Originally posted on Fantasy Baseball 365  |  Last updated 11/16/12
In somewhat of a surprise move, the Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly inked outfielder Melky Cabrera to a two-year, $16M deal. Now finished with his 50-game suspension for PED use, questions remain about his performance going forward, but it's skill related stats -- not questions about strenght/endurance -- that keep me optimistic. Melky Cabrera - OF - TOR 2013 Age: 28 - Splits: None 2013 Projection: 655 AB, .301/.363/.487, 17 HR, 78 RBI, 92 R, 19 SB Notes: Contact and line-drive rate up the last two years and being in his prime (age 28), there is a good chance that trend sticks. Moving to Toronto should help keep the power numbers to at least 15-20 with upside for 20-25 and his line-drive/groundball skills should translate well on the Rogers Centre turf. Look for a regression in AVG/OBP, but not a complete fall-off. Should score plenty of runs in that lineup to keep his fantasy value high should his AVG dip below .300.   Upside: .320/.375 with 20 HR, 20 SB and 100 R Downside: .275/.330 with 15 HR and 15 SB
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Serena Williams posts adorable message to unborn baby on social media

49ers might roll the dice on a QB at No. 2

Report: Saints leaning toward not trading for Butler

NASCAR driver Chris Buescher helps fans amid flash floods at Bristol Motor Speedway

Are Packers players and coaches tired of cheap management?

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Joe Johnson crushed Chris Paul and the Clippers while wearing Chris Paul’s shoes

Derrick Rose is touring NBA playoff games as a fan this postseason

Kristaps Porzingis: I want to stay with Knicks, but winning is most important

ESPN and NFL Network agree to not tip draft picks again this year

Joe Mixon pegged as best player in the draft by NFL executive

Jimmy Butler rips Marcus Smart in post-Game 4 interview: ‘He’s not about that life’

Getaway Day: Wild, wacky and weird week in MLB (and that's just the injuries)

11 names you need to know for the NFL Draft

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Best of Yardbarker: David Fizdale and the Grizzlies won't go down quietly

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

25 times Mother Nature disrupted sports

In some ways, Dan Rooney was just another NFL owner

Box Score 4/20: When Westbrook isn't enough

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The '♫Happy Birthday Simpsons. Simpsons, it's your birthday♫' quiz

White House championship visits over the years

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Getaway Day: Wild, wacky and weird week in MLB

11 names you need to know for the NFL Draft

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

In some ways, Dan Rooney was just another NFL owner

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The '♫Happy Birthday Simpsons. Simpsons, it's your birthday♫' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: David Fizdale calls B.S.

Kris Bryant can become the next Derek Jeter — and more

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker