Tigers Interested In Addison Russell

Tigers Interested In Addison Russell The Tigers are among the teams interested in free-agent middle infielder Addison Russell, Jon Heyman of MLB Network tweets. Russell joined the open market when the Cubs non-tendered him Monday. There is no denying Russell is a major league-caliber middle infielder, but the significant baggage he comes with likely helped…

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Sep 21: Out of left field

Sep 21: Out of left field SEPTEMBER 21, 1888 | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – According to Mark Lamster‘s book, Spalding’s World Tour, three Chicago White Stockings (later known as the Cubs) players were arrested on this date in 1888 for flirting with Mrs. Seth Blood, the proprietor of a house just beyond the wall at old…

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Padres Finalize Coaching Staff

Padres Finalize Coaching Staff The Padres have promoted Damion Easley to hitting coach, the team announced. Additionally, Skip Schumaker will take over as the Padres’ associate manager and Rod Barajas will grab the reins as their catching and quality control coach. Easley, a longtime major league infielder, served as the Padres’ assistant hitting coach/infield coach…

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Twins To Re-Sign Michael Pineda

Twins To Re-Sign Michael Pineda The Twins have re-signed right-hander Michael Pineda to a two-year deal, Pierre Noujaim of FOX 9 Minneapolis reports (Twitter link).  The Athletic’s Dan Hayes reports that Pineda will earn $20MM on the deal, which will become official after Pineda passes a physical. More analysis to come… Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/12/twins-to-re-sign-michael-pineda.html

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