first_imgCabrera played three seasons with New York.The Nationals (58-53) entered Monday tied with the Phillies for second in the National League East, seven games behind the Braves. Washington and Philadelphia are tied atop the NL wild-card standings. The Nationals are reportedly signing infielder Asdrubal Cabrera, according to MLB Network.The 33-year-old veteran had been designated for assignment by the Rangers on Thursday as the team looked to find more playing time for young players. Texas officially released him Sunday.Cabrera can play second, third and shortstop, and still has some pop in his bat. He hit 23 home runs with a .774 OPS last season and has 12 home runs in 323 at-bats this year.There had been some speculation the Mets might take a look at Cabrera in the wake of second baseman Robinson Cano going on the 10-day injured list with a strained hamstring suffered Sunday.last_img read more

first_imgThe body of a 30-year-old labourer was discovered with his throat slit at the Kamarang Water Front, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), early on Friday morning.Dead is Godrell Joseph of Kamarang River.Reports are that the man was last seen with his friends on Thursday night at about 20:00h at a shop at the Kamarang waterfront area. The group of men were said to have been imbibing for a lengthy period.Joseph’s body was found lying on the roadway by passersby at about 06:00h on Friday. This newspaper was told that there was a wound to the right side of Joseph’s neck.Speaking with this publication, F Division (Interior locations) Commander, Kevin Adonis said that two men, who were identified as friends of Joseph and who were reportedly in his company on Thursday night, have been taken into custody for questioning.Meanwhile, the post-mortem revealed that Joseph died as a result of an incised wound to his neck. Investigations are ongoing.last_img read more