MLB Daily Update: 05/28/2008

Welcome to the show Jay Bruce – 3 for 3, 2B, 2BB, 2R, 2RBI, 1SB. Not bad for a 21 year old making his MLB debut.

Scores
HOU 8 STL 2
WAS 2 SD 4
LAN 1 CHN 3
COL 4 PHI 7
PIT 6 CIN 9
FLA 3 NYN 5
ATL 2 MIL 3
SF 6 ARI 3
TOR 1 OAK 3
NYA 9 BAL 10
CHA 2 CLE 8
TEX 12 TB 6
MIN 4 KC 3
DET 2 LAA 3
BOS 3 SEA 4

Transactions
Arizona Diamondbacks
Alex Romero called up from the minors; Eric Byrnes placed on the DL (15-day, strained right hamstring).
Cincinnati Reds
Scott Hatteberg designated for assignment; Jay Bruce purchased from the minors.
Cleveland Indians
Jorge Julio designated for assignment; Jake Westbrook removed from the DL.
Detroit Tigers
Gary Sheffield placed on the DL (15-day, strained left oblique).
Los Angeles Angels
Dustin Moseley removed from the DL; Moseley sent to the minors.
Milwaukee Brewers
Zach Jackson sent to the minors; Julian Tavarez signed as a free agent.
New York Mets
Matt Wise placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder pain); Carlos Muniz called up from the minors.
New York Yankees
Ben Broussard signed to a minor league contract.
Pittsburgh Pirates
Brian Bixler sent to the minors; Jack Wilson removed from the DL.
Toronto Blue Jays
Hector Luna sent to the minors; David Eckstein removed from the DL.

Daily Rumors from MLB Trade Rumors
– The A’s are going to have some roster problems when people start coming off the DL.
– Bill Hall is upset with the Brewers for promoting Russ Branyan – it could cut into his playing time.
– Pudge Rodriguez expects to continue playing next year.
– A look at the 3B market.
– Scott hatteberg was DFA by the Reds to make room for Bruce; don’t be surprised if he’s traded in the next 10 days.

Around the Web
Injury Report
Top Prospect Alert’s Top MiLB Performances.
BA Prospect Blog
All Star Voting

Today’s Matchups
CHA at CLE, 12:05
Floyd (4-3) vs Westbrook (1-2)
TEX at TB, 12:40
Gabbard (1-1) vs Garza (3-1)
COL at PHI, 7:05
Reynolds (0-1) vs Eaton (0-3)
NYA at BAL, 7:05
Pettitte (4-5) vs Guthrie (2-5)
PIT at CIN, 7:10
Gorzelanny (4-4) vs Arroyo (3-4)
FLA at NYN, 7:10
Olsen (4-2) vs Perez (4-3)
LAN at CHN, 8:05
Lowe (2-5) vs Zambrano (7-1)
ATL at MIL, 8:05
Reyes (2-2) vs Suppan (2-4)
MIN at KC, 8:10
Hernandez (6-2) vs Greinke (5-2)
HOU at STL, 8:15
Rodriguez (1-0) vs Wainwright (4-2)
SF at ARI, 9:40
Sanchez (2-3) vs Davis (2-1)
WAS at SD, 10:05
Perez (1-4) vs Estes (1-0)
TOR at OAK, 10:05
Halladay (5-5) vs Harden (3-0)
DET at LAA, 10:05
Galarraga (3-2) vs Saunders (8-1)
BOS at SEA, 10:10
Wakefield (3-3) vs Bedard (3-3)

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