Recommended reading: “Salt Peanuts.” A novel by ex agent Brian David about a Cuban ballplayer who defects to America and confronts homesickness, prejudice, relationships with agents, women, teammates, etc. ... an insider’s look at the fascinating U.S-Cuba history
It's hard not to feel bad for a guy who willingly joined an awful team because they offered a ton of money, then had the misfortune of playing for an awful team.
Ariza on his impression of the Wizards from afar: “They were struggling a little bit. Couldn’t have been struggling worse than what I was struggling with.”
I agree and he would be interesting, but I can't really figure out if the Diamondbacks are actually going to commit to a rebuild. They moved Goldy, but its been pretty dead on that front since then.
Updated #Cubs roster projection: INF/OF Daniel Descalso agreed to 2-yr, $5MM contract with $3.5MM club option for '21. https://t.co/6DcXtgt1yf Descalso slashed .238/.353/.436 with 13 HR, 22 2B in 423 PAs for the Dbacks in '18 while starting games at 2B, 3B, 1B, LF.
RT @emmabaccellieri: Sports Illustrated's had two chess players on the cover: Bobby Fischer, and before him, Lisa Lane, who mysteriously quit while women's national champion. I went to find out what happened to her 50 years ago + what it says about the future of women's chess: https://t.co/qD08u9Hhnv