Padres Release Sammy Solis

Padres Release Sammy Solis The Padres have released left-handed reliever Sammy Solis from his minor league contract, according to Roster Roundup (Twitter link). He’d signed with the Friars on a minor league back in early March after being released by the Nationals. Solis, 30, has enjoyed a solid season in Triple-A El Paso to date,…

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The Downside Of Being The 26th Man

The Downside Of Being The 26th Man In theory, the “26th man” doubleheader rule that MLB implemented in the 2012-16 wave of collective bargaining should work for all parties involved. Teams get an extra player, frequently a pitcher, to help manage the workload of the day’s pair of games. The player promoted to the big…

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Pre-Draft Farm System Rankings

Pre-Draft Farm System Rankings MLB Draft Week 2019 Mock Draft 3.0 [Thurs]Introduction to the 2019 Draft BOARD [Thurs]Pre-Draft Farm System Rankings [Thurs]The Untitled McDongenhagen Project: Draft Preview Pod [Fri]Reviewing the Prospects in the NCAA Regional Tournaments [Fri]Swing Changers: The Shift to Emphasizing Big Tools and Player Dev [Mon]Mock Draft 4.0: The Morning Of [Mon]Mock Draft…

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Cubs To Sign Carlos Gonzalez

Cubs To Sign Carlos Gonzalez The Cubs have agreed to a minor-league deal with veteran outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, per ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers (via Twitter). Gonzalez was released recently by the Indians. More to come … Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/05/cubs-to-sign-carlos-gonzalez.html

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2019 MLB Draft Resources

2019 MLB Draft Resources Baseball’s 2019 Rule 5 amateur draft will take begin on Monday, June 3rd. Between now and then, you may wish to acquaint yourself further with some of the young players who’ll be selected. There’ll be new mock drafts and added analysis in the days to come, but this slate of links provides…

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