Let’s Not Forget About Franchy Cordero

Let’s Not Forget About Franchy Cordero With high-profile signings like Eric Hosmer and Manny Machado and a superlative farm system that has produced standout rookies like Chris Paddack and Fernando Tatis Jr., the Padres have begun to return to relevancy after a stretch of seasons spent in baseball’s basement. More eyes are trained on the…

AL East Notes: Paxton, Rays, Iglesias, Martin

AL East Notes: Paxton, Rays, Iglesias, Martin After undergoing back surgery in early February, Yankees southpaw James Paxton was given a timeline of three-to-four months before he could return to the field.  As we approach the end of that estimated recovery period, Paxton described his back as “a non-issue” in an interview Friday on the…

A Waiver Claim Primed To Break Out

A Waiver Claim Primed To Break Out It’s no secret that the Baltimore Orioles need pitching. While GM Mike Elias and company work on building a development pipeline, the O’s are spending a lot of time scouring other organizations for excess talent to skim off the top.  Take 30-year-old right-hander Cole Sulser. Baltimore’s waiver claim…

Wilmer Flores Changes Representation

Wilmer Flores Changes Representation Infielder Wilmer Flores has new representation. Flores, 28, will now be repped by Cesar Suarez of the Beverly Hills Sports Council, per MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Flores’ change in representation will soon be reflected in MLBTR’s Agency Database. Flores had previously been repped by the McNamara Baseball Group. Suarez is a…