Giants Sign Darin Ruf

Giants Sign Darin Ruf The Giants have inked first baseman/outfielder Darin Ruf to a minor league contract, Jayson Stark of The Athletic reports. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. The 33-year-old Ruf is returning stateside after spending three seasons with the Korea Baseball Organization’s Samsung Lions, who purchased his contract from…

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Cheap Thrills, Part 1

Cheap Thrills, Part 1 As noted previously, I can barely keep up with, much less collect, all the post-career cards of my favorite players. I can’t even say I window shop. However, there are occasions where certain cards unexpectedly but decidedly grab me. Such was the case when I ran across this gem from the…

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Minor MLB Transactions: 1/23/20

Minor MLB Transactions: 1/23/20 The latest minor league transactions from around the game… The Dodgers released their list of Spring Training non-roster invites, most of which have already been detailed on MLBTR’s pages.  One previously unreported name on the list is left-hander Kyle Lobstein, who is back with L.A. on a minor league contract.  This…

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Giancarlo Stanton gets ready for Yankees season by bench-pressing Adriana Lima

Giancarlo Stanton gets ready for Yankees season by bench-pressing Adriana Lima It appears Adriana Lima prefers pinstripes. The 38-year-old model — who previously dated former Mets pitcher Matt Harvey and Patriots received Julian Edelman — was seen working out with Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton in a recent Instagram video from Dogpound founder Kirk Myers. In…

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