The joke about Doug Jones’s fastball was that he could throw it at three speeds: slow, slower, and slowest. He was an unlikely closer who proved that in a time when pitchers were throwing faster and faster, a pitcher could succeed by going against the grain,
Cleveland Indians’ Doug Jones, master of the changeup, dead at 64 - cleveland.com
Doug Jones made up for lost time in the minors by saving 302 of his 303 games after he turned 30. He saved 123 of those games in a Cleveland uniform.
Guardians trade J.C. Mejía and Harold Ramirez, sign Sandy León - Covering the Corner
The hot stove is stone cold.
Around the league
- Kyle Zimmer, brother of Bradley Zimmer, released by Royals.
- Seiya Suzuki has been posted to MLB.
- Mancini, Posey, win comeback players award.