Baseball season is quickly approaching. Royals pitchers and catchers report on Wednesday. Last night I posted the first positional analysis of the spring. This first positional analysis is for the catcher position. Salvador Perez is clearly the starter in 2021. But where will and where should the Royals go in the years to come? I answered both of those questions in the catcher positional analysis.
11:00am – CBB – Kansas State at Oklahoma State (ESPNU)
2:00pm – CBB – Kansas at Iowa State (ABC)
3:00pm – CBB – Arkansas at Missouri (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball announced the new minor league affiliations for 2021. The Royals’ affiliates include the Omaha Storm Chasers (AAA), Northwest Arkansas Travelers (AA), Quad Cities River Bandits (A+), and Columbia Fireflies (A).
The Royals released a revised Spring Training schedule Friday. Spring Training games start on February 28.
College conferences have to inform the NCAA by February 26 whether their automatic qualifier will be based on the regular season or a postseason tournament.
The Texans released JJ Watt at his request. He reportedly would have been released anyway because of the salary cap.
The San Diego Padres agreed with RHP Mark Melancon on a contract.
The Toronto Blue Jays agreed with 2B Joe Panik on a minor-league contract. He will earn $1.85 million with $400,000 in incentives if he makes the major league roster.
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