Nightengale:  MLB players are furious, willing to strike over economic system: ‘We’re all united’

Nightengale:  MLB players are furious, willing to strike over economic system: ‘We’re all united’ If all 30 teams were trying to win, it would at least make free agency more interesting, preventing players such as five-time All-Star Adam Jones sitting without a job until mid-March. He eventually signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the…

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Lewis goes yard again in Miracle’s win

Lewis goes yard again in Miracle’s win Top Twins prospect Royce Lewis homered in his second straight game and Edwar Colina spun seven scoreless innings and struck out eight as Class A Advanced Fort Myers defeated Daytona, 7-6, in 12 innings. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190710&content_id=308941722&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Indians apologize for Jeff McNeil scoreboard snafu during All-Star Game

Indians apologize for Jeff McNeil scoreboard snafu during All-Star Game The Cleveland Indians have apologized after botching multiple names and faces, including that of Mets second baseman Jeff McNeil, on the scoreboard during Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game. “We are very excited about the positive reaction we’ve received about All-Star Week events in Cleveland,” the Indians…

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Minor MLB Transactions: 7/10/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 7/10/19 We’ll track Wednesday’s minor moves throughout baseball here… The Tigers announced that right-hander Austin D. Adams cleared waivers and was sent outright to Triple-A Toledo. Not to be confused with the Mariners reliever of the same first and last name (Austin L. Adams) the 32-year-old Adams returned to the big leagues…

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Akin, Woodford gear up for All-Star Game

Akin, Woodford gear up for All-Star Game The humidor at Southwest University Park is functioning properly, but after Monday’s Home Run Derby, none of the players are expecting small ball when the Triple-A All-Star Game gets underway tonight. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190710&content_id=308935952&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Adam Ottavino Keeps Them Guessing

Adam Ottavino Keeps Them Guessing Adam Ottavino has had a strange 2019. Last year, he reinvented his game in a single offseason. This year, he’s mostly sticking with what worked in 2018, and the results have been pretty good. Despite pitching in homer-happy Yankee Stadium, he’s posted a 1.80 ERA (39 ERA-), and his strikeout…

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