Jonathan Lucroy Clears Release Waivers

Jonathan Lucroy Clears Release Waivers Aug. 7: Lucroy has cleared release waivers, the Angels announced. He’s now a free agent and can sign with any team for the prorated league minimum. Aug. 5: The Angels announced today that they have requested release waivers on veteran backstop Jonathan Lucroy. He had been designated for assignment recently.…

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Free Agent Stock Watch: Didi Gregorius

Free Agent Stock Watch: Didi Gregorius The Xander Bogaerts extension was quite surprising when signed and has only increased in value to the Red Sox since. That deal gave the Yankees’ chief nemesis extended control over a core asset. It also removed the chief potential market rival for New York shortstop Didi Gregorius. Gregorius will presumably be…

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‘Racist’ accusations fly in exposed messages between baseball wives

‘Racist’ accusations fly in exposed messages between baseball wives Direct messages between significant others of current and former White Sox players got political, sparked outrage and became public in messy fashion. White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito’s wife, Ariana Dubelko Giolito, revealed a private exchange between Bria Anderson, the wife of shortstop Tim Anderson, and Elizabeth…

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Dustin Pedroia Undergoes Knee Surgery

Dustin Pedroia Undergoes Knee Surgery Red Sox second bagger Dustin Pedroia has undergone another procedure on his balky left knee, according to a team announcement. A “joint preservation procedure” was performed yesterday. Pedroia’s status has remained unclear amidst ongoing knee problems. Most recently, he acknowledged the possibility that he may never return to the MLB…

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