April 18, 2021

Cameron Maybin Switches Representation (MLB Trade Rumors)

Free agent outfielder Cameron Maybin has hired a new agent in Gene Mato of Mato Sports Management, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link).

Maybin is in his third straight winter of an extended trip through free agency.  It took the veteran until past mid-February in each of the last two offseasons to land contracts — a MLB contract with the Marlins in February 2018, and then a minors pact with the Giants in February 2019.  That latter deal gave way to another minor league deal with the Indians after San Francisco released Maybin near the end of Spring Training, and Cleveland then traded Maybin to the Yankees in April.

After all that movement last spring, Maybin rather surprisingly emerged with one of the best seasons of his 13-year career.  Maybin hit .285/.364/.494 with 11 home runs over 269 plate appearances for New York, becoming one of many unheralded roster additions who made big contributions to an injury-plagued Yankees team.  There was a bit of good luck…

Read “Cameron Maybin Switches Representation” at MLB Trade Rumors