The free-falling Rangers right now couldn't buy a run if it was hand-delivered with their favorite delivery pizza. Inconvenient timing with the first-place Athletics barreling into town Monday. Plus, in this edition of Weekend Buzz, George Brett's secret weapon, the Padres push back into contention and don't tell Tony La Russa what Colby Rasmus is up to. ...
Beginning Feb. 13, MLB Network will begin airing a reality competition series where Tim Wakefield works with a group of former college or NFL quarterbacks in an attempt to make one the next ageless knuckleballer to hit the majors.
The field: Doug Flutie, David Greene, Josh Booty, J.D. Booty (thought he went by John David Booty?) and Ryan Perrilloux.
Alex Anthopoulos has made some daring moves this offseason in Toronto, but look at the results. Scott Miller says the acquisitions of R.A. Dickey, Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson give the Jays a lot of muscle in the rotation.