Astros, Rangers interested in Brett Myers

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ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that both Texas and Houston are interested in Brett Myers.  This jibes with Matthew’s prediction that he’d wind up with the Rangers on a one-year deal.

As long as the guy isn’t on my team I don’t care where he goes.

Report: Angels to sign Justin Bour

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Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Angels have signed 1B/DH Justin Bour to a contract, pending a physical. The Phillies non-tendered Bour last month.

Bour, 30, spent the 2018 season with the Marlins and Phillies, hitting an aggregate .227/.341/.404 with 20 home runs and 59 RBI in 501 plate appearances.

Bour will likely share first base with Albert Pujols, who is coming off of knee and elbow surgeries. Bour could handle right-handers while the 38-year-old Pujols faces lefties.