Posts From Sports Unbiased and Outside Pitch Sports Network keeping you up to date on what happened today around the league!!
Story of the Day: Tigers, Cabrera agree on 10-year $292 million Contract Extension – SU**
Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- Phillies Release Bobby Abreu – OPSN
- Marte’s Deal with Pirtates Official – OPSN
- Castro Willing to Move Positions to Accommodate Baez – OPSN
- Alex Presley Claimed by Astros – OPSN
- Doug Fister Suffers Lat Strain – OPSN
- Kalish, Olt Make Cubs Opening Day Roster – OPSN
- Who will fill in for Kershaw? Dodgers Pitching Woes Cont. – OPSN**
- Tigers Closing in on Extension for Miguel Cabrera – OPSN
- Brewers’ Segura Likely Out Opening Day – SU
- Mariners add RHP Young to Bolster Rotation – OPSN**
- Jeter Can Hear Whispers of Doubt Once Again – OPSN
- The Impact Player in Every Division in 2014 – OPSN
- Why Tommy Hanson Could Return to the Braves – OPSN
- Why Pineda Getting Fifth Spot in Yanks’ Rotation Should Not be a Surprise – OPSN
- Five Rookies Showing All-Star Potential – OPSN
- Breaking Down the Top 10 Hitting Prospects with the most Star Potential – OPSN
- Cubs Prospect Mike Olt Makes Opening Day Roster – SU
- Jose Abreu Showcases His Power – OPSN
- Reaction to Clayton Kershaw’s Injury – OPSN
- Dan Uggla Flashes Some Leather – OPSN
- Corey Mazzoni Leaves Game with Triceps Injury – OPSN
- Miggy being Miggy – OPSN
- B.J. Upton Showing Power – OPSN
- Christian Yelich’s Sliding Grab – OPSN
Other MLB Highlights:
- *Nationals Signed LHP Mike Gonzalez to a minor league contract. Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno, OF Jeff Kobernus, RHP Ryan Mattheus and 1B Ted Moore to Syracuse (IL) and C Sandy Leon to Harrisburg (EL).
- *Blue Jays Placed LHP J.A. Happ on the 15-day DL. Optioned C Erik Kratz to Buffalo (IL).
- *Mariners Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Bobby LaFromboise for assignment.
- *Pirates Agreed to terms with OF Starling Marte on a six-year contract. Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis (IL). Acquired OF Keon Broxton from Arizona for a player to be named and assigned him to Altoona (EL).
- *Phillies Released OF Bobby Abreu. Placed RHP Mike Adams, RHP Miguel Gonzalez, RHP Ethan Martin, SS Freddy Galvis, LHP Cole Hamels and 1B Darin Ruf on the 15-day DL.
- *Yankees Reassigned RHP Danny Burawa, RHP Chris Leroux and LHP Fred Lewis to minor league camp.
- *Twins Assigned LHP Scott Diamond and OF Chris Parmelee outright to Rochester (IL).
- *Marlins Optioned OF Jake Marisnick and INF Donovan Solano to New Orleans (PCL). Reassigned RHP Henry Rodriguez, RHP Chris Hatcher, OF Matt Angle, INF Juan Diaz and INF Austin Nola to their minor league camp.
- *Royals Returned LHP Patrick Schuster, a Rule 5 draft pick, to Arizona, where he was assigned to Reno (PCL).
- *Astros Claimed OF Alex Presley off waivers from Minnesota. Designated LHP Raul Valdes for assignment.
- *Tigers Optioned INF Eugenio Suarez to Erie (EL).
- *Rockies Optioned C Mike McKenry, INF Josh Rutledge and INF Ryan Wheeler to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reassigned OF Jason Pridie and OF Tim Wheeler to their minor league camp.
- *Indians Optioned INF Justin Sellers to Columbus (IL). Reassigned RHP Matt Capps, C Luke Carlin, RHP Shaun Marcum and C Matt Treanor to their minor league camp.
- *Red Sox Placed LHP Craig Breslow and RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
- *Braves Optioned RHP Ernesto Mejia to Gwinnett (IL).
- *Diamondbacks Assigned RHP Archie Bradley to their minor league camp.
*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com
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