Today we've seen a lot of activity in the baseball world. Lets start it off with
Marlins pitcher Ricky Nolasco is a hot commodity for contending teams that lack pitching. There is feeling around the industry that he will be the first major piece to be traded in this years trade frenzy. He is currently being persuaded by multiple teams including the Giants, Dodgers and Padres.
Demotion of Middlebrooks:
The Redsox 3B has been demoted to Pawtucket Triple-A and the Redsox bought the contract of infielder Brandon Snyder. He has played horrible this year with a batting average of .192 in 216 plate appearances. Last year he forced the Redsox to trade the man who for a long time manned 3B for the SOX in Kevin Youkilis.
Interest in Cubs Gregg:
The Cubs have received many calls on their closer Kevin Gregg. He will be one of the top relief pitchers on the market this year. He has 11 saves this year and a 1.11 ERA in 24 and 1/3 innings this year.