Manfred Will Consider Shortening Season - RealGM Wiretap
Rob Manfred says he's open to shortening the Major League season if there is interest in doing so.
"I don't think length of season is a topic that can't ever be discussed Cheap Jerseys From China ," Manfred said. "I don't think it would be impossible to go back to 154 [games]."
Manfred said discussion of season length is not at the top of his mind.
The American League moved from a season of 154 games to 162 games in 1961; the National League followed a year later.
"We already have some of our record books which reflect a 154-game season and obviously some of it reflects a 162-game season," Manfred said. "So there's some natural flexibility there. But if anyone suggests to go to something like 110 games, then there's a real problem. That will throw all our numbers out of whack."
Cubs Diamondbacks No Longer Targeting Shelby Miller - RealGM Wiretap
The Atlanta Braves have been discussing Shelby Miller in trades, but the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks are no longer in the mix for the young pitcher.
Arizona has "moved their attention away" from Miller, reports Mark Bowman of MLB.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Chicago is "not currently in [the] mix" for Miller.
Meanwhile Cheap Jerseys , the Baltimore Orioles have inquired about Miller and the Los Angeles Dodgers have entered in conversations as well.
Mets Complete Biggest Comeback In 11 Years - RealGM Wiretap The Pirates jumped out to a 7-0 lead against the Mets on Thursday, but the home team stormed back at Citi Field and won the game 9-8 without needing to use the bottom half of the ninth inning. It was the team's biggest comeback since rebounding from a seven-run deficit to beat the Braves, 11-8, on June 30, 2000. "Obviously Wholesale NBA Jerseys ," manager Terry Collins said, "that was not the game plan." The Mets scored three runs in the third, four in the sixth and two more in the eighth inning. "You need wins like this to show you can do it," Collins said. "When you play 27 outs, you don't stop until the game's over Wholesale Jerseys China , you continue to make your at-bats count, you continue to make pitches. ... I think it means a lot to us. Hopefully this is something that we feed off of and continue to play well." Blue Jays Unlikely To Sign Ervin Santana - RealGM Wiretap
The Toronto Blue Jays would like to add a starting pitcher, but it appears as though they are unlikely to sign Ervin Santana.
Toronto hasn't expressed a willingness to add extra years or dollars onto an offer to sign a starter.
"We'd love to add a starter to maintain that depth," Alex Anthopoulos said. "But we're comfortable with what we have. If the right guy were to come along at the right price, we're definitely open-minded to the idea of adding one more starting pitcher.
"But again Wholesale Jerseys , we're comfortable with our internal options."
Zambrano Still Hasnt Signed With Ducks - RealGM Wiretap
It was reported last week that Carlos Zambrano had signed with the Long Island Ducks of the Independent League, but he wasn't on the team's roster as of Monday night.
Zambrano did agree to terms with the Ducks, but he hasn't signed a deal yet, according to sources.
He apparently believes he can instead get a deal with a major-league organization.