COVID Notes: 6/6/21 - MLB Trade Rumors

COVID Notes: 6/6/21 – MLB Trade Rumors

The latest on the coronavirus-related situations around the league: The Phillies announced they’ve placed right-handers Chase Anderson and David Hale on the COVID-19 injured list. Lefty Cristopher Sánchez was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, while reliever Héctor Neris was reinstated from the paternity list in...
NL Injury Notes: Muncy, Guillorme, Blandino

NL Injury Notes: Muncy, Guillorme, Blandino

Let’s check in on a couple of injury situations in the National League… The Dodgers got some good news today as X-Rays on Max Muncy’s ankle came back negative, per Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register (via Twitter). Muncy...
Indians Designate Jake Bauers, Promote Bobby Bradley, Select Blake Parker

Indians Designate Jake Bauers, Promote Bobby Bradley, Select Blake Parker

The Indians have designated first baseman Jake Bauers for assignment, the team announced.  Right-hander Eli Morgan has also been optioned to Triple-A, while first baseman Bobby Bradley has been called up to Cleveland’s roster and righty Blake Parker has...
Giants Designate Scott Kazmir - MLB Trade Rumors

Giants Designate Scott Kazmir – MLB Trade Rumors

5:25 PM: Kazmir has officially been DFA’d by the Giants. Camilo Doval has been recalled to claim his roster spot, per Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com (via Twitter). Doval owns a 7.59 ERA/7.54 FIP in 13 appearances covering 10...
Twins Designate Juan Minaya, Select Griffin Jax

Twins Designate Juan Minaya, Select Griffin Jax

The Twins have designated right-hander Juan Minaya for assignment, as per a team press release.  Right-handed pitching prospect Griffin Jax’s contract has been selected from Triple-A (as reported earlier today by Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press),...
Brewers Place Kolten Wong On Injured List

Brewers Place Kolten Wong On Injured List

The Brewers placed second baseman Kolten Wong on the 10-day injured list due to a strained left oblique, per a club announcement. Infielder/outfielder Pablo Reyes is up from Triple-A Nashville in his place. It’s the second oblique strain of the...
Nationals Sign Josh Rogers To Minor League Deal

Nationals Sign Josh Rogers To Minor League Deal

The Nationals have signed left-hander Josh Rogers to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Rochester, tweets Red Wings communications director Nate Rowan. The Orioles cut Rogers loose over the weekend. Rogers, 27, was one of the players...
Red Sox To Complete Andrew Benintendi Trade

Red Sox To Complete Andrew Benintendi Trade

6:10pm: The Red Sox are also receiving right-handers  Grant Gambrell and Luis De La Rosa from the Royals, reports Julian McWilliams of the Boston Globe (via Twitter). 5:17pm: The Red Sox will acquire outfield prospect Freddy Valdez from the Mets...
AL East Notes: Zombro, Choi, Kluber, Blue Jays, Ward

AL East Notes: Zombro, Choi, Kluber, Blue Jays, Ward

Rays pitching prospect Tyler Zombro was struck in the head by a line drive last night during the eighth inning of Triple-A Durham’s game against Norfolk.  Zombro was taken off the field on a stretcher and taken to hospital,...
Minor MLB Transactions: 6/3/21 - MLB Trade Rumors

Minor MLB Transactions: 6/3/21 – MLB Trade Rumors

The latest minor moves from around the league: The Diamondbacks announced they’ve acquired right-hander Tyler Jones from the Marlins, completing the teams’ December deal that sent Rule 5 draft pick Zach Pop to Miami. The Marlins selected Jones in the 26th round of the...
Major League Baseball To Crack Down On Pitchers' Use Of Foreign Substances

Major League Baseball To Crack Down On Pitchers’ Use Of Foreign Substances

Major League Baseball will begin to crack down on pitchers’ use of foreign substances “in earnest,” reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link). Ball doctoring was among the topics discussed at today’s owners meeting, per Heyman, with the...
Diamondbacks Place Madison Bumgarner On Injured List

Diamondbacks Place Madison Bumgarner On Injured List

JUNE 3, 6:21 pm: Bumgarner will go on the 10-day injured list after all. The team announced they’ve recalled Humberto Castellanos to replace him on the active roster. JUNE 3, 4:35 pm: The MRI revealed shoulder inflammation, Lovullo told reporters (including Nick...
Red Sox Designate Colten Brewer For Assignment

Red Sox Designate Colten Brewer For Assignment

The Red Sox have designated right-hander Colten Brewer for assignment in order to create 40-man roster space for righty Brandon Workman, per a club announcement. Skipper Alex Cora announced earlier today that Workman would be selected to the MLB...
Cody Reed Undergoes Thoracic Outlet Surgery

Cody Reed Undergoes Thoracic Outlet Surgery

Rays left-hander Cody Reed underwent surgery to correct thoracic outlet syndrome today, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (Twitter link). He will miss the rest of the 2021 season but is expected to be ready by the outset...
Top 40 MLB Trade Candidates: Early June Edition

Top 40 MLB Trade Candidates: Early June Edition

Memorial Day is behind us, which is typically the time of year that teams at least begin to shift their focus to the summer trade market. With this year’s draft pushed back to July, it’s possible some clubs will...
Twins Recall Ryan Jeffers, Gilberto Celestino

Twins Recall Ryan Jeffers, Gilberto Celestino

The Twins announced they’ve recalled catcher Ryan Jeffers and outfielder Gilberto Celestino. Catcher Mitch Garver is going to the 10-day injured list with a severe groin contusion, while utilityman Rob Refsnyder has been placed on the 7-day concussion IL. Jeffers and Celestino are starting...
Braves Notes: Pache, Freeman, Greene

Braves Notes: Pache, Freeman, Greene

The Braves announced Wednesday that outfielder Cristian Pache has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list and optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett. It’s the second time this year the top prospect has been sent to Gwinnett for further refinement, which...
Giants Latest Roster Moves - MLB Trade Rumors

Giants Latest Roster Moves – MLB Trade Rumors

The Giants made a number of roster moves on Tuesday, provided here by Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group (via Twitter). On the pitching front, San Francisco purchased Dominic Leone’s contract from Triple-A and optioned righty Nick...
Stephen Strasburg Leaves Start Early

Stephen Strasburg Leaves Start Early

Nationals manager Dave Martinez and Washington’s trainer visited with right-hander Stephen Strasburg after he began Tuesday night’s game with a four-pitch walk, and despite some obvious discomfort (noted by Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post), Strasburg stayed in the...
A's Place Ramon Laureano On Injured List, Recall Skye Bolt

A’s Place Ramon Laureano On Injured List, Recall Skye Bolt

The Athletics have placed outfielder Ramon Laureano on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hip, retroactive to May 28th. Skye Bolt has been recalled from Triple-A, per Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter links). The...

HOT NEWS