The Boston Red Sox made a series of roster moves on Friday. Infielder Eduardo Nunez was placed on the 10-day injured list with a mid-back strain and Tzu-Wei Lin and Michael Chavis were called up since second baseman Dustin Pedroia and infielder Brock Holt are on the injured list.
The New York Yankees’ injury list has been a major story early this season. It goes back a month ago to spring training when the team announced reliever Dellin Betances would start the season on the injured list with a right shoulder impingement (inflammation). Continue Reading!
Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade played the final home game of his legendary 16-year NBA career on Tuesday. The Heat won the game against the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 and their playoff hopes died since the Detroit Pistons beat the Memphis Grizzlies. Continue Reading!
Just a couple of days before the season began, the New York Mets ended the contract talks with ace pitcher Jacob deGrom by signing him to a contract extension. The deal is for five years and replaces deGrom’s current contract.
The deal is worth $137.5 million and includes an opt-out after 2022 and a full no-trade clause. There is a $32.5 million club-option for 2024 that could bring the value of the deal to $170 million. deGrom’s deal is tied with Johan Santana for the 14th biggest deal given to a pitcher, according to Baseball Reference, per Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post.