David Ortiz: Yankees lost out on Cano

Updated: December 7, 2013, 12:39 PM ET
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David Ortiz says he thinks his Boston Red Sox will benefit from Robinson Cano joining the Seattle Mariners, calling it "great news for us" but a blow to the rival New York Yankees.

Ortiz, speaking in an interview with WEEI Radio in Boston, said the Yankees lost "the face" of the team when they failed to re-sign the free agent second baseman, who has reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $240 million contract with Seattle.

"This guy hurt us," Ortiz said. "He is the guy ...

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