Minor MLB Transactions: 3/22/20

Minor MLB Transactions: 3/22/20 Catching up on a minor move from last month… The White Sox signed left-hander Christian Friedrich to a minors contract, as reflected in the MLB.com transactions page.  The move slipped through the cracks at MLBTR at the time.  Friedrich, a former Rockies first-rounder, has a 5.37 ERA in parts of four MLB…

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Pinnacle Patent Dive

Pinnacle Patent Dive One of my favorite oddballs from my childhood was Action Packed. The 3D embossed effect was pretty cool but even as a kid I was impressed at the way they were made. As I’ve been looking for card-related patents I’ve been keeping my eyes peeled for Action Packed. This has been somewhat…

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Rebound Candidate: Kevin Gausman

Rebound Candidate: Kevin Gausman While Kevin Gausman has never developed into the top-of-the-rotation starter many envisioned, he carved out a role as a solid innings eater in his first five MLB seasons. Between 2016-18, Gausman averaged 183.1 innings with a 4.07 ERA/4.30 FIP between the Orioles and Braves. Then the wheels fell off in the first…

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