Robinson Cano headed to the Seattle Mariners for about $240 million over the next 10 seasons, exiting New York after the Yankees declined to boost their contract offer of seven years and approximately $170 million.
Robinson Cano agreed to a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, ending the All- Star second baseman’s nine-year stay with the New York Yankees, ESPN reported, citing an unidentified person familiar with the negotiations.
The New York Yankees agreed to a seven-year deal worth $153 million with free-agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who helped lead the Boston Red Sox to a World Series championship in October, CBS Sports.com reported.
Shortstop Brendan Ryan agreed on a contract with the New York Yankees, who are in need of help at the position with Derek Jeter trying to come back from a lingering ankle injury, according to CBSSports.com.
Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers won his second National League Cy Young Award in three seasons, and Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers was voted the American League’s best pitcher after posting a Major League Baseball-high 21 wins.