posted on Aug, 9 2004 @ 03:44 PM
Piazza may be difficult to trade
New York Times
The Times' Lee Jenkins reports that Mike Piazza's high salary could prevent him from being traded to a team in the A.L.
Astros should ship Kent to Oakland
Chronicle columnist Richard Justice thinks that the Astros would be wise to deal loafing second baseman Jeff Kent to the A's.
Rockies talking contract with Burnitz
The Post's Mike Klis reports that the Rockies are interested in renegotiating Jeromy Burnitz's contract.
Tigers may say goodbye to Pena
Carlos Pena may not be back with the Tigers next season. The News' Lynn Henning reports that the Tigers are unlikely to offer Pena arbitration.
Bowa safe - for now
Phillies manager Larry Bowa no longer appears to be on the hot seat. GM Ed Wade told the Inquirer's Todd Zolecki that "Larry's our manager, and I
fully expect him to be the manager at the end of the season".
Are Pinstripes Next for Carlos?
It's no secret that Yankees manager Joe Torre holds Tosca in high regard and it would not be a huge surprise to anyone should he wind up on his staff
next season, assuming there is a spot there.
Fuson quiets Diamondbacks talk
East Valley Tribune
A widespread rumor in the industry has Texas Rangers assistant general manager Grady Fuson coming to Arizona as general manager, but Fuson told the
Fort Worth Star-Telegram he has not talked to Moorad in more than a year and has had no contact with the Diamondbacks.
Kaz's spasm may mean DL
New York Daily News
For the second day in a row, Mets shortstop Kaz Matsui had to come out of the game because he was hurt. Yesterday, though, the pain was not in his
lower left leg as it had been on Saturday. After making the final out of the fifth inning, Matsui had back spasms when he went out onto the field and
had to be replaced.
Blood clots in lungs end Cook's season
Rocky Mountain News
Blood clots in both lungs have brought a sudden, unexpected end to Aaron Cook's promising season for the Colorado Rockies.
Rumors and News sources
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