Cubs Exercise Option On Jose Quintana, Decline Option On Derek Holland

Cubs Exercise Option On Jose Quintana, Decline Option On Derek Holland As expected, the Cubs have exercised their 2020 team option on starter Jose Quintana, as first reported by Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times (link). The club declined its 2020 team option on hurler Derek Holland. More to come… Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/11/cubs-exercise-option-on-jose-quintana-decline-option-on-derek-holland.html

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A vintage guy buys the new stuff

A vintage guy buys the new stuff While in Portland a couple weeks ago I was lucky enough to have lunch with SABR president/author/mensch Mark Armour and baseball author/analyst/commissioner extraordinaire Rob Neyer. Despite our gawdy SABR Baseball Cards Research Committee resumes, Rob was able to completely stump us with some baseball card trivia he may…

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Brewers Select Angel Perdomo

Brewers Select Angel Perdomo The Brewers have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Angel Perdomo, according to an official club announcement. He’ll be added to the 40-man roster, which now sits at 32 players. Perdomo, 25, was originally signed by the Blue Jays as an international amateur free agent in 2012, spending seven years toiling…

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Coaching Notes: Diamondbacks, Astros, Giants

Coaching Notes: Diamondbacks, Astros, Giants Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo set out to hire a pitching coach with four specific qualifications, per The Athletic’s Zach Buchanan. He was looking for someone, obviously, with pitching knowledge, good communication skills, and the ability to work well with the team’s medical personnel, but Lovullo also wanted someone with the…

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