Found November 21, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Yankees officials have played a game in recent months trying to imagine who could make a blockbuster offer to Robinson Cano, and have eliminated pretty much every possibility. The one consistent worry has been the Rangers and, perhaps, Texas moved into a better position to make such a play. Texas sent its second baseman, Ian Kinsler, to Detroit for Prince Fielder. The deal was finalized Wednesday night when Bud Selig approved Texas receiving $30 million from the Tigers to offset some of the seven years at $168 million left on Fielder’s deal. Plus, the Rangers move the four years at $62 million owed Kinsler. Thus, Texas, which was expected to be big-game hunters this offseason, will still have the finances to make a major splash. The most likely move now for Texas would be to insert Jurickson Profar at second and look to further bolster the offense with a free-agent signing such as Carlos Beltran or Brian McCann, both Yankee targets, too. But with shortstops in demand, Texas could...
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