According to Baseball America’s Matthew Eddy, the New York Mets have signed left-handed pitcher Justin Hampson to a minor league contract.
Chilly temperatures can’t shake the warm feelings we get when we realize that not only are pitchers and catchers reporting soon, but the next version of Out of the Park Baseball is getting ready for spring training too. OOTP 12 will throw out its first pitch this spring, and we want to make sure you have the best seat in the house two days early.
According to Baseball Prospectus writer Kevin Goldstein, the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a minor league deal with Isaiah Ka’aihue for the 2011 campaign.
As of writing, the Newark Bears have only one player under contract for the 2011 season. That player is pitcher Matt Morris (no not THAT Matt Morris), who admittingly nobody seems to know much about. Most recently, the right-handed product of Franklin High School, pitched briefly for the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings of the United League.
The Mets were very impressive last night in their 5-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. Unfortunately, the win came at a price; as starter John Maine left the game with an apparently injury to his non-throwing elbow. While Maine indicated that he would like to make his next start, that is still very much up in the air.
Throughout this past Spring Training, I often questioned the Mets on their decision to keep highly-touted prospect, Ike Davis, in…
Djean Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette believes that the Pirates are interested in signing right fielder Ryan Church.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have come to terms with reliever, Bob Howry, reports Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic [Hat tip MLB Trade Rumors].
For my first stop of the tour, I check in with Daniel Moroz, founder of Camden Crazies, which is an excellent blog dedicated to the Baltimore Orioles.
While things may be quiet in terms of Mets activity, the Orioles are wasting no time in building their club up for the 2010 campaign and beyond.