The New York Yankees are being very cautious with how to deal with outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury. After being diagnosed with an oblique strain, many wondering how would this injury affect his status for opening day. While Ellsbury injury is considered minor, the team has given no timetable to when he will return.
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins is getting adjusted to his new team. Rollins, who was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1996 and played there his whole career. Now that Rollins is with the Dodgers, he has noticed the differences between the two cities. But the comments he made about playing in Philly might […]
The Arizona Diamondbacks currently have a logjam in the outfield with opening day on the horizon. Heading into the season, A.J. Pollock is at center field, Mark Trumbo is at right field, David Peralta and Yasmany Tomas are competing for the spot in left field. The team also feels very good about Ender Inciarte and Cody Ross as well.
Back in February, I wrote about how multiple teams were interested in signing Cuban infielder Hector Olivera. There has been reports that he was offered a $77 million contract by the Dodgers, but many felt like it wasn’t true because Olivera didn’t sign. Now it looks like another team has offered Olivera, but he is looking for a little […]
Scott Boras questions if the Cubs are serious about winning after Kris Bryant didn't make their roster
The Chicago Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant has impressed during spring training. In nine games in the Cactus League, Bryant has six home runs along with 30 total bases in 26 plate appearances. Even with those impressive stats, the Cubs have decided to leave Bryant of their opening day roster.
In 2013, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tony Cingrani had a very good rookie campaign. In 2014, things couldn’t have went any worse for Cingrani after an injury filled season. As Cingrani tries to regroup from his terrible year, the Reds have decided that they are shifting him to the bullpen.
The Tampa Bay Rays were very optimistic about looking for a new stadium site. Owner Stu Sternberg has gone on record to say that he would sell the team if they can’t reach a deal to get a new stadium. Last week, the team and the city of St. Petersburg reached an agreement to allow the […]
As spring training is starting to get closer, the Philadelphia Phillies still don’t know what to do with closer Jonathan Papelbon. The last few weeks, the Phillies were in trade talks with the Milwaukee Brewers over Papelbon, but now it seems like those discussions have ended. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr is still optimistic that a deal will […]
The fallout of Los Angeles Angels’ Josh Hamilton relapse of substance abuse is still ongoing. Hamilton teammates and coaches have been patiently waiting to see what will be the outcome in this situation. With Hamilton due to make $25 million this season, the Angels are nervous about what impact the this could have on their organization.
Report: The Yankees were not happy with how Alex Rodriguez handled his early arrival to spring training
After missing all of last season, Alex Rodriguez showed up the New York Yankees spring training on Monday. Rodriguez came in to get his physical and did a little workout at the team’s minor league complex. He also probably decided to show up earlier than expected to beat the rush of reporters that expected him […]