Phillies Sign First-Rounder Mick Abel

Phillies Sign First-Rounder Mick Abel The Phillies have signed their first-round pick, right-hander Mick Abel, Jim Callis of MLB.com tweets. As the 15th overall pick, Abel’s selection came with a recommended slot value of $3,885,800, but he’ll earn $4,075,000, according to Callis. Abel played high school baseball in his native Oregon and committed to Oregon…

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Multiple Blue Jays Players, Staff Test Positive For COVID-19; Site For Home Games Remains Unclear

Multiple Blue Jays Players, Staff Test Positive For COVID-19; Site For Home Games Remains Unclear Multiple Blue Jays players and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi reports (Twitter thread). The positive tests are tied to the circumstances that led to the shutdown of the Jays’ spring complex in Dunedin, Fla. last…

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Nashville Sounds Exploring Possibility Of Hosting Free-Agent League

Nashville Sounds Exploring Possibility Of Hosting Free-Agent League The Nashville Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, issued a statement announcing that they’ve discussed with Major League Baseball the possibility of hosting a league for unsigned big league players this year: The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has had discussions with Major League Baseball about the…

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