ON DECK: Kershaw and the Dodgers face the Oakland Athletics on Friday at 6 p.m. at Camelback Ranch. TV: SportsNet LA. Radio: AM 570.
The rivalry has endured since the 19th century, when the Dodgers represented the New York City borough of Brooklyn against the Giants, from mighty Manhattan. The two teams moved to California in tandem, in 1958. There was a time when San Francisco was the mightiest city in California, but that time has long passed.Houston Astros
Defensive questions have hounded Collins since he was drafted by the White Sox in the first round in 2016. All these years later, they haven't gone anywhere. Meanwhile, the White Sox are seeking dependability and veteran knowhow to complement the young core that broke out in a big way the past two seasons. That's what the additions of Grandal, Keuchel, Lynn, Liam Hendriks and especially La Russa have signaled the past two offseasons.Boston Red Sox
All things considered, I'm feeling good about the execution of the 10+15. It might have gone a bit better if I'd snagged, say, Dylan Bundy or Chris Paddack or Andrew Heaney or any of various other mid-draft targets, but Lopez, Sanchez, Gonzales, and Pineda will do just as well (with any luck). The plan has received a full endorsement from this gentleman, which honestly thrills me.
With the goal of increasing his mobility and durability, he enters the 2021 season with the hope that being less Justin Turner means being more Justin Turner.Colorado Rockies
As a non-power-hitting second baseman, Hoerner projects as neither. He also hasn’t proven out of the gate that he will be a successful major-league hitter, with or without power, much less a dominant one.Cincinnati Reds
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As the Tigers eliminated Nunez, Castro secured a spot on the roster. Castro, 27, has already played seven positions during 125 career games over parts of three seasons. He has a career .298 batting average.
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