Nats Notes: Strasburg, Scherzer, Kieboom

Nats Notes: Strasburg, Scherzer, Kieboom While there’s no denying that huge money drove Stephen Strasburg’s return to the Nationals, there were some other key elements that informed his decisionmaking this winter. As Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic reports (subscription link), Strasburg actually worked in family-related travel benefits into his negotiations and contract. Those changes will…

Latest On Freddie Freeman

Latest On Freddie Freeman As of yesterday afternoon, the outlook was rather positive on Freddie Freeman’s troublesome right elbow. But he was scratched from his scheduled spring appearance today owing to inflammation in the joint. It’s not time to panic if you’re a Braves fan. The club made clear it’s a precautionary move. And some…

Mark Shapiro On Blue Jays’ Outlook

Mark Shapiro On Blue Jays’ Outlook Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro discussed the state of his organization with Kaitlyn McGrath of The Athletic (subscription link). You’ll obviously want to read the full transcript for all the details, but we’ll cover a few key points here. One of the more interesting observations from Shapiro relates to the…