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Peter Gammons
June 02, 1986
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June 02, 1986


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The Cardinals have been taking bids on both Andy Van Slyke and Tommy Herr (3 for 35 with runners in scoring position), hoping to shake them out of their doldrums. The players are being protected, however. Their averages are no longer being flashed on the scoreboard....

This is the way trades are and aren't made these days: Oakland G.M. Sandy Alderson called Detroit G.M. Lajoie looking for a lefthanded hitter. Lajoie offered John Grubb for Steve Henderson. Alderson said he didn't want Grubb, but he would give the Tigers Henderson just to get rid of his salary. Lajoie said he wouldn't take Henderson unless he could unload Grubb's salary....

Braves manager Chuck Tanner has suggested a seven-day disabled list for minor injuries as a way to deal with the 24-man rosters.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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