St. Louis Cardinals officials said they wanted to make a “big splash” in the market for Cuban baseball players when they signed infielder Aledmys Diaz on Sunday, but their first signing might turn out to simply be a drop in the proverbial bucket.
Now playing meaningful games in August and September for the first time in years, the Royals have made several moves recently to add depth to their team as they try to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985.
With Francoeur out and Giavotella in, the Royals still need to win games.
Eric Hosmer is the latest Kansas City Royal to play in the World Baseball Classic.
Fans have been hearing for some time now that this is a great farm system. Spring training gives them their first chance to see this first hand.