5:10 AM EST, Fri January 22, 2021
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If Cardinals do not add or discover boost for lagging offense, it could be splitsville for lineup

If Cardinals do not add or discover boost for lagging offense, it could be splitsville for lineup

During a recent interview meant to substitute for the town hall-style event he annually entertains with fans, Cardinals executive John Mozeliak outlined how the club and industry approach the 2021 season with a multitude of unknowns.
Pinstripe Alley 5 hours ago
NYY News: Woj Bomb!

NYY News: Woj Bomb!

Photo by G Fiume/ Yankees sign familiar AL East starter to minor league deal; Why Kluber said no to Red Sox, Where the Yankees stand in the AL East SNY | Scott Thompson: The Yankees have signed a familiar pitcher from the AL East to a non-guaranteed, minor league contract. Former Oriole Asher Wojciechowski has been invited to spring training by the Bombers, who know Wojciechowski quite well. A 2010 first-round pick, Wojciechowski has faced the Yankees four times, going 0-2 with an 11.57 ERA in those games. He has made 23 starts the last two years, and with the deal...
Detroit Free Press 7 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' Jeimer Candelario still unsure about his position. Here's why

Detroit Tigers' Jeimer Candelario still unsure about his position. Here's why

The Detroit Tigers are searching for another bat in the free-agent market, and that search leaves Jeimer Candelario unsure about where he fits.        
Latest on the Phillies and J.T. Realmuto

Latest on the Phillies and J.T. Realmuto

The Phillies remain a top contender to land J.T. Realmuto, but suddenly the rival Atlanta Braves have emerged as a potential suitor. Reports surfaced last week that the Phillies contacted Realmuto's camp with a five-year deal valued in the neighborhood of $100 million. Realmuto is the best catcher on the market and coveted across baseball, but the pandemic and financial uncertainty have forced clubs to be cautious on spending this winter. The Phillies had a payroll of near $210 million last season. Now, the payroll sits at roughly $150 million. The club still has holes to fill beyond the...
The Seattle Times 7 hours ago
‘It’s time to win’: Results matter to Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzales, shortstop J.P. Crawford

‘It’s time to win’: Results matter to Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzales, shortstop J.P. Crawford

The two Mariner leaders are not lowering their expectations for this season. "You have to set the standard, set the expectations on winning," Gonzales said.
FOX Sports 7 hours ago
Basketball has given Kyrie Irving a Platform | The People’s Sports Podcast

Basketball has given Kyrie Irving a Platform | The People’s Sports Podcast

Mark Titus and Charlotte Wilder discuss Kyrie Irving's recent absence from the Nets, and consider that there might be more to the story of why he was out for so long. They also discuss Kyrie's social justice causes and how basketball has given him a platform for social change.
Joel Sherman / New York Post 8 hours ago
Trevor Bauer investment puzzle Mets are facing: Sherman

Trevor Bauer investment puzzle Mets are facing: Sherman

The Mets are weighing whether to invest in one more big item this offseason or add multiple players to deepen the quality of the overall roster. The significant piece cannot be free-agent catcher J.T. Realmuto unless they plan on turning James McCann into a $40 million backup. The Mets have not been connected in any...
OC Register 8 hours ago
Kurt Suzuki picked the Angels to stay close to home, reunite with Perry Minasian

Kurt Suzuki picked the Angels to stay close to home, reunite with Perry Minasian

Suzuki, a product of Cal State Fullerton, lives in Redondo Beach with his wife and three kids, so signing with the Angels gave him a chance to stay at home.
New York Post 8 hours ago

Amed Rosario, Andres Gimenez surprised by news of trade to Cleveland

Professional athletes typically boast of paying no attention to trade rumors. Amed Rosario and Andres Gimenez exemplified how dramatically the absence of such rumors can jar the senses. Rosario and Gimenez, the two Mets major leaguers traded to the Indians (along with two minor leaguers) for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco on Jan. 7, held...
Friars on Base 9 hours ago

Padres News: MacKenzie Gore ranked as game’s best lefty prospect

Pitching wins championships. At least, that seems to be the mantra of general manager AJ Preller as he assembled a roster built not only to contend in 2021, but for years to come. The San Diego Padres landed two of the game’s premier arms in Yu Darvish and Blake Snell this offseason – and did […] Padres News: MacKenzie Gore ranked as game’s best lefty prospect - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Puckett's Pond 9 hours ago

Minnesota Twins: Grading the Second Offseason Signing, J.A. Happ

The Minnesota Twins have made another move, this time bringing aboard back-end starting pitching depth for a team that sorely needed it. The team signed J.A. Happ to a one-year, $8 million deal yesterday, per Jeff Passan: Left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on a one-year deal, pending physical, sources tell […] Minnesota Twins: Grading the Second Offseason Signing, J.A. Happ - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen 9 hours ago

Padres have best starting rotation in baseball

Padres set themselves up for success with big moves With the 2021 major league baseball season emerging on the horizon, the San Diego Padres have set themselves up to have the best starting rotation in the sport. The conclusion to last October’s playoffs left a bad taste in the mouth of Padres general manager A.J. […] Padres have best starting rotation in baseball - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Puckett's Pond 10 hours ago

Minnesota Twins: J.A. Happ is brought aboard on one-year deal

The Minnesota Twins have made their second major league signing of the year, adding free agent left handed pitcher J.A. Happ to a one-year deal worth $8 million (pending a physical). The news was first reported by Jeff Passan of ESPN around 4 p.m. yesterday: Left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on […] Minnesota Twins: J.A. Happ is brought aboard on one-year deal - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
DodgerBlue.com 10 hours ago
Dodger Stadium Transitioned From COVID-19 Testing To Vaccination Site

Dodger Stadium Transitioned From COVID-19 Testing To Vaccination Site

Monday, Jan. 11, marked the final day COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing could be completed at Dodger Stadium. The...
Cubbies Crib 10 hours ago

Cubs History: Remembering the lopsided Mordecai Brown trade

This offseason, the Chicago Cubs made one of the most controversial trades in recent memory, sending off ace pitcher Yu Darvish for prospects years away from the majors. These are the kinds of trades that can be franchise-altering and many see this as a lopsided, salary dump trade in favor of the Padres, but back in […] Cubs History: Remembering the lopsided Mordecai Brown trade - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community

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