First MLB Player Opts Out of Season

Mike Leake, a righthanded pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, is the first MLB player to opt out of the upcoming season. Steve Gilbert, who covers the Diamondbacks for, was the first to report the news

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Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.