Found November 13, 2013 on YanksinExile.com:
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On the one hand, we’re happy to see Brian Cashman keeping it real, and not lying to the fans. On the other hand . . . this is scary. Speaking at a meeting of MLB’s general Managers, Cashman was asked about whether or not another team might sneak in and steal Robinson Cano. Cashman’s response was a little more realistic than we would have respected: “I think he loves the money, but I think we’re going to have a substantial offer, but somebody might come in and have a much more substantial offer. He’s in free agency, and that’s the feeling I get. Doesn’t make it wrong at all. That’s what makes the U.S. the greatest place in the world. We just have to compete for that. I feel very comfortable that we’ll firmly compete for the player, but the value we put on him, the value someone else puts on him could be vastly different. And if it is, we’ll lose him.” At first, that’s a pretty frightening paragraph to read. But on second thought, it’s actually kind of comfortin
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  • Quite frankly I don't think the Yankees want to resign Cano. They don't want to get stuck with another 10 contract debacle like ARod was and is. They'll sign him if he agrees to a shorter contract for a reasonable amount. But they also know that they can go after other needs if they don't commit so much to one player. I would love to see him back, but as a long time Yankee fan I am more interested in seeing that the Yankees consider the big picture and do what's necessary to get back to the post season in 2014.
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