The Cardinals have dealt with injury issues all year, but it hasn’t shown yet.
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The first NL update is out, and there are a ton of Cubs, but none of ’em leading.
How would you feel about a 154 game season?
Will teams move quickly on a guy like Cole Hamels? Will the Cubs and Mets find a fit? Will Jordan Zimmermann be the big target after this year?
With the A’s already looking like sellers, they’ve got a number of potentially attractive rentals available.
Hamels would also reportedly require the Red Sox to pick up his 2019 option to approve a deal. He could be squeezing the Phillies’ leverage a bit.
A surprising volume of interest items from the rumor mill, including several players of possible interest to the Cubs.
Could baseball return to Montreal? Also, Hyun-Jin Ryu is getting shoulder surgery.
Remember when he was really good? Well, the Cardinals hope he’s back now, and fills the void left by Adam Wainwright.
Can you imagine following this guy’s free agency? Sure, it’s three and a half years away, but I’m already dreaming about the insanity.
Even up against the NBA and NHL playoffs, baseball performs very well. With a TV deal looming for the Cubs, this is important stuff.
It’s an … odd move. But what else would you expect?
Since taking three of four from the Cubs, the Cardinals have dropped five of eight.
It’s early, but there are some rumor-y things to discuss this week.
Is Tulowitzki going to be the big name on the trade market this year? That, and more of the latest from around the game.
You don’t want to go too far with this information – a fit was always obvious – but it’s nice to know there’s some substance.
There are now just four organizations operating an academy in Venezuela, one of which is the Cubs.
If so, he’d become yet another big-time free agent in a pool full of them. It could be a very exciting offseason.