Right-hander Trevor Bauer’s solid spring performance has put him in position for a breakout season with the Indians.
In the last two weeks, Rafael Montero has not only pitched well enough to claim a bullpen spot, but brilliantly enough to make a serious dent in Gee’s job security. Though Dillon Gee remains the favorite with less than a week left in camp, Montero could still sneak into the starting five.
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and City Council Chairman Charlie Gerdes decided not to place the memorandum of understanding (addressing the revised proposal) on the agenda for Thursday’s council meeting because they felt they had not gained the necessary votes for the proposal to pass.
Trevor Bauer was very strong in fanning seven over 6 1/3 innings and the Tribe blasted three home runs to grab a 4-1 victory over the White Sox on Monday at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Bradley Zimmer, Brett Hayes and Jerry Sands went deep.
Nationals closer Drew Storen exited Monday’s 6-2 loss to the Cardinals in the sixth inning with a blister on his right big toe.
The Cubs reassigned top prospects Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League camp on Monday, and also optioned second baseman Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa.
If anybody is ready for the Astros to start winning, it’s Jason Castro. As the longest current tenured Astros player and a team leader, the veteran catcher is brimming with optimism about being part of a team on the rise.
The Padres took on the remaining five years and $75 million of Matt Kemp’s deal, believing that his monster second half with the Dodgers last season means that his days as a productive All-Star caliber player are nowhere near numbered.
Brandon Magee has already played 17 games in the National Football League. At some point this year, he might play his first baseball game professionally at one of the Minor League affiliates for the Boston Red Sox.
Shelby Miller produced his most dominant outing of the spring as he limited the Pirates to one hit over six innings on Sunday afternoon at Champion Stadium.