Stephen Rhoads at RAB scooped me Thursday. My intention had been to write a post investigating how much money Robinson Cano might be in a position to get once he hits free agency. Rhoads beat me to the punch, forcing me to change my focus. Fortunately for me, I came across another idea while researching my Cano salary post.
Rhoads was elaborating upon a rumor that Scott Boras has approached the Yankees about renegotiating Cano’s current contract. Stephen concluded that Robbie may be in a position to get a six year, $100 million deal from the Yankees. He linked to a Mike Axisa post from the summer that suggested Cano may be due for a six year, $120 million pay out. Those contract numbers represent serious bank for Robbie, but Cano is a steal at those prices because he’s one of the best players in baseball … right?… Click here to read the rest