Happy Superb Owl day, everyone!
Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco make the top 10 list of starting pitchers in MLB (according to MLB Network). Also, Jesus Aguilar is #8 on the list of first basemen, so that’s neat.
Around the league
- Remember Jose Bautista’s bat flip heard round the world? Well the ball was just auctioned off for $28,000.
- Blake Treinen has won his arbitration case and will make $6.4 million next season.
- Make it stoooooooop:
Padres ownership is said to view Bryce Harper as a business/marketing opportunity and despite the positional need at 3B may now lean toward Harper over Machado (also Manny not want to go west). Question now is whether San Diego could outbid a team with stupid $ (plus others).— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) February 2, 2019