Happy Tuesday, everyone!
$4 million may be just a little bit in terms of MLB payroll, but sometimes a little bit is all you need to make a difference. Let’s see what Cleveland does throughout the rest of the winter.
While Bauers is leaving his friend Willy, at least he’s coming to a team with the best smile in baseball. I’m sure he’ll feel right at home with the guys in the Cleveland clubhouse.
Around the league
- Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto was released from the hospital after being admitted earlier this week.
- Fans are hoping to create Negro League bobbleheads to commemorate the league’s centennial.
- The Rockies have hired Dave Magadan as their hitting coach.
- Joe Kelly is headed to Los Angeles.
- Bryce Harper really wants to play for the Dodgers.
- If you’re worried about the Twins, don’t be:
A reminder that the Twins, yet again, could have drafted Tyler Rogers to pair with Taylor Rogers and have literal twins on their roster, but didn't. They will never defeat the Yankees until they do this and break the curse.— Grant Brisbee (@GrantBrisbee) December 13, 2018
And finally, no one was more excited for the return of Carlos Santana than Jason Lukehart: