The Cardinals want in on Marcell Ozuna, the Orioles and Rangers make a play for Matt Harvey, and Francisco Rodriguez delays retirement.
The Tigers get a reliever, the A’s get a wild card, and the Angels get to give a spare infielder a multi-year deal.
The once-flamethrowing righty has stayed fantasy-relevant by evolving as he ages.
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David Ortiz is back, so Jackie Bradley, Jr. is back down; Julio Borbon is a Cub; Francisco Rodriguez is still a Brewer; and Brett Wallace goes for help.
Doug looks at what pitching experts mean when they call a delivery “violent,” and why this violence can be inextricable from success.
Glen Perkins and Greg Holland make their VP bid this week.
From your Transaction Analysis page:
Anaheim Angels – purchased the contract of RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Salt Lake. [9/15]
I thought a player had to be on the active roster (or disabled list) as of August 31 to be eligible for post-season play. Does this mean that the Angels have to forfeit his 5 wins?
The Angels pulled the oldest roster trick in the book to make this work: They placed someone from their 60-day DL (Steve Green) on their postseason roster, effectively leaving a roster spot open for somebody else, or in this case, Francisco Rodriguez.