It’s been an unforgettable week for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Rob Segedin. It all started on Monday when the Dodgers were facing the Cincinnati Reds. Segedin had made his MLB debut on August 7, but had yet to hit his first major league home run.
Yoenis Cespedes is in the first year of a three-year, $75 million deal with the Mets that includes an opt-out clause leading into 2017. It’s a great situation for him. If he was hurt or ineffective this year, hey, he still gets $75 million. If he rakes he can go back out on the free agent market this November and see if he can’t do better than the two years and $50 million he’ll have left. Cespedes said today, however, that he does not plan to exercise his opt-out this winter: Speaking through an interpreter, Cespedes stayed on message, saying his focus is on “helping the team win so we can hopefully make it to the playoffs.” When asked by The Record’s Matt Ehalt if he intended to honor all three
Tim Tebow's workout for interested #MLB teams is scheduled for Aug. 30 in Los Angeles. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter at least 20 MLB teams will attend the August 30 showcase, but there are no details on just which ones will be there. Tebow, a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the University of Florida who played two seasons in the NFL, has been training for the past year to get in baseball shape for this workout.