding war to erupt between the Yankees and Dodgers. Everybody other than the Dodgers that is. According to a high-ranking National League executive with knowledge of the situation the Dodgers have no intention to bid on Cano this winter leaving the second baseman without one of the sport’s richest teams...

Rumors: Dodgers, Cubs unlikely to make 'major plays' for Robinson Cano

New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano is scheduled to hit free agency at the end of the year. He is looking for a deal that would be historic. Cano is looking for a 10-year, $305 million contract in free agency, MLB Injury News' own Ray Bureau writes. It looks like Cano may hit a quiet market at the start of free agency with his asking price. The Chicago Cubs and Los...

Update: Dodgers 'not interested' in Robinson Cano

I recently wrote an article that said that the Dodgers and Cubs were unlikely to make a "major play" for impending free agent second baseman Robinson Cano. We now have an update on the situation. The Los Angeles Dodgers are "not interested" in signing Robinson Cano this offseason, an executive told Mark Feinsand of the New York Post. This news is not surprising...

Robinson Cano Insists He Never Asked For A $300 Million Deal

  Good news for the Yankees? Robinson Cano is shrugging off reports that he’s asking for a $300 million from the Yankees in the off season. When asked by the New York Post about the contract sum Cano stated: “I know what we’re doing and what we’re not doing,..I don’t listen to anybody else.” Cano insisted his camp never leaked any such number and that he was unsure as...

Cano: $310M number didn’t come from me

A day after sources said Robinson Cano was looking for more than $300 million over 10 years in his upcoming contract the second baseman continued to deflect questions about his future. “I know what we’re doing and what we’re not doing” Cano said before Friday night’s game against the Astros at Minute Maid Park. “I don’t listen to anybody else.” He insisted the ...

Robinson Cano wants A TON of Money or Does He?

Update - 9/29/13 - Cano hustles away from clearly answering the Post when asked about his demand for a $300 million deal to return to the Yankees - full story under the Cano picture below. “I know what we’re doing and what we’re not doing,” Cano said. “I don’t listen to anybody else.” But he insisted that "his people," did not drop the gigantic...

Cano could be part of Yankees lore if he re-signs

Robinson Cano was visited by visions of Yankees future Thursday night. For seven innings in a comatose ballpark he saw a preview of what could be the next few years if he sticks around a non-contender playing before dispassionate fans with sketchy talent. And then for two innings he saw a different seductive coming attraction of what is possible if he re-signs. He will never have...

Yankees face big dilemma regarding Robinson Cano

The question of the playoffs is gone for the Yankees. The question of the payoff is now the main game in town. What are they going to do about Robinson Cano? It is a decision that will significantly decide how they are shaped in 2014 and for many years to come. It will show if they have the fortitude to draw a negotiating line in the sand and walk away even from a homegrown player...

Watch: Mariano Rivera says goodbye to Yankee Stadium

Mariano Rivera said goodbye to Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. Captain Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte, who is also retiring when the season ends Sunday, came to the mound to remove Rivera with two outs 

Derek Jeter's Expectations for 2014

The Yankees' 2013 season will be memorable for the great retirement moments of Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte, and not so much for where the Yankees finished in the standings. Between the retirements, the impending free agencies of Curtis Granderson, Robinson Cano, and Hiroki Kuroda, and the sub-par performance of CC Sabathia, there are a ton of question marks for next year...

Yankees Game 160: Final series opens with a win

(Scott Halleran/Getty Images) New York Yankees 3 — Houston Astros 2   The Yankees snapped their four-game losing streak with tonight’s 3-2 win over the Houston Astros. The game would remain scoreless through the first three innings but the Yankees got it going in the fourth inning against Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer. After one out, Robinson Cano hit a single to right field...
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