The Texas Rangers are set to get their ace back over the weekend, plus trade talks are beginning to heat up with the All-Star Game now in the rearview. The IBI's Jay Frierson recaps the news of the day.
The injury-riddled Dodgers were dealt another blow, this time with pitcher Frankie Montas injuring his rib
One of the remaining battles for a Phillies roster spot comes down to between minor league veteran Cedric Hunter and newly acquired Will Venable. Manager Pete Mackanin wasn't talking in specifics, but he did seem to hint at Hunter's chances of making the team.
As expected, Will Venable was in Clearwater this morning and the Phillies wasted no time getting him into the lineup for a quick glimpse at what he may be able to provide the team. With less than a week until Opening Day, Venable's fate is undecided.
Outfielder Will Venable agreed to a minor-league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, as he was signed by the Cleveland Indians earlier this offseason.
The Indians have made more roster moves with about a week left until Opening Day.
Indians outfielder Will Venable may be without a roster spot, but he's excited to have a chance to compete for the team's Opening Day outfield spot.
February 27, 2016
Today's piece focuses on the suspension of Abraham Almonte, the Indians signing Will Venable, the Rangers reaching out to Ian Desmond, and more.
February 26, 2016