It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly.
Jhonny Peralta homered twice against his former team, going deep in his only plate appearances Monday in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 8-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta checked into spring training camp four days ahead of the mandatory reporting date, eager to greet his new teammates Thursday and move past last year’s problems.
Matt Holliday has been an outspoken critic of players who have used performance-enhancing drugs.
Jhonny Peralta missed 50 games for PED use in 2013. Now he has a big new contract, and some players are none too happy about it.
According to reports by FOX Sports the Yankees have interest in free agent SS Jhonny Peralta.
“With Scherzer going to cost what he is going to cost or likely walking away at the end of the season, trading him would get you one big piece immediately and probably another one later,” Valenti continued.
The Detroit Tigers passed up the chance to make $14.1 million qualifying offers to their seven free agents, letting Monday’s deadline pass without making any moves.
Anibal Sanchez and four Detroit Tigers relievers came within two outs of the first combined no-hitter in postseason history, striking out 17 to beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night in the AL championship series opener.