The Braves extend Brian Snitker’s contract, plus Christian Yelich talks about looking forward to the 2021 season on this edition of FastCast
Posted: February 27, 2021, 2:37 am
Whether you were the MVP the previous year or you sucked, everybody starts at zero in spring training and the new year. We live in a business where it’s, ‘What have you done for me lately? What I’ve done lately is play terribly, so I’m looking forward to a fresh start and starting a new year.
Posted: February 27, 2021, 1:53 am
“There are things that he can do,” Counsell said. “He can throw, things like that. It’s just the catching thing we’re going to be slow with because that’s where the problem occurred and that’s the chance where he could reaggravate it, frankly.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 10:59 pm
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain has no regrets about opting out of nearly the entire 2020 season but realizes his long layoff could create some obstacles now that he’s back. “Definitely the right choice, 100% it was the right choice,” the 2018 All-Star and 2019 Gold Glove winner said Wednesday from the Brewers’ spring training site in Phoenix. Cain, who turns 35 on April 13, played just five games last year before sitting out the rest of the season.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 9:15 pm
Brad Johnson reviews the most important relievers in the NL Central, focusing on value, breakout potential and closing opportunities. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: February 24, 2021, 5:49 pm
With spring training in full swing, third baseman Travis Shaw returned to the Milwaukee Brewers while former All-Star third baseman Jake Lamb and pitchers Ian Kennedy and Julio Teheran found new teams. Shaw signed a minor league contract with the Brewers on Tuesday, giving them one more option for their unsettled situation at third base. Shaw was invited to spring training.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 1:01 am
We reportedly have new suitor in the Jackie Bradley Jr. sweepstakes as the former Red Sox outfielder continues his free-agent tour.
Posted: February 22, 2021, 8:20 pm
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Omar Narváez refuses to blame his hitting struggles last year on the unusual circumstances of the pandemic-delayed 2020 season. “Everything got out of control,” Narváez said Sunday from the Brewers’ spring training complex in Phoenix.
Posted: February 21, 2021, 8:36 pm