Mike Sadek, a popular backup catcher who played all eight of his major league seasons with the San Francisco Giants, has died. The team announced Sadek died Wednesday in San Andreas, California, following a short illness. Sadek was a .226 career hitter with five home runs and 74 RBIs in 383 big league games from 1973-81.
MLB Network continues to roll out their “Top 10 Players Right Now” for each position, and on Wednesday, it was time to talk first baseman.
The Twins and veteran starting pitcher J.A. Happ agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract, according to a report.