Asdrubal Cabrera RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mets leaning towards having Asdrubal Cabrera as starting third baseman in 2018

    Hardball Talk "Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the Mets are leaning towards having Asdrubal Cabrera open the 2018 season as the starting third baseman. Nothing is official yet. The Mets picked up Cabrera’s 2018 option earlier this month at $8.25 million. He finished the 2017 season batting..." November 16

  • Mets Exercising $8.5M Option For Asdrubal Cabrera

    CBS New York "Asdrubal Cabrera is getting his wish: The Mets are picking up his option. Sources told WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman that New York is exercising the $8.5 million option next season for the infielder, who turns 32 this month. In June, Cabrera, apparently frustrated that the Mets would not..." November 03

  • Cleveland Indians looking at reacquiring Asdrubal Cabrera

    WKYC "As the July 31 trade deadline approaches, the Indians may be looking to add a familiar face to their roster. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports the Tribe is interested in acquiring New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera, who previously played in Cleveland for eight seasons. Crasnick said the..." July 21

  • Asdrubal Cabrera willing to play third base for Mets, sources say

    Newsday "Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera asked for a trade because he did not want to change positions. But a month later, the veteran infielder has signaled a willingness to move around the diamond once more, a concession that could ultimately help the Mets find a suitor for his services. The..." July 20

  • Asdrubal Cabrera’s trade flip-flop: ‘I always want to be here’

    New York Post "Maybe Asdrubal Cabrera’s days with the Mets aren’t so numbered. After Cabrera turned in another solid performance both at the plate and in the field after his move from shortstop to second base, Cabrera backed off his request for a trade. “I always want to be here,” Cabrera told The Post..." June 29

  • Mets' inexplicable Jose Reyes love causes Asdrubal Cabrera to request trade

    CBS Sports "The New York Mets love Jose Reyes -- that much is clear. Why the Mets love Reyes is unclear. He's an unskilled defender who entered Friday night hitting .193/.265/.321. Add in his domestic violence suspension last season, and there isn't much to recommend him. Yet the Mets have nonetheless..." June 24