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Haven't seen any photos of his BP session or conference, but here's the next guy to keep an eye on in the Minors. I still think it'd be incredible if he's up in 2 years.
"I can't believe I'm even here," Escobar said. "It's very different than the Minor Leagues. It's a different way to play baseball. I'm watching superstars like Ben Sheets and Jake Peavy. I've never seen those guys together in one game. It's very cool."
"If the Brewers make the playoffs, the Indians get to choose the 'player to be named' to complete the Sabathia deal. If the Brewers don't make the postseason, they get to choose the player they'll send the Indians."
Jeremy Jeffress' interview with Trenni during the broadcast on Friday night. Not very long, but it's interesting to learn that he just added a two-seamer to his arsenal at the end of the season.
NEW YORK YANKEES Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart Return to Top Optioned RHP Dave Robertson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A); purchased the contract of RHP Alfredo Aceves from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. [8/28] Purchased the contracts of C-R Chad Moeller and LHP Phil Coke from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. [9/1] Activated RHPs Joba Chamberlain and Dan Giese from the 15-day DL. [9/2]
Okay, figure this one out. It's after 9/1, so Lamb's not eligible for the postseason roster, and he's left-handed, so he's not a replacement for Bill Hall. Lamb hit .240/.283/.331 (BR neutralized) in 261 PA for the Twins earlier this year before getting kicked to the curb; for reference, Craig Counsell is hitting a neutralized .240/.340/.318 for the Brewers this year. On the other hand, Lamb was on the Doug Melvin Rangers...