Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Friday, August 1.
For the second time in 22 months, Ben Cherington must find a way to turn a last-place team into a winner -- and fast.
The trade deadline brings four different trades for the Red Sox, which, following two in the previous five days, completely overhauls the look of the team.
CSN Bay Area A’s Insider Joe Stiglich gives the scouting report on Yoenis Cespedes
"He's a one-year deal. Is he going to walk after a year?" - Lou Merloni
The Athletics will follow through with a scheduled Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt giveaway for Saturday.