The Seattle Mariners are actively making an attempt to trade Robinson Cano and reached out to the Yankees and Mets about attainable blockbusters that may have despatched the star second baseman again to New York, in accordance to a current report by The Athletic.
Citing a number of sources, The Athletic reported that the Mariners and Yankees briefly talked a couple of potential trade involving Cano and veteran outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury in a swap of profitable contracts.
However these talks fizzled, partially, in accordance to the report, as a result of the Yankees wished the Mariners to embrace money that may offset among the $120 million that Cano will make over the ultimate 5 years of his contract.
The Mets can be involved in buying Cano provided that Seattle included a prospect and money within the trade, in accordance to the report.
The Mariners have already accomplished one trade with the Yankees this offseason, sending ace left-hander James Paxton to New York earlier this month for a trio of minor leaguers, together with prime pitching prospect Justus Sheffield.
Cano, 36, batted .303 with 10 house runs final season however was suspended 80 video games for violating baseball’s joint drug coverage.
The eight-time All-Star spent his first 9 years with the Yankees earlier than signing a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Mariners earlier than the 2014 season.