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MELKY CABRERA RUMORS

Blue Jays plan to extend qualifying offer to Melky, hope to keep him

Melky Cabrera can double his salary if he desires. The Blue Jays have decided to extend him a qualifying offer, which is expected to be in the range of $15 million to $16 million this winter. That would almost precisely double his salary, as Cabrera signed a $16 million, two-year deal with Toronto two winters ago. Word from someone familiar with the Blue Jays' thinking is that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

The Fascinating Free Agency of Melky Cabrera

Melky Cabrera‘s season ended on Friday with a broken finger. Normally, “team headed for 22nd straight year out of the playoffs loses second-best outfielder for the final three weeks” isn’t much of a story, but this situation is a little different. Cabrera is about to be a free agent in what looks to be a terrible […]
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Melky Cabrera hopes to return to Toronto

Melky Cabrera has been a player that has stayed somewhat behind the scenes so to speak even with a 50-game suspension in 2012 for violating MLB's PED rules with the San Francisco Giants. Now with the Toronto Blue Jays, Cabrera says, as reported by the Associated Press via the National Post, that he wants to stay with the team [Blue Jays] that gave him a second chance.#454557750...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a big blow to their wild card hopes when they learned that outfielder Melky Cabrera will need season-ending surgery for the broken pinky finger he suffered on Friday. Cabrera, who turned 30 in August, was having himself a solid season, batting .301/.351/.458 with 35 doubles, 16 home runs, 81 runs scored and 73 RBI. He posted a 125 OPS+ and 3.2 WAR...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera wants to play for the Blue Jays in 2015

Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera suffered a broken pinkie finger last night diving back into first base. He’ll undergo season-ending surgery, which understandably has the 10-year veteran thinking about next season. The Jays can extend a $14.1 million qualifying offer to Cabrera, and if he rejects, he can become a free agent. It sounds like Cabrera is already leaning towards...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Out For Season With Broken Finger (GIF)

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera will be out for the remainder of the season. Cabrera will be out after injuring his pinkie during the third inning of the game against the Boston Red Sox. While sliding into first during a successful pick off attempt by Christian Vazquez, Cabrera jammed his finger. The team tweeted that Carbera will undergo a season ending surgery next...
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Melky Cabrera out for season

Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera's season has come to an end. The Blue Jays announced that Cabrera has fractured his right pinky, and he will have surgery to repair the damage. There is no time frame yet as to how long it will take for him to recover or if it will affect his readiness for Spring Training 2015.Melky Cabrera has suffered a right pinky finger fracture...
Via MLB Injury News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Freaks Out Over Thunder Clap In Tampa Bay (Video)

Quick, someone find Melky Cabrera’s thunder buddy. The Toronto Blue Jays outfielder thought he was save from the elements Wendesday night under the domed roof of Tampa Bay’s Tropicana Field. Well, the roof kept the rain off the field, but it couldn’t muffle one particularly loud thunder clap. Your browser does not support iframes. Perhaps shaken by his brush with Mother Nature...
Via NESN.com
12 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
12 days ago  |  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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