Robinson Cano is leaving the Bronx for Seattle, according to media reports.
Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes tweeted that the 31-year-old slugger and the Mariners agreed to a 10-year deal worth $240 million and that a physical has been scheduled. Both Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and Jon Morosi of FOX Sports soon also reported that a deal is in place.
#Mariners and Cano agree. $240 million/10 years. Physical next monday in Seattle
— Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) December 6, 2013
deal for cano and mariners is $240M, 10 years according to @Enrique_Rojas1. can confirm it's agreed to.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 6, 2013
BREAKING: Robinson Cano and Mariners have a deal in place pending physical, source confirms. @FOXSports1
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 6, 2013
The New York Daily News reported early Friday morning that talks between Cano and the Mariners had hit a snag when agent/rap mogul Jay Z upped the demands. But negotiations were apparently still in the works later in the morning as both sides reportedly hammered out a massive deal.