Posts by Steve Cummings

ORDONEZ OUT FOR POSTSEASON

ORDONEZ OUT FOR POSTSEASON

The Detroit Tigers lost another outfielder as Magglio Ordonez is out with a broken right ankle. By being taken off the roster due to injury in the middle of the ALCS, Ordonez is now ineligible to play in the World Series, should the Tigers make it, but the injury makes it unlikely he would be able to […]

HULTZEN GOES TWO INNINGS IN AFL

HULTZEN GOES TWO INNINGS IN AFL

LHP Danny Hultzen made his professional debut on Friday with two IP in the Arizona Fall League. Hultzen, who played college ball at Virginia, was the second overall selection in the 2011 First Year Player Draft by the Seattle Mariners. On  Friday he toed the rubber for the Peoria Javelinas, giving up one earned run on three hits with […]

TIGERS’ YOUNG OUT FOR ALCS

TIGERS’ YOUNG OUT FOR ALCS

Detroit outfilelder Delmon Young was left off of the ALCS roster Saturday due to an oblique strain suffered in Game 5 of the ALDS vs. New York. MLB.com’s Jason Beck reports that Young has been replaced on the roster by infielder Danny Worth. There has been much speculation on Young’s status since the injury was announced […]

REAGINS RESIGNS AS ANGELS GM

REAGINS RESIGNS AS ANGELS GM

The front office of the Los Angeles Angels is going through some change as GM Tony Reagins has resigned his post following the second-straight season without a playoff berth. Reagins will remain with the club as an assistant to club chairman Dennis Kuhl. The Angels have transformed from a team that couldn’t get over the hump […]

DIAMONDBACKS CALL UP PARKER

DIAMONDBACKS CALL UP PARKER

RHP Jarrod Parker, the ninth overall pick of the 2007 First-Year-Player Draft has been called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Parker pitched for AA Mobile this season, going 11-8 over 26 games with 55 BB and 112 K’s. The Mobile Bay Bears won the Southern League title this weekend so now Parker joins the Snakes as they […]

GIANTS RELEASE ROWAND, TEJADA

GIANTS RELEASE ROWAND, TEJADA

The San Francisco Giants have released OF Aaron Rowand and INF Miguel Tejada. Both veterans were DFA’d last Thursday and apparently the club was unsuccesful in finding any trade partners. Rowand is earning $12 million this season and is under contract through 2012 for the same salary. Tejada signed a one-year/$6.5 million deal in December. Both […]

MARINERS EXTEND ZDURIENCIK

MARINERS EXTEND ZDURIENCIK

The Seattle Mariners anounced on Wednesda that they have reached an agreement with GM Jack Zduriencik on a multi-year extension. Zduriencik was in the final year of a three-year deal. Under Zduriencik, the Mariners have acquired 28 of the players on the current 40-man roster and almost half of the 25-man roster is made up […]

GIANTS DFA ROWAND, TEJADA

GIANTS DFA ROWAND, TEJADA

The San Francicso Giants rocked the roster today by designating OF Aaron Rowand and INF Miguel Tejada for assignment. The team has 10 days to trade or release both players and GM Brian Sabean doesn’t expect much action on the trade market. The moves cost the Giants over $15 million. The defending World Series champs […]

FLANAGAN DEATH A SUICIDE

FLANAGAN DEATH A SUICIDE

Mike Flanagan, the stalwart Cy Young Award winning pitcher of the Baltimore Orioles was found dead on his Marlyand property Wednesday and the cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face. Flanagan, a baseball lifer who went on to serve the club as a pitching coach, an executive and broadcaster, was apparently in […]

THOME RETURNS TO TRIBE

THOME RETURNS TO TRIBE

Indians legend, 600-homer-club member and renowned nice-guy Jim Thome is headed back to Cleveland. Thome played for the Twins this season but with the club suffering through a miserable season, the slugger was placed on waivers Monday and the Indians put in a claim. Thome had to waive a no-trade clause in his contract to facilitate the […]

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