Monthly Archives: February 2017

Posted on February 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After pulling off a blockbuster trade for Chris Sale, most consider the Boston Red Sox to be one of the biggest winners of the hot stove season. Such a high-profile addition has raised expectations for the Red Sox on the heels of an AL East championship in […]

Posted on February 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just a few days after re-signing with the Baltimore Orioles on a minor league contract, Michael Bourn suffered an injury that will keep him out for most of spring training. Bourn is expected to miss the next four weeks because of a broken ring finger. He hurt […]

Posted on February 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals have made a late addition to their outfield a little more than a week into spring training. The team announced Friday it has signed Cuban outfielder Jose Adolis Garcia to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The deal is reportedly […]

Posted on February 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine In the years to come, the reigning world champion Chicago Cubs figure to do whatever they can to keep the roster that won that championship intact. That includes both star players and supporting cast. On Friday, the Cubs locked up one of their support players, agreeing to […]

Posted on February 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One of the biggest question marks facing the New York Mets at the start of spring training is what to do with outfielder Michael Conforto. With Yoenis Cespedes, Curtis Granderson, and Jay Bruce all in the picture, there’s no room for Conforto in the outfield if the […]

Posted on February 24, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine With the departure of Dexter Fowler to the St. Louis Cardinals, the biggest hole the world champion Chicago Cubs have to fill in 2017 is in the leadoff spot. There are a number of candidates for the position, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon appears to be leaning […]

Posted on February 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It was a rather nervous time for Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton after he left camp on Tuesday upon feeling a “sharp pain” in his surgically-repaired knee. Hamilton is trying to earn a spot in the majors after undergoing knee surgery last summer, and a serious setback […]

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine Jake Peavy, a 15-year major league veteran, finds himself at a crossroads in his career. Despite a career-high 5.54 ERA last season, Peavy is interested in continuing his career in the majors for as long as he can. However, he is currently dealing with a family issue […]

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine The Colorado Rockies have endured a lot of losing over the last seven years, and the one player who has remained with the team through it all is all-star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. Alas, now that the team is prepared to make some noise in 2017, Gonzalez is […]

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