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The Battle for the Final Tigers Roster Spot: Akil Baddoo vs. Kerry Carpenter

It is the final week of Spring Training, and as per usual, rosters are being finalized across the league. For the Detroit Tigers, it’s pretty simple: the final roster spot is down to Kerry Carpenter or Akil Baddoo. Both players are red hot this spring, and as a result, the decision to cut one of […]

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Red Sox Opening Day Roster Decisions

With five days left until Opening Day, The Red Sox still haven’t settled on an opening day roster. As of this moment (Saturday evening), the active roster is still at 34 players, with 8 to 10 cuts still to come depending on whether or not veterans on minor league deals are added to the 26-man […]

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Nationals Roster Basically Set

In Davey Martinez’s pre-game press conference, he announced a series of moves for the Nationals, which has the 26-man roster for Opening Day pretty much set. Roster Changes Jeter Downs and Paolo Espino have been optioned to AAA. Alex Colomé, Andrés Machado, and Wily Peralta have been reassigned to the minor-league camp. It’s not official […]

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The Giants Will Have a Trio of Young Players on Their Opening Day Roster

Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi made an appearance on the NBC Sports broadcast during the Giants’ loss to the Guardians last night, and he talked about four young players that have been performing well in camp. Blake Sabol was a Rule-5 draft pick who was selected by the Reds and then immediately traded […]

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Padres Left-Handed Pitch Blake Snell Mid-Wind Up Set to Deliver Next Pitch
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Padres Name Blake Snell as the Opening Day Starter

The San Diego Padres have officially named left-handed pitcher Blake Snell as the team’s opening-day starter. The Padres will open up the season at Petco Park in San Diego as the friars host the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, March 30th. Last season for the San Diego Padres’ Blake Snell had an extremely promising season. After […]

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Detroit Tigers Make Big Roster Moves and Announce Opening Day Starter

The Detroit Tigers have announced that for the 2nd season in a row, left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez will be on the mound as the opening-day starter. Rodríguez will face the Tampa Bay Rays lineup on March 30th, on the road in Tampa, to kick off the 2023 season. This decision shouldn’t surprise anyone as the […]

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Previewing The Toronto Blue Jays 2023 Rotation

Coming into the offseason, the Toronto Blue Jays roster was more known for its high-octane offensive play. After being amongst some of the highest-scoring teams in baseball the last couple of seasons, the Toronto Blue Jays management opted for a bit of a different look this summer.  That’s not a negative from any perspective, and […]

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Rhys Hoskins Suffers Serious Knee Injury vs. Tigers

The defending National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies may have just lost one of the best hitters in their lineup for the 2023 season. Thursday afternoon, in a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers, 1st baseman Rhys Hoskins went to make a play on a ground ball hit by Detroit outfielder Austin Meadows in the […]

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Tyler Glasnow in the middle of his wind-up, Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images
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2023: The Year of the Oblique Injury

About a week ago, I was listening to my daily dose of the Just Baseball podcast, which you can find all their information on their website here. During one of their episodes, they prompted a question about Oblique Injuries and that there seemed to be more of them during this year’s spring training. Aram Leighton […]

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Does it Make Sense to Move Tim Anderson to Second Base?

Throughout the World Baseball Classic, White Sox fans have had the pleasure of watching their all-star shortstop, Tim Anderson, play 2nd base for Team USA. Anderson started six games, once at shortstop and five times at second base. Although there have been a few balls that Anderson would probably like back, there still have been […]

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