Infielder Wilson Betemit has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball’s minor league drug program.
Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.
Infielder Wilson Betemit and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a two-year, $3.25 million contract.
Two decisions Dave Dombrowski made in July and August paid off in October.
Wilson Betemit (bruised left knee) was hurt Sept. 16, and he didn’t play Sept. 17-26. He returned to the lineup Sept. 27.
Wilson Betemit (bruised left knee) was hurt Sept. 16, and he didn’t play Sept. 17-21. He is day-to-day.
Wilson Betemit capped Detroit’s three-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking RBI double against his former team, leading the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
There are no true utilitymen on big-league pitching staffs anymore, not since half the teams ditched their token swingman in favor of a third lefty-on-lefty specialist.
Wilson Betemit has joined the Detroit Tigers, eager to play for a first-place team after an intradivision trade brought him over from Kansas City.
“It’s a tough move. Brandon’s done a lot for this franchise. He knows he’s scuffling at this point. He wants to go down and show that he can help the ball club.”