And then there were two -- outfielders, that is. As we've known for some time, the current outfield market somewhat hinges on what Josh Willingham does over the next day or two, after which teams will shift their attention to former Twin Michael Cuddyer (but don't forget about Beltran!).
The latest we're seeing includes continued interest in Cuddyer from the Mariners, Rockies, and a potential return to the Twins.
Twitter / @jonmorosi: Source: #Mariners are stil ...
"Source: #Mariners are still involved in pursuing Michael Cuddyer."
Twitter / @JoeCStrib: If Cuddyer indeed declines ...
"If Cuddyer indeed declines, #Twins are prepared to move forward with Willingham."
Twitter / @JonHeymanCBS: have heard the #mariners a ...
"have heard the #mariners are talking to cuddyer, as well. intrigue aplenty. #rox, #twins"
- Twitter / @JonHeymanCBS: love the #mysteryteam angl ...
"love the #mysteryteam angle on cuddyer. has to be desirable squad. didnt jump at twins offer, hasnt jumped at rox"
- Twitter / @JonHeymanCBS: cuddyer has been mulling # ...
"cuddyer has been mulling #rockies offer for days. so he may have another decent option. if so, rox will turn to beltran"
- Twitter / @JonHeymanCBS: #rockies offer to cuddyer ...
"#rockies offer to cuddyer was more than the #twins losing bid of $25M for 3 yrs. cuddyer seeking to make $30M-plus."
Cleveland Indians Out on Josh Willingham? - MLB Daily Dish
We know that Willingham will make his decision either tonight or tomorrow. Most of the teams who are out on him or will be out on him will shift their focus to fellow free agent corner outfielder Michael Cuddyer.
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