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OF C. Blackmon COL $4,300 SALARY 11.7x VALUE 50.1 FP
3B N. Arenado COL $4,500 SALARY 9.8x VALUE 43.9 FP
OF T. Pham TB $3,800 SALARY 8.9x VALUE 33.9 FP
2B T. Shaw MIL $4,100 SALARY 9.0x VALUE 36.9 FP
SS F. Lindor CLE $4,600 SALARY 8.0x VALUE 36.9 FP
1B J. Marte LAA $2,400 SALARY 15.8x VALUE 37.9 FP
OF M. Margot SD $2,200 SALARY 18.1x VALUE 39.9 FP
P S. Alcantara MIA $6,300 SALARY 8.3x VALUE 52.0 FP
1B J. Bauers TB $2,800 SALARY 12.3x VALUE 34.4 FP
      $35,000 TOTAL
SALARY
  365.9 TOTAL
FP
OF C. Blackmon COL $5,000 SALARY 7.6x VALUE 38.0 FP
3B N. Arenado COL $4,900 SALARY 6.5x VALUE 32.0 FP
SP N. Syndergaard NYM $10,400 SALARY 3.4x VALUE 35.8 FP
2B/3B T. Shaw MIL $4,700 SALARY 6.2x VALUE 29.0 FP
SS F. Lindor CLE $5,200 SALARY 5.4x VALUE 28.0 FP
1B/3B J. Marte LAA $3,200 SALARY 8.4x VALUE 27.0 FP
OF M. Margot SD $3,100 SALARY 10.3x VALUE 32.0 FP
C W. Contreras CHC $3,300 SALARY 5.5x VALUE 18.0 FP
SP S. Alcantara MIA $6,100 SALARY 4.9x VALUE 30.2 FP
1B/OF J. Bauers TB $3,600 SALARY 7.2x VALUE 26.0 FP
      $49,500 TOTAL
SALARY
  295.9 TOTAL
FP
OF C. Blackmon COL $23 SALARY 1.4x VALUE 32.0 FP
OF J. Bautista PHI $8 SALARY 2.3x VALUE 18.0 FP
P R. Hill LAD $44 SALARY 0.8x VALUE 37.0 FP
3B N. Arenado COL $20 SALARY 1.4x VALUE 28.0 FP
P N. Syndergaard NYM $43 SALARY 0.9x VALUE 38.0 FP
2B T. Shaw MIL $16 SALARY 1.5x VALUE 24.0 FP
SS F. Lindor CLE $21 SALARY 1.1x VALUE 24.0 FP
1B J. Marte LAA $7 SALARY 3.4x VALUE 24.0 FP
OF M. Margot SD $9 SALARY 2.9x VALUE 26.0 FP
C W. Contreras CHC $8 SALARY 2.0x VALUE 16.0 FP
      $199 TOTAL
SALARY
  267.0 TOTAL
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Mallex Smith's (elbow) Opening Day status for Mariners in air

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mallex Smith (right elbow) will be limited the first 7-10 days of spring training, manager Scott Servais said.

What It Means:

The Mariners expect Smith to be an everyday starter in center field and the injury is to his throwing arm, so the club understandably wants to err on the side of caution with his recovery. "I don’t know right now," Servais replied when asked if Smith would be ready for Opening Day. "I don’t know if you are going to have a good idea until he picks up a ball again. We’re just trying to let it calm down." Smith, 25, was acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays earlier this offseason and is expected to be an elite source of steals in 2019.

Smith slashed .296/.367/.406 with 40 stolen bases over 141 games (544 plate appearances) last season, adding 65 runs scored, 40 RBI, and 2 taters.

Ronald Acuna may lead off for Braves again this season

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna could bat leadoff again this season, manager Brian Snitker said.

What It Means:

"There's a few different ways we could go that are all really good," Snitker said. "We're just going to wait to see where we're at in a couple weeks. All those things will play itself out. You've got to start somewhere with a lineup. Then you kind of adjust and adapt as it goes and as players go, kind of similar to last year." Acuna said he enjoys leading off and would prefer to stay there. The reigning National League Rookie of the Year Award winner posted his best numbers at the top of the order in 2018, with a .328/.409/.634 slash and 1.042 OPS over 301 plate appearances.

The 21-year-old slashed .293/.366/.552 with 26 home runs, 64 RBI, 78 runs scored, and 16 steals across 487 plate appearances during last year's rookie campaign.

Source: MLB.com

Pirates' Jameson Taillon will start on Opening Day

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon will be the Opening Day starter against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Taillon will be the Pirates' Opening Day starter for the 2019 season after being picked to pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates' rotation for the first week after Taillon will be Trevor Williams, Joe Musgrove, and then Chris Archer.

Look for Taillon to build off a successful 2018 season where he pitched to a 14-10 record with a 3.20 ERA and 179 strikeouts.

Orioles sign shortstop Alcides Escobar to minor league contract on Saturday

The Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract on Saturday.

What It Means:

Escobar will join the Orioles after agreeing to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Look for Escobar to provide depth at second base and shortstop primarily.

In 140 games last season, Escobar produced 112 hits and 8 stolen bases.

Source: Joe Trezza

Yankees' CC Sabathia will retire after 2019 season

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia will retire after the 2019 season.

What It Means:

Sabathia held a press conference on Saturday to announce the 2019 season will be his last. The veteran will head into his 19th year with a career record of 246-153 and 2986 strikeouts in 538 starts.

In ten seasons with the Yankees, Sabathia has pitched to a 129-80 record with 1593 strikeouts.

Source: MLB.com

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Mallex Smith's (elbow) Opening Day status for Mariners in air

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mallex Smith (right elbow) will be limited the first 7-10 days of spring training, manager Scott Servais said.

What It Means:

The Mariners expect Smith to be an everyday starter in center field and the injury is to his throwing arm, so the club understandably wants to err on the side of caution with his recovery. "I don’t know right now," Servais replied when asked if Smith would be ready for Opening Day. "I don’t know if you are going to have a good idea until he picks up a ball again. We’re just trying to let it calm down." Smith, 25, was acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays earlier this offseason and is expected to be an elite source of steals in 2019.

Smith slashed .296/.367/.406 with 40 stolen bases over 141 games (544 plate appearances) last season, adding 65 runs scored, 40 RBI, and 2 taters.

Ronald Acuna may lead off for Braves again this season

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna could bat leadoff again this season, manager Brian Snitker said.

What It Means:

"There's a few different ways we could go that are all really good," Snitker said. "We're just going to wait to see where we're at in a couple weeks. All those things will play itself out. You've got to start somewhere with a lineup. Then you kind of adjust and adapt as it goes and as players go, kind of similar to last year." Acuna said he enjoys leading off and would prefer to stay there. The reigning National League Rookie of the Year Award winner posted his best numbers at the top of the order in 2018, with a .328/.409/.634 slash and 1.042 OPS over 301 plate appearances.

The 21-year-old slashed .293/.366/.552 with 26 home runs, 64 RBI, 78 runs scored, and 16 steals across 487 plate appearances during last year's rookie campaign.

Source: MLB.com

Pirates' Jameson Taillon will start on Opening Day

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon will be the Opening Day starter against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Taillon will be the Pirates' Opening Day starter for the 2019 season after being picked to pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates' rotation for the first week after Taillon will be Trevor Williams, Joe Musgrove, and then Chris Archer.

Look for Taillon to build off a successful 2018 season where he pitched to a 14-10 record with a 3.20 ERA and 179 strikeouts.

Orioles sign shortstop Alcides Escobar to minor league contract on Saturday

The Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract on Saturday.

What It Means:

Escobar will join the Orioles after agreeing to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Look for Escobar to provide depth at second base and shortstop primarily.

In 140 games last season, Escobar produced 112 hits and 8 stolen bases.

Source: Joe Trezza

Yankees' CC Sabathia will retire after 2019 season

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia will retire after the 2019 season.

What It Means:

Sabathia held a press conference on Saturday to announce the 2019 season will be his last. The veteran will head into his 19th year with a career record of 246-153 and 2986 strikeouts in 538 starts.

In ten seasons with the Yankees, Sabathia has pitched to a 129-80 record with 1593 strikeouts.

Source: MLB.com

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Mallex Smith's (elbow) Opening Day status for Mariners in air

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mallex Smith (right elbow) will be limited the first 7-10 days of spring training, manager Scott Servais said.

What It Means:

The Mariners expect Smith to be an everyday starter in center field and the injury is to his throwing arm, so the club understandably wants to err on the side of caution with his recovery. "I don’t know right now," Servais replied when asked if Smith would be ready for Opening Day. "I don’t know if you are going to have a good idea until he picks up a ball again. We’re just trying to let it calm down." Smith, 25, was acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays earlier this offseason and is expected to be an elite source of steals in 2019.

Smith slashed .296/.367/.406 with 40 stolen bases over 141 games (544 plate appearances) last season, adding 65 runs scored, 40 RBI, and 2 taters.

Ronald Acuna may lead off for Braves again this season

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna could bat leadoff again this season, manager Brian Snitker said.

What It Means:

"There's a few different ways we could go that are all really good," Snitker said. "We're just going to wait to see where we're at in a couple weeks. All those things will play itself out. You've got to start somewhere with a lineup. Then you kind of adjust and adapt as it goes and as players go, kind of similar to last year." Acuna said he enjoys leading off and would prefer to stay there. The reigning National League Rookie of the Year Award winner posted his best numbers at the top of the order in 2018, with a .328/.409/.634 slash and 1.042 OPS over 301 plate appearances.

The 21-year-old slashed .293/.366/.552 with 26 home runs, 64 RBI, 78 runs scored, and 16 steals across 487 plate appearances during last year's rookie campaign.

Source: MLB.com

Pirates' Jameson Taillon will start on Opening Day

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon will be the Opening Day starter against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Taillon will be the Pirates' Opening Day starter for the 2019 season after being picked to pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates' rotation for the first week after Taillon will be Trevor Williams, Joe Musgrove, and then Chris Archer.

Look for Taillon to build off a successful 2018 season where he pitched to a 14-10 record with a 3.20 ERA and 179 strikeouts.

Orioles sign shortstop Alcides Escobar to minor league contract on Saturday

The Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract on Saturday.

What It Means:

Escobar will join the Orioles after agreeing to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Look for Escobar to provide depth at second base and shortstop primarily.

In 140 games last season, Escobar produced 112 hits and 8 stolen bases.

Source: Joe Trezza

Yankees' CC Sabathia will retire after 2019 season

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia will retire after the 2019 season.

What It Means:

Sabathia held a press conference on Saturday to announce the 2019 season will be his last. The veteran will head into his 19th year with a career record of 246-153 and 2986 strikeouts in 538 starts.

In ten seasons with the Yankees, Sabathia has pitched to a 129-80 record with 1593 strikeouts.

Source: MLB.com

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