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MLB catcher Brayan Pena shares beautiful, heartbreaking story of his defection from Cuba

Consider this more of a public service announcement than a substantive baseball post: If you’re a baseball fan and you only have time to read one thing on the internet today, make it St. 336 more words

MLB

The paper winners of MLB’s hot stove are probably doomed | New York Post

Joel Sherman accurately points out that the “winners of the off season” seldom win in the regular season.

So let’s do something potentially more valuable — evaluate an offseason since which enough time has passed that we can better glean success, failure and, perhaps, lessons by looking back three years:

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Hot Stove

Yadi won't be ready for opening day

With everyone freaking out about the Cubs rise to prominence. A little perspective is sometimes needed. Sports On Earth ranks baseball’s organizations.

There’s no truly objective way to rank baseball’s 30 organizations, but we did our best.

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Stl Cardinals

Small but smart moves keep Cardinals competitive

Although the Cardinals have allowed two former players to land in the hands of a division rival, the team has made some good moves that may have gone unnoticed. 353 more words

Baseball

Royals acquire catcher Tony Cruz from Cardinals

The Royals on Wednesday announced that they have acquired C/INF Tony Cruz from the Cardinals in exchange for minor-league infielder Jose Martinez.

Cruz, 29, has batted .220/.262/.310 (58 OPS+) across parts of five big-league seasons in St. 65 more words

Sports

Baseball Notes? Yea, Baseball Notes; Marc Anthony Is the New Jay-Z, Johnny Cueto Is Finna Get Paid, So Long Brayan Pena


Aroldis Chapman Signs With Marc Anthony’s Magnus Media

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A talent management company started earlier this year by singer Marc Anthony announced Monday it was getting into the sports representation business, having already signed Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman. 850 more words

Reds

Mozeliak brings in Brayan Pena

Mozeliak makes his first move to try a positional upgrade. Bringing in Brayan Pena to back up Yadi.

Though Pena has basically been a replacement-level player for much of his career, with a modest offensive profile, it’s important to view him for what he is: a backup.

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