Jason Skelton Rumors

Odds & Ends: McPherson, Izzy, Hammel

Happy April Fools, or something.  Here are your Wednesday night links…

  • Mike Axisa over at River Ave. Blues believes the Yankees should take a long look at former top prospect Dallas McPherson.
  • Sam A. Miller of the Orange County Register presents some best-case scenario projections for the 2009 Angels.
  • Jason Isringhausen is going to stick it out with the Rays.  He'll be placed on the disabled list to start the season, but could be pitching for Tampa by mid-May.
  • Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus discusses some of the Rays' offseason moves with RaysProspects.com.  He also touches on Jason Hammel's trade value.
  • Pirates president Frank Coonelly hosted a chat with fans at MLB.com on Wednesday.
  • Mariners Rule 5 pick Jose Lugo, a reliever, has been returned to the Twins.
  • Another Rule 5 pick, catcher James Skelton, has been waived by the Diamondbacks.
  • If you missed it, take a look at Tim's Tuesday chat. 
  • Join the fun!  Add MLBTR to your Twitter following tonight.  And hey, while you're at it, why not check out your (attention craving) friend Drew Silva as well?