July 21, 2024

Chapman was connected to the Yankees throughout the summer, but the two sides never reached an agreement. Landing him in a deal with the Giants would help enhance the third base position because he is a great defensive player who also slashes.245/.325/.426 with 12 homers and 42 RBI.

Landing Chapman would be a wonderful start, but the Yankees would need to make a decision quickly with the trade deadline just a few weeks away.

Rosario was set to report to Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday.

 

Does Eli White have a shot at making the Atlanta Braves Opening Day roster?
Eli White

 

Rosario was the 2021 NLCS MVP for Atlanta and hit.255 with the Braves last year. Last winter, the Braves declined Rosario’s $9 million club option after acquiring Jarred Kelenic.

Michael Harris II, the center fielder, was placed on the injured list on June 14 due to a left hamstring issue. Harris has begun to run, but has yet to be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment.

Ronald Acuña Jr., the Braves’ right fielder and reigning National League MVP, suffered a season-ending knee injury on May 26.

Atlanta optioned Forrest Wall to Gwinnett to free up a slot for White. Ramón Laureano, another outfield fill-in, has been out for almost a week due to lower back stiffness.

The Braves received good medical news on Friday when shortstop Orlando Arcia returned to the starting lineup. Arcia missed three games after having an abscessed tooth extracted.

 

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