The Rockies allowed 22 minor league players to become free agents, including second baseman Rafael Ynoa, shortstop Cristhian Adames and outfielder Stephen Cardullo, who have seen big-league time with the Rockies, and former Phillies All-Star first baseman Ryan Howard, who finished last season at Triple-A Albuqueque, according to Baseball America. Continue reading “Adames, Ynoa, Cardullo among Rockies Minor League Free Agents”

Roy Halladay
Roy Halladay

It was 18 months after Roy Halladay had worked with Blue Jays and managed to put together the trade that sent him from Toronto, where his career began, to Philadelphia that Halladay walked to the mound in Toronto as a visitor for the only time in his career. The fans greeted him with cheers, not boos.

That’s the kind of guy Halladay was. Continue reading “Halladay Could Set Hall of Fame Precedent”