A’s notes: Parker, Maxwell, Rotation

14-2-2018 5:45 PM | yardbarker | 5 similar news

Former Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker has officially decided to halt any comeback attempts and retire, he tells Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. The now-29-year-old Parker was a promising building block for the A’s in 2011-13, posting a 3. (read more)

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The Phillies remain interested in adding to their rotation before the season starts, though they’re not going to make any lengthy commitments, Todd Zolecki of MLB.comwrites. (read more)


Orioles notes: Machado, Schoop, Liriano

17-2-2018 4:56 PM | yardbarker | similar news

Orioles standout Manny Machado showed up to camp Saturday and told reporters (including Bob Nightengale of USA Today, via Twitter) that he and the team have not discussed a long-term extension. Interestingly, the soon-to-be free agent added that he’d like to line up at shortstop for the rest of his career. (read more)


When Pistons guard Reggie Jackson sprained his ankle on Boxing Day, he was given a six-to-eight-week timeline. Seven weeks in, head coach Stan Van Gundy is non-committal about his return, Rod Beard of The Detroit News writes. (read more)


QB notes: Brees, McCarron, Winston

17-2-2018 5:44 PM | yardbarker | similar news

Last offseason, the Bengals offered quarterback AJ McCarron to the Jets. The team ultimately declined the trade, but ESPN. (read more)


The Cavaliers had the busiest and most impactful trade deadline of any other team, swinging three major trades and restructuring a faltering roster by end of lunchtime on February 8. The behind-the-scenes and on-court struggles preceding the moves were a major talking point across the league, Cleveland. (read more)


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