The Angels have claimed Jose Quijada and designated Parker Markel to make room on the 40 man roster. Here is an article about the deal that fell through. I know the sting has probably not yet subsided. Billy Eppler has officially pronounced the deal dead.
The Twins are reportedly unhappy with how the Graterol deal was handled by the Red Sox. They’re not the only ones. Mike Bolsinger has filed a lawsuit against the Astros In Los Angeles Superior Court. We’ll see how that goes. The team lawyers may try to remove this case to Federal Court in a venue more to their liking. Masahiro Tanaka joins the crowd of people who feel the cheating Astros cheated him out of something. Charlie Morton resorts to the famous phrase “Mistakes were made.”
Here is a handy compilation of all the important baseball dates this year. Former Major League outfielder Angel Echevarria died young. Former Oriole Gil Coan passes away at 97. Here is a podcast about the impact of black baseball players in celebration of Black History Month. You can own a piece of history from the infamous George Brett pine tar game.