1) Redsox P Curt Schilling will have surgery on his right ankle this week, as long as a MRI shows there’s no problems with an infection.
After 3.23 ERA/36 RSAA and 2.95 ERA/34 RSAA seasons, Schilling had a 3.26 ERA/42 RSAA in 32 starts. He has a 3.32 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.22, and 327 RSAA in 482 games.
Schilling ranks 9th on the all time list for career RSAA after the age of 30–
RSAA 1 Randy Johnson 444 2 Lefty Grove 433 3 Cy Young 403 4 Roger Clemens 309 5 Grover C Alexander 263 6 Kevin Brown 262 7 Dazzy Vance 258 8 Greg Maddux 255 9 Curt Schilling 244 10 Phil Niekro 241
2) Angels GM Bill Stoneman says the team won’t bid on free agent 3B Troy Glaus and instead will hand over the job to Dallas McPherson.
3) According to ESPN’s Peter Gammons, the Whitesox may be close to agreeing to a 2 year, $8 million contract with SS Omar Vizquel.
Vizquel will be a free agent, but hasn’t hit the open market yet. Teams, other than the Indians, are not permitted to talk contract terms now. But, by their own admission, MLB rules are only enforceable when they feel like it.
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