Yankees claiming Jacoby Ellsbury went behind their backs in grievance

Yankees claiming Jacoby Ellsbury went behind their backs in grievance The Yankees are expected to officially file a grievance against Jacoby Ellsbury on Friday, once Ellsbury clears release waivers, with the intent of converting Ellsbury’s contract from guaranteed to non-guaranteed, multiple industry sources told The Post. The basis of the grievance is that Ellsbury, who…

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Commissioner Rob Manfred Comments On Minor League Baseball Reorganization

Commissioner Rob Manfred Comments On Minor League Baseball Reorganization Read the whole thing.Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed reporters Thursday at the owner’s meetings in Arlington, Texas. He spoke on a wide array of topics, including the Astros’ sign-stealing allegations, a reported tense discussion with the MLB Players Association and the proposed reorganization of Minor League Baseball.…

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You won’t believe this pitcher’s stat projection

You won’t believe this pitcher’s stat projection Good luck paying for this projection.Amazingly, these projections show Cole’s level of effectiveness barely budging over the next few seasons and remaining high throughout that period. Cole’s projected ERA by year 2020: 2.57 2021: 2.56 2022: 2.59 2023: 2.66 2024: 2.75 2025: 2.82 2026: 2.92 Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/you_wont_believe_this_pitchers_stat_projection

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White Sox Extend Jose Abreu

White Sox Extend Jose Abreu The White Sox announced that they’ve agreed to a three-year, $50MM contract with first baseman Jose Abreu. The 32-year-old slugger had previously accepted a one-year, $17.8MM qualifying offer, effectively making this a two-year, $32.2MM extension. Under the new contract, Abreu will receive a $5MM signing bonus and an $11MM salary…

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