Arte Moreno has acknowledged that he was the one that killed the Pederson deal. Here is Anthony Rendon’s take on the Astros cheating scandal. The Angels have signed left handed relief pitcher Ryan Buchter to a minor league deal.
Rob Manfred is going to all the managers and warning them that beanballs will not be tolerated in 2020. Meanwhile, Rob Manfred raises the hackles on more than a few players by referring to the World Series trophy as a piece of metal. Supposedly getting under the luxury tax threshold was not the motivation behind the Mookie Betts/David Price trade. Yet another Astros cheater (Francis Martes) gets caught. Our old friend Collin Cowgill has signed a deal with the Mariners. This woman is nuts. Now she’s got a restraining order against her. Jay Jaffe is not a fan of the new roster rules. Tony Fernandez, former All Star shortstop, dies at 57.