The Kansas City Royals didn't want him back, and most people think Yuniesky Betancourt will get a minor league deal at best, but his agent says otherwise. Betancourt and his agent believe the 30-year old will find a Major League gig soon.
According to comments made by Betancourt's agent, Alex Esteban, to MLB Trade Rumors, Betancourt is drawing a lot of interest.
"I can assure you that Yuni will be signing a Major League contract. Currently, there are four teams we are in conversations with and we expect to be finalizing a deal shortly after the holidays," Esteban said.
Betancourt hit just .228/.256/.400. His power numbers, as pointed out in MLB Trade Rumors' piece, were better than average last season, but still nothing to get excited about. In fact, Betancourt has failed to generate excitement for a number of years. But he is a veteran, and he knows how to play the game. He can fill holes for a team in need.
While it seems more likely that ...