Indians Place Carlos Carrasco on IL After Blood Condition Diagnosis

After scratching him from his scheduled start on Wednesday, the Cleveland Indians have placed Carlos Carrasco on the 10-day Injured List. “Carlos was recently diagnosed with a blood condition following several weeks of feeling lethargic,” the team revealed in a statement released the same day. “While in the information-gathering stage, Carlos is stepping away from baseball activities to explore the …

Andrew McCutchen Tears ACL, Out for Season

The Phillies caught a tough break on Tuesday after news broke that one of their star outfielders will miss the remainder of the 2019 season. Andrew McCutchen, who arrived in Philadelphia this offseason via free agency, suffered a torn ACL in the first inning of Monday’s loss to the San Diego Padres. McCutchen collapsed along the first base line after …

Trea Turner Breaks Right Index Finger

We are barely a week into the 2019 MLB season and the Washington Nationals have already lost one of their stars for a considerable chunk of time. Trea Turner took a 92 mph fastball off his right hand while attempting to bunt in the bottom of the first inning of Tuesday’s home loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. He exited the …

Corey Knebel to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Two games into the 2019 MLB regular season and baseball already has its first season-ending injury. Corey Knebel has pitched for five years in the Majors with a partial tear in the ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, of his right elbow. Over that time, the reliever accumulated 321 strikeouts and 57 saves, including a career year with the Brewers as …

10 Hot Takes for the 2019 MLB Season

Opening Day is finally upon us and there’s no better way to welcome the new baseball season than by firing off some of my spiciest predictions for the upcoming months. Below are ten bold statements that I believe could happen in 2019. Let me know on Twitter at @Snack_TimeFS if you agree or if you have a hot take of …