“The slider the past two starts I’ve been really happy with it and bullpen in between. We’ve been working on just locating it, throwing it for a strike when I need to and the two-strike one," deGrom said.Toronto Blue Jays MLB Design Face Coverings
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During a conversation with NBC Sports Chicago, Bryant confirmed what another source said earlier this spring: The sprained left ring finger and wrist “injury” that eventually put him on the injured list included an impact fracture that Bryant did not divulge during the season.Minnesota Twins MLB Design Face Coverings
63. Nick Markakis (37, OF, Braves): Sitting on 2,388 hits after a 2020 in which he opted out and back in, and then produced career lows in average (.254), OBP (.312) and OPS (.704). Whether he returns in 2021 remains an open question on both sides of the equation. RETIREDColorado Rockies MLB Design Face Coverings
"Whoever gets the ball that first game, we're really excited to go take the field with the guys and be playing to win," Hendricks told reporters Wednesday in Arizona. "That's the bottom line.
But it's also not uncommon for a first-year player to make noise immediately, giving a massive edge to fantasy managers who were willing to draft and wait. Also, prospects are often the very best trade sweeteners in our game. So even if you don't want to rely on them, they can be plenty useful as fantasy building blocks.