Orioles Release 37 Minor Leaguers

Orioles Release 37 Minor Leaguers While roster moves in Major League Baseball are not allowed during the shutdown, teams can still make minor league transactions. For instance, the Rockies cut right-hander Tim Melville earlier this week. And now the Orioles are among the clubs paring down minor league player personnel. The Orioles just released 37…

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Olson’s Path To Oakland

Olson’s Path To Oakland If you followed Major League Baseball for most of the this century, you probably remember David DeJesus. The now-retired outfielder posted a solid career as part of a few different teams from 2003-15, during which he amassed 25.5 fWAR. DeJesus spent one of his seasons in Oakland, and though he didn’t…

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Jung Ho Kang Seeking KBO Comeback

Jung Ho Kang Seeking KBO Comeback It emerged recently that former Korea Baseball Organization superstar and Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang was interested in resuming his career in his native Korea. But it wasn’t clear just how he planned to accomplish that. Trouble is, Kang has been arrested three times for driving under the influence — a…

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Zach Plesac Hires CAA Sports

Zach Plesac Hires CAA Sports Indians righty Zach Plesac has hired CAA Sports to represent him, per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (via Twitter). The relationship is now reflected in MLBTR’s Agency Database. Plesac isn’t closing in on any major contractual milestones, but he has certainly raised his profile and with it his potential for earning opportunities…

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