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2014/10/22 17:08
2014/10/22 17:08
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Back in late June, we learned that outfielder Yasmani Tomas had defected from Cuba with the hope of signing with a major league team but that it would be several months until he was cleared by the...
2014/10/22 17:08
2014/10/22 17:08
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2014/10/20 16:12
2014/10/20 16:12
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Last week it was reported that Jose Fernandez, the highly-touted 26-year-old, had defected. That has not been confirmed, however. All that is known is that he and his cousin, Lazaro Herrera, also a...
2014/10/16 22:12
2014/10/16 22:12
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There’s going to be a new Jose Fernandez in major league baseball soon. This one doesn’t pitch, however. He’s a second baseman from Cuba and, it appears anyway, he has defected. Fernandez is 26 and,...
2014/10/15 20:32
2014/10/15 20:32
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Cuban second baseman Jose Fernandez has defected, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports on Twitter. He will seek a big league contract, says Morosi, though of course he must first qualify for free agency....
2014/10/15 15:34
2014/10/15 15:34
7d
Here’s the latest on a pair of highly-touted players who would be notable additions to the free agent market — if they become available: After playing in his team’s game on Friday, Cuban second...
2014/10/14 05:32
2014/10/14 05:32
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For his part, Maeda said that he has not decided his own preference at this point. He is reported to have informed the Carp last year of his desire to be posted, however. Maeda did put up a rather...
2014/10/09 15:37
2014/10/09 15:37
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It is no secret that the San Diego Padres desperately need to upgrade an offense that finished last in baseball, however, the small budget Friars appear to have interest in a high-priced bat. The San...
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2014/10/09 01:12
2014/10/09 01:12
13d
Couple of updates here on the developing market for Cuban defector Yasmany Tomas, who was declared eligible for free agency late last week by MLB … Ben Badler of Baseball America reports that the...
2014/10/07 04:32
2014/10/07 04:32
15d
... Kenta Maeda of Japan’s Hiroshima Carp is expected to become available through the posting system, making him an intriguing potential addition to the upcoming free agent market. Ben Badler...
2014/10/05 16:12
2014/10/05 16:12
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Kenta Maeda, RHP, Hiroshima — He has told some Japanese media that when he’s posted he prefers to play for the Yankees or Red Sox. Both are likely to bid, but the final contract isn’t expected to come...
2014/10/01 05:38
2014/10/01 05:38
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It took the Kansas City Royals 29 years to return to the playoffs. They weren't about to let the run end before playing baseball in October. Behind an array of singles, sacrifice bunts and stolen...
2014/09/25 14:32
2014/09/25 14:32
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Last October, despite some questions about his ability, Cuban slugger Jose Abreu signed a six-year, $68MM contract with the White Sox heading into his age-27 season. Abreu’s MLB debut exceeded the...
2014/09/25 05:08
2014/09/25 05:08
27d
Sometimes, Yasiel Puig doesn't appear to be from this planet. The Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder unleashed an unbelievable throw on Wednesday night to nail San Francisco Giants center fielder...
2014/09/24 19:12
2014/09/24 19:12
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He won’t get the same type of massive payday that Cuban slugger Yosmani Tomas seems headed for, but Cuban infielder Hector Olivera has defected with an eye toward signing with an MLB team. Ben Badler...
2014/09/24 15:37
2014/09/24 15:37
28d
Second baseman Hector Olivera has defected from his home country of Cuba in order to pursue a career in the majors, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America. Olivera will ultimately not be subject...
2014/09/23 18:32
2014/09/23 18:32
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Here’s more on the soon-to-be 24-year-old Cuban masher… The Rangers will have a private workout for Tomas on Wednesday, a source tells Ben Badler of Baseball America. The Rangers and Phillies both...
2014/09/22 15:33
2014/09/22 15:33
30d
... you had to ask me now, I would assume that I would have to move on, unfortunately,” Adam LaRoche told CSN Washington’s Mark Zuckerman about his future with the Nationals. Though LaRoche is having...
2014/09/22 09:33
2014/09/22 09:33
30d
The free agent market this season will be very light in power hitters. Hanley Ramirez is the most accomplished power threat, however, Cuban-born outfielder Yasmany Tomas is the biggest X-factor in the...
2014/09/20 18:33
2014/09/20 18:33
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Cuba's Yasmani Tomas Will Showcase For MLB Teams Sunday20-09-2014 On Sunday, September 21, Major League Baseball teams will begin to have their first chance at seeing Cuban star outfielder in action...
2014/09/18 18:10
2014/09/18 18:10
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It's not exactly breaking news to point out that pitchers in the here and now, at least in the aggregate, are throwing harder than they ever have before. It's entirely possible that this phenomenon is...
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