On September 6, 1973, the New York Yankees, out of contention in the American League’s Eastern Division, sell two of the Alou brothers to National League teams. The Yanks peddle first baseman Felipe Alou to the Montreal Expos and outfielder Matty Alou to the St. Louis Cardinals.
February 18, 1946
Houston inks a pair of free agent hurlers. One of them is lefty Pete Schourek, who has a history of arm problems and demands to only be used as a starter. He goes 7-6 in 15 starts before being sold to Boston in mid-season.
January 9, 1998