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Hellickson, Revere, Motte among the latest big league cuts

Hellickson, Revere, Motte among the latest big league cuts

Washington pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, Cincinnati outfielder Ben Revere and St. Louis reliever Jason Motte were among the latest cuts as big league teams reached a deadline to make roster decisions.Kansas City pitcher Ricky Nolasco, Minnesota infielder Erick Aybar and Cubs outfielder Peter Bourjos also were released Sunday, four days before all 30 clubs play their openers.It was the last day for teams to choose what to do with players who chose to become free agents after the World Series and later signed minor league contracts. Clubs could either opt to add them to the 25-man roster for...
Royals Review Mar 24, 2018
Royals release Michael Saunders, Ricky Nolasco

Royals release Michael Saunders, Ricky Nolasco

Camp is getting thinner. The Royals have released veteran outfielder Michael Saunders and pitcher Ricky Nolasco, bringing the number of players in Major League camp down to 37. The 31-year old Saunders was vying for a spot in the outfield with the Royals and seemed to have an opportunity when Jorge Bonifacio was suspended 80 games for a banned substance. Saunders hit .275 in 40 plate appearances in Arizona, but with little power. He had signed with the Royals after just two days in Pirates camp. Pittsburgh let him go to give him a better opportunity to make a club, but Saunders will not be...
Los Angeles Times Mar 23, 2018

Yasiel Puig homers, hits road as Dodgers blitz Kansas City

The Dodgers defeated the Kansas City Royals 10-0 at Surprise Stadium. The Dodgers are 15-13-1 in Cactus League play. AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers hung seven runs on former Dodger Ricky Nolasco in the third inning through a series of extra-base hits and patient at-bats. Enrique Hernandez hit a run-scoring...
Twinkie Town Mar 22, 2018
Twins option pitchers Tyler Duffey and Alan Busenitz

Twins option pitchers Tyler Duffey and Alan Busenitz

The final roster continues to take shape with Opening Day just a week away. It turns out adding major league pitchers to your major league roster creates a whole lot more pitching depth. Who knew? With Opening Day a week from today, the Twins are working on getting their 25-man roster ready for the season. They did that today by optioning pitchers Tyler Duffey and Alan Busenitz, both 27 years old, to Triple-A Rochester. Both pitchers spent significant time in the majors last year; in fact, it’s the first time Duffey has been sent down to the minors since 2016. Duffey started 26 games for...

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