Diamondbacks | Recall Bo Schultz
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:27:28 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Bo Schultz was recalled from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, OF Alfredo Marte was optioned to Reno.
Braves | Shae Simmons to DL
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:09:32 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Shae Simmons (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 29, with a right shoulder strain. In a corresponding move, RP Juan Jaime was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett.
Orioles | Not pursuing Kurt Suzuki
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:29:11 -0700
Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki is not a trade target of the Baltimore Orioles, a source said Tuesday, July 29.
Boston Red Sox
Red Sox | Jon Lester scratched for Wednesday
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:11:21 -0700
Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has been scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday, July 30, as a deal appears imminent. SP Brandon Workman will pitch in his place.
Red Sox | Jon Lester still listed to start Wednesday
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:29:45 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is still listed as the probable pitcher for Wednesday, July 30, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Manager John Farrell said Tuesday, July 29, that SP Brandon Workman will start if Lester is dealt.
Red Sox | Andres Torres released
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:22:09 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Andres Torres was released Monday, July 28.
Reds | Jay Bruce to bereavement list
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:04:51 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce has been placed on the bereavement list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, RP Curtis Partch was recalled from Tripe-A Louisville.
Indians | Asdrubal Cabrera could be on move
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:35:14 -0700
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera, eligible for free agency at season's end, could be on the move before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. The San Francisco Giants and Toronto Blue Jays are teams interested in the shortstop.
Rockies | LaTroy Hawkins likely staying put
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:25:23 -0700
The Colorado Rockies talked briefly with the Pittsburgh Pirates about RP LaTroy Hawkins, but the Rockies are likely to keep the veteran reliever. The team is interested in picking up the option on Hawkins at $2.25 million.
Rockies | Justin Morneau activated
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:14:34 -0700
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Joe Gibbs Racing
Joe Gibbs Racing | Denny Hamlin penalized 75 points
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:06:26 -0700
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin was stripped of 75 points in the series' owner championship standings, and Hamlin was docked 75 points in the drivers' standings after infractions were found Tuesday, July 29, in a post-race inspection after the Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Hamlin had finished third in the race. Crew chief Darian Grubb was also suspended for the next six Sprint Cup events and fined $125,000, while car chief Wesley Sherrill was issued a six-race suspension, and he will be on probation for six months. JGR plans to appeal the penalty, although Grubb and Sherrill will begin serving their suspensions immediately, starting this weekend at Pocono Raceway.
Kansas City Royals
Royals | Interested in John Lackey?
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:34:55 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have inquired about Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey, but Boston is said to be seeking a sizable return.
Royals | Joe Saunders released
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:34:23 -0700
The Kansas City Royals released SP Joe Saunders from Triple-A Omaha Tuesday, July 29.
Royals | Liam Hendriks optioned
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:19:59 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Liam Hendriks was optioned to the minors Monday, July 28.
Royals | Christian Colon up
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:12:06 -0700
Kansas City Royals INF Christian Colon was recalled from Triple-A Omaha. He'll back up 2B Omar Infante and SS Alcides Escobar, and he could serve as the platoon option versus southpaws if 3B Mike Moustakas loses playing time.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Dodgers | Pass on deal for Cole Hamels
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:24:45 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies discussed a deal for SP Cole Hamels, with the asking price thee of the top prospects of the Dodgers - OF Joc Pederson, SS Corey Seager and P Julio Urias. The Dodgers passed on the deal.
Dodgers | Barry Enright signs
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:19:39 -0700
Free-agent SP Barry Enright (Phillies) signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, July 28.
Marlins | Express interest in Jon Lester
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:36:26 -0700
The Miami Marlins are interested in acquiring Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, and they reached out to the team regarding the pitch Tuesday, July 29. The Red Sox are believed to be asking for OF Christian Yelich, a proposal the Marlins would not consider.
Brewers | Not in on Jon Lester
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:13:25 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Milwaukee Brewers are not believed to be in the mix to acquire Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester.
Twins | Matt Guerrier elects free agency
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:10:22 -0700
Minnesota Twins RP Matt Guerrier has refused an outright assignment to Triple-A and elected free agency instead.
Athletics | Potential Jon Lester landing spot
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:22:53 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have emerged as a possible landing spot for Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, according to a source.
Phillies | Cole Hamels deal seems unlikely
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:20:41 -0700
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels is not expected to be traded before the July 31 non-waiver deadline. According to a source, a trade of Hamels is the "least likely" of all the deals the Phillies are considering.
Pirates | In the mix for Jon Lester?
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:22:35 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester could be on the move to the Pittsburgh Pirates, a team which is viewed as a dark-horse candidate in the pre-trade deadline sweepstakes, according to a major league source. One name at the center of the talks is Double-A switch-hitting prospect OF Joshua Bell, according to sources. The Los Angeles Dodgers are another team believed to be in the running for Lester's service.
Roush Fenway Racing
Roush Fenway Racing | Carl Edwards on the way out
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:15:51 -0700
Roush Fenway Racing drive Carl Edwards will depart at the end of this season, leaving the team with a youthful roster featuring Greg Biffle, Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Edwards has been with Roush since the 2004 season, winning 23 races and twice coming close to a championship during the span. There is a provision in Edwards' contract that he does not disclose his plans for 2015 until after Sept. 1.
San Diego Padres
Padres | Activate Everth Cabrera
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:15:49 -0700
San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, SP Jason Lane was designated for assignment.
San Francisco Giants
Giants | Landing spot for Asdrubal Cabrera?
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:38:49 -0700
The Cleveland Indians might be open to dealing SS Asdrubal Cabrera, and he has been linked to the San Francisco Giants.
Giants | Make roster moves
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:12:52 -0700
Updating a previous report, San Francisco Giants 1B Travis Ishikawa and OF Juan Perez were officially recalled from Triple-A Fresno Tuesday, July 29. In corresponding moves, 2B Tony Abreu was designated for assignment, and 3B Adam Duvall was optioned to Class AAA.
Giants | Will recall two
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:53:43 -0700
San Francisco Giants 1B Travis Ishikawa and OF Juan Perez are expected to be recalled from Triple-A Reno, according a source.
Mariners | Talks stalled for Marlon Byrd
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:12 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies and Seattle Mariners continue to talk trade involving OF Marlon Byrd. However, according to a source, talks remain stalled; Byrd will waive his no-trade clause only if his option for 2016 is exercised.
Mariners | Still working on Josh Willingham
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:12:44 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham remains a target for the Seattle Mariners, and the two sides continue to talk, a source said Tuesday, July 29.
St. Louis Cardinals
Cardinals | George Kottaras waived
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:12:50 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals requested outright release waivers on C George Kottaras Tuesday, July 29. He was designated for assignment July 26.
Tampa Bay Rays
Rays | Still deciding if David Price will stay or go
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:26:56 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays are still trying to determine if they will trade or keep SP David Price. General manager Andrew Friedman continues to talk to clubs, and one rumor has the St. Louis Cardinals trading SP Shelby Miller, OF Oscar Taveras and a first-round pick to the Rays for Price.
Toronto Blue Jays
Blue Jays | Interested in Asdrubal Cabrera
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:38:29 -0700
The Cleveland Indians could trade SS Asdrubal Cabrera before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, and the Toronto Blue Jays are one of the teams believed to be interested in the switch-hitting infielder, who can also play second base.
Blue Jays | Rob Rasmussen optioned
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:16:28 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays RP Rob Rasmussen was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo Tuesday, July 29.