The Mets need to implement their Plan B for the closer position now that Jeurys Familia will be sidelined with a suspension.
Amazin Avenue 8 hours ago
MLB found no evidence of assault, but deemed Familia’s conduct to be “inappropriate.” MLB announced today that it is suspending Mets closer Jeurys Familia for 15 games in relation to his arrest on October 31, 2016. He will remain eligible to participate in all spring training games and activities;...
New York Daily News 4 hours ago
When is MLB going to apologize for dragging out this three-month investigation that ended in a 15-game suspension?
All Things Rockies | Denver Post 7 hours ago
New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline stemming from an altercation last October.
Lugo, Wheeler, and Montero have been floated as replacements. According to a flurry of tweets from beat reporters, Steven Matz will not be on the Mets’ Opening Day roster due to elbow soreness. Matz, who had an MRI earlier today, will not be ready for the start of the season regardless of what his MRI results are. Matz was scratched from a start earlier this week due to elbow discomfort and, despite throwing two days in a row, will not be taking (at least) his first turn through the rotation. Terry Collins mentioned Seth Lugo, Rafael Montero, and Zack Wheeler as potential replacements...
It’s a great thing for St. Louis Cardinals fans and for the organization that it seems the team is close to working out a contract extension with superstar catcher Yadier …
Clayton Kershaw. Yu Darvish. Max Scherzer. Chris Sale. Corey Kluber. All of the aforementioned names have one main thing in common: they all excel at striking hitters out. As a matter of fact, they may be the best in the business at doing it. In the past few seasons, each one of them has had […] The post Vince Velasquez looks like he could challenge for strikeout title–if he gets the innings appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
A longtime Pirate was released on Wednesday afternoon After spending six years in the Major Leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Jared Hughes has been released. This makes him a free agent for the first time in his professional career. It has been covered on this site that Hughes is a pitcher in decline. The decline […] Pittsburgh Pirates Release Jared Hughes - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Turner was selected ninth overall by the Tigers in 2009. As Anibal Sanchez reportedly heads to the Detroit Tigers bullpen, the can't-miss prospect the organization traded to get him is out of a major-league job. Jacob Turner was re-assigned to minors-league camp on Wednesday by the Washington Nationals. He had been battling for a spot in the bullpen. Turner was the ninth-overall pick by the Tigers in 2009. They signed him to a deal worth $5.5 million, and he picked up his first major-league win in 2012. But he's only won 11 games since. In July 2012, Turner...
The Milwaukee Brewers showed off their revamped concession stands - with a heavy emphasis on local eateries and beverages.
Who Am I? Teoscar Hernandez Outfielder Age: 24 Height: 6′ 2″ Weight: 180 Bats right, throws right How Did I Get Here? Hernandez signed with the Astros as an international free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2011. He was added to the 40-man roster upon his call up in August 2016. Contract status: […]
The Rockies on Wednesday struck a late deal with Colorado after four years of difficult negotiation designed to keep the team at Coors Field for 30 more years.
(Joe Robbins/)141st Opening Day in Cincinnati — Monday, April 3 — Reds vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 4:10 pm (gates open at 2:10 pm)• Reds Community Fund Charity Block Party: The sixth annual Opening Day Block Party kicks off at 11 a.m. on Joe Nuxhall Way, Freedom Way and Walnut Street. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Anheuser-Busch, LaRosa’s, Buffalo Wings & Rings and Queen City Sausage. Live music from The Naked Karate Girls. Additional Block Party partners include St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Budweiser, Beringer Wine, Rumpke and Ole Smoky...
The Cardinal Nation’s fourth-ranked prospect, catcher Carson Kelly, discusses his journey toward the Major Leagues in an exclusive interview.