The Athletic’s Joe Posnanski has been putting together the Baseball 100, which is a list of the Top 100 players in baseball history. Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Chipper Jones checked in at No. 54 on the list Sunday. The article is a great look back at Jones’ wonderful career.
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We continued our roundtable series on Sunday with a look at the Braves’ third base situation and whether the combo of Johan Camargo and Austin Riley can get the job done.
MLB.com’s Will Leitch ranks every team’s Opening Day starter. No surprise but new Yankees right-hander Gerrit Cole tops the list and is followed by the Mets’ Jacob deGrom, Houston’s Justin Verlander and Washington’s Max Scherzer. Atlanta’s Mike Soroka checked in at No. 15 on the list.
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The Colorado Rockies and shortstop Trevor Story finalized a two-year, $27.5 million deal on Friday avoiding arbitration. He will become a free agent at the end of the 2021 season.
The Philadelphia Phillies have an agreement with veteran infielder Logan Forsythe on a minor league contract that includes an invite to big league Spring Training. Forsythe joins veterans Phil Gosselin, Josh Harrison, Ronald Torreyes and Neil Walker who will all be in camp as non-roster invitees.