Overnight Rumor Mill Roundup – 7/23
* Buster Olney tweeted that the Red Sox acquisition of Carlos Beltran remains “a long shot”, as the Red Sox will focus on pitching.
David Lennon of Newsday tweets that San Francisco “fits” Beltran’s criteria.
* The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo tweeted that the White Sox and Red Sox have been scouting each other beyond the typical advanced scouting ahead of their upcoming series.
* CSN Philly reports that Astros outfielder Hunter Pence is now the Phillies’ top target. Dominic Brown‘s name has popped up as the centerpiece of any potential package.
* Peter Gammons tweeted that the Red Sox have reached out to the A’s regarding Rich Harden.
* FOX Sports’ John Paul Morosi tweets that the D-backs have contacted the Blue Jays about Jason Frasor.
– Jon Star