Red Sox Stealing Bases Successfully At Historic Rate - RealGM Wiretap
The Boston Red Sox have been one of the most efficient basestealing teams in the Major Leagues this season.
Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Nelson Cruz Jersey , Jr. have combined to go 16-for-16 on stolen base attempts in 2016.
The club has gone 45-for-51 this season with a 88.2% success rate, the highest rate in Major League history.
Currently Luis Sardinas Jersey , the 2007 Philadelphia Phillies hold the record with a 87.9% success rate.
Jeter Scratched With Ankle Soreness - RealGM Wiretap
Derek Jeter wasn't in the lineup for the Yankees on Tuesday because of what Joe Girardi called a "cranky" left ankle.
Jeter broke the ankle in October and underwent surgery for the insertion of a metal plate and screws to mend the injury.
His spring training had proceeded essentially without incident until now.
"It's something I told you I've had some concern over," Girardi said. "Let's keep our fingers crossed and hope it's only a day or two."
Jeter Targeting March 10 For First Spring Game - RealGM Wiretap
Derek Jeter is expected to play in his first spring game around March 10.
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Jeter ran on the infield dirt on Saturday, his first time doing so since suffering a left ankle fracture in last season's ALCS. He said that having fewer plate appearances than usual in Spring Training should not have a major effect on his preparation.
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No Set Return Date For Alex Rodriguez - RealGM Wiretap
Alex Rodriguez will undergo surgery on his left hip on Jan. 16, but there is no set return date for the slugger.
Dr. Bryan Kelly Ichiro Suzuki Jersey , who will perform the operation at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, acknowledged that Rodriguez's recovery could take longer and that the extent of the damage to the third baseman's hip will not be fully known until he is on the operating table.
"The big question is Hisashi Iwakuma Jersey , how much cartilage damage is there, and how much unfixable damage is there?" Kelly said.
Maddon Tells Starlin Castro Cubs Wont Deal Him - RealGM Wiretap
Starlin Castro isn't in the starting lineup for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday Felix Hernandez Jersey , but a trade isn't on the horizon.
Joe Maddon had a talk with Castro on Tuesday night and told the young infielder that he's "not getting traded" and not to worry about rumors.