Happy Tuesday, everyone!
Not too many non-Hoynes articles to ponder today.
Around the league
- Don’t look now, but Rob Manfred is proposing more stupid changes.
- The Red Sox continue to try and justify trading away one of the best players in baseball.
- John, Keri, and Alyssa Altobelli were honored in a memorial service at Angel Stadium.
- Nick Ahmed and the Diamondbacks agreed to a 4-year/$32.5 million extension.
- Jeurys Familia is looking to get into better shape.
- Mike Bolsinger is looking to sue the Astros.
- Daniel Mengden had surgery on his pitching elbow.
- More on Rob Manfred’s stupid playoff change proposal:
No idea who made this new playoff format proposal, but Rob is responsible for releasing it, so I’ll direct this to you, Rob Manfred. Your proposal is absurd for too many reasons to type on twitter and proves you have absolutely no clue about baseball. You’re a joke.— Trevor Bauer (@BauerOutage) February 11, 2020