Andrew Velasquez switched again and says he will not be a switch hitter. A lot of the article is about how Patrick Sandoval is good. We sort of already knew that part. Davis Daniel is on the 60 day IL with a right shoulder strain. Brett Phillips plays catch with a young fan.
The Padres signed Roughned Odor. The Royals, in turn, signed Jackie Bradley Jr. to a minor league deal.
Seiya Suzuki withdrew from the World Baseball Classic with an oblique strain. The Cubs will use Trey Mancini in right field for however long Suzuki is unavailable. Tyler Glasnow will miss six to eight weeks with his grade 2 oblique strain.
MLB intends to try to get a salary cap. New York City managed to misspell Jackie Robinson’s name on a road sign. Move over Pete Rose. Former minor leaguer Peter Bayer made over 100 baseball related bets in 2020.
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