#204: Donaldson, Call-Ups, Trumbo, Ruth, and Ohtani Auctions, and ROY Talk

Agenda summary: Josh Donaldson gets traded. Shohei Ohtani health status update. Late season Call-Ups. Ryan Howard retires. Mark Trumbo 2006 Bowman Chrome Red Refractor. Babe Ruth 1921 American Caramel. Shohei Ohtani 2018 Bowman Chrome Superfractor. 2018 ROY Award speculations.

FULL AGENDA:

Josh Donaldson traded - Assigned 10-day rehab with Triple-A Columbus.1)Josh Donaldson to make rehab start today at Triple-A Columbus after being placed on DL by Cleveland Indians. www.cleveland.com

Shohei Ohtani diagnosed with a *new* UCL strain. TJ Surgery recommended.2)Shohei Ohtani slams 2 homers after Tommy John surgery recommendation. www.espn.com

Late season Call-Ups: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (TOR), Luis Urias (SDP), Taylor Ward (LAA), Michael Kopech (CWS), Francisco Mejia (SDP)

Ryan Howard Announces Retirement.3)Thank You, Philly. www.theplayerstribune.com

Mark Trumbo 2006 Bowman Chrome Red Refractor makes an appearance and with a $400 asking price.

“Babe” Ruth 1921 E121 American Caramel PSA7 closes at $89,175.4)1921 E121 American Caramel "Babe" Ruth PSA 7 NM Pop 1 Highest Graded. smalltraditions.com

Shohei Ohtani 2018 Bowman Chrome Superfractor AU, which graded BGS95, is now at auction with Goodwin & Co.5)2018 Bowman Chrome Shohei Ohtani Rookie Autographs Superfractors 1/1 BGS 9.5 (AUTO 10). goodwinandco.com

Who do you think will make the AL and NL ROYs?

  • Patrick’s picks: Shohei Ohtani (AL); Ronald Acuna Jr. (NL)
  • Ryan’s picks: Shohei Ohtani (AL); Juan Soto (NL)

References   [ + ]

1. Josh Donaldson to make rehab start today at Triple-A Columbus after being placed on DL by Cleveland Indians. www.cleveland.com
2. Shohei Ohtani slams 2 homers after Tommy John surgery recommendation. www.espn.com
3. Thank You, Philly. www.theplayerstribune.com
4. 1921 E121 American Caramel "Babe" Ruth PSA 7 NM Pop 1 Highest Graded. smalltraditions.com
5. 2018 Bowman Chrome Shohei Ohtani Rookie Autographs Superfractors 1/1 BGS 9.5 (AUTO 10). goodwinandco.com

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