Everything in the AL West You Might've Missed
Miss a transaction, trade, or rumor in the American League West over the past week? No worries -- MLBDD has you covered! Here's everything we covered, oldest to newest:
A's Place Brandon McCarthy on DL; Call Up A.J. Griffin
The Oakland Athletics placed right-handed starting pitcher on the 15-day disabled list yesterday with lingering shoulder issues, reports Ben Estes of MLB.com.
Rangers to Promote Martin Perez
The Texas Rangers will promote top pitching prospect Martin Perez tonight, a club official has told T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com.
Angels Rumors: LA Seeking Rotation Depth, Bullpen Help
The Los Angeles Angels are "on the prowl" for relievers and starting pitching depth, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal also confirms that the Angels had no interest in recently-traded corner infielder Kevin Youkilis.
What's the AL West story of the week?
- Mariners Close to Signing Mike Zunino
The Seattle Mariners are close to completing a deal with first round draft pick Mike Zunino, reports Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times.
- Rangers Place Colby Lewis on DL with Forearm Tendinitis
The Texas Rangers have placed starting pitcher Colby Lewis on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right forearm, reports T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com.
- Rangers Rumors: Injuries Won't Impact Trade Deadline
Recent injuries will not make the Texas Rangers more aggressive as they approach the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, reports Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Athletics Rumors: A's Shopping Brian Fuentes
The Oakland Athletics are attempting to trade veteran left-hander Brian Fuentes, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
- Athletics Rumors: McCarthy Available Once Healthy
The Oakland Athletics will be willing to trade Brandon McCarthy once he returns from his current DL stint, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.