Now that the lockout is over, expect things to start quickly — as in warp speed.
Here’s a tentative timeline pieced together from several sources:
Starting Tuesday morning, players can start working out a team facilities and classroom instruction can begin.
Trades can be made starting Tuesday.
Drafted and undrafted rookies can be signed beginning Tuesday at 9 a.m. Team can also begin negotiating with their own and other free agents, although they cannot be signed.
As of 3:01 p.m. Thursday, teams can waive or terminate player contracts.
As of 5 p.m. Friday, teams can renegotiate the contracts of their own players.
As of 5 p.m. Friday, teams can sign their own or other free agents.
Caruso has two games in Los Angeles coming up, and he’s prepared to hear the comparisons between himself and new Laker cult hero Austin Reaves — comparisons that Caruso finds unfair and inaccurate.
The middle child in a family of 10 children, Johnson grew up in a three-bedroom Elgin home with parents who were pastors and also foster parents. After his mother died, Johnson helped to carry the ministry forward. “This is really a faith walk,” he says of his run for mayor.
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Stroman said his slider felt the best it has all spring.
Assad is in the conversation to make the Opening Day roster, likely as a reliever.