MLB Rumors: Phillies, Yankees Scouted Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Recently

MLB Rumors: Phillies, Yankees Scouted Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Recently Some interested teams reportedly got a good look at Madison Bumgarner recently. The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees were among “several clubs” who scouted the Giants ace in his second-to-last start last Saturday, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported Wednesday.  Bumgarner pitched 6 1/3 innings that…

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Pirates Select Rookie Davis

Pirates Select Rookie Davis Per a team release, the Pirates have selected the contract of right-hander Rookie Davis from AAA-Indianapolis. Davis, 26, signed a minor league deal with Pittsburgh in February after three seasons in the Reds organization. In seven starts for Indy, Davis had posted a 5.35 ERA with mediocre peripherals – a 6.57…

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A Little Patch of Heaven

A Little Patch of Heaven Today’s card collectors are familiar with the bonus cards, posters, coins and other products that are inserted in blaster, hobby and retail boxes.  Autographed cards, relics and “buy backs” are common examples. In 2010, Topps inserted Manufactured Commemorative Patches in “blaster” boxes.  The cards feature all-time greats accompanied by patches…

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