News tonight about that other Cuban sensation Hector Olivera.... according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, something is happening....
Source: Hector Olivera has been declared a free agent by MLB and is free to enter into a contract with a big league club. #CubaRemember, the Yankees were in on Yoan Moncada, until the Red Sox signed him. Olivera is older and more injury prone. Here's the question... are the Yankees in on Olivera anymore?
— Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) March 7, 2015
Here's a reason to not be too interested. Jeff Passan reports this:
"Serious concern exists that Cuban infielder Hector Olivera has a damaged ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm, potentially hindering the market for a free agent who many expected to contribute in the major leagues this season, sources told Yahoo Sports."
What do you make of that? Right, you're concerned too. Yet we passed on Yoan Moncada... a 19 year old Cuban stud with a ton of upside. Whatever, man.
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