The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us at @mlbdailydish on Twitter.
Good morning baseball fans!
To start you off, check out who the Hall of Fame of right now would be from our own Mike Bates.
"I can't tell you how many times I've tried to stop caring about the Hall of Fame, who's in it, its voting process, and its voters. I want to quit it, but I just can't. Maybe it's because I've been there and been overwhelmed by the place. Maybe it's because I have an overdeveloped attachment to labels or to nostalgia or to history. The point is that I haven't stopped caring, and apparently never will.
So it's in that vein that I thought we'd take a moment and look around the league at potential Hall of Famers active right now (I've also listed them with the team most likely to be represented on a potential HOF plaque.)"
The Dodgers finally signed a starting pitcher, and added Scott Kazmir to their rotation.
"Kazmir had a mixed 2015 season. He was excellent with Oakland, but faltered with Houston, as he posted an ERA of 4.17, along with an FIP of 5.19. Adding Kazmir to Los Angeles' rotation makes them incredibly left-handed, as he's joining Clayton Kershaw, Brett Anderson, Alex Wood, and Hyun-jin Ryu."
The Diamondbacks made the splash of the offseason by signing Zack Greinke, and they're still looking to improve.
"We did give away a certain amount of offense with (Ender) Inciarte," GM Dave Stewart Said. "I'm not by any means thinking that (Yasmany) Tomas isn't capable of giving us back what we lost, it's just he didn't prove that last year. Just to be sure, I wouldn't mind adding a little more offense."
Buster Olney wondered where Ian Desmond might fit, and suggested the San Francisco Giants as an interesting option.
Subscribe to The Rosterbatorical on iTunes. While you are there, drop us a rating and a review!
Today in Baseball History: The Yankees signed Catfish Hunter to a five-year contract worth $3.75 million, which at the time was triple what any other major leaguer made in a single season.