It’s one of the lamentable byproducts of (1) injuries and (2) following a team that is frequently selling.
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Despaigne, 27, has been one of the top hitters in Cuba for years. The Cubs could probably use a guy like that.
No one wants to see a young star go down. If he does, will the Marlins act quickly to try and replace his production?
There’s a good deal of funny stuff going on around the game these days.
The Tigers have dropped Alex Gonzalez and would appear to still need some kind of shortstop solution. Plus much, much more.
He’ll be an analyst on a variety of programs, and will debut at the 100th Anniversary Game tomorrow.
The incredible tale of Yasiel Puig’s defection, and the increasing emphasis on scouting younger and younger players.
If MLB is forced to do away with local TV blackouts, don’t local TV deals become much less valuable?
After reportedly rejecting a low offer from the Red Sox, there might not be any additional negotiations this season.
More and more national discussion about the too-team-friendliness of extensions for young players.
Signing the huge contract might be the start of serious money, but it’s also the start of serious problems for some fans.
We’re one game into the big league season, and there are already more notable injuries with which to deal.
Trout got paid, but it’s a huge bargain for the Angels.
Longer suspensions, no playoffs, and the ability to prove that you didn’t mean to do it.