Shohei Ohtani’s first spring training start was moved up to today. You’re killing me Smalls! Several Angels prospects appear in this ZiPS top 100 prospects for 2023 list. The surprising ones are Ky Bush and Kyren Paris. Jeremiah Jackson made the list of the top ten second base prospects. Ky Bush is number 17 on the top 20 pitching prospects. Let’s hope ZiPS is right. We will lose some games. RIP Albie Pearson.
The Atlanta Braves signed Matt Swarmer to a minor league deal.
The Blue Jays hired James Click as Vice President of Baseball Strategy. Oliver Marmol is upset that C.B. Bucknor wouldn’t shake his hand. This stems from a disagreement over balls and strikes that happened last season. MLB is reviewing the matter.
This article says the impending bankruptcy filing of AT&T SportsNet might end up being a Chapter 7 liquidation rather than a Chapter 11 reorganization. Fire sale!
Gavin Lux appears to have obliterated his knee running bases.
A home run plus beer throwing.
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