nhadmin

Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas will go on the 10-day injured list with a dislocated finger, Craig Mish of SportsGrid reports. Rojas appears as if he’ll miss more time than the 10-day minimum, though, as Mish hears the injury is “concerning.” Rojas, who suffered the injury in a loss to the division-rival Phillies on Thursday, has
0 Comments
Effectively Wild Episode 1700: Dirty Secrets and Naked Truths by Ben Lindbergh May 28, 2021 Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Javier Báez and Will Craig combining on a baffling blooper, a naked streaker seizing the moment during a rain delay at Nationals Park, Cardinals manager Mike Shildt’s objection to a foreign-substance inspection (and
0 Comments
If there was any question of Alex Jackson‘s health, he let his bat answer for him. Emphatically. On rehab assignment after injuring his left hamstring earlier this month, Atlanta’s young backstop erupted for three homers and seven RBIs to lead Triple-A Gwinnett past visiting Memphis, 14-2, Thursday night. Jackson added a single and a walk
0 Comments
Keep track of the Braves’ recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season. May 23: RHP Bryse Wilson optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett and RHP Jay Flaa recalled from GwinnettWith two off-days during May’s final full week, the Braves won’t need a fifth starter until June 1. Wilson won’t be eligible to return via a non-injured
0 Comments
Daily Prospect Notes: 5/27/21 by Eric Longenhagen May 27, 2021 These are notes on prospects from lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen. Read previous installments here. With the college baseball postseason underway, today’s notes will be a mix of observations from conference tournament play and the minor leagues. We’ll begin… In the SEC… Top-10 nationally ranked
0 Comments
Five minority owners of the Rays filed a lawsuit against majority owner Stuart Sternberg in the Pinellas County Circuit Court over the weekend (full complaint available here). The action alleges that Sternberg has worked to “squeeze out” minority owners and increase his personal ownership stake in the franchise. Sternberg, as managing partner of the organization,
0 Comments
With Drew Smyly exiting the fifth inning with a lead, everything seemed to be shaping up for the Braves, who had a fresh bullpen and the luxury of having another off-day precede this weekend’s big division series against the Mets. But instead of tapping into his rested relief corps, Braves manager Brian Snitker rolled the
0 Comments
Effectively Wild Episode 1699: Fixed That for You by Ben Lindbergh May 27, 2021 Ben Lindbergh, Meg Rowley, and Baseball Prospectus editor-in-chief Craig Goldstein banter about cicadas, New Era’s short-lived “MLB Local Market” caps, the exploits of Adolis García, and Byron Buxton being too fast for his own good, then discuss Craig’s recent writing on
0 Comments
3:33pm: The Angels have fired Callaway. 3:04pm: Major League Baseball has placed Angels pitching coach Mickey Callaway on its ineligible list through at least the 2022 season, commissioner Rob Manfred announced. The league made the decision after investigating Callaway for harassment allegations that were levied against him. Manfred issued a statement on the matter, saying:
0 Comments
Bryan Shaw’s Two-Headed Fastball by Justin Choi May 26, 2021 Remember when the Rockies attempted to assemble a super-mega bullpen? During the 2019-18 offseason, the team committed a combined $106 million to Wade Davis, Jake McGee, and the protagonist of this article, Bryan Shaw. What followed was a disaster. The trio put up just 0.4
0 Comments
Usually at the time of college tournament play, teams have narrowed their focus in the first round of the Draft. But with the event moved to July for the first time this year, the number of players in the top tier of talent is still expanding. Both North Carolina high school shortstop Kahlil Watson and
0 Comments
The Giants’ Complicated Future by Kevin Goldstein May 26, 2021 Trying to project how teams will behave in the coming months involves considering a lot of variables. There are the standings themselves, and yes, many teams are daily visitors to the FanGraphs Playoff Odds pages. There are payroll limitations as defined by the ownership group,
0 Comments
5:19pm: The Brewers expect Lindblom to accept a minor league assignment and remain with the organization, according to president of baseball operations David Stearns (via Sophia Minnaert of Baily Sports Wisconsin). 3:32pm: The Brewers announced that they have designated right-hander Josh Lindblom for assignment, recalled lefty Eric Lauer and outrighted infielder/outfielder Jace Peterson to Triple-A
0 Comments
The Rays nearly set a franchise record with an 11-game winning streak and went 11-2 overall from May 12-25, the two-week range of dates included in this Rookie Hot List. Entering Wednesday, they own the American League’s best record at 30-20 and sit a half-game ahead of the Red Sox in a crowded four-team AL
0 Comments
ATLANTA — The Braves are sending Marcell Ozuna back to Atlanta with the hope that he will not miss significant time after dislocating two fingers on his left hand during a 3-1 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Braves manager Brian Snitker said Ozuna dislocated his ring and middle fingers
0 Comments
Effectively Wild Episode 1698: The Smoking Theragun by Ben Lindbergh May 26, 2021 Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the scant separation between the top teams in each division and the division races they find the most intriguing, Buster Posey, Scott Kazmir, and other old Giants, Isiah Kiner-Falefa backing up his objection to coming
0 Comments
The Mets announced that they have acquired outfielder Billy McKinney from the Brewers for minor league left-hander Pedro Quintana. New York also transferred righty Jordan Yamamoto to the 60-day injured list. McKinney will add some much-needed outfield depth to a Mets club dealing with a rash of injuries in that area (and just about everywhere
0 Comments
Seven innings after creating a bases-loaded, nobody-out threat, Charlie Morton completed his finest start of the season and proved he is capable of avoiding those big innings that consistently plagued him this season. Morton quieted one of the game’s top offenses and the Braves began a challenging portion of their schedule with a 3-1 win
0 Comments
The Royals announced that they have activated shortstop Adalberto Mondesi from the injured list. He’s in line to make his 2021 debut after missing nearly the first two full months of the season. The 25-year-old Mondesi went on the IL on March 31, just before the season began, with a right oblique strain. The Royals
0 Comments
If that type of youth atop the leaderboard feels uncommon, it’s because it is. In the last 30 years, they’re just the third duo of players age 23 or younger to both be top two in home runs at least 15 homers into a season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The last time this
0 Comments
Ben Clemens FanGraphs Chat ’ 5/24/21 by Ben Clemens May 24, 2021 2:01 Ben Clemens: Hey everyone 2:01 Ben Clemens: Let’s talk about baseball! 2:01 Nick: How much do you think the new baseball is affecting the overall decline in battering average / increase in strikes? It just seems noticeably worse than last year. I’m
0 Comments
Former catcher Erik Kratz recently levied some eyebrow-raising allegations of sign-stealing against a couple of National League teams while a guest with John J. Filippelli and Kevin Sullivan on Curtain Call of the YES Network. When asked for his opinion about the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, Kratz said, “I can tell you that a team that
0 Comments