Royals Rumors: Merrifield, Diekman

Royals Rumors: Merrifield, Diekman Royals utilityman Whit Merrifield is unsurprisingly drawing interest from contenders with the trade deadline just a few days away. The Cubs, Braves and Phillies are among the teams eyeing Merrifield, but it appears they’ll have to look elsewhere. The Royals are telling teams they’re not going to deal him, Jon Morosi…

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Diamondbacks To Call Up Yasmany Tomas

Diamondbacks To Call Up Yasmany Tomas The Diamondbacks will call up outfielder Yasmany Tomas prior to Friday’s game against the Marlins, the Pelota Cubana blog reports (Twitter link).  Adjustments will have to be made to Arizona’s 25-man and 40-man roster, as Tomas was outrighted off the 40-man in April 2018. More analysis to come… Source:…

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Brewers To Call Up Travis Shaw

Brewers To Call Up Travis Shaw The Brewers will call infielder Travis Shaw up from Triple-A prior to tomorrow’s game, The Athletic’s Robert Murray and Ken Rosenthal report (Twitter link).  Shaw will take the 25-man roster spot left open by Jhoulys Chacin’s placement on the 10-day injured list. More analysis to come… Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/brewers-to-call-up-travis-shaw.html

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Mets “Fully Intent” On Trading Syndergaard, Considering Extending Wheeler

Mets “Fully Intent” On Trading Syndergaard, Considering Extending Wheeler 4:03pm: The Mets “want to move” Syndergaard in a trade, a rival evaluator tells ESPN.com’s Buster Olney (Twitter link).  The feeling amongst many outside evaluators is that the Mets are “fully intent” on dealing Syndergaard.  As to The Athletic’s Marc Carig hears from a rival executive,…

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