Rarely does a Rule 5 Draft choice make the Opening Day roster. Julian Fernandez might not be an exception, but he could force the Giants to consider alternate ways to retain his services.
Gleyber Torres will be a “full go” when Grapefruit League games begin next week, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, who plans to utilize the 21-year-old at second base, third base and shortstop while the Yankees evaluate his chances of making the Opening Day roster.
It appears the Astros will have one roster spot open for a position player come Opening Day. Max Stassi is hoping to claim it.
Brent Suter is in the best shape of his life, and he is working on his changeup, a combination that might make the Brewers left-hander the perfect Spring Training player.
After five strong seasons in the Minors, Mitch Garver has put himself in prime position to make the Twins’ Opening Day roster for the first time as backup catcher to Jason Castro, especially with last year’s backup Chris Gimenez signing with the Cubs on a Minor League deal.
Building up the organization’s talent pool will be an ongoing process for the Marlins. But beginning this week, the attention will also turn to playing.
The Blue Jays’ Spring Training will officially open Wednesday in Dunedin, Fla., and for the first time in several years a lot of roster spots will be hanging in the balance.
Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Mike Hill addresses the media at the team's Fan Fest on Saturday afternoon.
In a radio interview last month, manager Clint Hurdle began looking forward to what he called “a new era of Pirates baseball.” He wasn’t exaggerating.
The Giants made some significant offseason moves and could make some noise if their starting pitchers return to form.
Projecting a team’s 25-man roster is never an exact science, particularly for a team like the Rays, who remain one of the more unpredictable teams in the Major Leagues. Having offered that disclaimer, it’s time to project the 25-man roster Tampa Bay will employ when it leaves Port Charlotte to begin the 2018 season.