February 20th

Bryce Harper – Free Agent Update

According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, the Phillies’ “total focus” is on Harper, with other free agents a second thought. 635 more words

Odubel Herrera Leaves Practice With “Slight Left Hamstring Strain”-Picture

I was making my rounds today and was watching the infielders practice running the bases. First time, I took video, second, stills.

It was during the second time around the bases when I noticed Odubel Herrera pull up short and tender as he came into third. 109 more words

Players

Manny Machado to the Padres

We are finally half-way through the Big 2 free agents signing.  Machado agreed to a 10 year/$300 million deal.  I imagine California taxes eat into a lot of that, but on the other hand, he gets to live in San Diego. 129 more words

Fun Cards: 2019 TWJ Fergie Jenkins

The Cubs retired uniform number 31 in honor of both Fergie Jenkins and Greg Maddux in 2009; they were the first pitchers so honored by the club. 18 more words

Baseball

Reacting To The Manny Machado Deal

Source confirms: Machado to #Padres, 10 years, $300M. First reported: @JeffPassan and @Feinsand.

— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 19, 2019

After months of waiting and wondering what team will take the plunge and sign…

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MLB

Bryce Harper Rumors: All-Star Unsure Of Philadelphia

Bryce Harper is the biggest free agent on baseball’s market after the San Diego Padres snatched up Manny Machado with a massive deal on Tuesday. With spring training in full swing, Harper needs to find a home soon. 508 more words

MLB

Timing could be right for Pirates to explore extensions for Taillon, Williams

Two star pitchers recently signed team-friendly extensions, so should the Pittsburgh Pirates start considering similar deals with two of their star pitchers?

Aaron Nola, of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Luis Severino of the New York Yankees each signed team-friendly extensions before hitting arbitration in the last week or so. 975 more words

Pirates