Zac Rosscup Elects Free Agency

Zac Rosscup Elects Free Agency 12:05pm: The team announced that Rosscup has elected free agency rather than take an outright assignment, as is his right as a player with more than three years of big league service time. 10:20am: Left-hander Zac Rosscup cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Buffalo by the Blue Jays…

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Orioles Promote Chance Sisco

Orioles Promote Chance Sisco The Orioles announced that they’ve promoted catcher Chance Sisco from Triple-A Norfolk. He’ll join the club for the team’s upcoming series against the Rangers and will presumably have the opportunity to prove himself as a viable everyday option for the club moving forward. Sisco, 24, was widely regarded as one of…

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Minor League Baseball establishes largest Pride celebration in professional sports

Minor League Baseball establishes largest Pride celebration in professional sports Minor League Baseball today announced the official launch of MiLB Pride, the largest documented Pride celebration in professional sports, as part of the organization’s diversity and inclusion initiative. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190603&content_id=307682370&fext=.jsp&vkey=pr_milb&sid=milb

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Bruce Not-So-Almighty Heads to Philly

Bruce Not-So-Almighty Heads to Philly Jerry Dipoto broke a nearly two-week trade drought over the weekend, sending outfielder Jay Bruce and everyone’s favorite player, cash considerations, to the Philadelphia Phillies. In return, the Mariners received 1B/3B/OF prospect Jake Scheiner. As with most Mariners, Bruce started the season with impressive power numbers, hitting seven home runs…

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Cubs Select Carlos Gonzalez, Designate Jim Adduci For Assignment

Cubs Select Carlos Gonzalez, Designate Jim Adduci For Assignment The Cubs have selected the contract of veteran outfielder Carlos Gonzalez from Triple-A, per a team announcement. His promotion was first reported by Daniel Alvarez Montas of El Extra Base (Twitter link). In a corresponding move, outfielder/first baseman Jim Adduci has been designated for assignment (as ESPN Chicago’s…

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Cal notes: Kaprielian resurgent with Ports

Cal notes: Kaprielian resurgent with Ports May 19 was the first time James Kaprielian pitched in a Minor League regular season game since 2016. After dealing with shoulder and elbow injuries, the 2015 first-round pick is excited to be back on the mound with Stockton. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190603&content_id=307683012&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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