- Relief Pitcher
- BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
San Diego Padres coach Matt Williams to have cancer surgery
San Diego Padres third-base coach Matt Williams has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will be away from the team for an undisclosed period of time.
Rangers' Leody Taveras (oblique) to start season on IL
Rangers center fielder Leody Taveras will start the season on the injured list while still recovering from a strained oblique.
Sources: DSG pays rights fee to Padres to continue airing games
Diamond Sports Group paid the San Diego Padres their rights fee on Wednesday which will allow the company to continue to broadcast the team's games in the near future, sources told ESPN.
Top Angels prospect Logan O'Hoppe to get Opening Day start
Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe, the team's top prospect, said it was "super humbling" to be starting Thursday's opener against the A's.
Phillies trade for Cristian Pache, put Rhys Hoskins on 60-day IL
The Phillies acquired outfielder Cristian Pache from the A's on Wednesday and placed first baseman Rhys Hoskins on the 60-day injured list.