Major League Baseball released a preliminary report on Wednesday that said that the increase in home runs in 2019 was due to inconsistent seam heights of baseballs as well as the emphasis on launch angles and exit velocities.
Patrick Mahomes’ throwing hand felt back to normal on Wednesday for the first time since injuring it in the game in New England. He was expected to be a full participant in practice.
Frank Clark is going to see a specialist about his stomach issues. Clark was not able to practice again on Wednesday.
The San Diego Padres have tried to include Wil Myers to the Royals in a trade involving Whit Merrifield.
Missouri is hiring Erik Link to be the new special teams coach. Link was the special teams coach at Appalachian State for Eli Drinkwitz.
F Shaun Williams announced that he is transferring from Kansas State.
The Los Angeles Angels agreed on a 7-year, $245 million contract with 3B Anthony Rendon.
The Milwaukee Brewers reached an agreement with RHP Josh Lindbloom on a 3-year, $9.1 million contract.
The Toronto Blue Jays reached an agreement with RHP Tanner Roark on a 2-year, $24 million contract.
The Los Angels Dodgers reached a one-year, $10 million contract with RHP Blake Treinen.