Effectively Wild Episode 1409: Appointment Podcasting

Effectively Wild Episode 1409: Appointment Podcasting Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley follow up on the feedback to the preceding “best players of the decade” episode and minimum innings vs. three-pitch innings, then banter about Mike Trout‘s new-and-improved throwing arm (and Ross Stripling’s new-and-improved ability to retire Mike Trout), trade-deadline procrastination, the Giants’ and Mets’ outlooks,…

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Angels Recall Nick Tropeano, Designate Adalberto Mejia

Angels Recall Nick Tropeano, Designate Adalberto Mejia The Angels announced that they have recalled righty Nick Tropeano from Triple-A to start tonight’s game. Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times first reported that decision on Twitter. To create roster space, the club designated southpaw Adalberto Mejia for assignment. Mejia was recently claimed off waivers from the Twins. Source:…

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Detroit’s Underrated Trade Chip

Detroit’s Underrated Trade Chip Owners of a major league-worst 30-68 record, the Tigers figure to be one of baseball’s most active sellers prior to next Wednesday’s trade deadline. Three of their players – starter Matthew Boyd, reliever Shane Greene and right fielder Nicholas Castellanos – stand among the most discussed trade chips in baseball. But…

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Ben Zobrist To Begin Rehab Assignment

Ben Zobrist To Begin Rehab Assignment Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist is slated to begin a rehab assignment, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein tells reporters including ESPNChicago.com’s Jesse Rogers (Twitter link). Zobrist has been on the restricted list for much of the season for personal reasons. More to come… Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/ben-zobrist-to-begin-rehab-assignment.html

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