MLB: Giants Acquire Jose Guillen from Royals plus other News
The San Francisco Giants added a power bat plus some depth in outfield by acquiring OF Jose Guillen. The Giants acquired OF Jose Guillen from the Kansas City Royals for cash and a player to be named later.
Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones who is out for the year and was pondering retirement at the end of the season has said that he will come to spring training for the 2011 season. Many thought he would be done after the injury but now he will give it another come spring training. It is not official he will play but he has already committed himself to trying for another season.
The Boston Red Sox are interested in acquiring 1B Lyle Overbay from the Toronto Blue Jays if Carlos Delgado doesn’t pan out.
The Los Angeles Dodgers demote P Jonathan Broxton from his closer role and insert P Hong-Chih Kuo into the role. Octavio Dotel could also be used as he has experience in the role from the past as well as this year on the Pirates before being traded.