MLB Found No Evidence Of Wearable Devices During Astros Investigation

It took all of 72 hours for another Astros-centric controversy to bubble up on social media, as allegations that Houston players wore electronic “buzzers” inside their shirts during the 2019 season surfaced Thursday. However, Major League Baseball issued a statement to ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez indicating that the just-completed investigation of the Houston organization included a…

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Pirates Outright Pablo Reyes

The Pirates have outrighted infielder/outfielder Pablo Reyes to Triple-A Indianapolis, per Nubyjas Wilborn of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The club designated Reyes for assignment on Jan. 9. Reyes hasn’t been outrighted previously, nor does he have the necessary service time to reject the assignment in favor of free agency, so he’ll stick with the Pittsburgh organization.…

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Chaim Bloom On Mookie Betts, CBT

As of late December, the Red Sox reportedly weren’t “actively shopping” right fielder Mookie Betts, even though the superstar has frequented trade rumors this winter. Two weeks later, it seems the team does indeed plan to retain Betts, at least for new. Chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said this week the Red Sox expect to…

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GM Scott Harris Discusses Giants’ Offseason

Although they’re coming off three straight sub-.500 campaigns, the Giants haven’t made any aggressive offseason moves to improve their chances in 2020. Their biggest additions have been a pair of potential bounce-back starting pitchers in Kevin Gausman and Drew Smyly. Both players, including Smyly on Thursday, joined the club on relatively low-risk one-year contracts. With…

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