As pitchers and catchers report to Florida and Arizona for spring training this week, baseball faces an interesting juxtaposition. The offseason is officially over, yet there are so many premium free agents and quality major league-level players still on the market that it’s hard to predict with a complete level of certainty how teams will fare in 2018.
He also cut LeBlanc, her brother Ryan, their mother, and his adopted daughter Renee out of his will entirely.
The family sued and tried to have Benson declared mentally incompetent to run his businesses and manage the family trust.
Benson, a self-made billionaire, made his fortune in car dealerships, finance, and later media.
His popularity with Saints fans waned amid rumors that he wanted to move the team to San Antonio after the Super Dome sustained heavy damage after Hurricane Katrina.
But the Saints remained in New Orleans.
No, this group was not assembled for Shohei Ohtani, the Angels’ prize acquisition. His unveiling was set for Wednesday in Tempe, about 17 miles to the southwest. And this media throng wasn’t here for Yu Darvish, the Cubs’ prize offseason acquisition, either. His unveiling was Tuesday in Mesa, about nine miles due south of Salt River Fields.
These media folks were waiting to talk with 18-year-old slugger Kotaro Kiyomiya, the next potential superstar to wear the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters uniform. Haven’t heard of him in America? You will, soon. Now, in fact.
Tyler Eifert played in just two games in 2017, but the Bengals are willing to give another chance on the former first-round pick.
Eifert signed a one-year deal, re-signing with the Bengals, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the deal is worth up to $8 million.