Wow. Still just 29, and batted over .300 in limited action in AAA last year. There wasn't a minor league deal out there somewhere?
I think its: Play for a baseball team in CanadaWhat was the reasoning for Martinez to the Canadian HoF? A former colleague was quite offended that I was familiar with that HoF. ( his grandfather was a member though).
https://www.mlb.com/news/pedro-martinez-lloyd-moseby-in-canadian-hof/c-265716148"Each of this year's inductees has had a tremendous influence on baseball in this country," Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame director of operations Scott Crawford said. "Pedro Martinez and Lloyd Moseby are two of the most successful and beloved stars to have played for Major League teams in Canada, and Bill Humber's commitment to promoting the history of the game in this country has been unparalleled."
I had a brain fart and for a second was thinking of Ryan Westmoreland and got very happy and excited that he was back into playing shape. Then I realized my mistake and felt dumb. But good for Kalish to still chasing it.
I wonder if the 2013 team still good enough in 2018 to win the 2018 WS?Lots of interesting updates in this MassLive piece:
Dice K is still pitching in Japan.
Buchholz is still unsigned. I'd like the Red Sox to offer him a minor league deal, in case we have a starter get hurt.
Koji is unsigned but wants to pitch. He struggled last season but still had a 105 ERA+ in 43 innings. I love Koji.
Napoli is still unsigned.
Salty is trying to play again and is in the free agent training camp.
Big Lack is still unsigned.
Felix Doubront signed in Korea.
Lars Anderson signed in Australia.
Best shape of his life!Panda at the plate- homers in Arizona spring training game:
Indicative of Japan's lack of angst regarding pace of play?Lots of interesting updates in this MassLive piece:
Dice K is still pitching in Japan...
Indicative of every GM's concern regarding quality of play?Buchholz is still unsigned.
Indicative of our shared fondness for the brilliance of his of 2013 work!Koji is unsigned but wants to pitch. I love Koji.
Indicative of the too many parties at Napoli's?Napoli is still unsigned.
Sadly, "trying" may be the operative word here.Salty is trying to play again and is in the free agent training camp.
Personality and charm will only take you so far.Big Lack is still unsigned.
It's almost like Middlebrooks didn't see him coming...Video of Middlebrooks’ injury here — nasty ankle caught under charging LF.