Pretty sure they offered Cano the same deal the would up giving Ellsbury. When he turned it down and demanded 10 years they moved on.
I also recall the Yanks did approach Cano in ST about an extension and told the Yanks the price to forego free agency was 10/310.
This is going to be a similar situation to the 2015 Knicks... Pretty bad team overall and yet not bad enough to get an impact draft pick
Cano wanted 10 years and was not signing for anything less at that point. Obviously had Seattle not offered it to him he would have had to eventually
Didn't the team offer an extension of around $150-$170 million before his final year here?
The Indians signed Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher to contracts they seemingly regretted. They traded them both to ATL (along with some, but I assume