The New York Mets have made a late addition to their starting rotation, reaching agreement with Taijuan Walker on a $20 million, two-year contract.
Philadelphia Phillies two-time All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto has a small fracture in his right thumb and will be evaluated again in two weeks. Realmuto was injured while blocking a pitch six days ago. He practiced on the first day of spring training Wednesday but an MRI later revealed the break. His hand will be immobilized but it’s possible he’ll still catch pitchers during bullpen sessions. Realmuto said he’s confident he’ll be ready for the season opener on April 1, but wants to make sure hs thumb has healed.
As the players begin to report decisions will start to be made regarding both the starting rotation and the bullpen.
Reports coming out of the Phillies front office that they are working on a deal with Brad Miller.
Along with changes to Minor League Baseball, MLB also announced changes to the Spring Training schedules for their clubs. The Grapefruit League has been broken down into three groups.
Major League Baseball announced changes coming to the minor league system on Friday. Some teams have been eliminated and 120 teams remain included in the system.
The Philadelphia Phillies have added some depth ahead of Spring Training. Right hander Chase Anderson and lefty Matt Moore have signed one-year deals.
The Philadelphia Phillies announced the signings of three relievers to minor league deals on Tuesday.
The Philadelphia Phillies and shortstop Didi Gregorius have agreed on a two-year, $28 million contract, according to a person familiar with the deal.
Phillies manager Joe Girardi, and players Rhys Hoskins as well as Adam Haseley are set to attend.
New York Mets general manager Jared Porter has been fired after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their front office.
The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have agreed on a $6 million, one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal.
Tommy Lasorda looked on from a suite at Globe Life Field in Texas, watching as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the World Series in Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Rays.