We called up Oscar Robles today and designated Cody Ross for assignment. Obviously it’s tough to see Cody go, but with Jeff Kent out of the lineup, it was clear that there was a need for another infielder.
The good news is, Jeff’s eye exam came back fine, but he’s still got some soreness and a headache, so he’s out of the lineup today. He’s going to be reevaluated by Dr. Mellman in a little while, but it looks like he’s doing okay. In fact, he even had some playful banter with T.J. Simers, so it’s safe to say that his sense of humor is still intact.
As for Cody, I got a chance to catch up with him before he left and he’s in good spirits. He knows that this was just a situation of too many good outfielders and that it could mean a better opportunity for him elsewhere.
Today we have: