Phillies Fire Hitting Coach Steve Henderson - RealGM Wiretap
The Philadelphia Phillies have fired hitting coach Steve Henderson.
Philadelphia finished the season last in the Major Leagues in runs scored.
Henderson joined Philadelphia in 2012.
Meanwhile adidas ultra boost uncaged for sale , the Phillies retained six other coaches including Larry Bowa (bench), Rick Kranitz (bullpen), Bob McClure (pitching), John McLaren (catching), Mickey Morandini (first base) and Juan Samuel (third base).
As Unsure If Sonny Gray Will Pitch Again In 2016 - RealGM Wiretap
Sonny Gray has yet to resume throwing and the Oakland Athletics don't know if he'll pitch for them again this season.
Gray is receiving treatment for muscle strains in his forearm while allowing fluid buildup in his elbow to subside. He won't be able to begin a strengthening program until the inflammation diminishes.
"It just depends," Bob Melvin said of Gray pitching again this season. "I don't know that it's necessarily important adidas ultra boost parley for sale , but it's nice to know that you're healthy again and you don't have to worry about it in the offseason. But it's not like we're going to push him to try to get him out there just to get him out there."
Willingham Was Mentor To Dozier In Minnesota - RealGM Wiretap
The trade that sent Josh Willingham to the Kansas City Royals wasn't easy for some of the Minnesota Twins to swallow.
"He's been a joy to have, kind of my mentor the past three years and pretty much my best friend, to be honest with you," Brian Dozier said of Willingham. "It's a tough loss, but it's not like he passed away or anything. We'll talk tonight and tomorrow and the next day."
The Royals will be right back at Target Field on Friday for a weekend series and the Twins return to Kansas City in late August.
"You hate to lose a guy like that, but a good thing for him adidas ultra boost 3.0 for sale ," Dozier said. "A bunch of the guys on the team were really close with Josh. I hate to see him go. Playing for a contending team down the stretch, he's excited about that, but yeah, it sucks."
Source Indians Aggressively Pursuing Nick Swisher - RealGM Wiretap
The Indians are aggressively pursuing Nick Swisher, according to a source.
Cleveland would use Swisher as a replacement for Shin-Soo Choo in right field.
Choo was dealt to the Reds in a three-team deal earlier this week.
Agent Lucas Moura Will Soon Be In Same Category As Messi Zlatan - RealGM Wiretap
Lucas Moura is having the best stretch of his career with Paris Saint-Germain and his agent, Wagner Ribeiro adidas ultra boost for sale , believes he will soon join the true elite.
"At the moment, Lucas is going through his best phase with PSG," he told L'Equipe. "He plays every game, he scores, he wins penalties... he'll soon be battling with Neymar, [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic adidas tubular x for sale , Messi and Cristiano. He plays football for that."
Lucas is eager to forge a long and successful career in the French capital.
"It's really exciting to hear the fans chanting my name. It inspires me, it motivates me. I'm very happy at PSG and I want to stay in Paris for a long time," he said.