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Condra-Bogan works on the mound with a lofty frame, standing at 6’3″ 225 lbs. His fastball comes with heat, reaching the mid-to-upper 90s with his fastball. He also features a slider that works 83-86 and a changeup that sits 80-84.
Celebrate this Presidents’ Day by purchasing individual tickets for the Wilmington Blue Rocks’ 2018 season during the organization’s annual “Blue Monday” Ticket Sales Extravaganza. Opening Day ticket prices will be set by the temperature at 8 a.m. on the morning of February 19. There will also be refreshments, prizes and discounts at the Quarry Team Store.
The salary obligation could turn Herrera into a possible trade chip as the Royals seek to curb spending and gain future assets at the start of a rebuilding process. For Herrera, this reality came into focus in January when he watched the team trade relievers Scott Alexander, Joakim Soria and Ryan Buchter in two separate deals
The Royals candidates for first base might as bleak, with the decision being between the aforementioned Dozier and Cuthbert, alongside Samir Duenez, and Ryan O’Hearn (who should be playing there). The issue being here that Dozier is being given strong consideration (per reports) as being the de facto winner for first base if Hosmer doesn’t re-sign.
While having a game in Omaha a couple of days before the CWS in 2018 seems like a long shot for now, 2019 looks more doable, assuming MLB, the City of Omaha, ESPN and others can work out the logistics. It’s something we’re hearing MLB definitely wants to do, sooner rather than later.