MLB: Team by Team August/September Acquisitions, News, and Rumors


MLB: Team by Team August/September Acquisitions, News, and Rumors Oakland Athletics Re-signed 1B Tommy Everidge Rumor: 3b Eric Chavez who has been hampered with injuries is pondering retirement after his latest setback. Signed OF Jeremy Hermida 1b/OF Conor Jackson was put on the DL Rumor: OF Carl Crawford likes Oakland’s pitching which weighs heavy on…

MLB: Braves acquire Derrek Lee, Signings, and News


MLB: Braves acquire Derrek Lee, Signings and News The Atlanta Braves acquire 1B Derrek Lee from the Chicago Cubs for pitchers Robinson Lopez, Tyrelle Harris, and Jeffrey Lorick. The Cincinnati Reds designated P Michah Owings for assignment. Owings requested to be traded. The Texas Rangers sign P Jesus Colome The New York Mets place P…

NFL: Shawne Merriman signs tender, News, and Rumors


NFL: Shawne Merriman signs tender, News, and Rumors The San Diego Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman ended his holdout and signed his 1 year, $3, 269 million tender. Merriman missed 2 weeks of training camp from being displeased with his status on the team. The San Francisco 49ers RB Glen Coffee retires from the NFL just…

MLB: Chipper Jones out for the year, News, Acquisitions, and Rumors


MLB: Chipper Jones out for the year, News, Acquisitions, and Rumors Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones tore his anterior cruciate ligament and will require surgery. After already saying he would think about retiring come season end, it could now be sooner than we thought. This is pending on whether this injury will make him decide…

MLB: White Sox Acquire Edwin Jackson, News, and Rumors


MLB: White Sox Acquire Edwin Jackson, News, and Rumors The Arizona Diamondbacks trade P Edwin Jackson to the Chicago White Sox for pitchers Dan Hudson, and David Holmberg. The deal could also turn into a 3-way trade in which P Edwin Jackson would go to the Nationals, 1B/OF Adam Dunn to the White Sox, and…

MLB: Padres acquire Tejada, Rangers land Cantu, Other Trades, and Rumors


MLB: Padres acquire Tejada, Rangers land Cantu, Trades, and Rumors The Baltimore Orioles trade SS/3B Miguel Tejada and cash to the San Diego Padres for P Wynn Pelzer The Florida Marlins trade 1B/3B Jorge Cantu and cash to the Texas Rangers for pitchers Evan Reed, and Omar Poveda The Washington Nationals trade P Matt Capps…

MLB: Alberto Callaspo traded to the Angels, News, and Rumors


MLB: Alberto Callaspo traded to the Angels, News, and Rumors The Los Angeles Angels looking to boost there offense acquired infielder Alberto Callaspo from the Kansas City Royals for pitchers Sean O’Sullivan and Will Smith. Alberto Callaspo is coming to the Angels batting .275, has 8 homers, and 43 RBI’s. Callaspo also brings versatility in…

MLB: Top Available Trade Targets by Positions


MLB: Top Available Trade Targets Starting Pitching Top 5 1. Houston Astros – Roy Oswalt (6-10, 3.08 ERA, 112 K’s, 33 Walks, 1:05 WHIP) 2. Arizona Diamondbacks – Dan Haren (7-7, 4.36 ERA, 125 K’s, 26 Walks, 1:33 WHIP) 3. Cleveland Indians – Fausto Carmona (8-7, 3.64 ERA, 61 K’s, 43 Walks, 1:29 WHIP) 4….

MLB: The National League earns a rare win over the American League


MLB: The National League earns a rare win over the American League The National League who hasn’t won since 1996 finally was able to get one. The National League just always would fall victim to last inning defeats, bloopers, errors and just plain out could never get the job done. Their Savior was the amazing…

MLB All-Star Team Rosters Announced


MLB All-Star Team Rosters AMERICAN LEAGUE Pitchers SP- Clay Buchholz – Boston Red Sox SP- Trevor Cahill – Oakland Athletics SP- Fausto Carmona – Cleveland Indians CP- Neftali Feliz – Texas Rangers SP- Phil Hughes –┬áNew York Yankees SP- Cliff Lee – Seattle Mariners SP- Jon Lester – Boston Red Sox SP- David Price –…