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Will Atlanta Braves Bryse Wilson or Touki Toussaint make the opening day roster?
Two names that were already on the Atlanta Braves roster last season have shown this spring that they still deserve their roster spots, but might not get to keep them. Wednesday was a great day for Atlanta Braves baseball where we saw split-squads win both games against the Detroit Tigers (at home)
New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles: James Paxton vs. John Means
Do you know what’s the worst part of spring training? It has to be when the Yankees have a stretch of non-televised games. They’re playing! You just wouldn’t know it. Tonight’s game against the Orioles is the latest in a long stretch of games we can’t watch. That’s a bummer, too, because James Paxto
Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 12: Facing The Red Sox On ESPN
On Wednesday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates will be on national TV for the first time this spring. Following a 10-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates own a 5-5-1 record in Grapefruit League play. Next up for the Bucs is a Wednesday afternoon trip sout
Mariners Moose Tracks, 3/7/19: Dee Gordon, José Leclerc, and Bryce Harper
Good morning everybody! The week continues to roll along as the first day of the regular season is just a couple of weeks away. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
White Sox: Top Prospects Shine in Spring Training Action
White Sox top prospect hits his first home run of Spring Training while pitching prospect has a scoreless outing in his first start. White Sox fans have been looking for any good news they can find over the past few weeks. Well, some good news came on Tuesday despite the White Sox losing both of the
Washington Nationals’ rebuild; 2019 goals; and high expectations with Mike Rizzo and Davey Martinez...
Washington Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo spent a good deal of his visit with 106.7 the FAN in D.C.’s Sports Junkies on Monday talking about a deal that didn’t happen this winter (first name Bryce, last name Harper), but he also discussed what the Nationals did do as they tried to build a roster that can
Around the Empire: Yankees news - 3/3/19
New York Daily News | Bill Madden: Here a national writer instructs fans to “be grateful” that the Yankees weren’t “suckers” for Bryce Harper. He points to Harper’s 2018 campaign, when he hit .249 with more strikeouts than hits. Madden also reminds us that the newly-minted $330 million man failed to
Mets Morning News: Mets split spring training games; Rosario’s hand is okay
The Mets defeated the Astros but fell to the Red Sox in Monday’s spring training slate. After a scary moment on the field, X-rays on Amed Rosario’s hand have come back negative, and he says he’s not in much pain.
New York Mets preseason All-Star power rankings for 2019
At least one member of the 2019 New York Mets will make the trip to Cleveland on July 9th to play in the All-Star Game. Let’s rank their chances. The 2019 MLB All-Star Game will take place on July 9 in Cleveland. We can guarantee at least one member of the New York Mets will be there as MLB requires
A theory of how Troy Tulowitzki’s 2019 Yankees season will play out
Not long after signing him, the Yankees said that Troy Tulowitzki would be the starting shortstop, at least until Didi Gregorius came back. Whatever it is they saw in him while scouting his workouts, it’s translated into game action so far. It’s only spring training, but Tulowitzki has already hit t
Mets Morning News: Phillies coming for the National League East
Brodie Van Wagenen is still confident in his team despite Bryce Harper going to a division rival. Whether Van Wagenen likes it or not, the addition of Harper shifts the balance of power in the NL East.
2019 AL West Preview: Houston Astros, pitching staff overview
A few years ago, the Cleveland baseball club put together one of the best all-time seasons by a pitching staff, accumulating 32 fWAR with a collective 3.30 ERA and a 3.33 FIP. A year later, the Houston Astros came dangerously close to matching that level of production. As a staff, they accumulated 3
Red Sox: Which player has the most to prove going into 2019?
The Boston Red Sox have multiple players with something to prove – who has the most to prove in 2019?. The 2018 postseason was a wild one. The Boston Red Sox took on the underperforming New York Yankees who found themselves with their tails in between their legs, after getting overly confident. That
Open Thread: Mets vs. Marlins, spring training, 3/5/19
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Phillies, Bryce Harper reportedly agree on 13-year, $330 million contract
It took well into spring training games for a deal to get done, but Bryce Harper finally has a team. According to Jon Heyman, the Phillies agreed to sign the superstar outfielder. Harper received a 13-year, $330 million contract, per Jeff Passan. That breaks the record for the largest deal in baseba
Red Sox: Five storylines to keep track of in Spring Training
The defending champion Boston Red Sox return most of their 2018 team this season, but they still have to answer some questions before Opening Day. As winter fades and the clean scent of springtime begins to permeate the air, as the days grow ever longer and the world slowly wakes from hibernation, b
40 in 40: Shed Long
Sometime in the future it will be said of Shed Long that he was born to play baseball. Some people are born to play baseball. Whether they enter into life swaddled by a baseball family, or grow up in an area where baseball is the Thing, circumstance and natural ability collide and becoming a ball pl
Wire Taps: Anthony Rendon extension murmurs; Bryce Harper offers in hand?; Will Trea Turner try for 70 steals?
Believe it or not, Spring Training games start this Saturday. Nationals baseball will air on MASN (where the graphics will, for the tenth straight season, remain identical). Max Scherzer will throw baseballs, and Kurt Suzuki or Yan Gomes will catch them as someone not wearing a curly W attempts to h
Mets: Edwin Diaz’s best and worst case scenarios for 2019
Expectations are high for New York Mets closer Edwin Diaz in 2019. What are the best and worst possible scenarios for the new ninth-inning man?. The New York Mets made a splash in the offseason by trading for the 2018 American League reliever of the year Edwin Diaz. With the bullpen being the main p
Cincinnati Reds: Phillip Ervin should be traded before Opening Day
Though extremely talented, the Cincinnati Reds outfield is undoubtedly overcrowded. Thus, the team should look to trade former first-round pick Phillip Ervin. Yasiel Puig, Scott Schebler and a platoon of Jesse Winker and Matt Kemp will likely make-up the outfield on David Bell‘s roster. The odd-man-