Luke Weaver Making Progress

Luke Weaver Making Progress Arm problems have kept Diamondbacks starter Luke Weaver out of action for almost a month, but the right-hander’s seemingly moving toward a return. A follow-up MRI on Weaver “showed improvement,” Steve Gilbert of MLB.com tweets. It’s still unclear when he’ll begin a throwing program, per Gilbert, though manager Torey Lovullo called…

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Nationals To Select Fernando Rodney On Tuesday

Nationals To Select Fernando Rodney On Tuesday The Nationals will add right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney to their roster before Tuesday’s game against the Marlins, Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post reports. Rodney’s not on the Nationals’ 40-man roster, though they do have an opening after releasing fellow reliever Trevor Rosenthal on Sunday. Rodney’s addition will…

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Cardinals’ reliever Hicks has torn ligament in elbow, could miss rest of season | Cardinal Beat | stltoday.com

Cardinals’ reliever Hicks has torn ligament in elbow, could miss rest of season | Cardinal Beat | stltoday.com An MRI examination Monday revealed that the 22-year-old Hicks has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. A Cardinals press release states that the team is determining the next course of action but it seems…

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Orioles Sign Adley Rutschman

Orioles Sign Adley Rutschman 5:04pm: Rutschman’s deal is official, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com tweets. 9:27am: The Orioles are close to a deal with No. 1 overall draft pick Adley Rutschman, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). The former Oregon State catcher’s No. 1 overall slot carries a value of $8.42MM. Rutschman isn’t the…

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Gabe Kapler Gets Vote Of Confidence

Gabe Kapler Gets Vote Of Confidence It hasn’t been a banner year for the Phillies, who’ve fallen short of expectations after an action-packed winter, but they’re not going to assign blame to manager Gabe Kapler. He’s not in danger of losing his job this season, general manager Matt Klentak told Matt Breen of the Philadelpia…

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