• Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, and the odds would be against him
    SB Nation48 minutes ago

    Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, and the odds would be against him

    The headline I wanted was “Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, where he would flop,” but that seems rude. Back in the olden days of the internet — about 2012, or so — the Tigers announced that Miguel Cabrera was going to move from first base to third base to make room for Prince Fielder. Except

  • Iowa Cubs outfielder Mark Zagunis headed to big leagues
    Des Moines Register54 minutes ago

    Iowa Cubs outfielder Mark Zagunis headed to big leagues

    After Tuesday's Iowa Cubs game, outfielder Mark Zagunis talked about how he felt like he could have success at the big-league level. He's about to get his shot to show that he can. The Chicago Cubs are expected to promote the Iowa Cubs outfielder after sending Kyle Schwarber back to the minor

  • Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment
    The Associated Press10 minutes ago

    Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

    Already told he would be cut, catcher Stephen Vogt asked the Oakland Athletics to announce his departure Thursday rather than be a distraction before a game against Houston the previous night. Rookie infielder Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled list with an infection in his left knee that kept