GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brian Gutekunst was in the draft room in 2005. That’s the year his predecessor, Ted Thompson, used his firstround pick on Aaron Rodgers even though the Packers had Brett Favre at quarterback.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said that Astros pitcher Mike Fiers was “looking like a snitch” for disclosing the team’s cheating scandal only after he had left the team.
Jack Flaherty found it much more difficult to walk around the St. Louis Cardinals’ annual fan festival without getting noticed this year, a byproduct of a breakout season in which he established himself as one of the game’s best pitchers.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies won their arbitration case against All- Star catcher J.T. Realmuto on Thursday, putting teams ahead of players 7-4 this year and ensuring clubs will finish with a winning record.