Posts tagged "jeff baker"

Cubs have quietly built depth, trade flexibility

Cubs have quietly built depth, trade flexibility
It’s not quite the hot stove season or the trade deadline, but the last week of spring tends to generate some interesting trade activity.  Teams have had a chance to look at what they have in camp.  Sometimes they realize they’re going to be short at certain positions.  Sometimes a young player hasn’t made the... Read more »

Could Phillies use Dewitt or Baker?

Could Phillies use Dewitt or Baker?
It appears Chase Utley’s rehabilitation has stalled and he’s off to see a knee specialist.  At this point it’s looking more and more unlikely that he’ll start the season with the team. Buster Olney tweeted the following earlier this morning… If PHI wants to trade for 2B, some names mentioned by rival evaluators for possibly... Read more »

Could Joe Mather make Jeff Baker expendable earlier than expected?

Could Joe Mather make Jeff Baker expendable earlier than expected?
Up until now, we’ve all assumed Joe Mather was competing for a spot with Tony Campana, but with Wrigley Field playing as a big ballpark early in the season, Campana’s speed off the bench could be an asset for a team that may have to scratch for every run this season. Yet, Mather has clearly... Read more »
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