Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada's journey to free agency took another step forward after recent changes by the Obama Administration now allow native Cubans who can prove permanent residency in a third country to receive a general unblocking license, sources told Yahoo Sports.
Moncada, 19, is a switch hitting shortstop waiting to be cleared by the U.S. government's Office of Foreign Asset Control before he can sign with a major-league team. The
Santana has been experiencing discomfort in his shoulder. Teams that have indicated interest in Santana include the
He last pitched in the major leagues in 2012 and produced a 4.85 ERA in 21 starts.
Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada has worked out for at least seven teams, according to MLB.com.
Moncada cannot sign with a club until he's cleared by the U.S. government's Office of Foreign Asset Control.
The 39-year-old Rodriguez has been in the media spotlight plenty as of late. He reportedly met with new Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred to "get on the same page," according to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post.
He tried to also reach out to the Yankees to apologize for his role in the Biogenesis scandal, but was told to wait until spring training, according to the New York Daily News. The Yankees are also looking to void milestone bonuses in Rodriguez's contract, per the Daily News.
Free agent starting pitcher
Santana has been dealing with some shoulder discomfort, which has put his status for the remainder of the winter-league season in doubt. Santana is hoping to latch on with another major-league team after suffering a torn Achilles in June.
|2014 Team Leaders|
|AVG||Martin Prado , 2B||.282|
|HR||Brian McCann , C||23|
|RBI||Brian McCann , C||75|
|OBP||Chase Headley , 3B||.328|
|SLG||Brett Gardner , LF||.422|
|R||Brett Gardner , LF||87|
|SB||Jacoby Ellsbury , CF||39|
|W||Masahiro Tanaka , SP||13|
|ERA||Hiroki Kuroda , SP||3.71|
|WHIP||Hiroki Kuroda , SP||1.14|
|K||Brandon McCarthy , SP||175|
|SV||David Robertson , RP||39|
|Full Team Statistics|
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