When the Seattle Mariners acquired Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins, it was assumed the former National League batting champion and All-Star second baseman would full that role with his new team. Not so fast my friends. With Robinson Cano already in the lineup and the Mariners needing help in the outfield, the team decided that Dee Gordon, who had not played the position before, would become an everyday centerfielder.
With the season only a couple of weeks away the Los Angeles Dodgers were getting ready to start the year with a healthy roster. Thursday the team announced that shortstop Hanley Ramirez will be out for the next eight weeks with a torn ligament in his right thumb. Ramirez, who was acquired from the Miami Marlins before the trade deadline last season suffered the injury during the World Baseball Classic earlier this