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News and Notes: Spring Training Previews Begin

News and Notes for Friday, February 9th, 2024

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Cincinnati Reds v Cleveland Guardians Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via Getty Images

Zack Meisel of the Athletic previewed position battles in Guardians Spring Training and Anthony Franco of MLB TradeRumors previewed the shortstop battle with Cleveland

Rob Manfred is talking about ending MLB blackouts for half the league with a new streaming service. I'm in.

He also said the broadcast rights situation will delay expansion plans. Which is fine because the A's planned move is looking like a fiasco.

Former Cleveland Baseball legend Corey Kluber announced his retirement. I'm sure we will never forget the dominant years of his time in Cleveland: