Players who stood out at 2022 Draft Combine workout

SAN DIEGO — The Friday on-field workout has become the centerpiece of the Draft Combine in the two years it has been staged. Fifty-two players, including a half-dozen potential first-round picks, participated this time around as MLB Network broadcast the action live for six and a half hours. players made a strong impression on the … Read more

Yonathan Daza stronger due to swimming workout

This story was excerpted from Thomas Harding’s Rockies Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. DENVER — An offseason workout heavy in swimming has Rockies outfielder Yonathan Daza excelling in the deep waters of the Majors this season. Daza, previously praised for his glove … Read more

Texas Rangers Academy Notebook for April 22, 2022

Giselle Zamarron returns from Girls Baseball Trailblazer Series Giselle Zamarron, one of three Texas Rangers Youth Academy athletes invited to attend the Trailblazer Series, has returned to Texas with a new perspective on girls in baseball. Last weekend, Aaliyah Marquez, Daisy Armendariz and Zamarron traveled to Vero Beach for a one-of-a-kind girls’ baseball tournament and … Read more

Nick Swisher representing Yankees in Home Run Derby X

TAMPA, Fla. — The tagline for Home Run Derby X, an electrifying new competition that will take Major League Baseball on a global tour, is “Bring the Noise.” Challenge accepted, says Nick Swisher, one of four former big league sluggers swinging for the fences in London, Seoul and Mexico City this summer. “As soon as … Read more

Four Bounce-Back Candidates For Mets In 2022

Prior to the lockout, team owner Steve Cohen and general manager Billy Eppler spent $254.5 million in what was an exciting stretch for the Mets back in November. And after a new collective bargaining agreement was finally reached on March 10, which allowed transactions to resume, New York acquired starting pitcher Chris Bassitt from the … Read more

Luis Urías quad injury puts opener in doubt

PHOENIX — Luis Urías was headed for additional testing on his left quad injury on Sunday, leaving him questionable for Opening Day and shining a spotlight on the Brewers’ depth at third base and shortstop. “I think we’re looking at probably a minimum of two weeks,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. “I think Opening Day … Read more