Monday, March 27, 2006

MLB Rumors Ticker Tape

...Oakland SS Bobby Crosby shoulder tendonitis caused by weight lifting is responding to therapy...The Rangers outfield picture is getting thin with Laynce Nix, Gary Matthews Jr. and Brad Wilkerson battling injuries...Giants slugger Barry Bonds is scheduled to start Friday after a brief layoff because of elbow soreness...Yankees SP Chein-Ming Wang has been cleared to play after being struck in the leg by a comebacker to the mound...The agent for former Tigers 1B Carlos Pena is preparing for negotiation with one or more teams following Pena's release by Detroit...As Cubs SP Mark Prior continues to struggle with shoulder problems and missed a scheduled throwing session Monday.