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ASDRUBAL CABRERA RUMORS

The biggest potential busts of the MLB offseason

It happens every year, MLB teams desperate to inject some life into their World Series hopes throw big money at players and almost immediately come to regret it. No matter how smart we think MLB front offices should be, they continue to make mistake after mistake. Sometimes it can’t be helped, but sometimes it can. These nine players are the players GMs should know better than...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Asdrubal Cabrera makes sense

Now that the Mets have acquired Michael Cuddyer to play outfield and first base, Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson will turn his attention to acquiring a shortstop. As of now, it looks like Wilmer Flores will enter the season as the starting shortstop. This is not the worst scenario in the world, but it is an area the Mets need to improve upon. If the season were to start today...
Via Mets360.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Rumors: The "price needs to be right" in order for Asdrubal Cabrera to stay

Asdrubal Cabrera says he'd love to stay with the Nationals even if it means playing second base rather than shortstop, but, given Cabrera's declining production at the plate, the team could look at alternatives to re-signing him at market value, reports Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider.#453978772 / gettyimages.comCabrera, who was acquired from the Cleveland Indians on July...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Asdrubal Cabrera's incredible behind-the-back flip (Video)

Among the highights of Walk-off Weekend for the Nats: Asdrubal Cabrera's incredible behind-the-back flip to Ian Desmond to start a double play in the top of the 8th inning on Sunday. Video above, enjoy it over and over again. Meanwhile, it seems Nats fans (on Twitter) are still trying to settle on a nickname for Cabrera. We're not sure he'd be thrilled with "ASSCAB...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Evaluating the deadline moves

While many potential trades were rumored, and others were explored by General Manager Mike Rizzo, the Washington Nationals remained relatively quiet at the trade deadline. Washington made only one trade, acquiring Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians. The next couple of months will tell if the addition of Cabrera is enough to propel the Nationals into World Series contention...
Via isportsweb.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore tried to acquire Asdrubal Cabrera before deadline

The Baltimore Orioles sit in first place in the American League East with a record of 61-48, two and a half games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. At 11th in the league in runs scored and 13th in pitching, the Orioles are looking to improve in both areas for the stretch run the final two months of the season. Despite showing interest, one player the Orioles missed out on is Asdrubal...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians trade Asdrubal Cabrera, Sell at Deadline

Asdrubal Cabrera became the second Cleveland Indian moved before the MLB trading deadline on Thursday afternoon. Cleveland shipped their veteran shortstop off to the Washington Nationals in return for shortstop Zach Walters. Cabrera joins starting pitcher Justin Masterson in being shipped out of Cleveland prior to the deadline. Both Masterson and Cabrera have expiring contracts at...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cabrera for Walters....was it worth it?

Asdrubal Cabrera was a guy who everyone knew would be traded. His expiring deal and the Indians depth at shortstop made it pretty clear he would end the season with another team. Indians fans grew to dislike Asdrubal over the years. It got to the point where fans could not see the value in him despite what the numbers showed. Is Asdrubal a great player? No. He isn’t really a good...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians trade Cabrera to Nationals, receive shortstop Walters

The Cleveland Indians completed a trade with the Washington Nationals on Thursday just an hour before the trade deadline sending shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to the Nationals in exchange for shortstop Zach Walters. The Indians also sent the Nationals cash in the deal and are paying the remaining portion of his salary this season. Cabrera, 28, was hitting .246 with 9 HR, 40 RBI and...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Asdrubal Cabrera and problematic bouncebacks

After a 2013 Wild Card game performance in which Asdrubal Cabrera went 0-for-4 with a strikeout and the single most deflating play of the season, a double play in the bottom of the 4th with the bases loaded, the phrase ‘bounce back’ was not an appropriate word for Cleveland audiences. However, as the Browns’ and Cavaliers’ seasons have progressed and impressed upon fans’...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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