The Phillies acquired infielder Michael Young from the Rangers, filling a void at third base. The deal was announced Sunday, a day after Young agreed to waive his no-trade clause.
Rangers infielder Michael Young has been traded to the Phillies, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman and Danny Knobler have each confirmed.
According to CBSSports.com Insider Jon Heyman, the Phillies are closing in on a deal to obtain Michael Young from the Rangers.
The mysterious Josh Hamilton market gets murkier by the day. Folks around the game are wondering where the market is for easily the most talented player available as a free agent.
The Rangers view deals for both Cliff Lee and Josh Beckett as “long shots” at the moment, sources suggest.
The Rangers, in search of a high-end pitcher to top their rotation, have focused their attention almost entirely on Cole Hamels and Zack Greinke. But what about Cliff Lee?
Father’s Day is special. But some Father’s Days are more special than others. Read about these favorites and add your own.
Roy Oswalt is bringing a veteran presence to the Texas Rangers pitching staff. During a conference call with reporters Wednesday afternoon we learned where the starting pitcher is at as he tries to make a return to the big league. Back problems prematurely ended Oswalt’s season in 2011.
The Rangers are among four teams believed to be interested in acquiring free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt, along with the Orioles, Red Sox, Phillies and possibly even the Dodgers.
Arnie Spanier weighs in on some of the latest sports headlines, including the Mavs getting swept by the Thunder and the infamous Cole Hamels hit-by-pitch.
Phillies starter Cole Hamels said that he was, in fact, actually trying to hit Nationals rookie Bryce Harper on purpose in the first inning of Philadelphia’s 9-3 win.
Baseball has some interesting and unwritten rules. Such as, it’s perfectly acceptable to throw directly AT a batter. In many situations, it’s considered the appropriate move.