Major League Baseball Headlines, News & Notes Lead By Astros Players Death Threats Spring Training Heats Up,

February 22, 2020

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Josh Reddick says he and his Astros teammates have received death threats. The Chicago White Sox surprisingly sign reliever Aaron Bummer to huge 5-Year extension. Aubrey Huff says Astros will be beaned all year, ‘wear bulletproof vests!’ Dee Gordon plans to be the best player in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse in his new role. Yoenis Cespedes’ progression this spring is satisfying New Yok Mets officials enough to be deemed ready for Grapefruit League action. Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brendan McKay slowed by shoulder stiffness, still hasn’t thrown his first bullpen session of camp. At age 28, the Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout already has three AL MVPs to his name. How can take over the award in 2020. Cleveland Indians star shortstop Francisco Lindor won’t take less money to sign a long-term extension with the only team he’s played for over five MLB seasons. Oakland A’s slugger Khris Davis jokes about breakout year and hitting .247 again. After a down 2019 campaign, Kenley Jansen is getting some tips from one of his team’s all-time greats. The Los Angeles Dodgers closer told reporters Friday that he did some extra work with retired former Cy Young winner Orel Hershiser. Baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the Mariners’ season opener at T-Mobile Park in Seattle. Marco Estrada is preparing for a rebound effort in 2020. Pittsburgh Pirates announce extended protective netting at PNC Park. Former Boston Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard has signed a minor-league deal with the Colorado Rockies. The Philadelphia Phillies and Hector Neris avoid arbitration. Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley won his arbitration case. Toronto Blue Jays,’ Anthony Alford Stole second, third and home verses the New York Yankees. Yasiel Puig has yet to sign with a major league team. However, he is close to signing with either the Chicago White Sox or Colorado Rockies. The New York Yankees have shut down Luis Severino again which leaves their rotation depleted.

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