• Jay Z will be ‘intimately involved’ when Robinson Cano talks contract with Yankees

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Nov 19, 2013
    Doggone it, Cano's people meant it when they saidJay Z would be "intimately involved"in negotiating his next contract. "We certainly have a high regard for Robinson Cano as a player. “He’s going to be intimately involved in all areas,” Van Wagenen said during an interview Sunday on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM. Levine said as much to ESPN New York on Tuesday in the wake of reports that one of Cano's agents, rhyme-spitting icon Jay Z, was just wining and dining the New York Mets in order to get them to lure Cano to Citi Field. At last week's GM Meetings in Orlando, Fla., Alderson all but ruled the Mets out of having a second $100 million contract on the books alongside captain David Wright's eight-year, $138 million deal much less the $300 million contract Cano reportedly seeks. The largest contract Alderson has handed out to a free agent in four offseasons as the Mets' general manager was to Frank Francisco, who received a two-year, $12 million contract during the 2011-12 offseason.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Mets GM: Cano deal unlikely after meeting

      General manager Sandy Alderson acknowledged meeting with Jay Z and his associates about free agent Robinson Cano on Monday night, but portrayed the likelihood of the New York Mets signing the free agent as virtually nil.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Yankees awaiting response from Cano

      Unless Robinson Cano budges off his demands for a decade-long deal that would surpass $300 million, there will be nothing further for the Yankees to discuss with the All-Star second baseman, team president Randy Levine said on Tuesday.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Yankees’ Levine has ‘no interest’ in paying $300 million to Robinson Cano or ‘any player’

      Robinson Cano can wish to receive the biggest contract in Major League Baseball history all he wants, New York Yankees team president Randy Levine says. That doesn't mean the club from the Bronx is going to pay him what he asks.Levine said as much to ES…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Yankees: We want Cano, but not at $300M

      Another shot of reality potion, on the rocks, is what New York Yankees president Randy Levine has ordered for the representatives of Robinson Cano as agent Jay Z and his team are reportedly holding fast to demands of a 10-year contract worth $310 millio…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Mets meet with agents for free agent Cano

      The dinner took place Monday night in Manhattan. At a posh hotel, Mets owner Jeff Wilpon, general manager Sandy Alderson and assistant GM John Ricco sat down with representatives for free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano, including the rapper Jay-Z.
      Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com
    • Jay Z meets with Mets about Robinson Cano in ‘secret’

      Don't tell anybody, but hip hop hall of famer and gift of gamer Jay Z met with the New York Mets in "secret" Monday night regarding Robinson Cano, baseball's top free agent this offseason. The New York Post has the details, including a composi…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Yankees Set to Resume Cano Negotiations, With Sides Still Far Apart

      The free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano is reportedly still seeking a 10-year deal for $310 million, figures the Yankees are said to be unwilling to meet.
      Source: nytimes.com

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