Reliever Casey Janssen made an appearance at Nationals Park on Wednesday as he trained with teammates in anticipation of his first minor league rehab assignment with Single-A Potomac the following night. 666 more words
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Updated at 6:06 p.m.
ATLANTA — Seeking some experienced help for a bullpen that has struggled through the season’s first three weeks, the Nationals have signed veteran Jose Valverde to a minor-league contract, general manager Mike Rizzo confirmed Wednesday evening. 392 more words
This is not a repeat from, well, any point in the past several seasons:
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The Tigers are close to acquiring a relief pitcher, source says.
The Padres Opening Day roster came more into focus Thursday while Bud Black was holding his last morning briefing in Arizona before the Padres hosted the Milwaukee Brewers in their Cactus League finale. 802 more words
Just a couple weeks ago there were actual stories written by mainstream outlets suggesting Jose Valverde was turning heads in Padres camp, which is the sort of thing that makes paying attention to spring training seem silly. 63 more words
Catcher Tim Federowicz won’t be the only Padre having knee surgery Thursday.
Third base coach Glenn Hoffman will have surgery on his left knee the same day in San Diego. 518 more words
With the Padres having acquired outfielders Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers in the off-season, Will Venable has become something of a forgotten player with the club. 429 more words