Cardinals Outright Brandon Dickson - MLB Trade Rumors

Cardinals Outright Brandon Dickson – MLB Trade Rumors

The Cardinals announced that reliever Brandon Dickson has cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Memphis. St. Louis designated him for assignment earlier this week. Dickson rather remarkably made it back to the majors as a September call-up last week....
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona resting comfortably after second operation in three months

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona resting comfortably after second operation in three months

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is resting comfortably after undergoing toe surgery, his second operation since stepping aside for the season in July.Francona, who had hip replacement surgery in August, had the procedure Tuesday at the Cleveland...
Rays Promote Top Outfield Prospect Josh Lowe

Rays Promote Top Outfield Prospect Josh Lowe

The Rays are calling up top outfield prospect Josh Lowe for his Major League debut, reports ESPN’s Jeff Passan (Twitter thread). Passan adds that it might not be a long-term stay for Lowe in his first big league call-up,...
The second wild card is still within reach, but the San Diego Padres' playoff hopes took a crushing blow

The second wild card is still within reach, but the San Diego Padres’ playoff...

For six innings on Tuesday night, Blake Snell had San Diego Padres fans cheering every first-pitch fastball and standing on their feet for every two-strike wipeout slider. He mowed through an overmatched Los Angeles Angels lineup, 18 up and...
John Curtiss Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

John Curtiss Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

Brewers reliever John Curtiss recently underwent Tommy John surgery, general manager David Stearns told reporters (including Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel). The right-hander is not expected to return until 2023. That’s not especially surprising news, as Curtiss tore the UCL in...
Atlanta Braves sign Charlie Morton to one-year, $20 million extension

Atlanta Braves sign Charlie Morton to one-year, $20 million extension

ATLANTA -- The Braves locked up another key player for next season, announcing a $20 million, one-year deal for pitcher Charlie Morton on Monday.The contract includes a $20 million club option for 2023 with no buyout.The 37-year-old right-hander has...
Minor MLB Transactions: 9/7/21 - MLB Trade Rumors

Minor MLB Transactions: 9/7/21 – MLB Trade Rumors

The latest minor league moves from around the baseball world… The Twins outrighted Derek Law to Triple-A, after the right-hander cleared waivers.  Law was designated for assignment earlier this week, and this is the second time he has been outrighted...
New York Yankees place setup man Jonathan Loaisiga on 10-day IL with strained rotator cuff

New York Yankees place setup man Jonathan Loaisiga on 10-day IL with strained rotator...

The New York Yankees placed setup man Jonathan Loaisiga on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a strained right rotator cuff.Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Loaisiga will not throw for at least 10 days."Obviously that's a tough loss for...
The Giants' Breakout Starter - MLB Trade Rumors

The Giants’ Breakout Starter – MLB Trade Rumors

Much has been made of the uncertainty in the Giants’ rotation beyond this season. Kevin Gausman, Anthony DeSclafani, Alex Wood and Johnny Cueto (whose club option is likely to be bought out) are all in line to hit free agency. The San Francisco...
Los Angeles Dodgers' AJ Pollock out at least 2-3 weeks with hamstring injury, Dave Roberts says

Los Angeles Dodgers’ AJ Pollock out at least 2-3 weeks with hamstring injury, Dave...

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder AJ Pollock will miss a "minimum" of two to three weeks after suffering a right hamstring strain in Saturday night's 6-1 road win over the San Francisco Giants, manager Dave Roberts said.After doubling in a...
Injury Notes: Rodon, Blue Jays, Slater, Gsellman, Cardinals

Injury Notes: Rodon, Blue Jays, Slater, Gsellman, Cardinals

The White Sox are skipping Carlos Rodon’s next turn in the rotation due to shoulder soreness, and manager Tony La Russa told reporters (including NBC Chicago’s Maddie Lee) that the team is hopeful Rodon can pitch during the upcoming...
Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli leaves team for birth of child

Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli leaves team for birth of child

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Twins manager Rocco Baldelli left Sunday's 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays after the top of the 8th inning to return to Minnesota for the birth of his child."All in all, good day,'' said...
Blue Jays Hopeful Of Retaining Marcus Semien, Robbie Ray

Blue Jays Hopeful Of Retaining Marcus Semien, Robbie Ray

Marcus Semien and Robbie Ray have been two of baseball’s best players this season, let alone big reasons why the Blue Jays are still in the hunt for an AL wild card berth.  Both are scheduled to hit free...
Colorado Rockies LHP Austin Gomber done for season due to stress fracture in lower back

Colorado Rockies LHP Austin Gomber done for season due to stress fracture in lower...

DENVER -- Colorado Rockies left-hander Austin Gomber will miss the rest of the season after team doctors discovered a stress fracture in his lower back.Gomber, acquired by Colorado in the offseason as part of the trade that sent star...
Clayton Kershaw To Begin Rehab Assignment

Clayton Kershaw To Begin Rehab Assignment

Clayton Kershaw will begin a rehab assignment on Tuesday, per Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says the plan is for Kershaw to throw three innings for their Triple-A affiliate in Oklahoma City. The...
White Sox righty Lucas Giolito goes on 10-day IL with strained left hamstring

White Sox righty Lucas Giolito goes on 10-day IL with strained left hamstring

The Chicago White Sox placed righty Lucas Giolito on the 10-day injured list with a strained left hamstring, the team announced on Friday.The move comes days after Giolito left his last start after getting injured while throwing a pitch...
Reds Notes: Castellanos, Winker, Brach, Senzel

Reds Notes: Castellanos, Winker, Brach, Senzel

Nick Castellanos figures to be one of the offseason’s most sought-after free agency commodities, as there doesn’t appear to be much doubt that the outfielder will opt out of the final two years and $34MM of his current Reds...
Johnny Bench tests positive for COVID-19, won't attend Hall of Fame ceremony

Johnny Bench tests positive for COVID-19, won’t attend Hall of Fame ceremony

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this year's induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, New York.Bench, 73, posted Friday on Twitter that he had the virus."Fortunately, I have...
Angels Release Jose Iglesias - MLB Trade Rumors

Angels Release Jose Iglesias – MLB Trade Rumors

The Angels announced they’ve released shortstop José Iglesias. The move clears active and 40-man roster space for right-hander Janson Junk, whose previously-reported promotion to the majors has now been made official. It’s a somewhat surprising move, as Iglesias has served as Los...
Jarren Duran ninth Boston Red Sox player in week added to COVID-19 list

Jarren Duran ninth Boston Red Sox player in week added to COVID-19 list

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox placed outfielder Jarren Duran on the COVID-19-related injured list Friday, bringing the team's total to nine players added to the list in a span of a week.The Red Sox announced the move before...

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