Cuban left-handed pitcher Gerardo Concepcion is drawing interest from numerous teams like the Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, and the Chicago Cubs, according to Jesse Sanchez of mlb.com. The White Sox, , , , , and are mentioned as interested as well.
Concepcion only became a free agent in the past week, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPN:
- Twitter / @JesseSanchezMLB - "Rangers, #Yankees #Cubs, #White Sox among teams with strong interest in Cuban pitcher Gerardo Concepcion"
Rangers among teams interested in Cuban pitcher Gerardo Concepcion - Jesse Sanchez | mlb.com
"Concepcion, who was named Rookie of the Year in the Cuban Serie Nacional in 2010-11 after posting a 10-3 record and a 3.36 ERA in 21 games with Industriales de la Habana, defected from Cuba last June during the World Port Tournament in the Netherlands. He later established residency in Mexico and was declared a free agent last week."
Cuban left-hander Gerardo Concepcion declared a free agent, player agent says - ESPN
"The agent, Jaime Torres, said Concepcion established residency in Mexico as of Tuesday and is presently training in the Dominican Republic. Concepcion defected from Cuba last summer during a tournament played in Europe."