Links for Saturday…
- Paul Kinzer, who represents Francisco Rodriguez, said that K-Rod “has a great fondness for the Angels” and would be open to returning.
- One of Edgar Renteria’s agents thinks that the Cardinals and Giants are good fits for Renteria.
- Padres GM Kevin Towers would like another team in on the Jake Peavy bidding now that trade talks are back to “square one.”
- Japanese pitcher Kenshin Kawakami is eligible to play baseball in North America.
- Former Athletic Donnie Murphy agreed to a minor league deal with the Orioles.
- Mike Berardino writes that the Marlins are looking to build around pitching, speed and defense.
- Cardinals GM John Mozeliak says the Cardinals will work “aggressively” to improve their bullpen.
- The Rays will soon find out whether Troy Percival will opt for surgery.
- Mike Downey writes that the White Sox could look very different in 2009.