On MLB.com’s list of which teams will be buyers and which will be sellers, Rhett Bollinger lists the Angels as “Both.” In reading his remarks, it seems that he might have meant “It depends.” The Pirates acquired Dillon Peters from the Angels for cash considerations.
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The Marlins and Starling Marte have failed to come to an agreement concerning an extension of his contract. He is very likely to be traded by the July 30 trade deadline. To deepen the Marlins’ woes even further, Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Garrett Cooper were both injured in the same game over the weekend.
Kole Calhoun was the victim of a rather bizarre double play when the Diamondbacks played the Cubs.
MLB continues to suggest that the seven inning double header rule will be discontinued this winter. Unfortunately, the man on second in extra innings rule may persist in some form.
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