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…

MLB: Rays acquire Chad Qualls from the Diamondbacks


MLB: Rays acquire Chad Qualls from the Diamondbacks The Diamondbacks unload yet another player. They trade P Chad Qualls to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later. This move is unusual in which Chad Qualls has a 8.29 ERA, but we will see how Qualls does in the American League. He…

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 –…

Edwin Jackson throws a rare no-hitter


Edwin Jackson threw a no-hitter on 149 pitches. Rarely you see a pitcher throw over 110 pitches but Jackson wasn’t going to stop until he gave up a hit. Jackson also walked 8 batters which can explain for 32 of the pitches. In the 9th inning Jackson showed no slowing down either being clocked throwing…

Recent MLB Transactions


Arizona Diamondbacks traded 1B/OF Conor Jackson to the Oakland Athletics for RHP Sam Demel LHP Mark Mulder Retires 1b/OF Darin Erstad Retires Los Angeles Dodgers sign RHP Claudio Vargas Pittsburgh Pirates Call up 3B Pedro Alvarez New York Mets release OF Gary Matthews Jr Seattle Mariners designate RHP Ian Snell for assignment Detroit Tigers release…