Mets Interview Skip Schumaker

Mets Interview Skip Schumaker The Mets have interviewed Padres first base coach and former big league utility man Skip Schumaker for their managerial vacancy, Dennis Lin of The Athletic tweets. The interview took place yesterday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post adds. Like the vast majority of the Mets’ candidates to this point, the…

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Reds Outright Juan Graterol

Reds Outright Juan Graterol The Reds announced Friday that catcher Juan Graterol cleared waivers after being designated for assignment this week and has been sent outright to Triple-A Louisville. A a player who’s previously been outrighted, Graterol will have the opportunity to elect free agency, which seems likely with the offseason on the horizon. Graterol,…

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BA: MLB floats proposal that would eliminate 42 minor league teams.

BA: MLB floats proposal that would eliminate 42 minor league teams. Dramatic stuff here. Reduction of teams, moving teams/leagues around in classifications or eliminating them, moving and shrinking the draft, cost shifting from MLB to MILB, some indy teams might join the affiliated minors in the proposal… big, big changes have been proposed. Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/ba_mlb_floats_proposal_that_would_eliminate_42_minor_league_teams

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