A couple of Yankees underwent surgery this week. We already knew about the Frankie Montas shoulder surgery but catcher Ben Rortvedt needed a surgery because of an aneurysm that was affecting blood circulation in his hand and finger. Mike Soroka is injured yet again. This is the guy that tore his achilles tendon while walking across the field.
The Reds claimed Bennett Sousa off waivers from the White Sox. Meanwhile the White Sox signed Bryan Shaw to a minor league deal with an invite. The Brewers are signing Luke Voight to a minor league deal, also with an invite.
Lance McCullers Jr. won’t be ready to pitch for the Astros at the start of the season because of a “small muscle strain.”
Here is the hunk of metal they are vying for in the World Baseball Classic.
Photo credit: Rex Fregosi