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…

Rangers rotation decimated, as Colby Lewis and Derek Holland land on DL


Holland on disabled list left shoulder inflammation. …pitching for Boston…..Martinez Griffin and Perez…Jackson called up — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) June 22, 2016 Colby Lewis to miss up to two months with strained lat muscle……no word on who will replace him… Jon Daniels: "kick in the gut" — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) June 22, 2016 As reported…

Noah Syndergaard Exits after 6 innings


Uh oh. Noah Syndergaard's elbow flared up during the game. He's seeing a doctor now. That's why he left the game after six. #Mets — Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) June 22, 2016 With Bartolo Colon exiting last night’s game against the Royals, the last thing the New York Mets needed, was another pitcher getting injured. Well,…

Are the Toronto Blue Jays the Miami Marlins of last year?


The direction of the Toronto Blue Jays has been a bit of a shocker, but I’m sure the fans are enjoying every moment of the possible rise of the Jays! I wouldn’t get too crazy though if I was a fan, obviously this team is stacked, but so was the Marlins team that was a…

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: White Sox acquire Manny Ramirez from the Dodgers


MLB: White Sox acquire Manny Ramirez from the Dodgers With Manny Ramirez sitting on the bench for the Dodgers, It was only how long till he was wearing a new jersey. The Dodgers really didn’t need Manny Ramirez with all the acquisitions¬†they made. The Dodgers acquired Scott Podsednik in a trade, and added Jay Gibbons….

MLB: Albert Pujols becomes the 3rd youngest to reach 400-homer milestone


MLB: Albert Pujols becomes the 3rd youngest to reach 400-homer milestone Albert Pujols hit his milestone 400th home run yesterday against the Washington Nationals. Pujols became the 3rd youngest to reach this milestone and is 47th on the all time home run list. The two younger players to reach this milestone were Alex Rodriguez (29…

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…

MLB: Giants Acquire Jose Guillen from Royals plus other News


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…

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…