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Recent Summer Camp news, rumors

  • • Red Sox Designate Christian Arroyo For Assignment, Activate Darwinzon Hernandez
    The Red Sox have reinstated lefty Darwinzon Hernandez from the injured list and cleared roster space by designating infielder Christian Arroyo for assignment, per a team announcement. Hernandez, 23, has yet to pitch in 2020 after missing Summer Camp due to a positive coronavirus test. The Sox had been discussing the potential of Hernandez moving…...2020
  • • Cowboys using summer camp treat to beat heat
    With the Cowboys battling 100 degree heat during training camp, the team has turned to popsicles as one of the ways players can cool off....2020
  • • Closer Kela to rejoin hurting Pirates on Thursday
    Closer Keone Kela, who surprisingly tested positive for COVID-19 when he arrived at summer camp, will join the injury-ravaged, last-place Pirates on Thursday for a four-game series in Cincinnati....2020
  • • Pirates To Activate Keone Kela
    Pirates closer Keone Kela will be active for the team’s upcoming series against the Reds, manager Derek Shelton announced to reporters Wednesday (Twitter link via Will Graves of the Associated Press). It’ll be the season debut for Kela, who has yet to pitch since missing Summer Camp due to a positive Covid-19 test. Kela, 27,…...2020
  • • Behind enemy lines: a Q&A with Pension Plan Puppets
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Let’s learn more about our opponent from those who watch them the most As we like to do here before every playoff series, we reached out to our colleagues at Pension Plan Puppets, SB Nation’s Toronto Maple Leafs blog. When I emailed my questions to site manager Katya Knappe, I expected that she alone would answer them, or delegate to one of her ...2020
  • • Marlins To Sign Logan Forsythe
    The Marlins have agreed to a deal with free-agent infielder Logan Forsythe, reports Craig Mish of SportsGrid (Twitter link). The PSI Sports Management client was granted his release by the Phillies late in Summer Camp after being informed that he wouldn’t crack the Opening Day roster. Forsythe, 33, becomes the fourth new addition for the…...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Take off to the Great White North
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images News and links from the past week After months of waiting and preparing, the NHL has finally congregated in Toronto and Edmonton to resume playing hockey this week. This includes the Columbus Blue Jackets, who arrived in Toronto yesterday after spending a final off day with their families on Saturday. As they departed, the final 31 player roster was an...2020
  • • Blue Jays Release Marc Rzepczynski
    The Blue Jays have released left-hander Marc Rzepczynski, per Baseball America’s Chris Hilburn-Trenkle. The veteran reliever had previously signed a minor league deal in hopes of earning a second stint with the Jays, but he wasn’t included in their 60-player pool for Summer Camp. Last year marked the first time in a decade that the…...2020
  • • Rays' Ji-Man Choi becomes switch-hitter, crushes homer in second MLB at-bat as a righty
    Choi toyed around with switch hitting in summer camp...2020
  • • Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka will wear protective insert in hat during games after concussion scare
    The right-hander suffered a concussion after a hit-by-pitch earlier this month during summer camp...2020

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Summer Camp injury and suspension

  • • Closer Kela to rejoin hurting Pirates on Thursday
    Closer Keone Kela, who surprisingly tested positive for COVID-19 when he arrived at summer camp, will join the injury-ravaged, last-place Pirates on Thursday for a four-game series in Cincinnati....2020
  • • Behind enemy lines: a Q&A with Pension Plan Puppets
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Let’s learn more about our opponent from those who watch them the most As we like to do here before every playoff series, we reached out to our colleagues at Pension Plan Puppets, SB Nation’s Toronto Maple Leafs blog. When I emailed my questions to site manager Katya Knappe, I expected that she alone would answer them, or delegate to one of her ...2020
  • • Yankees Release Adam Warren
    The Yankees have released righty Adam Warren, per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (Twitter link). He had been with the team on a minor-league pact. Warren, who has been working back from Tommy John surgery, was not a participant in Summer Camp. His contract is a two-year arrangement, befitting his rehab status. It seems that coronavirus-related roster…...2020
  • • Robinson Chirinos Suffers Right Ankle Injury
    Catcher Robinson Chirinos suffered a potentially worrisome injury at Rangers Summer Camp on Monday, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Chirinos departed after teammate Scott Heineman slid into his right ankle. The images Chirinos underwent after he exited came back negative, but manager Chris Woodward acknowledged that “it’s concerning to say the least”…...2020
  • • Twins' Byron Buxton carted off field with foot injury during MLB summer camp
    The outfielder, who has a long injury history, got hurt during an intrasquad game on Monday...2020
  • • Rangers Add Yohander Mendez To 60-Player Pool
    The Rangers reinstated left-hander Yohander Mendez on Wednesday and added him to their 60-man player pool, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com writes. The move leaves the Rangers with two open spots on their Summer Camp roster. Mendez had been on the club’s suspended list since March for seeking unauthorized medical care as a result of shoulder…...2020
  • • Giants Suspend Workouts At Oracle Park, Pending Weekend Test Results
    The Giants announced Tuesday afternoon that Summer Camp workouts at Oracle Park have been suspended, pending results from this weekend’s wave of COVID-19 testing (Twitter link via Kerry Crowley of the San Jose Mercury News). It seems the club has still not received results from Major League Baseball’s lab in Salt Lake City, Utah. They’re…...2020
  • • Troy Stokes Likely Out For Season With Broken Hamate
    Tigers left fielder Troy Stokes, Jr. underwent surgery to repair a broken hamate bone in his hand, manager Ron Gardenhire announced earlier this week (h/t to Evan Woodbery of MLive). He is expected to miss the entire season. This explains Stokes’ omission from the Tigers’ Summer Camp player pool. He remains on the 40-man roster, although it seems…...2020
  • • Nowitzki says he will decide on retirement once he sees how 2018-19 season goes
    Dirk Nowitzki will set a new NBA record this fall when he officially enters his 21st season with a single franchise. But even after making history as a Maverick, Nowitzki isn’t ready to assume he’ll call it a career after the 2018-19 campaign. Speaking at a kids’ summer camp event on Wednesday, Nowitzki said he remains unsure whether next season will be his last, as Dwain Price of Mavs.com details...2018
  • • Deshaun Watson says he’ll be a ‘full go’ in training camp
    This has to be music to the ears of the Houston Texans and their fans. Being interviewed during the American Flag Football championships in Houston on Thursday evening, young quarterback Deshaun Watson broke some news we all thought was coming.Fresh off a rookie season in which he suffered a torn ACL, the former first-round pick announced on NFL Network that he will be a “full go” once training ca...2018

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Summer Camp trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Behind enemy lines: a Q&A with Pension Plan Puppets
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Let’s learn more about our opponent from those who watch them the most As we like to do here before every playoff series, we reached out to our colleagues at Pension Plan Puppets, SB Nation’s Toronto Maple Leafs blog. When I emailed my questions to site manager Katya Knappe, I expected that she alone would answer them, or delegate to one of her ...2020
  • • Royals Add Jake Brentz To Player Pool
    The Royals added reliever Jake Brentz to their Summer Camp player pool this week, reports Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com (Twitter link). He has been assigned to their alternate training site in Kansas City, Kansas, per MiLB.com. Originally an 11th-round selection of the Blue Jays, Brentz has yet to make the majors but has twice been traded…...2020
  • • Yankees Release Adam Warren
    The Yankees have released righty Adam Warren, per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (Twitter link). He had been with the team on a minor-league pact. Warren, who has been working back from Tommy John surgery, was not a participant in Summer Camp. His contract is a two-year arrangement, befitting his rehab status. It seems that coronavirus-related roster…...2020
  • • Pirates To Add Nick Gonzalez To 60-Man Player Pool
    The Pirates are bringing recent top draft pick Nick Gonzales to the club’s auxiliary Summer Camp at Altoona, Adam Young of FOX Sports reports on Twitter. He’ll be formally added to the 60-man player pool once he clears coronavirus testing. Gonzales just signed on with the Bucs after being taken with the seventh overall pick of the…...2020
  • • Indians Place Delino DeShields On IL
    The Indians announced that they have placed outfielder Delino DeShields on the 10-day injured list. The team didn’t give a reason for DeShields’ IL placement, but it’s worth noting he recently tested positive for COVID-19. DeShields’ positive test forced him to sit out the beginning of Summer Camp, though he did fly to Cleveland last…...2020
  • • Tigers Release Zack Godley
    The Tigers announced this morning that they’ve released right-hander Zack Godley. He’d been in Spring Training and Summer Camp as a non-roster player, though he seemed to have a reasonable chance of making the club. Godley’s initial deal was worth up to $3MM after incentives and allowed him to elect free agency at season’s end…...2020
  • • Orioles Add Ryan Mountcastle, Mason Williams To Player Pool
    The Orioles have added top prospect Ryan Mountcastle and outfielder Mason Williams to their 60-man player pool, manager Brandon Hyde revealed to reporters at Summer Camp today (Twitter link via MLB.com’s Joe Trezza). That pair of additions brings the team’s total to 47 players. Mountcastle, 23, was the No. 36 pick in the draft by…...2020
  • • Juan Soto Isolating Under Coronavirus Protocol
    Star Nationals outfielder Juan Soto is not presently participating in Summer Camp, per Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post (via Twitter). He is isolating after having contact with a teammate that tested positive for COVID-19. There’s no indication to this point that Soto has contracted the disease. Hopefully, he’ll ultimately prove not to have an…...2020
  • • Indians Sign David Hernandez, Jake Elmore, Steven Baron
    The Indians announced this morning that they’ve signed veteran right-hander David Hernandez, utilityman Jake Elmore and catcher Steven Baron to minor league contracts. Hernandez and Elmore will report to Summer Camp in Cleveland, while Baron will head to the team’s alternate training site in Eastlake, at their Class-A affiliate’s facility. All three have been added…...2020
  • • LiAngelo Ball still believes he’ll end up with Lakers
    LiAngelo Ball has frequently been linked to the Lakers because his brother plays there and his father insists all three of his sons will eventually be teammates in L.A., and the middle of the three ball boys still envisions himself wearing purple and gold.In a brief chat with TMZ recently, Ball was asked about his father LaVar still being hopeful that LiAngelo will end up on the Lakers’ roster. Li...2018

Summer Camp stats

  • • Rambo's Run: Maryland's Historic Attackman and His Down-to-Earth Approach
    Like other Maryland men’s lacrosse teammates who count the ways senior attackman Matt Rambo makes his presence felt with the Terrapins, Tim Rotanz shakes his head as he considers the number that underscores Rambo’s bottom line. Like his teammates, Rotanz is awed by the talent, intelligence and consistency that has paved the way for Rambo to become Maryland’s all-time leader with 245 points. But th...2017
  • • Who Are These Guys Aaron Rodgers Is Making Look Like Stars?
    2017
  • • Breaking Down New York Giants' Situation at Defensive End
    2016

Summer Camp kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Behind enemy lines: a Q&A with Pension Plan Puppets
    2020
  • • Nowitzki says he will decide on retirement once he sees how 2018-19 season goes
    2018
  • • Dirk Nowitzki surprises a Mavericks summer camp full of kids and it's the absolute best
    The best player in Maverick history brought the house down with this entrance...2018
  • • LiAngelo Ball still believes he’ll end up with Lakers
    2018
  • • Rambo's Run: Maryland's Historic Attackman and His Down-to-Earth Approach
    2017
  • • Derby Academy's Kathleen Malone named 2017 Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Derby Academy's Kathleen Malone has been named The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon Massachusetts STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Teacher of the Year. She will be honored at the 2017 Massachusetts STEM Summit on Nov. 14 at Worcester's DCU Center and her school in Hingham will receive $5,000 to be used for STEM education.  "It is such an incredible honor...2017
  • • The Under Armour All-Star Who Never Got Recruited
    In fifth grade I attended my first club lacrosse tryout, and I remember being terrified. At one point, I received a pass that was so hard that it broke the lens of my glasses, which I wore beneath my goggles. It was one of the last tryouts of the season, and there were only two older girls besides me. I was in awe of how they switched flawlessly between their left and right hands, wondering if I’d...2017
  • • Who Are These Guys Aaron Rodgers Is Making Look Like Stars?
    2017
  • • Family, friends celebrate Yogi at N.J. museum
    Yogi Berra was as beloved in Montclair, N.J., as he was in the Bronx. Berra and his wife, Carmen Berra, moved their family to the hilly suburb in 1959, eight World Series titles and three Most Valuable Player Awards already under his belt. Berra spent nearly the next six decades there, raising his family, mentoring kids at summer camp and greeting trick-or-treaters at the door on Halloween....2016
  • • Family, friends celebrate Yogi at N.J. museum
    Yogi Berra was as beloved in Montclair, N.J., as he was in the Bronx. Berra and his wife, Carmen Berra, moved their family to the hilly suburb in 1959, eight World Series titles and three Most Valuable Player Awards already under his belt. Berra spent nearly the next six decades there, raising his family, mentoring kids at summer camp and greeting trick-or-treaters at the door on Halloween....2016

Top Summer Camp news

  • • Michael Jordan and Jimmy Butler Take Part in Shooting Contest at Youth Camp
    2015
  • • Chris Paul Camp Kids Lil' Chris and JR Engage in Dance-Off
    2015
  • • Rudy Gay: ‘I Don’t Even Know Who Our New Players Are’
    2016
  • • WATCH: Jabari Parker Dunks on Children
    2016
  • • Trout: “I Still Don’t Feel Comfortable”
    Angels superstar Mike Trout reported to the team’s summer camp today, but the three-time American League MVP made clear that he’s still feeling conflicted about playing during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Honestly, I still don’t feel comfortable with the baby coming,” Trout told reporters today on a Zoom call (link via USA Today’s Bob Nightengale). “There’s…...2020
  • • A Shoulder Injury, a Spin Move and My Secret Mission to Become an NFL Receiver
    2016
  • • Christian Hackenberg: The Mystery Man of the NFL Draft
    2016
  • • Tommy Pham Cleared To Re-Join Padres
    Padres outfielder Tommy Pham has now twice tested negative for COVID-19 infection, MLB.com’s AJ Casavell reports on Twitter. That’s the news he needed to join the club’s Summer Camp and begin preparing for the season in earnest. Since he was able to achieve clearance rather quickly, it seems there’s hope that Pham will be ready…...2020
  • • Everything you need to know as MLB's 2020 season restart begins
    Spring training 2.0 ... or Summer Camp? No matter what you call it, baseball's road back to the field starts today. Here's what you need to get up to speed....2020
  • • Aaron Judge Says He’ll Be Ready For Opening Day
    Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge appears to be a full go as Summer Camp opens. He told reporters including James Wagner of the New York Times (Twitter link) that he’s ready for action and preparing for Opening Day. Judge’s health likely would’ve been a big storyline and major area of uncertainty for the Yanks had the…...2020

Summer Camp fantasy rankings and news

  • • What to watch for in Summer Camp
    As major league teams get ready to open up their training camps in the hopes of finally starting the 2020 season, Eric Karabell examines what fantasy managers should be looking out for over the next two weeks....2020
  • • Fantasy Football Week 10: Start or Sit?
    Who should you start and who should you sit at each position in fantasy football Week 10 in the 2016 NFL season?With six teams on a bye last week, fantasy football owners are welcoming back players like parents welcoming their children back from summer camp. Tom Brady you get a warm hug. Rob Gronk......2016

Summer Camp schedule, game

  • • Cowboys using summer camp treat to beat heat
    2020
  • • Behind enemy lines: a Q&A with Pension Plan Puppets
    2020
  • • 2020 sports schedule: Final day of MLB Summer Camp; An updated look at this year's sports calendar
    Examining when leagues and events are scheduled to return following the coronavirus pandemic pause...2020
  • • 2020 sports schedule: MLB Summer Camp games on tap; An updated look at this year's sports calendar
    Examining when leagues and events are scheduled to return following the coronavirus pandemic pause...2020
  • • 2020 sports schedule: MLB Summer Camp continues; An updated look at this year's sports calendar
    Examining when leagues and events are scheduled to return following the coronavirus pandemic pause...2020
  • • Royals Add Jake Brentz To Player Pool
    2020
  • • Cubs Sign Jose Lobaton
    The Cubs have signed free-agent catcher Jose Lobaton to a minor league deal with an invitation to Summer Camp, per Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago. There’s no word on whether Lobaton will report to Wrigley Field or the Cubs’ alternate training site in South Bend, Ind. The 35-year-old Lobaton is a veteran of a…...2020
  • • Orioles Add Dean Kremer To Player Pool
    The Orioles announced Tuesday that they’ve added right-handed pitching prospect Dean Kremer to their 60-man player pool. He’s reporting to alternate training camp at the Orioles’ Double-A affiliate in Bowie, where he’ll be joined by righty Hector Velazquez, whom the club has optioned out of Summer Camp (per that same announcement). The O’s also put…...2020
  • • Charlie Blackmon Rejoins Rockies
    Outfielder Charlie Blackmon arrived at Coors Field on Monday for Summer Camp, Nick Groke of The Athletic tweets. It’s an especially notable and encouraging development after Blackmon tested positive for the coronavirus three weeks ago. Blackmon, a four-time All-Star, explained how he’s doing and expressed hope that he’ll be in Colorado’s lineup when its season…...2020
  • • Several Teams Experiencing Testing Delays
    While most teams are already hosting full workouts and beginning to schedule intrasquad games at “summer camp,” multiple clubs are still experiencing delays in their COVID-19 test results that are preventing them from taking the field just yet. The Athletics are in a particularly frustrating spot, it seems. Shayna Rubin of the San Jose Mercury News…...2020

Summer Camp rumors, scandals

  • • Report: Brady has passing camp in the works with teammates
    Amid rumblings that Tom Brady could potentially be mulling over retirement comes a report that seems to fly in the face of all that noise.Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reported Wednesday that Brady already has a summer camp set up with his New England Patriots teammates.Those aren’t the actions of a man who has one foot out the door. Far from it...2018
  • • Christian Hackenberg: The Mystery Man of the NFL Draft
    2016
  • • Kristaps Porzingis continues his New York mayoral campaign by throwing block party at MSG
    The season that rookie Kristaps Porzingis is having for the New York Knicks is making Linsanity look like a nice two weeks at summer camp you barely remember from when you were a kid. That story took over the entire sports world, not just in New York, but it’s a distant memory as far as trendy-take-the-city-by-storm-out-of-nowhere players go, thanks in large part to, well, just how awesome the lan...2015
  • • Michael Jordan and Jimmy Butler Take Part in Shooting Contest at Youth Camp
    2015

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