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Cardinals activate Lyons, who takes Tuivailala’s roster spot

The St. Louis Cardinals will have pitcher Tyler Lyons at their disposal when they open a three-game series in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. The team has activated Lyons (right intercostal strain) from the 10-day disabled list. The left-hander takes the roster spot of right-hander Sam Tuivailala, who was optioned to Triple-A …

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MLB rumors: Latest news, buzz, trades and more

Through the first month and a half of the Major League Baseball, rumors are already starting to fly about deals that could be made before the trade deadline. As teams scramble to get a foothold of their positions in their respective divisions, injuries have already derailed some teams potential at …

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Are Back On Track

3 UP 1. I Remember Those Guys So far this season, the starting pitchers have not pitched to their hype or standards. Finally, after a month and a half of relative futility, we saw some of those starters deliver the goods: Jacob deGrom (W) – 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, …

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In-person reports – Six Kannapolis pitchers

Having covered four games in Kannapolis, we saw every pitcher on the Intimidators roster throw in-game at least once, except Yosmer Solorzano. We already wrote in-depth about Alec Hansen here. Here, we will be covering the other three starters we saw, as well as three relievers to keep an eye on. Jimmy …

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Carlos Martínez teams of with K Cancer – A Hunt and Peck

Since 2010, former Cardinals pitcher Jason Motte has made it his mission to help end childhood cancer. He went on to start the Jason Motte Foundation, which has spearheaded the K Cancer campaign. The campaign has spread around Major League Baseball with various teams sporting “K Cancer” shirts in the …

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Contact quality concerns are coming true for Aledmys Diaz

In the off-season, I tagged Aledmys Diaz as someone who could benefit from a conscious effort of hitting more fly balls. He posted a well-above average average Exit Velocity in 2016, but his average Exit Velocity on fly balls and line drives was merely average. If he could change the …

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