Why should holds be considered when evaluating relievers, even for those owners who don't need to address the statistic in their leagues? Nando Di Fino provides a clear explanation in his Bullpen Report.
The two teams that could be most affected by MLB's drug investigation in South Florida are the Nationals and Rangers, and sources say both teams are very concerned that they could lose Gio Gonzalez and Nelson Cruz to 50-game suspensions at some point this season. What can they do to prepare?
Friday at 1 p.m. ET was the deadline for eligible players to avoid the need to exchange arbitration figures with their current ballclub, so there was an unbelievable mass of signings that took place. The biggest payday went to Hunter Pence of the Giants, as he agreed to a one-year, $13.8-million deal.