MELKY CABRERA RUMORS

Blue Jays’ Melky Cabrera continues hot start to season

TORONTO, Ont. – After having offseason surgery to remove a benign tumor in his back, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera is thankful for the opportunities he is being given. And he is taking advantage. Cabrera has a nine-game hit-streak to start the season including home runs in each of his first four games. “The opportunity that Gibby has given me to play every day now...

Melky Cabrera Redemption Tour Off To A Good Start

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera would prefer to forget the last couple MLB seasons he has endured. Cabrera was caught red-handed in a steroid cover-up scandal that saw him receive a 50-game suspension for using performance enhancing drugs. The 2013 season saw the “Melk-Man” maligned with injuries for the most part of the year that limited his mobility in the outfield...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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Melky Cabrera And The Wonder Of Clean Health

As we start the second week of April, it’s that fun time of year where individual stats really and truly don’t mean anything yet — unless you think that Charlie Blackmon is a true-talent .542/.560/.792 player, in which case, seek help immediately — and yet we are baseball writers on a baseball site, so we still […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera: The Yankee that got away

Imagine a 24-year-old, switching hitting CF with a laser pointer arm, power to all fields, a Kirby Puckett body with Jeterian speed. Well, that's what the Yankees had in the winter of 2009, along with a World Series ring. Maybe we were intoxicated by success: After all, we had beaten Philadelphia, exorcized the Pedro Martinez demon, and now we were poised to string several championships...

After health scare, Cabrera looks to return to form

When the Blue Jays entered the home stretch last season, baseball was the furthest thing from Melky Cabrera's mind. It was mid-August and Cabrera had just received the news that a tumor had been discovered in his lower back. All of a sudden, the game that Cabrera had come to love over so many years wasn't all that important. The first thoughts that went through his head...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera "is in the best shape of his life"

According to Sportsnet reporter Barry Davis, outfielder Melky Cabrera says he is in the best shape of his life. Barry goes on to say that Melky indicated that he didn’t lose a lot of weight, but turned what he had into muscle. Keith Allison via Wikimedia Commons (cropped)The past good seasons with the Royals and Giants have also occurred when he has been in shape. Nobody knows...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Melky Cabrera has tumor removed from back

It's been a wild thirteen months for Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera. Not long after being named MVP of the 2012 All-Star Game, Cabrera, then with the San Francisco Giants, was suspended 50 games after testing positive for high levels of testosterone.  This, of course, caused the switch hitter to not only forfeit his batting title, but also...miss the World Series...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera will get his World Series ring from the San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants lost Melky Cabrera to a swarm of controversy during the 2012 regular season. They will extend the ultimate olive branch to  Cabrera on Tuesday when they play his new team the Toronto Blue Jays. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Melky Cabrera will get his World Series ring from the San Francisco Giants appeared first on Players View.
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Melky Cabrera draws interest as free agent

Outfielder Melky Cabrera became persona non grata with the San Francisco Giants after he was suspended in August for a positive drug test, but apparently not every team feels the same way about this year's All-Star Game Most Valuable Player. Cabrera, 28, is now a free agent, and the New York Post reported that at least five teams have expressed interest in his services. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Melky Cabrera To Watch NLCS On TV

Everyone is talking about the Melky Cabrera situation. Fans are debating whether or not the team should add him to the playoff roster when he’s eligible (6th game of the  playoffs).   The San Francisco Giants are going to make an announcement soon on their plans for Cabrera. This is expected to end all of the speculation as to whether Cabrera will be welcomed back to the organization...
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