More links for Monday, as Jose Bautista becomes the first major leaguer to hit 40 home runs this season…
- The Mets signed former big league reliever Yhency Brazoban out of the Mexican League, according to Matt Eddy of Baseball America. The 30-year-old right-hander enjoyed some success out of the Dodgers' 'pen in 2004-05, but hasn't pitched in the majors since 2008.
- Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune breaks down the choices the White Sox face this offseason. A.J. Pierzynski and Paul Konerko are among the White Sox who will hit free agency after the season.
- Dusty Baker told the AP (on ESPN) that he hasn't decided whether to accept the one-year extension the Reds offered last week.