Free agency is changing and the players are the ones losing out. Pitchers Jake Arrieta and Lance Lynn join their new clubs. Taijuan Walker gives out tacos.
- Jeff Passan looks at the free agency of Jake Arrieta and the rest of this winter’s free agents and declares that there is a labor war going on right now and the players are losing.
- Arrieta, for his part, says that he was surprised that he was still unsigned on March 13 but that he’s happy to be a Phillie and is ready for a fight.
- Arrieta also says that he’ll be ready to pitch on Opening Day. Aaron Nola has already been announced as the Phillies Opening day starter, but Arrieta plans to make his start sometime the first time through the rotation.
- However, Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman will not be ready for Opening Day because of shoulder soreness.
- And Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki won’t be ready for Opening Day because of bone spurs in his heel.
Lance Lynn said that he signed with the Twins because they are ready to win now. He also admitted to some disappointment …Read the Rest
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