Around the League: January 30, 2012 – February 5, 2012
For the remainder of the off season, we will provide you with a quick trip around MLB to recap what has happened in the past week, thanks for following.
Monday, January 30, 2012
- Victor Martinez had micro-fracture surgery to repair the medial and lateral meniscus in his left knee. He expects to have ACL surgery in six-to-eight weeks, officially ending his 2011 season before it started.
- Pat Burrell retired at the age of 35 due to chronic foot injury.
- Manager Ron Washington received a two-year extension through 2014.
- Orioles sign RHP Pat Neshek, C Ronny Paulino, and 17 year old LHP Seong-Min Kim to minor league contracts.
- Brewers sign former Cub outfielder Corey Patterson to a minor league contract.
- Yankees sign RHP Manny Delcarmen to a minor league contract
Hello and welcome to our brand new blog, Born on Third.
First and foremost, thanks for stopping by, this introductory post will explain a little about what we expect for the blog, and what kind of features you, the reader, can expect.
- Frequent Opinion Pieces
- Cubs Game Recaps
- Series Previews/Recaps
- Weekly Look Around MLB (Standings, Stats, etc.)
- Weekly Minor League Reports (Cubs Affiliates)
- Cubs Prospect Watch
- This Day in Cubs History
- Much, Much More
Thanks again for stopping by, I hope this will be as enjoyable for you as it is for us. Go Cubs!
– George Cotugno & Mark Sorrentino