The Seattle Mariners have emerged as major players in the sweepstakes for free agent Robinson Cano, according to several sources who spoke to ESPNNewYork.com on Tuesday on condition of anonymity.
The Yankees scratched Alex Rodriguez from Wednesday's lineup with a sore right knee.
The Yankees aren't expecting anything to happen with Cliff Lee until next week's winter meetings, a source said on Wednesday.
The Yankees called Cliff Lee's agent Sunday on the first day of the free-agent negotiating period, a baseball official familiar with the conversation told The Associated Press.
Before he joins 'em, the Yanks gotta find a way to beat Cliff Lee.
In Alex-speak, "What did I do?" translates nicely to "Look at me!"