Manny Machado found another way to upset Brewers fans

Maybe don’t boo Manny Machado. Brewers fans didn’t take that advice on Wednesday and booed the $300-million player as the Padres were taking on Milwaukee at San Diego’s spring training facility. Manny Machado lustily booed at his own yard. There might be some Brewers fans here in Peoria today. Machado promptly homered in the same at-bat. Oh yeah, Manny’s ready. […]

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Paying Mike Trout was the easy part for Angels

Mike Trout took the bait. The Angels and Trout made waves Tuesday morning, when ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported both parties were close to finalizing a 12-year, $430 million contract extension, keeping the Angel in the outfield for, presumably, the rest of his career. Since Trout’s debut, however, playoff blessings haven’t exactly fallen upon the heads of LA Red. In fact, it […]

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Clayton Kershaw injury update: Dodgers ace (shoulder) won’t be ready for opening day

Clayton Kershaw’s franchise-record streak of consecutive opening-day starts stops at eight. The Dodgers ace won’t be on the mound for opening day next week against the Diamondbacks, manager Dave Roberts announced Monday. “When he’s ready to pitch for us is when he’ll pitch for us,” Roberts said, via the Los Angeles Times. Kershaw’s replacement on opening day has yet to be determined, […]

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Yankees CF Hicks (back) to miss opening series

New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks told ESPN’s Coley Harvey that he will miss Opening Day because of the lower back injury he has been dealing with. Hicks said he will not play in the opening series against the Baltimore Orioles but expects to be back in the lineup for the second series of the season, which is against […]

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Sources: CarGo, Tribe reach minor league deal

Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has agreed to a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan, confirming multiple reports. He will receive a base salary of $2 million if he makes the major league roster. Gonzalez — the Rockies’ longtime charismatic outfielder, emotional leader and three-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove winner — left the team as […]

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