Latest MLB News & Rumors | Gio Urshela hopes to continue playing shortstop, Julio Urías and more

Gio Urshela revealed that he hopes to continue playing shortstop for the New York Yankees in the next MLB season, according to the Colombian during an interview with the New York Post.

«I enjoyed playing shortstop because you get more involved in the game,» Urshela told reporter Ken Davidoff. “In every play you are going to be involved. On the other hand, in third I just wait for the ball and that’s it. You don’t move that much. «

Pitcher Julio Urías was confirmed by manager Dave Roberts to pitch Game 5 of the Division Series on Thursday against the San Francisco Giants, a team he already faced in the second game between the two.

Mexico’s Urías, with a 1-0 record, a 1.80 ERA and 5 strikeouts; will look to maintain his unbeaten streak at 5-0 in the playoffs in the last two major league seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Plus, the left-hander could match Madison Bumgarner for career playoff wins.

The Chicago White Sox plan to use Craig Kimbrel’s contract option, according to a report by USA Today journalist Bob Nightengale on Wednesday, who noted that the reliever is already in talks.

However, the team could seek a trade for Kimbrel who projects to earn a salary of $ 16 million for the 2022 Major League Baseball season. The veteran posted a high 5.09 ERA since joining the Whitelegs in July.

Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers revealed that he is feeling slightly better from his hamstring injury, which has been plaguing him since the final week of the 2021 regular round.

Devers, who posted an offensive line of .279 / .352 / .538 with 38 homers and 113 RBIs in 156 games, said the rest he has had since qualifying for the Championship Series has done his body very good. , according to information from Yahoo Sports.