Blue Jays Acquire Wilmer Font

Blue Jays Acquire Wilmer Font The Blue Jays have acquired right-hander Wilmer Font from the Mets in exchange for cash, per announcements from both organizations. New York designated Font for assignment last Friday. The Mets acquired Font, 29, from the Rays in exchange for 19-year-old righty Neraldo Catalina early in the season to add some depth…

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Reds Select Juan Graterol

Reds Select Juan Graterol The Reds announced that they’ve selected the contract of catcher Juan Graterol from Triple-A Louisville and placed closer Raisel Iglesias on the paternity list in a corresponding move to open a spot on the active roster. Cincinnati’s 40-man roster is now full. Graterol, 30, was an October waiver claim by the…

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USA defeats Japan 3-2 on Alec Burleson Walk-Off Homer

USA defeats Japan 3-2 on Alec Burleson Walk-Off Homer IMABARI CITY, JAPAN – Alec Burleson (ECU) hit a walk-off homer Wednesday (video) to lead off… Visit College Baseball Daily for the Full Story Source: http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2019/07/17/usa-defeats-japan-3-2-on-alec-burleson-walk-off-homer/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CollegeBaseballDaily+%28College+Baseball+Daily%29

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Phillies Reportedly Extended Klentak, MacPhail Prior To Season

Phillies Reportedly Extended Klentak, MacPhail Prior To Season The Phillies never announced contractual lengths for president Andy MacPhail or general manager Matt Klentak upon hiring the pair to spearhead the organization’s baseball operations department, and Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports (subscription required) that the team was similarly quiet about a pair of previously unannounced extensions…

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Pirates Halt Gregory Polanco’s Rehab Assignment

Pirates Halt Gregory Polanco’s Rehab Assignment The Pirates have shut down Gregory Polanco’s rehab assignment due to continued shoulder discomfort, director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk told reporters Wednesday (Twitter links via Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). It doesn’t sound as if the club is concerned about any potential structural damage in Polanco’s surgically…

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