Trade Rumors: Dodgers, Carrasco, Chulk, Phillies, Lewis

Nothing like trade rumors as the July 31st trade deadline nears… -As mentioned earlier today, the Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in Paul Maholm.  Buster Olney of ESPN reports that the Dodgers are also looking for a reliever, something the Pirates have to offer (Octavio Dotel?).  Olney mentions the Dodgers will need financial relief, similar to the Casey Blake deal (which saw the Dodgers give up Carlos Santana)....

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June Prospects Rundown: Indianapolis Indians

The month of June almost completely depleted the Indianapolis Indians of any legit prospects.  Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata, and Brad Lincoln were all promoted to the majors, leaving the Indianapolis lineup and rotation without any impact players.  Lower key prospects like Daniel McCutchen and Justin Thomas also got the call to the majors. Indianapolis did receive several disappointing players from the major...

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Two Players At Each Level Who Should Be Promoted

Around the end of May I took a look at two players who needed to be promoted at each level.  A little over a month later and most of those players mentioned have been promoted: Indianapolis - Neil Walker and Brad Lincoln both got the call to the majors.  Honorable mentions Pedro Alvarez and Jose Tabata also got the call. Altoona - Daniel Moskos got the call to AAA, although Jared Hughes is still in AA.  Honorable...

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Dana Eveland Designated for Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated Dana Eveland for assignment, and are expected to make two additions to the 25-man roster today.  The Pirates acquired Eveland at the start of June, after being designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays.  Pittsburgh traded relief pitching prospect Ronald Uviedo for 23 days of Eveland’s service. Eveland made just three appearances with the Pirates, pitching 9.2 innings,...

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May Prospects Rundown: Indianapolis Indians

In the month of April the Indianapolis Indians saw Pedro Alvarez and Brad Lincoln struggling, while Steve Pearce and Neil Walker had breakout months.  Walker and Pearce were both promoted to the majors in the month of May, and tons of speculation exists on whether Alvarez and Lincoln will be up in the opening weeks of June.  The Indians also saw a turnaround in their bullpen, with two...

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