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Bruce Rondon is still learning his mechanics, Jeff Kobernus is fast or something, and Rick Porcello and Drew Smyly are "not options" for the bullpen. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.
The kid can't find the plate after his first three spring appearances, his immense weaponry wasted. The team was Atlanta. The year was 2011. The kid was Craig Kimbrel.
In December 2003, the Tigers brain trust took a shot on a slugging first baseman named Chris Shelton in the Rule 5 draft. It was a sensible selection.
Drew Smyly could find himself in the minor leagues when the season begins.
The Yankees are still a bunch of deceptive liars
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
The Yankees are having an awful spring, so here's a gentle reminder before you draw any conclusions.
Chris Sale and the White Sox have agreed to a $32.5 million contract, the team announced.
The sacrifice bunt isn't dead yet
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Before sabermetrics, there was Earl Weaver, who managed the Orioles to five 100-win seasons and four American League pennants.