Here’s some interesting stats relating to the WBC:
Highest World Baseball Classic team batting average:
1. Cuba 2009 .313
2. Japan 2006 .311
3. Mexico 2009 .305
4. Venezuela 2009 .304
Here’s the Most Games Played in Major League Baseball:
1. Pete Rose (Retired) — 3,562
2. Derek Jeter (Active) — 2,585
Until then see you at the park.
Here’s a look at the recent transactions processed to date:
Boston: Optioned RHP Daniel Bard to Portland.
Cleveland: Optioned LHP Scott Barnes to Columbus.
Kansas City: Optioned LHP Will Smith to Omaha.
LA Angels: Traded C Chris Snyder to Baltimore for RHP Rob Delaney.
Oakland: Recalled RHP Dan Straily from Sacramento. Optioned RHP Jesse Chavez to Sacramento.
Toronto: Announced LHP Aaron Laffey refused an outright assignment to Buffalo and elected to become a free agent.
Cincinnati: Placed OF Chris Heisey on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Donald Lutz from Pensacola.
Washington: Activated C Wilson Ramos from the 15-day DL.
Until then see ya at the park!