The position players have reported. Soon there will be games. Here is Shohei Ohtani pitching at Angels camp before heading off to join Team Japan. Max Stassi is working on his swing to try to get it back the way it was in 2020 and 2021. Meanwhile Andrew Velazquez has decided to remain a switch hitter. Taylor Ward has high expectations for himself and says “The goal this year is definitely to avoid the wall.”
The White Sox designated Bennett Sousa for assignment to make room for Elvis Andrus. It appears that Elvis will get $3 Million for one year.
MLB formed an Economic Reform Committee as a reaction to all the money Steve Cohen is spending and the impending bankruptcy of Diamond Sports Group. This article goes through the rosters of the various teams in the World Baseball Classic. Did you know Tony Reagins is the General Manager of Team USA?
Anderson Comas, a minor league pitcher in the White Sox system, became the second player in affiliated baseball to come out publicly as gay while still active.
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