Giants Rumors: Sogard, Watson, Cardinals

Giants Rumors: Sogard, Watson, Cardinals The Giants’ surge up the standings this month has turned them from surefire trade deadline sellers to potential buyers. To that end, the Giants have “inquired” about Blue Jays infielder Eric Sogard, Jon Morosi of MLB.com tweets. Considering the 33-year-old Sogard is a pending free agent, acquiring him would be…

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Gio Gonzalez Exits With Shoulder Tightness

Gio Gonzalez Exits With Shoulder Tightness The Brewers announced that left-hander Gio Gonzalez exited his start against the Cubs on Friday with shoulder tightness. That’s a potentially ominous development for a Milwaukee club already down two starters, Brandon Woodruff and Jhoulys Chacin, because of injuries. The 33-year-old Gonzalez only just returned from his own IL…

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Stone-cold robbery by Marlins prospect

Stone-cold robbery by Marlins prospect In what could be the catch of the year, Marlins prospect Stone Garrett made a leaping grab to rob a homer before flipping over the wall in Double-A Jacksonville’s 3-1 loss to Biloxi on Friday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190726&content_id=309445960&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Latest On Marlins’ Trevor Richards

Latest On Marlins’ Trevor Richards Marlins right-hander Trevor Richards has surfaced as a trade candidate in advance of next week’s deadline, but he’s now changing roles. Richards will shift to the Marlins’ bullpen, and fellow righty Elieser Hernandez will take his spot in the Marlins’ rotation, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com relays. That could make Richards…

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Mitch Garver’s Quietly Great Season

Mitch Garver’s Quietly Great Season The Twins entered play Friday with the majors’ most home runs, second-best wRC+ and third-most runs, all of which helps explain their 62-40 record and two-game lead in the American League Central. The likes of Nelson Cruz (who swatted three homers Thursday), Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler are among Twins…

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