The All-Star Starters By WAR

The All-Star Starters By WAR With last night’s announcement of the starters for the 2019 All-Star Game, baseball’s experiment with a new fan voting process officially came to its completion. Ten of the 17 All-Star starters currently lead their respective league in WAR at their position, with two more — Gary Sanchez and Nolan Arenado…

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Rangers Claim Jesse Biddle

Rangers Claim Jesse Biddle The Rangers have claimed left-hander Jesse Biddle off waivers from the Mariners, according to announcements from both clubs. Texas transferred Jeffrey Springs from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL to open a spot on the 40-man roster. The 27-year-old Biddle is a former first-round pick who bounced back from injuries…

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Phillies Designate Fernando Salas For Assignment

Phillies Designate Fernando Salas For Assignment The Phillies announced Friday that they’ve designated veteran right-hander Fernando Salas for assignment and reinstated right-hander Tommy Hunter from the 60-day IL. Philadelphia also reinstated center fielder Adam Haseley from the 10-day IL and optioned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Salas, 34, pitched just one inning for the Phils,…

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