MLB Daily Update: 05/13/2008

I’m being lazy this morning, so no new links; we still have scores, probable pitchers, and someone’s watching Griffey. Oh, and Asdrubal Cabrera had an unassisted triple play.

Scores
American League
TB 7 NYA 1
TOR 3 CLE 0
CLE 3 TOR 0
MIN 7 BOS 3
LAA 10 CHA 7
TEX 13 SEA 12

National League
WAS 10 NYN 4
CHN 12 SD 3
CIN 8 FLA 7
MIL 8 STL 3
ATL 8 PIT 1
PIT 5 ATL 0
HOU 7 SF 3

Transactions
Boston Red Sox
Abe Alvarez released; Sean Casey removed from the DL; Julian Tavarez designated for assignment.
Los Angeles Angels
Brandon Wood sent to the minors; Matt Brown called up from the minors.
San Diego Padres
Callix Crabbe designated for assignment.
Tampa Bay Rays
Gary Glover removed from the DL.

Yesterdays Rumors from MLB Trade Rumors
– Cardinal fans are weeping at this: The Cubs are interest in bringing Jim Edmonds to their bench and shipping Felix Pie to Triple A.
– The Phillies are not against in season extension talks, mainly with Brad Lidge and Pat Burrell.
– The Mariners are scouting Ken Griffey Jr.
– Freddy Garcia is almost ready to throw for teams; a dozen or so teams are interested.
– They have a link to an altercation between Draziano of the Newark Star-Ledger and Carlos Delgado’s agent: it’s on of the funniest things I’ve read.
– Peter Magowan may not be the owner of the Giants for much longer.
– The Rays are still leaning to catcher Buster Posey with the first pick.
– Julian Tavarez has been DFA; the Rockies have uped their desire for him.
– Free Agent Stock Watch: Milton Bradley.

Around the Web
Injury Report
BA Prospect Blog
All Star Voting

Today’s Matchups
Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies, 7:05 PM
(L) Jo-Jo Reyes (1-0) vs. (R) Kyle Kendrick (2-2)
Florida Marlins at Cincinnati Reds, 7:10 PM
(L) Mark Hendrickson (5-1) vs. (R) Edinson Volquez (5-1)
Washington Nationals at New York Mets, 7:10 PM
(L) John Lannan (3-3) vs. (R) John Maine (4-2)
Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers, 8:05 PM
(R) Brad Penny (5-3) vs. (R) Carlos Villanueva (1-4)
San Diego Padres at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 PM
(L) Shawn Estes (0-0) vs. (R) Jason Marquis (1-2)
Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals, 8:15 PM
(L) Phil Dumatrait (1-1) vs. (R) Kyle Lohse (3-2)
Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:40 PM
(L) Jeff Francis (0-3) vs. (L) Randy Johnson (2-1)
Houston Astros at San Francisco Giants, 10:15 PM
(R) Brandon Backe (2-4) vs. (R) Matt Cain (1-3)
Oakland Athletics at Cleveland Indians, 7:05 PM
(R) Justin Duchscherer (3-1) vs. (R) Paul Byrd (1-3)
Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles, 7:05 PM
(R) Josh Beckett (4-2) vs. (R) Jeremy Guthrie (1-3)
New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays, 7:10 PM
(R) Chien-Ming Wang (6-1) vs. (R) Edwin Jackson (2-3)
Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers, 8:05 PM
(R) Felix Hernandez (2-3) vs. (L) Kason Gabbard (1-0)
Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins, 8:10 PM
(R) Jesse Litsch (4-1) vs. (R) Kevin Slowey (0-2)
Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals, 8:10 PM
(L) Nate Robertson (1-4) vs. (R) Zack Greinke (4-1)
Chicago White Sox at LA Angels of Anaheim, 10:05 PM
(L) John Danks (3-3) vs. (R) Jered Weaver (2-5)

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