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  • • Yankees release '19 Spring Training schedule
    The Yankees are scheduled to play 32 Spring Training games, starting on Feb. 23 and ending on March 25....
  • • Giants To Sign Cameron Rupp
    The Giants have agreed to a minor-league deal with backstop Cameron Rupp, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred (via Twitter). It comes with a MLB Spring Training invite and a potential $750K salary if Rupp can crack the roster. Of course, Rupp failed to see any action in the bigs last year, breaking a five-year…...
  • • Report: At least 14 teams interested in J.T. Realmuto
    One of the biggest names on the MLB trade market is J.T. Realmuto. Should the Miami Marlins decide to deal their catcher, they’ll have plenty of options. Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports reported that “the Marlins have interest from no fewer than 14 teams for star catcher.” Excluding the Washington Nationals, this includes all of their National League ...
  • • Coleman, Wilson reunite with Tigers on deals
    Louis Coleman is back with the Tigers. So is Bobby Wilson, a few years removed. The Tigers agreed to terms on Minor League contracts with Spring Training invites with four players on Wednesday, and the list looks familiar....
  • • Tigers Sign Louis Coleman, Bobby Wilson, 2 Others
    The Tigers announced today that they have inked four players to minor-league deals with invitations to Spring Training. Righty Louis Coleman, catchers Bobby Wilson and Kade Scivicque are among them, along with and infielder Kody Eaves. Coleman tossed 51 1/3 frames in the majors for the rebuilding Tigers last year, working to a 3.51 ERA. DespiteR...
  • • Tigers sign reliever Louis Coleman, three others
    The Tigers announced today that they have inked four players to minor-league deals with invitations to spring training. Righty Louis Coleman, catchers Bobby Wilson and Kade Scivicque, and infielder Kody Eaves inked deals. Coleman tossed 51 1/3 frames in the majors for the rebuilding Tigers last year, working to a 3.51 ERA. Despite the good results,...
  • • Braves' ST facility named CoolToday Stadium
    Braves executives traveled to North Port, Fla., on Tuesday to announce that CoolToday, an air conditioning and air quality services company, has been awarded the naming rights for the team's new Spring Training stadium....
  • • Marlins Sign Pedro Alvarez, Dixon Machado, Deven Marrero To Minor League Contracts
    The Marlins announced Monday that they’ve signed a slew of players to minor league contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training. First baseman Pedro Alvarez and middle infielders Dixon Machado and Deven Marrero have the most recent MLB experience of the bunch. Left-hander Mike Kickham, right-hander R.J. Alvarez, infielder Jon Be...
  • • Marlins sign Pedro Alvarez, other former top prospects to minor league deals
    The Marlins announced Monday that they’ve signed a slew of players to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training. First baseman Pedro Alvarez and middle infielders Dixon Machado and Deven Marrero have the most recent MLB experience of the bunch. Left-hander Mike Kickham, right-hander R.J. Alvarez, infielder Jon Berti and outfielder ...
  • • Marlins Re-Sign Bryan Holaday To Minor League Deal
    The Marlins have agreed to re-sign veteran catcher Bryan Holaday to a minor league contract, tweets Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. He’ll be invited to Major League Spring Training and again compete for a roster spot. Holaday, 31, spent the 2018 season as the primary backup to star catcher (and trade candidate) J.T. Realmuto.…...
  • • Cardinals, Chris Beck Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Cardinals are in agreement with right-hander Chris Beck on a minor league contract, tweets Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com. He’ll presumably compete for a bullpen spot in Spring Training and serve as Triple-A depth if he doesn’t crack the roster. Beck. 28, posted a 4.50 ERA in 34 innings between the White Sox and Mets…...
  • • Cardinals, Chris Beck agree to minor league deal
    The Cardinals are in agreement with right-hander Chris Beck on a minor league contract, tweets Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com. He’ll presumably compete for a bullpen spot in Spring Training and serve as Triple-A depth if he doesn’t crack the roster. Beck. 28, posted a 4.50 ERA in 34 innings between the White Sox and Mets in 2018, though his 21-to-20 K...
  • • Mets Sign Dilson Herrera To Minor League Deal
    The Mets announced that they’ve signed infielder Dilson Herrera to a minor league contract and invited him to Major League Spring Training. Herrera, 25 in March, was long considered one of the best prospects in the Mets organization after being acquired from the Pirates in a 2013 trade. He made his MLB debut with the…...
  • • Padres’ Franmil Reyes To Undergo Knee Surgery
    Padres outfielder Franmil Reyes will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will be sidelined for the next four to eight weeks, tweets Dennis Lin of the Athletic. The team expects him to be ready for Spring Training. Reyes, 23, sustained the injury while playing in the Dominican Winter League,…...
  • • Report: Padres' Franmil Reyes to undergo knee surgery
    Padres outfielder Franmil Reyes will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will be sidelined for the next four to eight weeks, according to Dennis Lin of the Athletic. The team expects him to be ready for spring training. Reyes, 23, sustained the injury while playing in the Dominican Winter League, where he was off to a lu...

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Top news - Spring Training

  • • Vogt upbeat after season-ending surgery
    Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt returned from season-ending shoulder surgery more upbeat than when he left. The fix, Vogt said, was less invasive than the worst-case scenario Vogt originally had in mind, requiring a significant repair of the shoulder capsule but more minor "clean-ups" of the rotator cuff and labrum. He hopes to be healthy for Spring T...
  • • J.D. proof that one never knows the future
    For all the numbers we have now in baseball, for all who now worship at the Church of Analytics, there is still no number or set of numbers that can measure with any certainty what a player can become. So it was with J.D. Martinez, who right now, this minute, is one of the best hitters in the game, but was released by the Astros in Spring Training ...
  • • J.D. proof that one never knows the future
    For all the numbers we have now in baseball, for all who now worship at the Church of Analytics, there is still no number or set of numbers that can measure with any certainty what a player can become. So it was with J.D. Martinez, who right now, this minute, is one of the best hitters in the game, but was released by the Astros in Spring Training ...
  • • Yankees Release Adam Lind
    The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve released first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind for the second time this year. Lind inked a minor league pact with the Yankees during Spring Training and was released to pursue other opportunities, though he ultimately landed back with the Yanks on a second minor league pact. That seems unlikely this&#...
  • • Yankees release Adam Lind
    The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve released first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind for the second time this year. Lind inked a minor league pact with the Yankees during Spring Training and was released to pursue other opportunities, though he ultimately landed back with the Yanks on a second minor league pact. That seems unlikely this time, a...
  • • Kingery honing details at SS with Crawford out
    After starting at short just six times through April, Scott Kingery has started six of the last seven games at the position. It's been an adjustment from the utility role Kingery had assumed after signing a long-term contract at the end of Spring Training and beginning the season in the big leagues....
  • • Bruce Bochy: Madison Bumgarner could return on Friday
    The San Francisco Giants have been without ace Madison Bumgarner all season. But prior to Sunday’s game, manager Bruce Bochy left the door open for Bumgarner to possibly return as early as Friday. In his first rehab assignment on Saturday, Bumgarner allowed no runs, no hits, walked one, and struck out eight in 3.2 innings for Triple-A Sacramento.Bu...
  • • Madison Bumgarner ahead of schedule, could return Friday
    Madison Bumgarner’s 2018 season debut seems to be right around the corner.San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters on Saturday that the All-Star lefty had a strong rehab outing this week that will likely accelerate his rehab. He also did not rule out the possibility of Bumgarner returning on Friday against the Philadelphia Phillies, ...
  • • Could the Reds trade Scooter Gennett?
    The Reds don’t have much going on at the MLB level this year. Their 19-36 record is a bit disappointing, perhaps, but largely aligns with expectations after a winter that mostly involved acquiring some affordable pitching depth to supplement a returning roster filled with question marks.There have been some recent front-office wins, though. Offseas...
  • • Wright feels good, starts baseball activities
    David Wright never progressed to this stage during Spring Training, still battling back and shoulder issues that have kept him out of Major League games since May 2016. He did briefly go on Minor League rehab assignment last summer, before renewed shoulder pain forced him to shut it down....
  • • Bumgarner's '18 debut set for Tuesday vs. Arizona
    Sidelined since suffering a broken pinkie on his pitching hand during spring training, San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is set to make his first major league start of the season on Tuesday against Arizona....
  • • Castellanos, Greene set to debut podcast
    Nicholas Castellanos is just coming into his own as a Tigers star. He wasn't looking to become a multimedia star. But when a member of the Tigers media relations department brought up the idea of a podcast featuring Tigers players one morning in Spring Training -- as an idea to help players connect with fans -- Castellanos perked up....
  • • Yankees P Jordan Montgomery to undergo Tommy John surgery
    Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who has been on the 10-day disabled list with an elbow strain for a bit more than a month, will undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday this week, the team announced to reporters (Twitter link via MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch).Obviously, the news comes as a blow to a Yankees club that was already likely to be in the ma...
  • • Tim Lincecum released by Texas Rangers
    The Texas Rangers’ Tim Lincecum experiment did not work out.The Rangers announced that they have released Lincecum. The 33-year-old was signed at the end of spring training and was trying to work towards making the MLB roster during his time in the minor leagues, but he did not perform well.In 12.2 innings at Triple-A, Lincecum allowed 14 hits, 9 w...
  • • Giants Activate Madison Bumgarner From Disabled List
    The Giants announced this afternoon that they’ve activated Madison Bumgarner from the 60-day disabled list for his season debut. The San Francisco ace missed the first two months of the season after suffering a fractured finger that required surgical repair late in Spring Training. Righty Pierce Johnson was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento to ...

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