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MLB Rumors: White Sox looking at outfielder Melky Cabrera

It was reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that the Chicago White Sox are likely to pursue outfielder Melky Cabrera. After shipping Alejandro De Aza to the Baltimore Orioles, the White Sox have an open spot in left field, which is where Cabrera would naturally fit. Cabrera rejected a $15.3-million qualifying offer from the Toronto Blue Jays earlier this offseason. He is reportedly...
Via On-Base Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox among teams interested in Melky Cabrera

Getty Images The Chicago White Sox are among the teams interested in free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera. Cabrera, 30, produced a fine.301/.351/.458 line with 16 home runs and 73 RBI in 139 games with the Toronto Blue Jays this past season. He rejected a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Blue Jays to become a free agent thus he is tied to draft pick compensation. The Blue...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Melky Cabrera wants to play in the East or Midwest

Heading into this offseason the Seattle Mariners have interest in adding an impact bat and Melky Cabrera looks like a bat that could fit that mold.  However, Bob Dutton is reporting that Cabrera may not have much interest in signing with the Mariners or any other West coast team.  #487821897 / gettyimages.comWith a team loaded with pitching, adding another impact bat to the lineup...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Melky Cabrera wants a $50-million deal

Melky Cabrera had a fantastic 2014 season and the outfielder’s agent is reportedly seeking a $50-million contract this offseason, according to Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun.Just a few days back, the 30-year-old outfielder turned down a $15.3-million qualifying offer from the Toronto Blue Jays. According to reports, he told people that he received a three-year, $39-million offer...
Via On-Base Talk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Melky Cabrera to turn down Blue Jays qualifying offer

There is a good chance Melky Cabrera will be entering the free agent market this offseason, as he will reportedly turn down the Blue Jays $15.3 million qualifying offer. In 139 games last season, Cabrera had 171 hits, 16 home runs while batting .301. There isn’t a huge free agent market for outfielders this off-season, turning down the qualifying offer would be the smartest...
Via On-Base Talk
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Team and Melky Cabrera not close on a deal

According to NBCsports, the Toronto Blue Jays and Melky Cabrera are not close to a deal for next season. #455535576 / gettyimages.comIf he is to hit free agency, Cabrera becomes one of the most talented outfield free agents available.  The only question about Cabrera is not whether or not he can produce at the plate, but if he can stay healthy throughout the season.After playing...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Managing Expectations

Let’s discuss expectations, as fans we not only expect the 2015 Toronto Blue Jay’s to be better, more competitive, more entertaining, more consistent we also expect that they will make the post season as well. The Blue Jays, one of three corporately owned franchises’ (Seattle owned by Nintendo of America and the Atlanta Braves owned by Liberty Media) have basic cost to profit...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Melky Cabrera freaks over sound of thunder

During Wednesday night’s Blue Jays-Rays game at Tropicana Field, we saw something we don’t see too often at a domed stadium – a rain delay. Prior to the delay, a clap of thunder scared the bejeezus out of Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera. Yeah, I think I could watch that a time or two. As for the delay itself, it wasn’t technically a rain delay – it was caused by a block...
Via The Outside Corner
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Melky Cabrera breaks windshield with home run

The Toronto Blue Jays responded to the 14-1 shellacking they received at the hands of the Boston Red Sox last Monday by flipping the score and offering up a whipping of their own. Leading the charge was Melky Cabrera who, not only hit home runs from each side of the plate, but, also, sent one fan home with an insurance claim. In the sixth inning, the outfielder cleared Fenway Park’s...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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