Terrible news for the Reyes, the Cardinals, and baseball. As for the NL Central, this will move the needle.
MLB News and Rumors
Potentially Really Bad News for Cardinals on Top Young Pitcher Alex Reyes (UPDATE: Report Suggests Tommy John Needed)
Reyes, 22, reportedly complained of discomfort in his elbow.
PECOTA pegs the Cardinals for just 76 wins this year. Mike Matheny has some thoughts on that.
Royals 2017 motto: get a bunch of Cubs.
ESPN is expecting Jason Heyward to bounce back in 2017, and so are we. That, and much more from around baseball.
Hey, it’s a pace-of-play change we can all agree on!
Might the Cubs’ biggest competition in the NL Central move their former star player?
After refusing a trade for a long time, Phillips finally moves out.
Jimenez, Happ, Almora, and Cease get the call, with a bunch of familiar Cubs-ish-connected names at the top of the list.
The Cubs’ top competition at the head of the NL made a couple additions.
MLBits: Evolving Stance on Gambling, Who Is Hurt By Smaller Zone, Brian Wilson’s Knuckleball Comeback, More
From extra-innings to gambling, MLB has proposed a lot of changes lately.
Whoa: Marlins Owner Reportedly Has Deal to Sell Team for $1.6 Billion (UPDATE: Buyer Reportedly Jared Kushner’s Father, But MLB Suggests Not)
That would be a game-changer in Miami, and would represent further explosion in the pro sports team market.
Just what ever fan wants to see: guaranteed sac bunts in extra innings.
Baez and Rondon will be ones to watch, of course.
Fowler’s base running skills are especially needed in St. Louis. Another surgery for Homer Bailey, and an interesting pitching target just came on the market.