Will the Nationals turn to the least experienced option they have as their closer? Jon Heyman reported the Nats are leaning towards Koda Glover. According to a report by FanRags Jon Heyman last night, the Washington Nationals are leaning towards naming Koda Glover their closer after a winter spent pursuing a late-inning arm and a Spring-long battle to decide which pitcher from among their in-house options will handle the ninth.
Adam Jones provided perhaps the best highlight of the World Baseball Classic, when he took a home run away from Manny Machado with a spectacular catch in center field. Now Jones and Machado are just teammates again. "Pretty cool catch, pretty great moment," Jones said.
Robert Gsellman has landed a spot in the Mets rotation, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Gsellman's rotation spot comes following the news that Steven Matz will miss his next start with left elbow irritation. The Mets will be cautious with Steven Matz, Heyman said, adding that either Zack Wheeler or Seth Lugo will take the final spot in the rotation. There is also the possibility of Lugo pitching out of the bullpen. Gsellman (17.1 IP, 1.56 ERA) has pitched in five games this spring. He posted a 2.42 ERA in eight regular season games in 2016, including seven starts. Lugo (7 IP, 3.86 ERA) is coming off several strong starts in the World Baseball Classic for Puerto Rico. In 17 games for the