The Angels have told some teams that Peter Bourjos is unavailable and offered the outfielder to other teams for relief help, Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com reports (on Twitter). The fleet-footed 25-year-old has a .237/.293/.348 batting line and won't be arbitration eligible until after the 2013 season. Here are today's links…
- Matt Cain, Robinson Cano and Yovani Gallardo all have considerable surplus trade value, Dave Cameron of FanGraphs writes. New MLBTR readers may not be familiar with Cameron's annual series; it's always an enjoyable one.
- Ryan Dempster told Bob Nightengale of USA Today that he’d be willing to re-sign with the Cubs this coming offseason even if he’s traded this summer. Many teams are interested in Dempster, who can block any trade
- Rogue Sports, an NBA Agency led by Happy Walters, acquired SFX Baseball, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports (on Twitter). SFX represents dozens of MLB players including Justin Verlander, David Ortiz and Miguel Cabrera, as MLBTR's Agency Database shows. For all NBA-related rumors and free agent news check out Luke Adams’ latest posts at MLBTR’s sister site, HoopsRumors.com.