NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Let's go to the rumor mill, as we wait for the Yankees to do something, anything.
1. In a media scrum, I just asked Scott Boras what he thinks of what the Yankees are doing or aren't doing.
"Well, I think it would be more the latter," Boras said. "I just had a meeting with [Brian Cashman] and he just said he is not in on a lot of players that he liked. He would like to be in on more, but right now he is working with ownership to see where he can go. I don't think any final decisions have been made, but at this point in time he is working through it."
2. It never seemed possible the Yankees and Boras client, Robinson Cano, could reach a deal before the season. They won't: Cano is headed for free agency after 2013.
"I think the Yankee policy is very clear, they always walk through the contracts and then address them," Boras said. "As they did with (Derek) Jeter and other players."
Plus, this close to free agency, with the Dodgers flush with money, Boras has the baseball world right where he wants them.
3. Raul Ibanez could be returning home. Joel Sherman of The New York Post tweeted that the Mariners are making a heavy push for Ibanez. Ibanez wants to return to the Yankees, but -- apologies for mentioning this again -- the Yankees are watching their nickels. Stay tuned.