To some, the most logical landing spot was the Atlanta Braves, but they seemed to fill the need by signing Kurt Suzuki on Saturday. So where does that leave Wieters now? The Los Angeles Angels simply need offense, so adding Wieters at catcher or even designated hitter would be a massive upgrade for them.
Trumbo keeps the Orioles’ competitive window firmly open for the two years the team still has control over Zach Britton and Manny Machado, according to this analysis. Just as the O’s were publicly saying they were ready to move on, they were actually moving in on a deal for Mark Trumbo. Sneaky! Next year’s known payroll commitment is $153.6 million for 20 players. It’s based off a Roch Kubatko tweet, but since MASN has long since decided making their content easy to find is not a corporate goal, here’s the easiest way to the info. “The All-Star will live out a lifelong dream on Friday when he serves as an off-ice official when the San Jose Barracuda meet the San Diego Gulls.” The countdown began
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- Following the Red Sox’ surprisingly abrupt postseason run, Drew Pomeranz had a stem-cell shot injected into his elbow to deal with discomfort that came at the end of his 2016 All-Star season, with the hopes of a quick turnaround heading into the 2017 season. Pomeranz said he “definitely feels great,” and there was never talk of surgery to deal with the issue. “We just looked for ways to speed up the process of getting ready for this year and I think we made the right choice,” Pomeranz told reporters at Red Sox Winter Weekend at Foxwoods. Pomeranz described what goes into the shot and, while some parts sound more painful than others, he said the injection itself was the