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Return of The Boss? Hal shows spirit

Rejoice, Yankees fans: George's son looks ready to ditch his $189 million mandate

Updated: February 21, 2013, 12:42 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- In light of the mounting evidence that the New York Yankees are now suddenly, desperately seeking to hold onto Robinson Cano, I asked a baseball person with intimate knowledge of the Yankees, Scott Boras and the economics of the game in general if there was any chance the Bombers and Cano could reach agreement on a contract extension without having to get into a full-scale bidding war on the free-agent market.

The man responded with an expletive, followed by the word "no.''

Which ...

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