Saturday, April 01, 2006

MLB Rumors Ticker Tape

Milwaukee ace Ben Sheets' soreness will cause him to miss at least two starts...Ryan Klesko's placement on the Padres DL opens the door for former No. 1 draft pick Adrian Gonzalez at first base...Rangers starter Adam Eaton will miss a month with an injured finger, but could miss half the season or more if doctors determine surgery is required...Rookie Chris Duncan's position as a reserve outfielder for St. Louis was solidified with the injury of Johnny Rodriguez, who joins fellow outfielder Larry Bigbie on the DL...The Dodgers acquisition of former Tampa Bay closer Danys Baez has turned out to be crucial with Eric Gagne having loss 6-8 mph off his fastball...Houston ace Roy Oswalt is contemplating retirement at the end of the year.