Robinson Cano reportedly agrees to 10-year, $240 million deal with Mariners

Robinson Cano YankeesIn the span of a few hours, Jay-Z has gone from an idiot who may have screwed Robinson Cano out of $50 million to a genius who has reportedly landed his client an absurd contract. According to ESPN’s Enrique Rojas, the Seattle Mariners and Cano have agreed to a 10-year contract worth $240 million. A physical is schedule for next Monday.

On Thursday, a report indicated that the Mariners were willing to pay Cano somewhere in the range of $230-$240 million. Talks then heated up between the two sides on Thursday night when Cano’s camp and the Mariners were reportedly close on a nine-year, $225 million contract. Things hit a snag when Jay-Z supposedly asked for a 10-year, $250 million deal at the last second and caused Mariners CEO Howard Lincoln to “explode” with anger.

The internet buzzed all morning on Friday about how Cano was an idiot for getting rid of Scott Boras because Jay-Z is in way over his head. Next thing we knew, the Mariners caved and gave Cano almost every penny that he was seeking. If all the reports are true, Jay-Z couldn’t have handled the negotiations any better.

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  • Arsenious_Maximus

    He got him the $240 mill….but Cano could have been an international superstar especially with being the future of the Yankees with Jeter retiring…he lost so much in potential future earnings, he’ll get a good chunk of it back while in Seattle, but it definitely isn’t NYC and won’t get anywhere near the potential that he would have with the Yankees. Let’s hope that he isn’t gonna pull an Adrian Beltre, Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Jason Hamilton and others who get a massive contract and just become a bust!!