Ken Giles May Soon Resume Throwing

Ken Giles May Soon Resume Throwing Blue Jays closer Ken Giles appears to be making progress in his effort to work back from a forearm strain. He’s “recovering well” and “could be throwing soon,” GM Ross Atkins informed reporters including Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca (via Twitter). This sounds quite promising, though there are still some…

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Blue Jays Farm Director Gil Kim on Pitching Prospects, and Disparate Development During a Pandemic

Blue Jays Farm Director Gil Kim on Pitching Prospects, and Disparate Development During a Pandemic Three 19-year-old pitchers rank prominently on our Toronto Blue Jays Top Prospects list. Simeon Woods Richardson is most notable, at No. 2, while Adam Kloffenstein and Kendall Williams are 12th and 13th respectively. Right-handers all, each possesses a high ceiling,…

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Yankees Recall Clint Frazier

Yankees Recall Clint Frazier With Giancarlo Stanton sidelined, the Yankees have recalled young outfielder Clint Frazier. He had been on optional assignment at the team’s alternate training site. While hardly a surprising move under the circumstances, it’s a notable moment for team and player. Soon to turn 26, Frazier has long seemed ready for extended…

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Rob Manfred: Cardinals can have ‘credible’ season despite coronavirus outbreak

Rob Manfred: Cardinals can have ‘credible’ season despite coronavirus outbreak Get ready for heated debates over the legitimacy of winning percentage in determining MLB playoff participants. Commissioner Rob Manfred admitted what anyone doing the math has figured out: The St. Louis Cardinals are unlikely to play all 60 regular-season games, after a coronavirus outbreak has…

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