NEWBERG REPORT ALERT — JULY 17, 2007
Bakersfield 3B Chris Davis just hit a run-scoring double in the fourth inning, extending his hit streak to 35 games, which ties the California League mark set in 1992 by former A’s second baseman Brent Gates.
Oklahoma LF/DH Jason Botts was lifted from the RedHawks’ game in the eighth inning tonight with some sort of finger injury.
T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that trade talks involving Mark Teixeira “have picked up considerably over the past few days,” according to Major League sources. The Red Sox, Angels, Braves, Yankees, and Giants have apparently shown interest, while the Dodgers have turned their focus to their pitching needs.
“Flight of the Conchords” is greatness.