Mets Designate Wilmer Font

Mets Designate Wilmer Font The Mets have designated right-hander Wilmer Font for assignment, Tim Healey of Newsday reports (Twitter link). He’ll be replaced on the active roster by fellow hurler Chris Mazza. Font was utilized initially as a starter and then in a multi-inning capacity in New York after being shipped up from the Rays…

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The Blossoming of Marcus Semien

The Blossoming of Marcus Semien Marcus Semien is having a moment. Semien finished the 2018 season with 3.7 WAR, nearly doubling the next-best total of his career. There was a catch, however, in that Semien’s WAR was largely fueled by a sudden jump in his defensive numbers. While the numbers for Baseball Info Solutions and…

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Phillies Select Rob Brantly

Phillies Select Rob Brantly The Phillies have selected the contract of catcher Rob Brantly, per a club announcement. He’ll take the active roster spot of J.T. Realmuto, who’ll take a brief step away on paternity leave. To create a 40-man roster spot, the Phils have moved reliever Pat Neshek to the 60-day injured list. Neshek…

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Corpus Christi honored for going unplugged

Corpus Christi honored for going unplugged On June 20, Corpus Christi required fans to go phone-free for the entire night, becoming the first professional baseball team to do so and earning Minor League Baseball’s June Promotion of the Month award. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190712&content_id=308997194&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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