While u were shovelin’ and shiverin’:
- Michael Duarte of NBC Sports – LA throws a big log into the hot stove: “Sources: Dodgers having ‘active and ongoing discussions’ with Pirates for Starling Marte. They’ve discussed a deal in previous weeks as well. Not known what other players are involved, or if teams are close to a deal.” LA has been rumored to be shopping Joc Pederson, so speculate away, although the Pirates have no replacement on tap for Marte, so rate this rumor as a shot in the dark.
|Pirates fans and MM rumors… (image via The Talisman)|
- Even more of a long shot: Latino sportswriter Hector Gomez tweeted that “Several reports suggest that the Pirates could be the mystery team that would be interested in Manny Machado.” Be still, my heart.
- Jeffrey Cupp from Rumbunter takes a look at SS Erik Gonzalez; he finds him to be a pretty solid add, especially if he embraces the launch angle revolution.
- John Dreker of Pirates Prospects lists the Pirates non-roster invitees to camp and evaluates their chances of coming north with the club.
- Per Jon Heyman of Fancred, the Dodgers, Giants, Angels, Phillies and Rays are among teams in on Josh Harrison. MLB Trade Rumors has more on J-Hay’s suitors.
- RHP Dario Agrazal, 24, cleared waivers after being DFA’ed last week when Aaron Slegers was claimed, and has been outrighted to Indy. Though he’s now off the 40-man, he still will be an NRI in camp. Once a hot prospect, he’s been an injury magnet the past two seasons.
- The Cubs signed once-upon-a-time Bucco RHP Rob Scahill to a minor league deal.
- The versatility thing is catching on in the Central – the Reds RHP Michael Lorenzen, who tossed it pretty well last year (4-2-1/3.11), wants to play some OF, too. Why? ‘Cause he went 9-for-31 at the dish (.290 BA) with four homers last year and would like to get a few more AB’s.
- Pitchers and catchers report to Bradenton on February 12th; position players on the 17th. It’s almost time…
Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!
Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST
Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST
Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST
Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!
HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation
Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser! Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen!
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover - Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%! (See Video)