Houston Astros to call up prospect A.J. Reed


Can confirm @1250SportsTalk report that A.J. Reed has been called up to the Astros. Team has no comment. — Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) June 25, 2016 Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports that first base prospect A.J. Reed is being called up to the Houston Astros. Many believed that Reed would make the opening day…

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: Red Sox sign Carlos Delgado, Signings, News, and Rumors


MLB: Red Sox sign Carlos Delgado, Signings, News, and Rumors 1B Carlos Delgado signs a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox The Los Angeles Dodgers designate OF Garret Anderson for assignment and purchase the contract of OF Jay Gibbons from the teams Triple A affiliate. The New York Mets release INF Alex Cora…

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: Roy Oswalt traded to the Phillies pending his approval


MLB: Roy Oswalt traded to the Phillies pending his approval The Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros have come to an agreement on a deal that would send Oswalt to the Phillies. This of course is pending on Oswalt’s approval since he has a no trade clause. The Houston Astros will most likely be getting…

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 –…