71466414 Canseco Earns Tryout With Mexican League Team

Jose Canseco of the Long Beach Armada during the Golden Baseball League game against the Fullerton Flyers on July 14,2006 at Blair Field in Long Beach, California. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS SPORTS) – Shockingly unable to get a deal with the Oakland Athletics by asking on Twitter, Jose Canseco is headed to Mexico in an attempt to restart his baseball career. Canseco, 47, earned a tryout with the Quintana Roo Tigers of the Mexican League, the team announced on Sunday. The former MVP and Rookie of the Year had taken to Twitter to beg A’s general manager Billy Beane for a tryout earlier this offseason. Beane, obviously, didn’t bite.

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