Qfter he took Nationals' job in November 2015, Washington manager Dusty Baker made a call to Tanner Roark and asked the pitcher his preferred role. Roark was 15-10 with a 2.85 ERA in 31 starts in 2014 and dropped to 4-7 with a 4.38 ERA in 2015, when he made 12 starts and 28 relief appearances.
The Red Sox hope adding Chris Sale to a rotation that already included Rick Porcello and David Price will boost the team to its first World Series title since 2013. ''Boston's like the Golden State Warriors now in baseball,'' New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said during
LAKELAND, Fla. -- We know now that Justin Upton won't be batting second for the Detroit Tigers in 2017. Upton started last season in that role and went just 16-for-76 (.211). He homered only once and struck out 32 times (40 percent of his plate appearances). After an incredibly streaky year, Ausmus