The switch hitter seems like a legitimate talent, and he’s very likely to sign before July 2.
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Fantastic writing, fantastic game, fantastic injury talk, and fantastic walk-up music.
A deciding factor could come as soon as today, in the form of a Mexican League decision.
A terrible start to the year apparently required a drastic move.
It’s one of the lamentable byproducts of (1) injuries and (2) following a team that is frequently selling.
Despaigne, 27, has been one of the top hitters in Cuba for years. The Cubs could probably use a guy like that.
No one wants to see a young star go down. If he does, will the Marlins act quickly to try and replace his production?
There’s a good deal of funny stuff going on around the game these days.
The Tigers have dropped Alex Gonzalez and would appear to still need some kind of shortstop solution. Plus much, much more.
He’ll be an analyst on a variety of programs, and will debut at the 100th Anniversary Game tomorrow.
The incredible tale of Yasiel Puig’s defection, and the increasing emphasis on scouting younger and younger players.
If MLB is forced to do away with local TV blackouts, don’t local TV deals become much less valuable?
After reportedly rejecting a low offer from the Red Sox, there might not be any additional negotiations this season.