Yankees Activate Didi Gregorius

Yankees Activate Didi Gregorius June 7: Gregorius has officially been reinstated from the injured list, per an announcement from the Yankees. Estrada has indeed been optioned to Triple-A, while Tulowitzki was transferred to the 60-day injured list to open a 40-man spot. Tulo has already been on the 10-day injured list for more than 60…

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Dallas Keuchel Heads to Atlanta

Dallas Keuchel Heads to Atlanta The Atlanta Braves and Dallas Keuchel agreed to terms on a contract Thursday night, thus ending baseball’s short free agency burst following the conclusion of the MLB Draft. Keuchel’s one-year, $13 million deal will enable him to enter the free agent market after the 2019 season with a clean slate,…

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Cubs Sign Craig Kimbrel

Cubs Sign Craig Kimbrel June 7, 10:45am: The team has formally announced the contract. Kimbrel is being introduced at a press conference right now, which the team is live-streaming via Periscope. 9:11am: Kimbrel has passed his physical, per Heyman (Twitter links), and an introductory press conference is set to take place prior to today’s game. June…

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Rick Eckstein Talks Hitting

Rick Eckstein Talks Hitting While not a series, per se, several “Talks Hitting” interviews have run here at FanGraphs in recent months. All have been with players. Sharing their thoughts on the subject have been Nolan Arenado, Matt Chapman, Drew Ferguson, Mitch Haniger, Michael Lorenzen, Daniel Murphy, and Jesse Winker. Approaches varying as they do…

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SAL notes: Rivera developing raw talents

SAL notes: Rivera developing raw talents Blake Rivera was drafted by the Giants in the 32nd round in 2017 but decided to return to college. The move paid off for the 2018 fourth-rounder, who is putting his talents on display this year with Augusta. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190607&content_id=307815236&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Prospect Roundup: Games of June 6

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 6 Padres No. 4 prospect Luis Urias tripled and finished with three hits for Triple-A El Paso and No. 9 Braves prospect Kolby Allard tied his career high with eight innings of one-run ball for Triple-A Gwinnett. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190607&content_id=307840336&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Minor MLB Transactions: 6/7/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 6/7/19 Here are Friday’s minor moves from around the game… First baseman/outfielder Jim Adduci cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the Cubs and has been assigned outright to Triple-A Iowa, per the league’s transactions page. He’d have had the right to reject an outright assignment in favor of free agency,…

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