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Tuesday Rockpile: How will the Colorado Rockies’ “six-man platoon” work?

Photo by Dustin Bradford/ Colorado Rockies News and Notes for Tuesday, February 27, 2024 As you probably remember, the Rockies have too many outfielders and first basemen but not enough playing time for them. On one hand, this is a good problem. Lots of talent is good! On the other, it raises a number of practical issues. Back in December, Skyler Timmins laid out what we knew then about the Colorado Rockies “six-man platoon” based on comments from general manager Bill Schmidt and manager Bud Black at the Winter Meetings. Here’s a tidy explanation: Black...

South Side Sox

Today in White Sox History: February 16

On this day a century ago, Frank Chance tried to leave his White Sox managerial post due to poor health. | Chicago Tribune Illness shakes up the coaching staff 1924 Early on this day Frank Chance resigned as manager of the White Sox, having been stricken ill with pneumonia some time after accepting the helm during the 1924 Winter Meetings in Chicago the previous December. However, owner Charles Comiskey frantically refused the resignation: REMAIN ON THE JOB. TAKE AS LONG AS YOU NEED TO GET WELL, BUT BY ALL MEANS COME BACK. —wire from Charles Comiskey to Frank...

Indians acquire Jake Bauers in a three-team deal

The Indians traded for 23-year old first baseman Jake Bauers in a three-team trade with the Rays and Mariners during the Winter Meetings.

Dave Dombrowski joins Tom Caron to talk about Red Sox 2019 season

Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski joins NESN's Tom Caron during the MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas to discuss the analytics of trades throughout the league and what the future holds for the Boston Red Sox.