Giants sign LHP Nick Swiney

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Giants have signed LHP Nick Swiney, the 67th overall selection from this year’s First-Year Player Draft, the club announced today. The Giants have now come to terms with five of their seven selections. Swiney went 4-0 with a 1.29 ERA (4er, 28.0ip) and struck out 42 batters in four starts en […]

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MLB and MLBPA announce first COVID-19 test results

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the first set of results for the COVID-19 testing conducted as part of the mandatory Intake Screening process under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, prior to the workouts and full baseball activities that are beginning today. The independent Utah laboratory […]

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Pirates sign final three 2020 Draft selections, including Competitive Balance A pick Carmen Mlodzinski

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have signed Competitive Balance A round selection Carmen Mlodzinski (pronounced ma-JINSK-ee), second round pick Jared Jones and third round pick Nick Garcia from the 2020 First-Year Player Draft. Pittsburgh also signed non-drafted free agent catcher Joe Jimenez on Thursday. The 21-year-old Mlodzinski (selected 31st overall), was a Baseball America […]

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Giants sign three additional players from 2020 Draft

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have signed three additional players from this year’s First-Year Player Draft including; IF Casey Schmitt, the Giants’ 49th overall pick, IF Jimmy Glowenke, the club’s 68th overall pick and RHP Ryan Murphy, San Francisco’s fifth round selection. The Giants have now come to terms with four of their […]

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Cubs statement on LHP José Quintana

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today provided the following update on left-handed pitcher José Quintana. Last Saturday while washing dishes at his home in Miami, Quintana suffered a laceration on his left thumb that required five stitches. This morning in Chicago, Quintana underwent microscopic surgery on his left thumb to further determine the extent of his […]

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Blue Jays roster moves

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed INF Breyvic Valera off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Additionally, RHP Bryan Baker, INF Patrick Kivlehan and OF Josh Palacios have been added to the Club Player Pool. Valera, 28, played in 17 Major League games last season, splitting time between the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays. The 5-11, 190 lb. infielder batted .234 in those […]

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A’s add six players to 60-Man Player Pool

OAKLAND, Calif. – ­­­­The Oakland A’s added six players to their 60-man player pool, the club announced today. Infielder Eric Campbell has been added to the Oakland group and will report to the Coliseum. Right-handed pitchers Wandisson Charles and Miguel Romero, infielder Robert Puason and outfielders Luis Barrera and Brayan Buelvas will report to the A’s […]

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Giants sign first-round pick Patrick Bailey

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Giants have signed catcher Patrick Bailey, the 13th overall selection from this year’s First-Year Player Draft, the club announced today. Bailey, 21, hit .296 with a team-leading six home runs and 20 RBI over 17 games (16 starts) during the 2020 season, which was cut short due to COVID-19. Despite […]

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