Phillies’ Odubel Herrera does some between-the-ears work and it shows originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com CLEARWATER, Fla. Despite having just 12 plate appearances coming into Sunday’s Grapefruit League game against the Baltimore Orioles, Odubel Herrera sure looked locked-in. He singled, doubled and homered on his way to a four-RBI day in the Phillies’ 11-4 win.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 10:26 pm
Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Mark Trumbo will open the season on the injured list, manager Brandon Hyde confirmed Sunday. Trumbo, who led the majors with 47 home runs in 2016, has batted .167 in 13 plate appearances this spring as he recovers from offseason surgery on his right knee. “We’re going to let him continue to do his rehab down here,” Hyde told reporters in Sarasota, Fla., according to MLB.com.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 6:02 pm
Second baseman Scooter Gennett will miss eight to 12 weeks because of the right groin strain he sustained during a spring training game, the Cincinnati Reds announced Saturday. Gennett walked gingerly as he was helped off the field on Friday, and he was later taken from the dugout on a golf cart. C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic said Saturday that with Gennett’s injury, Jose Iglesias will play shortstop and Jose Peraza will man second base.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 12:38 am
MLB rumors: Giants acquire Michael Yastrzemski to bolster bare outfield originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The Giants have released two outfielders this week which left many of us wondering … what’s next? Well, a familiar name is being acquired by the Giants — Yastrzemski.
Posted: March 23, 2019, 8:37 pm
Texas Rangers pitcher Jason Hammel has announced his retirement after 13 big-league seasons. Hammel, 36, decided to walk away despite learning one day earlier that he had made the Rangers’ 25-man roster. Right-hander Jeanmar Gomez will replace him on the active roster, according to The Athletic.
Posted: March 23, 2019, 7:10 pm
The Baltimore Orioles claimed Nationals catcher Pedro Severino on outright waivers Saturday, ending Severino’s time in Washington. Once viewed as a high-end defender who could be a future starter in the big leagues, Severino rapidly fell down the organization’s depth chart after foundering last season when provided an extended, if unexpected, chance to play. Severino, 25, produced a .
Posted: March 23, 2019, 6:49 pm