Cuban Slugger Will Cause Bidding War

It's possible the most intriguing free agent to hit the open market this offseason is going to be a player who the casual baseball fan has never heard of.

ASK NEWS:
  • Winter Meetings: 30 teams, 30 rumors - Major League Baseball
    ... second in the Andrew Miller bidding and are ... Marcus Semien after sending slugger Brandon Moss ... Braves The Braves are pursuing Cuban ...
    12/9/2014 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Giants focus on Lester, possibly Headley as winter meetings begi - Woodland Daily Democrat
    They reportedly came in second in the bidding for Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas, who went to the Arizona Diamondbacks for $68.5 million.
    12/8/2014 - 10:16 am | View Link
  • Giants focus on Lester, possibly Headley as Winter Meetings begin - San Jose Mercury News
    They reportedly came in second in the bidding for Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas, who went to the Arizona Diamondbacks for $68.5 million.
    12/6/2014 - 4:58 am | View Link
  • Giants, Jon Lester meeting in Atlanta - San Jose Mercury News
    Giants meet with Jon Lester - San Jose Mercury News
    12/1/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Link
  • Red Sox ready to pounce on available pitchers - ESPN.com
    Jon Lester rumors: Braves reportedly out on FA ace - Sporting News
    12/1/2014 - 10:51 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Rumor roundup: Trade-market talk heats up
    With Yasmany Tomas, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez coming off the free-agent market this week, potential trade candidates are grabbing the Hot Stove headlines. All-Star players such as Matt Kemp, Yoenis Cespedes and Jimmy Rollins are among the names reportedly drawing interest.
    11/27/2014 - 12:37 am | View Link
  • Phils' search for power moves on without Tomas
    The Phillies will have to look elsewhere for a power bat in the outfield now that Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas has agreed to a deal with the D-backs.
    11/26/2014 - 9:34 pm | View Link
  • Padres join BoSox, Giants in Sandoval chase
    Padres join BoSox, Giants in Sandoval chase
    11/22/2014 - 3:46 pm | View Link
  • Braves, Padres become frontrunners for Yasmani Tomas
    Cuban prospect Yasmani Tomas. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) 24-year-old Cuban outfield prospect Yasmani Tomas, who at one point was rumored to be close to a deal with an MLB team, will actually be holding off on a decision until at least the MLB Winter Meetings in December.
    11/21/2014 - 10:22 am | View Link
  • Yasmany Tomas’ power has baseball in a frenzy
    The young Cuban slugger has the home run ability that teams crave, but questions still exist.
    11/20/2014 - 8:11 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Cuba Si: Is MLB ready for Cuban baseball?
    Those numbers do not include U.S. born Latinos such as Miami Marlins All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton ... to what MLB has with Japan and Mexico in which teams first buy the bidding rights from the team in their home country? Major League Baseball ...
    12/19/2014 - 4:45 am | View Link
  • Diamondbacks Reach Deal with Cuban Slugger Tomas
    The agreement has a provision that will allow the slugger to become a free agent following his fourth ... Yoenis Cespedes and Castillo. Tomas’ bidding fell well short of expectations and the inclusion of an opt-out was probably the clinching detail ...
    11/26/2014 - 1:04 am | View Link
  • Yasmany Tomas Rumors: San Francisco Giants Joining Sweepstakes For Cuban Power Hitter?
    Reports have surfaced that the San Francisco Giants would be involved in the bidding for the international slugger if they lost third baseman Pablo Sandoval to free agency. Like Us on Facebook Today, Sandoval signed a five-year, $100 million deal to join ...
    11/24/2014 - 4:47 am | View Link
  • Yasmani Tomas Rumors: Latest Buzz on Teams Pursuing Cuban Prospect
    It also means that the bidding war to sign the soon-to-be 24-year-old ... They have shown interest in Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas, a 24-year-old slugger who has wowed observers at recent workouts in the Dominican Republic and drawn comparisons to ...
    11/12/2014 - 2:36 pm | View Link
  • Cuban slugger likely won't be coming to Phillies
    and the same motivation the Phillies have to pursue the Cuban slugger aggressively is shared with the rest of the teams that will pursue him. Twenty-three-year old outfielders with the potential to hit .300 with 30 home runs are not typically available on ...
    09/18/2014 - 12:01 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Yasmany Tomas signs a six-year, $68.5 million deal with ...
    The Arizona Diamondbacks were not linked with Yasmany Tomas until very recently. Apparently Tony La Russa and Dave Stewart close deals fast, however.
    12/21/2014 - 6:12 am | View Website
  • HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015 | HardballTalk
    Presented today is a look at this winter’s top 150 free agents. I’m excluding players whose options are certain to be picked up, though most of those ...
    12/21/2014 - 5:58 am | View Website
  • Cuban League
    The Cuban League was one of the earliest and longest lasting professional baseball leagues outside of the United States, operating in Cuba from 1878 to 1961. The ...
    12/21/2014 - 5:43 am | View Website
  • Cuba's Jose Abreu migh be the best offensive weapon on the ...
    Abreu plays for Cienfuegos in Serie Nacional, Cuba’s top baseball league. He put up those unfathomable numbers last year, despite Serie Nacional’s schedule only ...
    12/20/2014 - 10:09 am | View Website
  • How Hyped Defector Yasmani Tomas Compares to Recent Cuban ...
    How Hyped Defector Yasmani Tomas Compares to Recent Cuban Phenoms By Mike Rosenbaum, MLB Prospects Lead Writer Jul 1, 2014
    12/20/2014 - 8:15 am | View Website
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