RT @billjamesonline: Paul Goldschmidt at age 31 has 193 Win Shares, 40.1 WAR for a Hall of Fame Score of 353. Comparable to Tony Perez at the same age (357); behind Mattingly (370) and Votto (384), ahead of Garvey (320) and Bottomley (337). 2019 Bill James Handbook.
RT @MDGonzales: Maddon was asked about the leadoff spot: “Kenny (Lofton) isn’t available.” Says Rizzo will tell you he’s the best. “I don’t know know the answer. ... If you don’t (have a leadoff hitter), it’s wise to mix and match the best you can.”
RT @AaronGleeman: Twins' payroll was $128 million in 2018. Twins' current payroll is $96 million. That's the fifth-largest payroll decline in baseball year over year. Only the Orioles, Blue Jays, Giants, and Royals — expected to be four of MLB's worst teams — have had a larger decline in spending.
Since a few of you have asked and this seems to be a popular rumor....any potential deal for Martin Ojeda has had nothing to do with #cf97 trying to clear international spots. From what I’ve been able to gather, details of that rumor are false.
10 years ago today, as a stupidly naive 23 year old, I moved from Raheny in Dublin to live with my Grama in Chicago. What a gem she is. The world seems a smaller place now than it did then. I’m beyond grateful for every friendship, laugh, obstacle & opportunity along the way ??❤️
Matt Polster on the verge of signing for Rangers. “We haven’t got it over the line just yet,” revealed Gerrard. “But we’ve told his advisers that we’d like him to come.”