The Chicago Cubs are reportedly releasing hard-throwing right-handed reliever Brandon Morrow.
Morrow was wonderful with the team during the first of half of the 2018 season, but hasn't pitched with the team since then.
Morrow was a free agent this winter, but signed a minor-league deal with Chicago. After signing with the Cubs in December, Morrow began dealing with chest and calf injuries in February. In April, he informed the team the his rehab wasn't progressing well and he planned to shut it down for the 2020 season.
What's Next for Morrow?
Cubs president Theo Epstein mentioned that Morrow was dealing with a...
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman believes outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will be ready to play by Opening Day.
On Monday, Stanton mentioned that he is feeling 100 percent and is ready to serve as the designated hitter.
Stanton was going to be unavailable for the originally-scheduled Opening Day in late March. He suffered a Grade 1 strain of his right calf in February. However, it sounds like Giancarlo Stanton is making progress, which is great news for the Yankees.
Yankees Stars Should Be Ready
Cashman mentioned that he is optimistic that Stanton will be ready to play on Opening Day. In addition,...
The New York Mets have agreed to a deal with outfielder Melky Cabrera. The 35-year-old outfielder will battle for a spot on the roster during training camp.
Cabrera has spent the last 15 years in the MLB. He has played for eight different organization over the course of his career. It'll be interesting to see what he brings to the table for the Mets.
Can Cabrera Contribute For Mets?
The Mets brought in Melky Cabrera along with four other players earlier this week. These are minor-league deals, so none of these players are guaranteed spots on the roster. However, Cabrera is...
St. Louis Cardinals hard-throwing reliever Jordan Hicks will begin the 2020 season on the injured list.
He is reportedly still recovering from Tommy John surgery that he underwent in late June last year.
The 23-year-old reliever was one of the most electrifying relievers in 2018. He solidified himself as a reliable late reliever in the back-end of the Cardinals bullpen. Sadly, he was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament and was forced to undergo surgery.
Jordan Hicks Impact in St. Louis
Hicks finished the year with the highest average velocity on his pitches. In 2019, the 21 fastest pitches in the league...
Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon confirmed that two-way star Shohei Ohtani should be ready to play by Opening Day.
The organization is hopeful that they can fully utilize Ohtani during the shortened 60-game season.
The 25-year-old phenom did not pitch during the 2019 season due to Tommy John surgery. However, the Angels are hopeful Ohtani will be ready with the 2020 campaign being delayed until late July.
What To Expect From Ohtani
It sounds like new manager Joe Maddon plans to use Ohtani the same way as the team did in 2018. He will pitch once a week, with a day...
New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks is expected to be ready to play by late July.
The 30-year-old outfielder is coming off Tommy John surgery, but feels he could be ready by the time baseball returns.
Hicks has reportedly been throwing at George M. Steinbrenner Field over the last few weeks. He had Tommy John surgery last October, but feels that his arm strength is at 80 percent and improving each day.
Will Hicks Be Ready By Opening Day?
The MLB is hopeful to get the baseball season started around July. Hicks is making progress and is hopeful that he can get out...
Former 1st round pick of the Oakland Athletics shortstop Addison Russell is heading overseas to play baseball.
Russell has agreed to a one-year deal with Kiwoom Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization. He will attempt to revive his baseball career after going unsigned this offseason.
The 26-year-old shortstop was once a top prospect, but will now need to prove his worth overseas. He'll make $530,000 the remainder of this season after no professional organization showed interest in him during free agency.
Can Russell Rebound in Korea?
The former All-Star shortstop became a free agent after the Chicago Cubs decided to non-tender him...
Outfielder Denard Span has decided to retire from Major League Baseball after 11 seasons in the big leagues.
The 36-year-old says he is walking away from the game because of his principles not due to lack of talent or desire to play.
Span mentioned that he would have preferred to walk away from the game on his own terms. However, Span didn't receive any offers to his liking and decided it was time to hang up his cleats.
A Young Man's Game
Span believes that changes to the free agent landscape are the main reason why he was forced...
Former All-Star starting pitcher Matt Harvey is attempting to make a comeback in Korea.
Harvey’s representatives confirmed that they've reached out to organizations in Korea, but haven't heard anything back yet.
Harvey remains a free agent heading into the 2020 season. At the moment, there does not appear to be a fit for Harvey in the South Korean league. Harvey mentioned that this is the first time he has been without a job in 10 years.
Will Harvey Pitch in the Majors Again?
The Southern Korean league is one of the few professional leagues that has resumed play. They are allowed a maximum...
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday that starting pitcher Chris Archer is out for the season.
Archer is undergoing surgery to relieve symptoms of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome and won't pitch during the 2020 campaign.
The good news is, Archer is expected to make a full recovery and be ready to pitch in 2021. Major League Baseball and the Player's Association have not come to an agreement for the 2020 season, so Archer might not miss any action at all.
Is Archer's Career In Jeopardy?
The 31-year-old starter was traded to the Pirates in July of the 2018 season. The Tampa Bay Rays...