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Author: Jordan Dickow

Denard Span Happy to be Home in Tampa Bay

Generated by IJG JPEG Library In the season’s opening weekend, there was a smaller, more heartfelt storyline in Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay Rays made a franchise-defining trade which signaled the end of competitive baseball for the time being and the beginning of a rebuild at Tropicana Field. The Rays pulled the trigger on trading their star third basemen Evan Longoria to the San Francisco Giants. In exchange for Longoria, the Rays received Denard Span, a veteran outfielder, and San Francisco’s top prospect, Christian Arroyo in addition to other prospects. Tampa Bay incurred Span’s $9-million contract, with a $4-million buyout. San Francisco took on Longoria’s...

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Salvador Perez Tears MCL While Carrying Luggage

Generated by IJG JPEG Library Boy, this is bad news for fantasy owners, myself included. Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals,  Salvador Perez, suffered a Grade 2 MCL tear while carrying luggage upstairs per reports from Royals writer, Jeffrey Flanagan. As Perez was returning home from Spring Training, he missed a step while walking upstairs. Thankfully for Perez and the Royals, Perez will not require any surgery but is still expected to be out six to eight weeks. The Perez injury follows a few other injuries, most recently, Madison Bumgarner and Jeff Samardzija. Salvador Perez Tears MCL Salvy...

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Bumgarner, Samardzija injuries put Giants behind the 8-ball

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 23: San Francisco Giants Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) looks on before an MLB game between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 23, 2017 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The 2018 San Francisco Giants want nothing more than to start the upcoming season healthy and put last season’s performance behind them. Unfortunately for the Giants, their baggage carries over to the 2018 preseason. With hardly a week left of Spring Training, the Giants incurred two injuries within the last...

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