Spencer Kieboom back at MLB level

Spencer Kieboom back at MLB level After spending a season with the Harrisburg Senators (AA, Eastern League), Spencer Kieboom was called up by the Washington Nationals yesterday. As expected for a late-season call-up, he didn’t get playing time in his first game. After leaving a good impression last year, as he spent about half of…

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Giants Release Carlos Torres

Giants Release Carlos Torres The Giants have released veteran righty Carlos Torres, according to the Pacific Coast League transactions page. He had joined the organization earlier this month on a minors deal. Details of the departure aren’t clear, but the San Francisco organization has continued to churn through a large number of relief arms. Torres…

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Profiles in Profiles

Profiles in Profiles profile preface Thumb through a stack of 1964 Topps cards and you’ll see a host of classic Topps poses, whether it’s the manager (or head coach!) barking out instructions… Pitchers at the top of their wind-ups… Or unprotected catchers in a crouch. Profile Prototypes But there’s one classic Topps pose you won’t…

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Cardinals Release Drew Robinson

Cardinals Release Drew Robinson The Cardinals have released outfielder Drew Robinson, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (via Twitter). That opens a 40-man spot for the club, though it’s not clear yet how it’ll be utilized. Robinson recently underwent season-ending elbow surgery, so he could have been placed on the 60-day injured…

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