In a way, Matt Tolbert feels like he’s starting all over. In a way, he is.
The Phillies are making sure that they have infield insurance this season. Their latest move is to sign Matt Tolbert - formerly of the Minnesota Twins - to a minor league deal.
Last year, the Twins thought they were getting a star. This year, they're hoping Nishioka can become the next Matt Tolbert.
After a crazy Cubs week, full of news and groundbreaking signings like those of Trever Miller and Matt Tolbert combined with another eye-opening list of prospects from BA that no one has ever thought of before, it is hard just to catch one’s breath.
Can you sense the sarcasm? Good, because I am laying it on pretty thick.
And as I am typing this, word breaks across the wire that...
Edgar Gonzalez, Matt Tolbert, and Trever Miller all in the same day?
Yeah, it's just the beginning of price-paying for you and me as our favorite team attempts to claw out of their 104 year old hole.
Seriously though, everything's gonna work out just fine, right?
Just a little angst now and then.
I'll deal with it by drawing.
The Twins announced on Friday that they outrighted catcher Rene Rivera, infielder Matt Tolbert, outfielder Jason Repko and right-hander Anthony Slama to Triple-A Rochester.