Billy Beane believes the role of technology in baseball will continue to grow to the point where teams begin hiring IT coaches.
More rough news out of Rangers camp, where Alexi Ogando may be out of a starting job. Aside from Yu Darvish and Martin Perez, the Rangers still have lots of question marks in their rotation. Remember, Matt Harrison is still recovering from back surgery, Nick Tepesch is headed to the minor leagues and Derek Holland tripped over his dog.
Even more Texas injury news! Elvis Andrus cannot throw right now. Adam Rosales is still hanging around in Rangers camp!
Hisashi Iwakuma has been cleared to begin throwing and could be back before the end of April. The Mariners still have lots of injuries to contend with in their rotation.
Jarrod Parker's Tommy John surgery has been moved up a day to Monday. Dr. James Andrews will perform surgery in Fla.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 19, 2014
Gentry and Cook still question marks for Opening Day roster but no doubt both would be ready very early in season even if not on March 31.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 19, 2014
Cook says he'd like to make his Cactus League debut Saturday. That's the tentative plan.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) March 19, 2014
Cook: "We knew it was going to come down to the wire, and I think I can still do it."— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) March 19, 2014
Today's starting lineup features the return of Josh Donaldson.