The Cubs’ top competition at the head of the NL made a couple additions.
MLB News and Rumors
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.
I’m all about progress in the game, but that’s too far even for me. Also: Albert Almora as a possible surprise player this year.
There may not be a ton of time left before the beginning of Spring Training, but the stove is still hot. Well, lukewarm at least.
If you were worried about an imminent pitch clock, don’t. Will the Diamondbacks could-have-been super rotation actually live up to its potential in 2017?
Might a prospect-rich team like the Astros, Brewers, or Phillies make a move for Quintana? Also: reliever signings around the league, and much more.
The strike zone change would be the big one.
Hammel finally gets his deal.
Pace of play remains a priority for Rob Manfred, who also weighs in on the WBC, game streaming, no worries about a travel ban and more.
The new CBA appears to be causing problems for marginal free agents especially.
A look around baseball as the Cardinals try to overcome their hack penalty, the Indians adding talent, life on the waiver wire and more.