Twins Designate Cory Gearrin For Assignment

Twins Designate Cory Gearrin For Assignment The Twins have designated right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin for assignment, per a club announcement. Minnesota also activated righty Zack Littell from the injured list, placed fellow right-hander Cody Stashak on the 10-day IL due to lower back inflammation and activated recently acquired infielder Ildemaro Vargas. Gearrin, 34, inked a…

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Braves Outright Scott Schebler

Braves Outright Scott Schebler The Braves announced that outfielder Scott Schebler went unclaimed on waivers and has been outrighted to their alternate training site in Gwinnett. Because he’s been assigned to the alternate training site, Schebler remains in the 60-player pool and is eligible to rejoin the club at a later date this season. Atlanta…

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Dodgers’ Joe Kelly sounds off on Astros players’ handling of sign-stealing investigation

Dodgers’ Joe Kelly sounds off on Astros players’ handling of sign-stealing investigation Kelly made his comments as a guest on “The Big Swing,” a podcast hosted by teammate Ross Stripling. “The people who took the fall for what happened is nonsense,” Kelly said. “Yes, everyone is involved. But the way that [sign-stealing system] was run…

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The Call-Up: Alec Bohm

The Call-Up: Alec Bohm This content is for Premium, Super-Premium, and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post The Call-Up: Alec Bohm appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/61007/the-call-up-alec-bohm-philadelphia-phillies-debut/

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Red Sox Claim Christian Arroyo

Red Sox Claim Christian Arroyo The Red Sox announced that they’ve claimed infielder Christian Arroyo off waivers from the Indians, who’d designated him for assignment last week. Boston’s 40-man roster and 60-man player pool are now full. Still just 25 years of age, Arroyo was a 2013 first-round pick by the Giants who is now…

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ZiPS Time Warp: Johan Santana

ZiPS Time Warp: Johan Santana When people get excited about the Rule 5 draft at the Winter Meetings, Johan Santana is one of the biggest reasons why. Roberto Clemente is almost certainly the best player ever taken in this event, but Santana leads a healthy spoonful of All-Stars who found new teams when their old…

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