Author: The Associated Press

Posey could be limited early, should return to 100 percent

Buster Posey’s recovery from right hip surgery might limit how much the San Francisco All-Star catches during spring training and at the start of the season. Posey had surgery in late August to repair a torn labrum in the hip and remove an impingement. ”Certainly with a guy like Buster

Cashman says Yankees interested in Machado

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he has been talking about Manny Machado with the infielder’s agent. New York shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss at least half of next season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, leaving the team in search of an infielder. ”I’

Rays’ Cash will stick with using an opener in 2019

Naturally, Tampa Bay’s Kevin Cash was the opening manager to speak at the winter meetings. Cash said Monday the Rays will stick with their revolutionary practice of using an ”opener” next season. The Rays deviated from baseball tradition this year, regularly using a relief pitcher