There are a number of teams looking for a bat before the trade deadline, and Hunter Pence of the Astros is one of the best available. The outfielder is hitting .316/.361/.484 with 11 homers this season. Let's round up all the day's rumors involving him right here…
- SI.com's Jon Heyman hears that Houston's asking price for Pence is so prohibitive that teams are sure he'll remain with the Astros (Twitter link).
- A source tells Mike Silverman of The Boston Herald that Pence "won't be moved." (Twitter link)
- Earlier today we heard that the Phillies would like to frame any potential trade for Pence around right-hander Vance Worley.