12/6/2013 | Mariners need to add more than Cano to compete
To really cash in on Robinson Cano, the Mariners need to put at least one more experienced, impact bat -- and probably two -- around him. Because the only way Cano's signing makes sense in the long run is if it contributes to winning.
12/6/2013 | Cano deal shows Yankees have their limits
Robinson Cano will go to the Mariners, but there are no worries for Yankee Nation, at least not in the long run. This Cano thing aside, the Steinbrenner brothers of Hank and Hal have suggested in recent weeks they've been visited by the spirit of Christmas as well as that of their late father George.
12/6/2013 | Yankees will survive just fine without Cano
Even after losing Robinson Cano in free agency, the Yankees are still in the game. Anyone who thinks otherwise is nuts.
12/6/2013 | Mandela's vast impact extended to baseball
Nelson Mandela's appreciation of sports as a unifying symbol was well-documented. Mandella also appeared at Yankee Stadium in June 1990, during his visit to the U.S. soon after being freed from prison, and proclaimed: "I am a Yankee!"
12/6/2013 | Rangers expect deal with free-agent catcher Arencibia
The Rangers, seeking a backup catcher for Geovany Soto, expected to complete a deal Friday with free agent J.P. Arencibia, according to a baseball source.
12/6/2013 | Marlins negotiating two-year deal with Jones
Third base may be consuming most of the Marlins' attention at the Winter Meetings next week, but the club is close to securing a two-year deal with free-agent first baseman Garrett Jones, putting Logan Morrison's future in Miam in question.
12/6/2013 | Cano bucks odds again with Mariners' megadeal
Sure, the Robinson Cano negotiations turned out a lot different than most of us thought they would. The Yankees lost their No. 3 hitter to the Mariners for a compensation Draft pick -- essentially unimaginable in any era -- but it's hardly the first time Cano has written an unexpected script.
12/6/2013 | Cano's departure gives Yanks financial flexibility
Robinson Cano reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners on Friday, a departure that officially flipped the script of the Yankees' winter.
12/6/2013 | Astros sign Feldman to three-year contract
The Astros filled their need for a veteran arm in the rotation by agreeing to terms on Friday with Scott Feldman on a three-year deal worth $30 million.
12/6/2013 | Mets, Granderson agree to four-year deal
The Mets and free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson have agreed to a four-year contract, according to the New York Post. The Mets have not confirmed the deal.
12/6/2013 | Phillies awarded Cubs' pick in Rule 5 Draft
Major League Baseball awarded the Phillies the Cubs' pick in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft after the Phils won a grievance regarding Chicago's handling of Lendy Castillo, whom the Cubs selected from Philadelphia in the 2011 Rule 5 Draft.
12/6/2013 | Kuroda agrees to one-year, $16 million deal
The Yankees have reportedly finalized an agreement with starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, securing him with a one-year contract and his same bonus package as the 2013 season.
12/6/2013 | A View From Studio 3: Cano missing 'it' factor
While few would argue that Robinson Cano is among the most talented players in the game today, MLB Network's Matt Yallof says the free-agent star doesn't stir much passion among fans.
12/6/2013 | Non-tendered by Marlins, Webb gets two-year deal
The Orioles continued to revamp their bullpen on Friday morning, with an industry source confirming the club has reached an agreement on a two-year, $4.5 million deal with right-hander Ryan Webb.
12/6/2013 | Yanks in 'aggressive' mode heading into Meetings
The Yankees know they have needs to fill, but they are announcing that they have money to spend and are open for business, which could create some terrific shopping opportunities when baseball's Winter Meetings kick off next week in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
12/6/2013 | Angels have history of Winter Meetings activity
For Angels fans, there's legitimate reason for anxiety heading into the Winter Meetings, which kick off from Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Monday. Under general manager Jerry Dipoto, these have been about as eventful as can be.
12/6/2013 | A's go to Meetings with Major work nearly done
A's officials will head to the annual Winter Meetings on Sunday with a short to-do list. Oakland already has been busy addressing many of the club's offseason needs, but strengthening the farm system could be on the agenda.
12/6/2013 | Returning to October a difficult task
The task of rebuilding a World Series winner has been an elusive one for more than a dozen years, with not a single successful defense and only one champion returning to the Fall Classic the following season since 2001.
12/6/2013 | Sources: Cano agrees to deal with Mariners
Looking for an impact player to help bolster their offense, the Mariners landed a whopper on Friday when five-time All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal, according to multiple sources. The Mariners said they were not able to confirm any news regarding Cano.
12/6/2013 | Angels sign left-hander Rapada to Minors deal
The Angels signed veteran lefty specialist Clay Rapada to a Minor League contract with a Spring Training invite on Thursday.
12/6/2013 | Pipeline Inbox: 2014 Draft full of good HS arms
Pipeline Inbox: MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo breaks down some of the best high school arms available in next June's Draft.
12/5/2013 | Hot Stove roundup: Cano visits Seattle on busy day
Robinson Cano, widely considered the top free agent on this year's market, reportedly traveled Thursday to Seattle for a visit with the Mariners. Also, a number of deals for bullpen arms went down, with Edward Mujica's two-year deal with Boston leading the way.
12/5/2013 | Adding Cano would be huge step for Mariners
To all the people who care about the Seattle Mariners, signing free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano would be a huge deal, a franchise-changing deal. It would impact an entire sport, prompting other free agents to perhaps take a second look at Seattle.
12/5/2013 | Marlins bringing in Furcal on one-year deal
The Marlins and free-agent infielder Rafael Furcal have agreed to a one-year deal, pending a physical. Furcal, 36, missed all of 2013 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March.
12/5/2013 | In pursuing McCann, Yanks draw from Boss' playbook
Brian McCann's presence behind the plate, in the middle of the batting order and on the mound for all conversations clearly makes the Yankees a more formidable foe.
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