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The return of Peter Bourjos leaves Angels fans something to look forward to for the final stretch of an otherwise abysmal season.
Mike Trout on the Verge of Becoming the Best Ever at His Age – SI’s The Strike Zone
“In fact, with 49 games to go, Trout is within a couple runs of surpassing Mel Ott as the most valuable player through his age-21 season (such designations hinge on the convention of using a player’s age as of July 1 of a given year). ”
“Trumbo remembers pitching once to Green once in high school, when he was a senior and Green was a sophomore. “He hit a double off me to right-center field,” Trumbo said. “You should ask him about that.”
Rangers Claim Alex Rios – MLBTradeRumors.com
“A trade is unlikely to be reached, writes MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Prior to the deadline, the White Sox were interested in lefty Martin Perez, right-hander Luke Jackson and infielder Rougned Odor, and the Rangers aren’t keen on giving up those players in a trade for Rios.”
Yep, there is a player named Roughned Odor. Amazing.