Good morning everyone! Let's check out what's happening in baseball news:
- Marc W at U.S.S. Mariner gave his two cents on the Chris Taylor-Zach Lee swap.
- Luke Arkins of Prospect Insider looks at some possible avenues for the Mariners to take at the trade deadline.
- Henderson Alvarez wasn't far from making his season debut for the A's before shoulder discomfort derailed his progress.
- An A's farmhand recently underwent surgery for testicular cancer.
- Michael Saunders is quietly having a terrific offensive season, writes Jeff Sullivan.
- Jered Weaver shut out the A's in less than 100 pitches.
- Derek Holland and Colby Lewis have hit the DL.
- Bless You Boys does a hilarious breakdown of Lloyd McClendon's recent ejection with Toledo.