Select Page

Author: Jeremy Freeborn

Rangers trade Mark Mathias to the Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates tried to add to their overall depth on Wednesday with the acquisition of utility man Mark Mathias of Santa Clara, California from the Texas Rangers for future considerations according to Mathias can play first base, second base, third base, outfield, and been a designated hitter in his two seasons of Major League Baseball. Mathias combined his time in 2022 with the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers. It was his second season of MLB action as he played the 2020 regular season with the Brewers. 2022 MLB statistics In 30 games with the Brewers and Rangers...

Read More

Six players out of World Baseball Classic

The 2023 World Baseball Classic begins on Wednesday with two intriguing games. Cuba is to face the Netherlands and Panama is to face Taiwan. Here are six players not competing due to illness or injury. Nestor Cortes–Team USA Even though he was born in Cuba, Cortes was set to play for the United States. However, he will not be playing in the World Baseball Classic because of a hamstring injury suffered during running sprints. In 28 games this past season, the first time All-Star had a record of 12 wins and four losses, 163 strikeouts and an earned run...

Read More