MLBits: Alvarez Signs, Capps Surgery, Olt Waivers, the Jason Heyward Trade That Wasn't

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MLBits: Alvarez Signs, Capps Surgery, Olt Waivers, the Jason Heyward Trade That Wasn’t

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News from around the league …

  • The Players’ Tribune is an excellent publication that provides an outlet for MLB players to write articles – long or short – on any topic or issue close to their heart. The most recent piece is about addiction. It comes from Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and it is well worth your time. It’s easy to forget how human these athletes really are, but it’s important to remember just that.
  • Wow… It’s always fun to hear about trade talks that didn’t end up happening, because you can learn a lot about relative player valuation right from the source. I wonder if the Cubs would have ever had a shot at Jason Heyward in free agency if this had happened:



Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami covers the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami