The Cleveland Indians might be without their two biggest stars on opening day after All-Star third baseman Jose Ramirez was carted off the field Sunday. The Indians already know they’ll be without shortstop Francisco Lindor to begin the season as he works his way back from a calf injury. Batter up: Join or create a 2019 Yahoo Fantasy Baseball league for free today] Ramirez was hurt after fouling a pitch off the inside of his left knee during the third inning of Cleveland’s spring training game against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 8:23 pm
After winning a World Series with the Red Sox, Chris Sale preferred to stay in Boston rather than find out what he would be worth as a free agent after this season. As players, you can’t not respect it,” Sale said Saturday after Boston announced a deal that guarantees an additional $145 million from 2020 to 2024. Sale, who turns 30 on March 30, is guaranteed $15 million this year under the second option year of the contract he signed with the Chicago White Sox before the 2013 season.
Posted: March 23, 2019, 8:33 pm
Nicky Delmonico sent to Triple-A, but do White Sox need to cut another outfielder to clear room for Eloy Jimenez? originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The White Sox made a notable outfield cut Saturday, sending Nicky Delmonico to Triple-A Charlotte not long after Eloy Jimenez signed his new six-year deal. Rick Hahn wouldn’t 100-percent confirm during the press conference whether or not Jimenez would be on the team’s Opening Day roster, but the new deal eliminates the service-time conversation surrounding Jimenez and allows him to make his major league debut when the regular season starts next week in Kansas City.
Posted: March 23, 2019, 7:48 pm