Joe Maddon thinks that David Fletcher is the best infielder in the Major Leagues. We wants Fletcher to get that Gold Glove for second base. Others make the argument that Tommy Edman of the Cardinals and Roughned Odor of the Yankees are better.
The Angels sent Jhonathan Diaz back to Salt Lake City over the weekend and brought up Cooper Criswell in his place. Two days later they optioned Criswell back down to the minors and activated Austin Warren from the COVID-19 list.
Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. had a heated exchange of words as the Padres continue to slip out of contention in the National League West. Apparently, Tatis Jr. has been brooding for several weeks and everybody is getting tired of it.
With the season dwindling away, both the Padres and the Yankees find themselves outside the wildcard races.
Former outfielder Anthony Gose had been basically washed out of the majors five years ago, but he reinvented himself as a pitcher. He’s made it back up to the big leagues in his new role. Necessity is the mother of reinvention.
Speaking of reinventing oneself, Garrett Richards is proving to be very good coming out of the bullpen. What do you think? Will the Red Sox exercise their team option on Garrett Richards?
The Kohei Arihara experiment didn’t turn out so well for the Rangers. They just designated him for assignment.
Which baseball card will emerge victorious out of this 32 card bracketed field? It’s up to the fans who vote.
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