Felix Hernandez won’t be missing in action for long.
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto on Wednesday revealed the ace avoided serious injury after being hit by a line drive and is expected to miss only one spring start.
“It was one of those moments that stops your heart a little bit,” Dipoto said on the Wheelhouse Podcast. “But once we got some feedback from the training staff and doctors and ultimately took three sets of images to make sure he’s in a good place, I was very encouraged when he walked in yesterday with minimal swelling, the pain was down, and there were no obvious signs of a fracture or break.”
Explained: Team chemistry is a pretty big thing in baseball, and I’ll always contend that: After all, you’re spending 250 days out of the year with 25 different egos, attitudes and motivations. Of course, almost everyone wants to get off on the right foot.
After all, no one will ever say, “Man, that guy plays like a real jerk.” It just doesn’t happen. They always say nice things during spring.
And then, before you know it, someone is getting choked in the dugout.
FOSTER: Welcome back, bullpen carts. Goodbye entrance music?
If Rubin wins the bid and becomes the new Panthers owner, he would have to sell his stake with the 76ers, per NFL rules.
Current owner Jerry Richardson put the team up for sale once allegations of workplace misconduct and harassment became public.
At times, Moustakas was one of the best players in baseball last season. He was at least one of the most improved. The third baseman bashed 38 home runs with 85 RBIs, while sustaining a solid 272/.314/.521 slash line. So why is he still on the market?