Overnight Rumor Mill Roundup – 7/30
* The New York Post reports that talks between the Yankees and Rockies regarding Ubaldo Jimenez have “stalled”. The paper reports that the Rockies are asking for right-hander Ivan Nova and any two of LHP Manny Banuelos, RHP Dellin Betances or catcher Jesus Montero.
* ESPN’s Buster Olney tweeted that if there is a price drop of Ubaldo Jimenez‘s trade stock before Sunday at 4 p.m., it could bolster the Rockies urgency to trade the right-hander.
* Olney also tweeted that the Braves could pick up talks with the A’s regarding CF Coco Crisp.
* ESPN’s Jim Bowden tweeted that the Dodgers and Red Sox have talked about Hiroki Kuroda in exchange for a prospect.
* FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal says the Braves are still likely to acquire an outfielder before the Trade Deadline. The names current being tossed about are: B.J. Upton, Michael Bourn, Ryan Ludwick, Carlos Quentin and Josh Willingham.
* ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick confirms the Braves’ interest in Bourn, but he says Ludwick is further down the list.
– Jon Star