The Lindor dilemma; Tigers getting healthy; Wahoo’s Podcast
The Cleveland Indians have a nice dilemma on their hands. Their top prospect,Francisco Lindor
, seems to be nearing joining the Indians. But the Tribe have a solid shortstop already inJose Ramirez
. So can the two coexist in Cleveland? Will one have to go for the other to stay.Our Richard Clark takes a look at some of the options the team could consider upon Lindor’s arrival, and the pros and cons of each.
Our Merritt Rohlfing continues his “Rivals Series” on Wahoo’s on the Mic, visiting with Puckett’s Pond editor Collin Kottke. The Twins seem to fall to the back burner of AL Central talk, but there’s plenty going on in Minnesota. One of baseball’s top prospects, Torii Hunter‘s return and more in this weeks podcast.
Speaking of the Central, the Detroit Tigers could get either one–or both of their stars back for Opening day. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez are on track to get regular action for the remainder of the spring. Whether it’s enough to have them back with the Tigers for the opener is yet to be seen. But it’s good news for the Tigers, not so much for everyone else.
With less than two weeks till Opening Day, things are starting to get interesting around the league. Surprise moves, cuts and keepers will be made in the coming week, adding to the excitement of the approaching season.
Here’s some of the stories from around the league:
‘What to do with Jose Ramirez once Francisco Lindor arrives’ – Wahoo’s on First
‘Wahoo’s on the Mic: Rivals Series – Minnesota Twins’ – Wahoo’s on First
‘Martinez, Cabrera making progress for Tigers’ – Motor City Bengals
‘Jhoulys Chacin released by the Rockies’ – Rox Pile
‘Dodger’s Kershaw needs dental work after soft liner to face’ – Lasorda’s Lair
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