Trevor Bauer injured himself with his drone again

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Indians starter Trevor Bauer once missed a playoff start because he cut his finger repairing one of his drones. Even that consequence hasn’t stopped him from pursuing his hobby. Bauer revealed on Twitter on Monday that he once again injured himself with his drone.

Naturally, the Internet found it hilarious and started making jokes about it, to which Bauer responded:

Drones aside, Bauer has had an interesting offseason. His rivalry with Astros third baseman Alex Bregman continued, as the two had a back-and-forth on Twitter in which Bauer challenged Bregman to a home run hitting contest at Driveline Baseball.

Bauer also responded to suggestions the Indians should trade him by saying they shouldn’t. On MLB Network’s “Hot Stove” show last week, Bauer said, “Ultimately, I think the surplus value on me this year is just way too high. Even with an arbitration raise, you’re probably talking about $15 to $20 million of surplus value.”

Rays moving spring camp due to damage caused by hurricane

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays are relocating their spring base for 2023 due to extensive damage to team training facilities caused by Hurricane Ian.

The Rays have trained since 2009 in Port Charlotte, Florida, about 90 minutes south of St. Petersburg, and intend to explore several options before making a decision on where to hold spring training and play Grapefruit League games when camp opens.

The team and Charlotte County released a joint statement Thursday, saying damage to Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte can’t be repaired in time to host games this winter.

“Charlotte County supports the Rays efforts to secure alternative accommodations for 2023 spring training,” the statement said.

“We are all disappointed for the residents of Charlotte County and the fans there. The community is in the thoughts and hearts of the Rays, and the team will continue to support recovery efforts,” the statement added. “The Rays and Charlotte County intend to develop a restoration plan for Charlotte Sports Park in the coming weeks.”