Orioles call up SS Manny Machado to play 3B, where the guys there have not been good.
20 years old and very much still learning, they're basically rolling on the dice right now with a wildcard spot on the line.
Cardinals extend Jake Westbrook through 2013 with a mutual option for 2014.
Jemile Weeks was sent down by the A's who just traded for Stephen Drew
It looked like he had gotten it together in late May, but yeah, he's been really bad.
Not a good year for that family, although as you said, Rickie has been much better in the 2nd half.
<<Astros GM Jeff Luhnow said he recently sent scouts to look at Roger Clemens and Scott Kazmir of the independent-league Sugar Land Skeeters, according to the Associated Press. Clemens is rumored to be mulling a return to the Majors.>>
If he didn't have this allegation, he'd have been first ballot. But then again, maybe he was only first ballot because of it.
We'll never know.
Signing Clemens would be a pure "butt-in-seats" move, for both him and Astros. He'd make league minimum, they'd get revenue for every start in September.
I admit, I'd be curious to see him pitch again in the majors.
The Brewers have 3 games left at home against the Astros at the very end of September.
Who wants to place odds now that Clemens will pitch one of those games? Better yet: Who would go out of their way to see it?
Dodgers awarded waiver claim on Adrian Gonzalez.
Does a deal get done this time? Smart money says no, but I guess you can never be too sure.