The White Sox rebuild is going just swimmingly, according to the fine folks at Baseball America. The publication does its own rankings of each organization’s top prospects every offseason, and their top 10 rankings of the players in the White Sox farm system is unexpectedly impressive, what with how general manager Rick Hahn has acquired so much minor league talent over the past year-plus. Now you can see how your fantasy future White Sox lineup matches up with Baseball America’s.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 2:57 pm
The San Francisco Giants agreed to acquire 2013 National League MVP Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to multiple reports Monday. It was not immediately clear what the Pirates will receive in return for McCutchen, who is due $14.75 million in the final year of his contract. McCutchen, 31, hit .279 with 28 home runs and 88 RBIs last season.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:55 am
The Minnesota Twins officially signed right-hander Addison Reed to a two-year, $16.75 million deal, the team announced on Monday. Reed was 2-3 with a 2.84 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 19 saves and 76 strikeouts in 76 innings between the New York Mets and Boston Red Sox last season. Overall, Reed is 18-21 with a 3.40 ERA and 125 saves over seven seasons with the Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Mets and Red Sox.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:22 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Morneau, the 2006 AL MVP and Minnesota Twins first baseman whose career was derailed by concussion symptoms, is retiring after 1,603 hits and 247 home runs in 14 major league seasons.
The Twins confirmed Morneau’s retirement
Posted: January 15, 2018, 10:29 pm