Around MLB July 26, 2010

Posted on by Kerel Cooper

Top Stories:

  • Hard Ball Talk is doing a Position-by-Position trade deadline preview. Check out the one on Third Base.
  • Speaking of trades, the D-Backs and Angels pulled off a deal yesterday which sent Dan Haren to the Angels.
  • Apparently former New York Mets Pitcher Dwight Gooden has up and left his family. A couple thoughts from a Mets fan (me):
  • First and foremost I hope Gooden is ok and ishealthy. Gooden has had a troubled past and I hope he can eventually become drama free in his life.
  • Secondly I’m going to the Mets Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday and I am looking forward to seeing Gooden. I hope he shows up.
  • Read about how Stephen Strasburg might be MLB’s Most-Marketable Player Under Age of 25.
  • Streaks and Standings:

  • Wins: The Philadelphia Phillies have won 4 in a row and sit in second place in the NL East. 5 games behind the Atlanta Braves.
  • Loss: The Colorado Rockies are sinking fast in the NL West. They have lost 4 in a row and are now 7.5 games out of first place.
  • Standings: For a complete listing of all the MLB standings go here.
  • Extra’s:

    Over the weekend Andre Dawson, Doug Harvey and Whitey Herzog where inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In the ESPN.com video below Jon Miller discusses his special day.

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