Carmelo Anthony participated in his first full practice on Tuesday since spraining his left ankle in a game against Orlando on Dec. 23, a positive step for his possible return to the lineup on Thursday at San Antonio. Anthony plans on making the three-game trip to Texas, where he could suit up if he continues to progress in his treatment.
The A’s are looking to deal Butler. The Padres are looking to deal Norris. The Orioles are looking to add a bat, maybe Fowler. Tanaka might miss Opening Day. Mejia is the dumbest person on earth. Finally, Mauer is struggling with his health.
I have no theme with this piece. I just promised my bosses that I would write something. So I did. I must be the best employee ever. Maybe not. Oh, I talk about the Phillies bullpen. There is something.