Well, if you were hoping the Yankees would trade Alex Rodriguez to the Marlins for Heath Bell, you can forget it now. Miami traded Bell to the Diamondbacks today as part of a three-team trade that sent Chris Young to the Athletics, Cliff Pennington to Arizona, and a prospect to the Marlins. Young definitely would have made sense for the Yankees as a right-handed hitter with power and speed who can play a legitimate center field, but alas. I have to think the likelihood of a Justin Upton trade just went down, but I suppose Seth Smith or Josh Reddick may be available now.
Anyway, here is your open thread for the night. There’s no baseball being played — the Giants and Cardinals are traveling to San Francisco and will continue the NLCS tomorrow. There is college football on though, so talk about that or any non-politics topic here. Enjoy.