Rays Add Catching Depth in Rocky Gale

Rays Add Catching Depth in Rocky Gale There’s only one trade deadline this year, and with that, teams have felt increased pressure to make depth-related moves that would normally have occurred in August. The Rays did just that on Wednesday, acquiring catcher Rocky Gale from the Dodgers for cash, as The Athletic’s Robert Murray first…

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David Robertson To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

David Robertson To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery Phillies reliever David Robertson has suffered a setback in his recovery from a flexor strain and will require season-ending right elbow surgery, Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer was among those to report. A Tommy John procedure is a possibility for Robertson. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/david-robertson-to-undergo-season-ending-surgery.html

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Braves To Acquire Mark Melancon

Braves To Acquire Mark Melancon The Braves and Giants have struck an intriguing pact that’ll send veteran reliever Mark Melancon to Atlanta, according to Jeff Passan and Buster Olney of ESPN.com (via Twitter). There are sure to be other parts to this swap, but the details aren’t yet known.   Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/braves-to-acquire-mark-melancon.html

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Tanner Roark Heads to Oakland

Tanner Roark Heads to Oakland The A’s, who have about a 25% chance of pulling down a Wild Card spot and still haven’t won a World Series title for Billy Beane, continued their efforts to shore up a beleaguered rotation by acquiring Tanner Roark from the Reds Wednesday afternoon in exchange for High-A outfielder Jameson…

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