Yes! Finally some good news coming out of Beantown!
Rumour has it that the Red Sox have agreed to send starting pitcher Josh Beckett, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and left fielder Carl Crawford (their 3 highest-salaried players) plus infielder Nick Punto and cash to the Dodgers in exchange for first baseman James Loney, second baseman Ivan De Jesus Jr., outfielder Jerry Sands and pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster.
Please, please let this come to fruition...AND DUMP BOBBY VALENTINE!
To Rise From the Ashes of the Phoenix - first, you must burst into flames - and die...
In the Battle of the MVP Candidates, Miggy was DHing on a gimpy ankle and went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and Mike Trout, amazingly, went 0-for-5.
The Angels beat the Tigers 2-1.
On Wednesday night, Adrian Beltre belted 3 homers to help the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 12-3.
On Friday night, Beltre hit for the cycle - for the 2nd time in his career.
Over the past 4 games, Beltre has gone 12-for-18 with 5 homers, 3 doubles and a triple.
The Rangers defeated the Twins 8-0.