Brewers To Dump Hall?

Sunday, May 25, 2008

The Brewers called up Russell Branyan today in an attempt to help the Brewers versus righties. That means that Bill Hall, who is hitting .189 versus righties, will likely lose playing time. Hall is batting .220 with 9 HR in 47 games this season, and if he doesn't pick it up, he will likely be traded. Hall is twenty-eight and has the ability to hit for power, but not a very good average. The Giants remain a good possibility with Jose Castillo at third. The Rangers could be in need of a corner infielder with Hank Blalock on the DL for an extended amount of time. Hall would be a cheap investment for them who could help short term. Teams have not been afraid to designate players with little interest on the market, and it is possible that could happen to Hall as well.


Anonymous 4:16 PM CDT  

If the Rangers add a third baseman it will be very short term. Hank Blalock is moving over to first base permanantly to make room for Chris Davis when he's ready. Anyone who they add wouldn't cost anything because it'd be a short term thing.

JamJam 1:13 AM CDT  

The Brewers will absolutely not DFA Hall. Struggling though he is, he's not worth nothing.

Gene 5:27 PM CDT  

The Giants actually are pretty happy with the super cheap pickup Jose Castillo. I don't think they'll take Bill Hall on just for the hell of it.