AL Notes: Pressly, Tanaka, Gallo

AL Notes: Pressly, Tanaka, Gallo Astros relief ace Ryan Pressly was removed from tonight’s Game Six action after apparently re-aggravating his balky right knee while fielding a ball in the third inning. It was enough surely to make the Houston faithful hold their collective breath, since Pressly missed several weeks after having that same knee…

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MiLB President Responds To MLB Restructuring Proposal

MiLB President Responds To MLB Restructuring Proposal Yesterday, MLBTR relayed news that Major League Baseball is pursuing a “radical restructuring” of the lower minor-leagues, with reports indicating that the league is proposing the elimination of roughly one-quarter of current affiliate teams. While deputy commissioner Dan Halem framed these potential changes as being to the benefit of…

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NL Notes: Arenado, Cano, Mets, Nats

NL Notes: Arenado, Cano, Mets, Nats When Rockies megastar Nolan Arenado inked a franchise-record $260MM contract extension in February, it was of course assumed that the opt-out clause in his contract was one of Arenado’s demands to increase his leverage. However, it’s since been revealed that it was Rockies GM Jeff Bridich, not Arenado, who…

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