In a lot of ways, feverishly watching the flight route of a plane that wasn’t everything it was cracked up to be is a pretty nice metaphor for the Toronto Blue Jays’ offseason and outlook. The Jays knew Shohei Ohtani wasn’t on that flight, but their fans certainly didn’t. That doesn’t mean that the Jays themselves have acted in any less of a deluded manner this winter, or are less fuzzy on who they are as spring training is a month away. – Sam Fels Read More
Recently retired 200-game winner Adam Wainwright has joined FOX Sports on a multiyear deal.
Wainwright will join the network ahead of the upcoming baseball season, FOX announced Thursday.
“I’m excited to join the FOX Sports family,” Wainwright said. “I love the game of baseball, and I really enjoy talking about the chess match that goes on between the pitcher and the hitter. Hopefully, my experience on the field will allow me the opportunity to share the game I love in a unique and deep way, bringing viewers closer to the game.” – Field Level Media Read More
The Seattle Mariners announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Austin Voth to a one-year contract.
The team did not reveal the financial details of the deal.
Voth, 31, is entering his seventh major league season after time with the Washington Nationals (2018-22) and Baltimore Orioles (2022-23).
Last season with the Orioles, he made 25 relief appearances and was 1-2 with a 5.19 ERA in 34 2/3 innings. He struck out 34 batters and walked 15.
In 139 games (39 starts), Voth has a 15-14 record and 4.90 ERA with 111 walks and 282 strikeouts in 299 1/3 innings.
Voth is a local product. He played high school baseball in the Seattle metro area and went on to pitch for Washington.
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Houston Astros reliever Kendall Graveman is expected to miss the 2024 season after undergoing shoulder surgery last week, the team announced Tuesday.