Welcome to the PBN Around the Horn. Here you’ll find news and notes from across Major League Baseball, your Pittsburgh Pirates, and around the Sports Now network.
UPDATE 12:35 p.m. Baseball America has reported that minor league players are now no longer responsible for leases, the teams are.
MLB teams received a memo today detailing how they will be responsible for minor league housing moving forward.
The biggest takeaway?
Minor leaguers are no longer responsible for leases. Teams are. https://t.co/yuJvjfMBks
— Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) November 18, 2021
Depression hits hard, but motivation hits back even harder. Welcome back to the rebirth of Around the Horn, and thank you for your patience. Today we are going to give you five things to think about and watch out for during the off-season
- All of the Winter League prospects the Pirates sent over
- The conclusion of the Arizona Fall League
- The current CBA talks
- Potential trade partners to bolster the minors even more
- WHO IN THE HELL WILL BE THE HITTING COACH!?
- BONUS: Who will be the Tyler Anderson type signing?
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pirates Prospects Notes
The esteemed John Dreker drew the duty of covering the most recent AFL (Arizona Fall League) game on Wednesday. The game was highlighted by a very strong performance from a Pirate pitcher. You can find it all out in the daily AFL recap.
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