NL West Notes: Martin, Giants, Ubaldo

NL West Notes: Martin, Giants, Ubaldo Right-hander Corbin Martin, one of four players the Astros sent to Arizona in the Zack Greinke blockbuster, had been on the Diamondbacks’ radar for awhile, writes Zach Buchanan of The Athletic (subscription required). They’d first targeted him in the 2017 draft and again in trade talks with the ’Stros…

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Yankees’ Gerrit Cole, wife pledge ‘significant’ help to coronavirus relief

Yankees’ Gerrit Cole, wife pledge ‘significant’ help to coronavirus relief Gerrit and Amy Cole have given back to the communities in their previous two major league stops. Now, they are jumping into the COVID-19 crisis with a “significant investment” through The Gerrit and Amy Cole Foundation. The foundation will make donations to Direct Relief, an…

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Giants Release Jerry Blevins, Brandon Guyer

Giants Release Jerry Blevins, Brandon Guyer The Giants released left-hander Jerry Blevins and outfielder Brandon Guyer shortly before the league-wide roster freeze was implemented, per Baseball America’s Chris Hilburn-Trenkle. Both veterans had been in Major League camp as non-roster invitees this spring. It was a rough spring for the 36-year-old Blevins, who was tagged for…

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Tim Tebow’s quarantine workout is different — and still insane

Tim Tebow’s quarantine workout is different — and still insane Tim Tebow is definitely not skipping arm day, even with baseball halted midway through spring training. One thing professional athletes understand more than anyone is the importance of keeping their bodies conditioned, which can especially be challenging with gyms closed and adhering to social distancing guidelines.…

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Mariners Release Cody Anderson

Mariners Release Cody Anderson The Mariners have released righty Cody Anderson, as per the roundup of pre-roster freeze transactions from Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America. He had been in camp as a non-roster player. Anderson joined the Seattle organization in mid-February, representing his first time with another club after nine years in the Indians system.…

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