Two weeks ago the Yankees acquired Jeff Francis from the A's as a roster reinforcement, but now they've designated the journeyman left-hander for assignment.
After a couple months worth of reports that Cole Hamels is not on the market . . . maybe he's on the market.
Bedard was demoted from the rotation to the bullpen three weeks ago, but has barely pitched since then and at age 35 could be nearing the end of the line.
At this point I'm almost convinced that the ground balls are purposely doing strange things just to test the limits of what Simmons is capable of.
Life begins at 37.