Around MLB July 26, 2010
July 26, 2010
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.
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.