NL West Preview

The Giants won the World Series in 2012, but the Dodgers will try to become the team to beat in 2013.

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Angels nab Greinke from Brew Crew

Angels land Greinke from Crew for three prospects

The Angels have acquired pitcher Zack Greinke from the Milwaukee Brewers for 3 players including top prospect shortstop Jean Segura.  Greinke will join a rotation that includes Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Dan Haren.  Look out American League!

Zack Greinke career statistics

Greinke won the ’09 Cy Young as a member of the Royals

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Sports with Balls Hot Stove Report

With the 2012 MLB pennant races drawing near its time for teams to declare themselves buyers or sellers for the remainder of the 2012 season. Sports with Balls will be on top of all the deals as they go down in July & August.  Check back for regular updates.

As the 2012 MLB Non-Waiver Trade Deadline comes to a close; Mike, Bill & Scott took 45 minutes to discuss the deals that went down in July click below to listen.

Sports with Balls Show – MLB Trade Deadline Special

The Buyers:

Yankees, Orioles, Blue Jays, Tigers, White Sox, Rangers, Angels, Athletics, Nationals, Braves, Reds, Pirates, Cardinals, Giants, Dodgers

The Sellers:

Twins, Royals, Mariners, Marlins, Phillies, Brewers, Cubs, Astros, Rockies

Players potentially available via trade in August:

Jeff Francoeur, Denard Span, Josh Willingham, Matt Capps, Kevin Millwood, Carlos Lee, Josh Johnson, Heath Bell, Aramis Ramirez, Francisco Rodriguez, Randy Wolf, Juan Pierre, Placido Polanco, Jimmy Rollins, Cliff Lee, Joe Blanton, Chase Headley, Clayton Richard, Alfonso Soriano, Matt Garza, Carlos Marmol,  Jason Giambi, Rafael Betancourt,  Stephen Drew.

The Deals that have gone down:

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