Baseball Rumors

Rumors from MLB Trade Rumors:

– A few teams have sent scouts to watch the Reds. Griffey and Dunn are the two guys most likely to be moved.
– The Brewers could be thinking about releasing Derrick Turnbow.
– Bartolo Colon has decided to push back the opt out date of his contract until June 1st. The Red Sox wanted him to stay longer since he’s missed a few weeks with an injury.
– Since Brad Wilkerson (DFA by Mariners) is looking for work, they said the Red Sox and Blue Jays could be possibilities.
– John Smoltz is moving to the bullpen when he comes off the DL, which could prompt the Braves to trade for a starter. They also have a few options at Triple A.
– The Rockies acquired Jason Grilli from the Tigers for a minor leaguer and Jorge de la Rosa from the Rockies to complete an earlier trade with the Royals.
– Orlando Hudson says he didn’t ask the D’backs for $15 mil a season.
– The Mariners also DFA Greg Norton with Wilkerson. Top prospects Jeff Clement and Wladimir Balentien have been called up to replace them.

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