Latest Dansby Swanson update will have Braves fans sick

Free-agent shortstop Dansby Swanson, formerly of the Atlanta Braves, is gauging some interest from the team’s rival, the Philadelphia Phillies. Atlanta will have a gaping hole at shortstop should Dansby Swanson leave, and his contract expectations suggest he could very well be on the way out the door. Swanson’s...
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Dansby Swanson’s latest Cubs, Phillies update will worry Braves fans

Dansby Swanson has been one of the cornerstones for the Atlanta Braves during their current run of glory that has seen them win five consecutive National League East titles and the 2021 World Series. However, Swanson is a free agent who commands a great deal of respect in the market, and the shortstop is going […] The post Dansby Swanson’s latest Cubs, Phillies update will worry Braves fans appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Obsessive Top Shortstop Watch: Padres and Phillies Getting Very Serious, Bogaerts Huge Price Tag

A few early-morning notes on the shortstop market on Winter Meetings eve …. Whatever you might think of A.J. Preller’s desire to add top players regardless of positional fit, it is inarguable that he (and ownership) follows the philosophy that you just add good players and figure out the rest later. So, regardless of how many shortstops they have, I take this Trea Turner report very seriously:

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP — Local teams to play for tournament championships

A pair of local teams will play for a tournament championship on Saturday after another strong performance for each on Friday night. At McKinleyville, the Panthers advanced to their own tournament championship for the second straight year with a comfortable 71-50 victory over Eagle Point. In Lake County meanwhile, St....

David Ortiz expects Red Sox to re-sign Xander Bogaerts

"We don't want another situation like Mookie [Betts]." Red Sox icon David Ortiz doesn’t want his old team to experience some déjà vu. Nor does he think they want to, either. Ortiz believes that Boston will be able to keep shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who is currently a...

Journeyman Brandon Drury Makes Too Much Sense for Cubs

Up until he signed with Houston for three years and $59.5 million, José Abreu was being viewed as one of the Cubs’ top offensive targets. With him off the board and the going rate for starting pitchers lurching higher with each passing minute, Jed Hoyer might need to get busy creating an offense that can blow teams out. It’s going to be particularly important to improve their firepower if they end up targeting Dansby Swanson from among the four top shortstops.
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Cubs historical sleuthing: Damon Berryhill edition

Catcher Damon Berryhill #9 of the Chicago Cubs tags Willie Randolph #12 of the Los Angeles Dodgers at home plate during a game in the 1989 season at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. You know, I hadn’t remembered Randolph playing for the Dodgers. Of course, he was best known...

Cubs Showing “Active Interest” in Free Agent Shortstop Dansby Swanson

Another signal pointing toward the Cubs having a serious interest in Dansby Swanson, this time from Jon Morosi, who’d previously been the hottest member of the Cubs-and-Carlos-Correa speculation bus. But this is now the second time Morosi has connected the Cubs and Swanson. Cubs and Phillies for Swanson? Plus...

#4 Dunham takes thriller against #8 U-High, 35-28

BATON ROUGE, La — Dunham holds on at home against University Lab, 35-28, to advance to the Select Division III State Championship game. In a back-and-forth affair, Dunham quarterback Jackson House’s fourth rushing touchdown was the final and deciding score of the night. The senior showed incredible ability to break tackles and keep getting up after big hits.