Tigers’ Spencer Torkelson, top pick in 2020 MLB Draft, to miss spring training games after cutting finger

Tigers’ Spencer Torkelson, top pick in 2020 MLB Draft, to miss spring training games after cutting finger

Tigers rooters will have to wait a bit to lay their eyes upon first baseman Spencer Torkelson, who’s among the very best prospects in all of baseball. That’s because Torkelson will miss the early games of spring training after cutting his finger, Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press reports. According to Petzold, Torkelson’s injury, […]

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 Orioles’ Trey Mancini gets ovation, singles in first spring training at-bat after returning from colon cancer

Orioles’ Trey Mancini gets ovation, singles in first spring training at-bat after returning from colon cancer

Day one of spring training brought baseball fans a feel-good story. Baltimore Orioles first baseman Trey Mancini made his return to baseball following a year away from the game as he battled stage 3 colon cancer. Mancini, who turns 29 next month, batted second and played first base in the Orioles exhibition game against the Pittsburgh […]

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 MLB free company: Six players receive qualifying offers, including Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu and Giants surprise

MLB free company: Six players receive qualifying offers, including Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu and Giants surprise

Sunday was an important date on the 2020-21 offseason calendar. It was the deadline for teams to tender their eligible free agents the qualifying offer (QO). Six players received the QO prior to the 5 p.m. ET deadline, their teams announced: Reds righty Trevor Bauer, Giants righty Kevin Gausman, Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu, Phillies catcher […]

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