– The Los Angeles Dodgers are apparently interested in trading for shortstop Jimmy Rollins according to sources close to Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com. Rollins signed a three-year, $33 million last year with the Phillies, but according to Knobler the Dodgers have money to spend.
– Third baseman Chase Headley has been linked to at least seven teams, including the Dodgers, Pirates, Indians, Orioles and Diamondbacks, but according to Jim Bowden of ESPNxm, there are now six teams interested in Headley. He also adds that he will probably be dealt before the deadline.
– The Chicago White Sox have become the latest team to enter the Zack Greinke sweepstakes according to sources close Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Another pitcher that is under the White Sox’s radar is Yankees’ prospect Dellin Betances according to Josh Norris, Trentonia’s Trenton Thunder’s beat writer.
– The Detroit Tigers are still looking for infielder, and according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports, they are interested in Stephen Drew and Ryan Roberts of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Rosenthal says that he doesn’t know how “advanced the talks are,” but says that both teams have been discussing trade scenarios that involves one or both players.
– The Oakland Athletics are looking to improve at shortstop according to sources close to Rosenthal. He adds that their targets are Yunel Escobar and Drew, although they haven’t begun serious trade discussions with either the Diamondbacks or the Blue Jays.
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