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Law: 2016 ranking of MLB farm systems
The Braves jumped into the No. 1 spot despite not having even a top-five farm system last year, according to Keith Law's rankings, while last year's best farm system (Cubs) slipped a couple of spots. Rankings (Insider)
David Ortiz @davidortiz
Getting ready with boy for my last season...#power#powerhouse
Darren Rovell @darrenrovell
Fake names used by MLB players at hotels on road: Rick Sutcliffe (R. Redford), Roger Clemens (Red Glare), & C.C. Sabathia (George Jetson).
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Reliever Carlos Torres has agreed to terms on a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves. Torres opted out after being removed from the 40-man roster by the New York Mets when they needed a spot for the signing of Antonio Bastardo.
Orioles, Gallardo talking 3-year deal
Free-agent SP Yovani Gallardo and the Orioles are deep into negotiations with the expectation that the deal will be in the range of $40 million to $45 million, according to ESPN's Buster Olney and media reports. Gallardo posted a 3.42 ERA in 33 starts last year.
Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN
Possible BAL lineup if Fowler signs: LF Fowler, 3B Machado, 1B Davis, CF Jones, RF Kim/Reimold, DH Trumbo, C Wieters, SS Hardy, 2B Schoop.