Gary Sheffield better hope he looks good in blue and orange.The fiery outfielder was dropped from the Tigers earlier this week, so the Mets decided to pick him back up.It's a good deal -- because the Tigers will be paying for the rest of his contract, the Mets will only have to pay Sheffield $400,000, the league minimum.From a USA Today story on Sheffield: Gary Sheffield wasn't out of a job for very long. The 40-year-old slugger -- who belted 19 homers last season in 114 games, but hit just...Read Full Story
The Detroit Tigers are dropping aging designated hitter Gary Sheffield, the team announced on Tuesday morning, and eating the $14 million left on his contract.Sheffield, whose numbers dropped precipitously this spring training season but remains only one away from passing 500 in career home runs, seemed okay with the decision, saying "it's probably a blessing."From a Detroit Free Press article: The Tigers released designated hitter Gary Sheffield this morning, a startling development since...Read Full Story
Gary Sheffield is an outfielder in major league baseball. He's a right fielder for the New York Yankees and wears number 11. He is managed by Joe Torre.