CNA Week 7
30-game ban for Chapman
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has suspended Aroldis Chapman for 30 games this upcoming season. The newbie to the Yankees is being suspended without pay for domestic violence. The Yankees are likely to start replacements for Manfred, such as Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances.
Dodgers catcher dilemna
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts made a statement that Yasmani Grandal is likely to get the starting catcher position this upcoming season. The race between the two likely contenders, Grandal and A.J. Ellis, seems to have come to an end. However, Roberts made similar statements about Austin Barnes earlier, who is now the third string catcher.
Taj Gibson day-to-day
Chicago Bulls’ forward Taj Gibson injured his hamstring last Tuesday while playing the Miami Heat. The team announced that he is on a day-to-day basis. He did not suit up for Wednesday’s game against the Orlando Magic, which ended as a 102–89 loss.