The Royals could have quite the conundrum on their hands after next season
It all happened on Thursday in Cactus League action.
The Royals and free agent righty Ian Kennedy are progressing towards a contract. That story and more is in Friday's hot stove recap.
Matheny interprets Heyward as saying the Cardinals roster somehow lacks when it's compared to that of the Cubs. But is that what he said?
He's expected to miss most of spring training after trying to play through the injury at the end of the 2015 season. If the injury persists, it's a bad sign for the Cardinals, who are 210-222 without Molina in the starting lineup since 2005.
A fresh new batch of free agents hit the open market on Wednesday, the non-tender deadline. There are some big names too.
In exchange, the Royals send minor-league infielder Jose Martinez to the Cards.
Great insurance for Yadier Molina: Pena is a career .260 hitter with a .300 on-base and .352 slugging percentage over parts of 11 major-league seasons.

Biggest Stories