Jered Weaver isn't having a great spring and is now dealing with a "dead arm."
Pittsburgh has pursued a trade for White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana over the past several months, but Pirates general manager Neal Huntington found the asking price to be “well above where it made sense for us” (via ESPN's Jim Bowden). With the Bucs seemingly out of the picture for Quintana, the
Keith Law's time on the back fields at the Padres' back fields last week in Peoria, Ariz., as you might expect, produced a number glowing reports. After all, ESPN's scouting guru had already ranked the farm system third in baseball, based largely on the Padres' $80-million-and-counting