Rays Announce Wild Card Roster

Rays Announce Wild Card Roster As the Athletics did shortly before them, the Rays have announced their 25-man roster for tonight’s Wild Card showdown in Oakland. They’ll carry 10 pitchers, as Tampa Bay looks to have loaded up on right-handed bench bats in anticipation not only of lefty starter Sean Manaea but of the Athletics’…

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Athletics Announce Wild Card Roster

Athletics Announce Wild Card Roster The Athletics have formally announced their roster for this year’s Wild Card game against the Rays. They’ll head into tonight’s sudden-death showdown with 11 pitchers, headlined by resurgent top starter Sean Manaea. Right-handed pitchers Chris Bassitt Mike Fiers Liam Hendriks Yusmeiro Petit Joakim Soria J.B. Wendelken Left-handed pitchers Sean Manaea (starter)…

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Antonetti: Indians Intend To Exercise Kluber’s Option, Decline Options On Kipnis, Otero

Antonetti: Indians Intend To Exercise Kluber’s Option, Decline Options On Kipnis, Otero Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti announced at the beginning of today’s meeting with the media that the team intends to exercise its $17.5MM club option on right-hander Corey Kluber (Twitter link via Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon-Journal). The Indians are…

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Latest On Angels’ Managerial Vacancy

Latest On Angels’ Managerial Vacancy Owner Arte Moreno, frustrated with the Angels’ fourth consecutive losing season, was the one who ultimately pushed for a managerial change, reports Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register. And although the timing of Brad Ausmus’ dismissal as Angels manager aligned rather conveniently with the news that Joe Maddon was…

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