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Baseball super-agent Scott Boras has been dumped by Yankee headliners before. But one of those former clients, Alex Rodriguez, didn’t stop to talk to reporters after visiting fellow players during batting practice Wednesday. And another, Mark Teixeira, made a point of saying how different the landscape is for potential free agents since Boras negotiated his deal with the Yankees in 2009.
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Will Robinson Cano be in an Empire State of Mind when negotiating his next contract?
The soon-to-be free agent will now be co-represented by Roc Nation Sports, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s full-service sports management company, and CAA Sports. The formation of Roc Nation Sports -- and the signing of Cano as a client -- was officially announced Tuesday morning.
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Call Robinson Cano Mr. May.
Or Mr. April, Mr. June, July, August, September – heck even Mr. World Baseball Classic.
But don't count on Cano come the postseason. The colder the weather turns, the colder Cano gets. Which raises the question – should Cano's October flops keep the Yankees from retaining their walk-year second baseman after the 2013 season?
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MIAMI – Robinson Cano got an audience with the King on Tuesday night.
And a pair of his size 16 signature model Nikes as well.
After Cano’s long home run helped beat Italy earlier in the day, the Yankees’ second baseman, along with other members of the Dominican World Baseball Classic team, went to American Airlines Arena to watch LeBron James and the Heat demolish the Hawks, 98-81,...Read more »