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The Seattle Mariners have traded Already a Potential All-Star pitcher in Canadian James Paxton and to-the New York Yankees starting catcher Mike Zunino Print-to-the Tampa Bay Rays off-season. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, general manager Jerry Dipoto Has Stopping theres no interest in attempting to deal as he the eight-time All-Star Robinson Cano.
Rosenthal reports-the M's have contacted-the New York Mets as well as Cano's Former team-the Yankees in the hope of Getting a deal DONE.
The 36-year-old second baseman served an 80-game suspension last season an after violating baseball's drug policy. Cano still managed to hit .303 With 10 home runs and 50 RBIs over 80 games in 2018, HIS fifth season in Seattle and 14th in-the MLB.
The Dominican Republic native Has five-years still left are on the 10-year, $ 240 million A contract he inked With The Mariners as prior to 2014-the season.
Cano's best-years CCD board With The Yankees and Rosenthal notes he would likely have interest in making a return to pinstripes. The two sides talked briefly about a deal centered around Cano and outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, Well though-the boot talks, says Rosenthal.
Rosenthal Adds a deal With The Mets SEEM Less likely.
Arizona Diamondbacks power hitter Paul Goldschmidt, Who the-Entering the final year of a five-year, $ 32 million A contract, Has Been in-the center of trade MANY Rumor Print off-season.
A player of Goldschmidt's caliber would likely ANY Garner a solid return in trade, probably a smaller pocket Amount ow-the D-backs were to Him in a package deal With expensive starting pitcher Zack Greinke, Rosenthal reports.
As a Result, Arizona hasnt Discussed ANY trades involving Goldschmidt and Greinke, WHO HAS three-years and $ 95.5 million left on HIS A contract, as a package, Rosenthal reports.
Despites like a swap That being unlikely, Rosenthal notes-the St. Louis Cardinals have Discussed the-possibly of pursuing a Goldschmidt, Greinke trade internally. However, St. Louis the 15th on Greinke's no-trade list and team would have to agree to ANY trade to-the-team National League Central.
Goldschmidt, 31, hit .290 With 33 homers and 83 RBIs over 158 games in 2018. Greinke, 35, posted a 15-11 record With a 3.21 ERA and 199 strikeouts over 207.2 innings pitched last season, HIS third in Arizona.