2:36 AM EDT, Thu March 30, 2017
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

White Sox outlook for 2017: Rick Renteria takes over in rebuilding year

The White Sox may be a team looking to build for the future, but there's still plenty to watch in the present. Here's a look at some of the challenges and storylines for the Sox this year: Starting pitching Chris Sale has moved on with the Red Sox, and that reality is sure to sting at times this...
The Republican 11 hours ago
Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox ace, finishes spring training with 7.07 ERA but it doesn't matter

Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox ace, finishes spring training with 7.07 ERA but it doesn't matter

Red Sox's Rick Porcello, the 2016 AL Cy Young winner, has thrown his final pitch of spring training. He'll start the regular season opener Monday against the Pirates.
Tampa Tribune 5 hours ago
Saving the day? Rays go with catchers Derek Norris and Jesus Sucre

Saving the day? Rays go with catchers Derek Norris and Jesus Sucre

PORT CHARLOTTE - The Rays went into the offseason seeking to improve a catching corps that has seemed perpetually in need of an upgrade since - save for a brief flash from Dioner Navarro - the halcyon days of Toby Hall and John Flaherty.After several unexpected turns and difficult
MLB Trade Rumors 9 hours ago
Blue Jays Right-Hander Bo Schultz Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

Blue Jays Right-Hander Bo Schultz Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

The Blue Jays announced today that right-handed reliever Bo Schultz underwent Tommy John surgery. The operation, performed by Dr. Timothy Altchek, will cost Schultz the entirety of the 2017 season and likely part of the 2018 campaign as well, depending on his recovery. The 31-year-old Schultz was a quality member of the Toronto relief corps…
The Republican 15 hours ago
Steve Selsky, Marco Hernandez both Boston Red Sox Opening Day roster candidates with Josh Rutledge injured

Steve Selsky, Marco Hernandez both Boston Red Sox Opening Day roster candidates with Josh Rutledge injured

Steve Selsky and Marco Hernandez both are options to make the Boston Red Sox's Opening Day with Josh Rutledge (hamstring) headed to the disabled list.
MASN Sports 15 hours ago

Orioles re-sign Chris Johnson, McDowell on bunch of topics - School of Roch

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Orioles re-signed infielder Chris Johnson this morning and assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk. The move comes two days after he was released. Johnson will play for his father, Tides manager Ron Johnson, now that he's...
River Ave. Blues 14 hours ago

Brian Cashman and the 2017 trade deadline [2017 Season Preview]

Welcome to another contract year for Brian Cashman. Don’t worry: Cashman has enough job security that he isn’t about to trade the farm for some short-sighted fix that harms the Yankees’ future. He’s acquitted himself quite well over the last two decades and it’s hard to imagine anyone else in the job right now. It […] The post Brian Cashman and the 2017 trade deadline [2017 Season Preview] appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Tampa Tribune 15 hours ago
Veterans Rickie Weeks, Tommy Hunter make Rays roster; Peter Bourjos trade completed

Veterans Rickie Weeks, Tommy Hunter make Rays roster; Peter Bourjos trade completed

PORT CHARLOTTE - The first challenge for veterans Tommy Hunter and Rickie Weeks was showing the Rays after signing minor-league deals that they were worthy of earning spots on the opening day roster, and both got word in advance of Tuesday's contractual deadline that they had.Next comes the

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Tampa Tribune 5 hours ago
Peter Bourjos debuts with a bang for Rays

Peter Bourjos debuts with a bang for Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE - On his first day as a Ray, OF Peter Bourjos made a leaping catch at the centerfield wall, had three hits - including a two-run homer - and three RBIs."You always want to make a good first impression," Bourjos said."A pretty good first impression," manager Kevin
NorthJersey.com 6 hours ago
Judge's spring success doesn't guarantee job with Yanks

Judge's spring success doesn't guarantee job with Yanks

Aaron Judge singled in his first two at-bats on Wednesday, temporarily raising his spring average to .351. And yet, it’s possible he could start 2017 in Class AAA.        
Yankees still see Clint Frazier as a top prospect

Yankees still see Clint Frazier as a top prospect

The Yankees are hopeful Frazier continues his development as a player and person.

Orioles set up well to platoon, but that strategy could affect young players' development

In a division full of some of the American League's top left-handed pitchers, the Orioles have creatively built a roster that they hope will be better than the league's 29th-ranked offense off lefties, the way it was last season. The key element is the power of the platoon.
Toronto Sun 7 hours ago
Marco Estrada humbled, honoured to be named Blue Jays opening day starter

Marco Estrada humbled, honoured to be named Blue Jays opening day starter

Though he has a point, Marco Estrada was being a little too humble in his reaction to being named the Blue Jays opening day starter.
New York Post 7 hours ago
Yankees could drop Aaron Judge all the way to Triple-A

Yankees could drop Aaron Judge all the way to Triple-A

DUNEDIN, Fla. — By noon Sunday, the Yankees have to submit 25 names to Major League Baseball and get ready for an Opening Day gig against the Rays at Tropicana Field. Aaron Hicks will be on the roster in a role Joe Girardi wasn’t ready to reveal Wednesday before the Yankees topped the Blue Jays,...
Journal News 8 hours ago
Judge's spring success doesn't guarantee Yankees RF job

Judge's spring success doesn't guarantee Yankees RF job

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Aaron Judge singled in his first two at-bats on Wednesday, temporarily raising his spring average to .351. And yet, it’s possible he could start 2017 in the heart of Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s order.         

AL East Player News

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    Opening Day Starter Kevin Gausman Is Ready For The First Pitch

  • 7 Aaron Judge

    Aaron Judge

    If the New York Yankees can’t decide on Aaron Judge or Aaron Hicks, both should start

  • 3 Jacoby Ellsbury

    Jacoby Ellsbury

    How Jacoby Ellsbury is handling Yankees lineup demotion

  • 3 Aaron Hicks

    Aaron Hicks

    If the New York Yankees can’t decide on Aaron Judge or Aaron Hicks, both should start

  • 2 Zach Britton

    Zach Britton

    Gausman on the wild side in last spring start - School of Roch

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