Josh Donaldson Has Finally Settled In

Josh Donaldson Has Finally Settled In After a surprise first-place finish in the National League East last year, the Atlanta Braves entered this offseason searching for an offensive threat to bolster their lineup. After being shutout twice in their Division Series matchup against the Dodgers, they probably had good reason to be on the lookout…

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Nationals Activate Max Scherzer

Nationals Activate Max Scherzer The Nationals announced Thursday that they’ve activated ace Max Scherzer from the injured list. Catcher Raudy Read was optioned to Triple-A to open a spot on the active roster. Scherzer hasn’t taken the mound since July 6 due to a mid-back strain. His return will be a boost for an already-surging…

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Orioles Select Jace Peterson’s Contract

Orioles Select Jace Peterson’s Contract The Orioles have selected the contract of infielder Jace Peterson from Triple-A, as per a team announcement.  Rio Ruiz was optioned to the minors earlier today, and no 40-man move was required since Baltimore had open space on its 40-man roster. More analysis to come…. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/orioles-select-jace-petersons-contract.html

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Cubs To Recall Ian Happ

Cubs To Recall Ian Happ The Cubs will recall infielder/outfielder Ian Happ from Triple-A Iowa for this weekend’s series against the Brewers, reports Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Resgister. It’ll be the first big league action of the season for Happ, a former first-round pick and top prospect who has spent the entire season…

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Small Adjustments and Glenn Sparkman

Small Adjustments and Glenn Sparkman This is an unusually sunny era in which to write about player development. Seemingly every other month, someone new finds their power stroke, optimizes their curveball, or writes a best-selling book about how players are embracing technology to improve. I don’t know if any one player embodies the face of…

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