Blue Rocks’ Bubic posts seven zeros

Blue Rocks’ Bubic posts seven zeros Royals No. 8 prospect Kris Bubic gave up two hits and struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings before Class A Advanced Wilmington pulled out a 2-1 win over Salem in the first game of a doubleheader. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190712&content_id=309020582&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Latest On Francisco Cervelli

Latest On Francisco Cervelli JULY 12: Cervelli now says that he does hope to return to working behind the plate. (Post via Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, on Twitter.) “Saying that I quit from my catcher responsibilities is inaccurate,” he writes. “My hope is to catch again.” Cervelli goes on to explain that he is merely…

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Max Muncy: Not A Fluke

Max Muncy: Not A Fluke Max Muncy rose from obscurity last year to become one of the majors’ most improbable success stories. The Athletics jettisoned Muncy in April 2017, a half-decade after they used a fifth-round draft pick on him. The Dodgers then scooped up Muncy on a minor league contract that has turned into…

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Ron Darling’s lawyer: Lenny Dykstra’s reputation is so bad it ‘cannot be defamed’

Ron Darling’s lawyer: Lenny Dykstra’s reputation is so bad it ‘cannot be defamed’ Former Met Ron Darling says in new court papers that he couldn’t possibly have defamed his old teammate, Lenny Dykstra — because Dykstra’s reputation can’t get any worse. “Dykstra is a classic libel-proof plaintiff, whose reputation is so bad that he simply…

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A Breakout Reliever Emerges For Rays

A Breakout Reliever Emerges For Rays Rays reliever Emilio Pagan was not the headliner in a three-team offseason trade featuring Tampa Bay, Oakland and Texas. That honor went to infielder Jurickson Profar, whom the Athletics acquired from the Rangers in the swap. However, between Pagan and Profar – the two major leaguers involved in the…

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Mets Release Matt Kemp

Mets Release Matt Kemp The Mets have released outfielder Matt Kemp, according to the International League transactions page. He had been with the organization on a minors deal. Kemp, 34, only took 36 plate appearances in eight games with the Mets’ top affiliate. He turned in an unremarkable .235/.278/.324 slash there and obviously was not…

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