Updates for Friday, Dec. 6
New York Daily News reporters Bill Madden, Teri Thompson and Mark Feinsand reported on the happenings from Thursday night:
Cano and his entourage arrived in Seattle with what sources described as basically an eight-year, $200 million deal in hand along with assurances that Seattle would go to nine years and $225 million, a figure confirmed late Thursday night by the Daily News.
From Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal:
Source: Talks between Cano, #Mariners still alive.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 6, 2013
From CBS Sports' Jon Heyman:
One source with Seattle connections said the deal will be for "at least" $225 million, suggesting it will likely be more.
Heyman later confirmed the deal is done:
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