Colorful Cup champ
(right) continues to slip, this time to 11th place and out of the Chase after a
wreck with Ryan Newman. And yes, he ripped Newman afterward.
Orioles second baseman (.346 last year) was hitting .184 in his last 10 games
and had his bobblehead day postponed after the dollmaker apparently got his
Bay Area first
The same week that
the Giants sent down Lance Niekro (left) and his .249 average ("Right now,
[Niekro] is not equipped," G.M. Brian Sabean told the San Francisco
Chronicle) the A's demoted young Dan Johnson (.237) to work on his swing at
Triple A Sacramento.