Rays In Contact With Kuechel, Kimbrel

Rays In Contact With Kuechel, Kimbrel Free agent hurlers Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel are both expected to sign somewhere shortly after midnight EST on June 2 when they will no longer be tied to draft pick compensation, per The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal and Josh Tolentino. Craig Edwards from Fangraphs recently put together a valuation…

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Astros To Call Up Derek Fisher

Astros To Call Up Derek Fisher Given yesterday’s news of George Springer’s hamstring injury, it seemed likely that one of the many outfielders thriving for Houston’s Triple-A affiliate in Round Rock would join the big league club shortly. Sure enough, Derek Fisher is getting the nod, per The Athletic’s Jake Kaplan (via Twitter). Fisher gets the…

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Gore continues stingy Cal League stint

Gore continues stingy Cal League stint Padres No. 2 prospect MacKenzie Gore allowed a run on two hits while striking out six over five innings as Class A Advaced Lake Elsinore pulled away for an 8-2 victory over Modesto on Friday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190525&content_id=307445064&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Pat Neshek Likely Headed To 10-Day IL

Pat Neshek Likely Headed To 10-Day IL Phillies reliever Pat Neshek is expected to be placed on the 10-day injured list, manager Gabe Kapler told reporters including Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia (Twitter link). He is dealing with shoulder soreness. The specifics of the malady aren’t clear, but caution is typically the wisest course…

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