POSTS FROM SPORTS UNBIASED AND OUTSIDE PITCH SPORTS NETWORK KEEPING YOU UP TO DATE ON WHAT HAPPENED TODAY AROUND THE LEAGUE!!
NEW: Baseball Informer Digital Magazine – BBST**
Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- A’s Cespedes Exits Game; A.J. Griffin Suffers Setback – OPSN**
- Rangers’ Figueroa Just the Latest in Long Line of Pitchers set for TJ Surgery –OPSN**
- Mark Trumbo Headed to the DL – SU
- Sammy Sosa, Cubs Ready to Make Amends – SU
- Yankees’ Pineda Ejected for using Pine Tar – SU**
- Josh Johnson to Undergo Tommy John Surgery – OPSN
- Pujols Joins Elite 500 HR Club – SU**
- Tracey McGrady Makes Skeeters’ Roster – SU**
- Chris Colabello’s Resilience Paying Off in 2014 – OPSN
- 100th Anniversary of Wrigley – OPSN
- Is White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale Actually One of the Lucky Ones? – SU**
- Fewest At-Bats to 500 HRs – OPSN
- The Forgotten Prospect: Mulling Over Mejia – OPSN
- Is Aaron Harang for Real? – OPSN
- Checking in on some of Baseball’s Top Prospects – OPSN
- Desmond Jennings Makes Incredible Catch – OPSN
- Pujols Hits #500 – BBST**
- Pineda’s Ejection – OPSN
- What is “Blocking the Plate?” – OPSN
Other MLB Highlights and Transactions:
- *Diamondbacks Placed OF Mark Trumbo on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Roger Kieschnick from Reno (PCL).
- *Braves Sent RHP Gavin Floyd to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.
- *Red Sox Optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated OF Shane Victorino from the 15-day DL.
- *Cubs Placed OF Justin Ruggiano on the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Blake Parker to Iowa (PCL). Recalled LHP Zac Rosscup and RHP Neil Ramirez from Iowa.
- *White Sox Reinstated 2B Gordon Beckham from the 15-day DL.
- *Brewers Optioned RHP Alfredo Figaro to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Brandon Kintzler from the 15-day DL.
- *Twins Reassigned RHP Matt Guerrier from New Britain (EL) to Rochester (IL). Claimed OF Kenny Wilson off waivers from Toronto and optioned him to New Britain (EL).
- *Yankees Optioned INF Dean Anna and RHP Preston Claiborne to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Transferred RHP Ivan Nova to the 60-day DL. Agreed to terms with RHP Bruce Billings on a one-year contract. Recalled RHP Shane Greene from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
- *Pirates Optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Brandon Cumpton from Indianapolis.
- *Giants Assigned 2B Nick Noonan to San Jose (Cal).
- *Mariners Optioned INF Nick Franklin to Tacoma (PCL) and RHP Erasmo Ramirez to High Desert (Cal). Selected the contract of OF Cole Gillespie from Tacoma.
- *Rangers Named Darren Oliver special assistant to the general manager.
*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com