“I generally have a pretty high pain tolerance,” the A’s first baseman said Sunday. “I couldn’t grip the bat when I came back (to the dugout) so I knew something was up.” It turned out Olson had fractured the hamate bone in his right hand.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 7:51 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
The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Michael Reed on Saturday from the Minnesota Twins for outfielder John Andreoli and cash. Andreoli will report to Triple-A Rochester, the team added in the announcement. Reed, who was claimed off waivers by the Twins in October, appeared in eight games this spring, hitting .
Posted: March 23, 2019, 10:58 pm
Red Sox cut five more from major league roster originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Boston Red Sox almost have their 25-man roster set for the start of the 2019 MLB season. With their season opener against the Seattle Mariners just days away, the team is continuing to make roster moves to trim down their spring training unit. Per the team’s official Twitter account, they assigned five players to the minor leagues.
Posted: March 23, 2019, 6:52 pm