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Yankees 2020 Roster Report Cards: Michael King

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via King struggled in occasional action in the 2020 season. After being acquired in a November 2017 trade with the Marlins, Michael King made his MLB debut for the Yankees in the final series of the 2019 regular season. He had been a 12th-round draft pick, and wasn’t on the radar of any top-100 prospect lists, but King rose rapidly thanks to a lights-out 2018. In 161 innings across three levels, he posted a sub-2.00 ERA, including a 1.15 mark at Triple-A. An injury in spring training limited King’s chances to pitch in 2019, but he...


Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: Marlins make Kim Ng MLB’s first female GM

Photo by Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Wander Franco and Nate Lowe play Winter ball, and Lorenzo Cain makes kids cry. On Friday, the Miami Marlins made Kim Ng the first ever female GM. Overqualified Woman Shatters Highest Glass Ceiling in Sports, Nation Rejoices. Me on the steady brilliance of Kim Ng, and how the Marlins got one hell of a GM: https://t.co/CnuKirBAvz— Molly Knight (@molly_knight) November 13, 2020 Some Rays are playing in the Dominican Winter league. The Tampa Bay Escogido have Wander Franco hitting 2nd, Jim Haley hitting 3rd and Nate Lowe at cleanup on opening day...

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Today in Blue Jay History: Trade with the Marlins

Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/ Also Burnett opts out. Today in Blue Jays history. Twelve Years Ago: A.J. Burnett opted out of his Blue Jays contract. In 2006, the Jays signed Burnett to a 5-year, $55 million contract, which included a player opt out after the third season. In those 3 seasons, Burnett had a 38-26 record and a 3.94 ERA in 81 games, 80 starts. His best season was the third. He went 18-10 with a 4.07 ERA in 34 starts. It was the only season of the three, where he didn’t miss time with an injury. He signed with the Yankees, 5 years, $82.5 million. We had this poll: ...


Tampa Bay Rays News & Links: Cash win MOY

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Cash wins Manager of the Year On Tuesday, Kevin Cash won American League Manager of the Year. American League Manager of the YearPeriod. pic.twitter.com/rbgs3wptZ4— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) November 10, 2020 More on Cash’s win from Juan Toribio. Tito Francona had some fun presenting. Cash & Tito forever pic.twitter.com/nzN9rl5R3I— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) November 11, 2020 Don Mattingly of the Marlins won the NL MOY. DONNIE BASEBALL: MOTY.So illustrius, they named the WHOLE sport after him....

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Offishial news, 11/3/20: Election Day; MiLB free agents; 2020 award announcements

GO VOTE!!! MiLB departures The following Marlins players just became minor league free agents: Santiago Chávez, Stone Garrett, Preston Guilmet, Gosuke Katoh, Tyler Kolek, Brandon Leibrandt, Julian León and Aaron Northcraft. The left-hander Leibrandt got his career back on track this summer with a successful independent league stint. That’s where the Marlins found him in the midst of their COVID-19 outbreak. He made his MLB debut on Aug. 23, but suffered a season-ending elbow injury two weeks later. Northcraft was poised to make his own debut in 2020 had he not been infected with...

Brosseau, Aguilar homer in Rays' 7-2 win | Marlins-Rays Game Highlights 8/4/19

Condensed Game: Michael Brosseau and Jesus Aguilar each crushed a home run as the Rays cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Marlins Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagram:

Adames' go-ahead HR in 8th paces Rays to win | Marlins-Rays Game Highlights 8/3/19

Condensed Game: Willy Adames slugged a go-ahead homer in the 8th, while Eric Sogard crushed his first two homers with the team in an 8-6 win Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB