Around The Horn: August26, 2011
(1) Giants/Padres deal for Heath Bell doesn't materialize. Giants left with wounded Brian Wilson and Sergio Romo.
(2) Johan Santana likely done for year (possibly Jonathan Niese as well). Jose Reyes hopefully back next week.
(3) Indians place Josh Tomlin/Michael Brantley on DL. Shin-Soo Choo hurt. Jim Thome now an Indian.
(4) Curtis Granderson having a historic season for the Yankees.
(5) Travis Snider wrist injury ends his season.
By Ray Flowers
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The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: Mon-Fri 7-10 PM EDT), Ray also hosts his own show Sunday night (7-10 PM EDT). Ray has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. Specializing in baseball, football and hockey, some consider him an expert in all three.
- James Harrison announced his retirement
- Jacoby Ellsbury not in starting lineup Saturday
- Shane Robinson underwent shoulder surgery
- Bills agreed to contract with QB Kyle Orton
- Venters will undergo a third Tommy John surgery
- Mahinmi may miss from two to three months
- Pirates option Gerrit Cole to Bristol
- Masahiro Tanaka is feeling arm soreness
- Aldon Smith has been suspended 9 games
- Bengals cut RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis