Sources: MLB commissioner warns of shutdown if players don’t do better job of managing coronavirus

Sources: MLB commissioner warns of shutdown if players don’t do better job of managing coronavirus Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark on Friday that if the sport doesn’t do a better job of managing the coronavirus, it could shut down for the season, sources familiar with the…

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Astros Sign Fernando Rodney

Astros Sign Fernando Rodney JULY 31: The club has announced the signing. Rodney will go to the team’s alternative training site. JULY 28: The Astros are nearing a deal with veteran right-hander Fernando Rodney, Adam Spolane of SportsRadio 610 in Houston reports. The Octagon client is currently playing for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters, and the…

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MLB, Union Agree To Rules Changes

MLB, Union Agree To Rules Changes JULY 31: The 7-inning doubleheader rule is now official. There’s no word yet on the proposed roster extension. JULY 29, 2:04pm: These measures are union requests that the league is presently considering, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post (via Twitter). 1:45pm: It appears that the recent run of COVID-19…

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The Call-Up: Nick Madrigal

The Call-Up: Nick Madrigal 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: Nick Madrigal appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/60651/the-call-up-nick-madrigal-chicago-white-sox-debut/

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