Rays Send Tyler Glasnow For MRI Due To Elbow Issue

Rays Send Tyler Glasnow For MRI Due To Elbow Issue

The Rays are sending Tyler Glasnow for an MRI on his elbow after the right-hander left last night’s start after four innings, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times was among those to report. The team announced Glasnow’s issue as...
Major League Baseball To Crack Down On Pitchers' Use Of Foreign Substances

MLB Planning To Institute 10-Day Suspensions For Foreign Substance Use

Major League Baseball will distribute a memo to teams today outlining its plans for enforcing a ban on foreign substances, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. Players found with illicit substances on their person will be suspended for ten days,...
Anthopoulos: Braves Can Add Payroll At Trade Deadline

Anthopoulos: Braves Can Add Payroll At Trade Deadline

During a wide-reaching interview that any Braves fan will want to check out in its entirety, Atlanta general manager Alex Anthopoulos confirmed to Jeff Schultz of The Athletic that he’s been told by ownership he’ll have the ability to...
Matthew Boyd Being Evaluated For Arm Discomfort After Early Exit

Matthew Boyd Being Evaluated For Arm Discomfort After Early Exit

Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd is being evaluated after exiting tonight’s start during the third inning with what the team is terming “left arm discomfort,” per a club announcement. Boyd signaled into the dugout for a trainer to come out...
Twins Place Michael Pineda On Injured List

Twins Place Michael Pineda On Injured List

The Twins announced Monday that they’ve placed righty Michael Pineda (right elbow inflammation) and infielder/outfielder Rob Refsnyder (hamstring strain) on the 10-day injured list. In a pair of corresponding moves, they’ve reinstated Kenta Maeda and Luis Arraez from the...
Marlins Move Brian Anderson To 60-Day IL, Select Luis Madero

Marlins Move Brian Anderson To 60-Day IL, Select Luis Madero

=The Marlins are set to select the contract of right-hander Luis Madero from Triple-A Jacksonville and transfer third baseman Brian Anderson to the 60-day injured list to create space on the 40-man roster, reports Jordan McPherson of the Miami...
Mets Designate Jacob Barnes For Assignment

Mets Designate Jacob Barnes For Assignment

The Mets have designated right-hander Jacob Barnes for assignment and recalled righty Sean Reid-Foley from Triple-A Syracuse, per a team announcement. It’s been a rough showing for the 31-year-old Barnes with the Mets. In 18 2/3 innings, the former Brewers,...
NL East Notes: Acuna, Marlins, Betances, Strasburg

NL East Notes: Acuna, Marlins, Betances, Strasburg

Ronald Acuna Jr. left today’s game in the bottom of the fifth due to right pectoral tightness, but Braves manager Brian Snitker doesn’t believe the injury is too serious.  Snitker told reporters (including The Athletic’s David O’Brien) that the...
Twins Haven't Recently "Initiated" Extension Talks With Jose Berrios

Twins Haven’t Recently “Initiated” Extension Talks With Jose Berrios

Though the Twins are getting some notable reinforcements back from the injured list in the coming days, the 26-39 club has a big hill to climb to even approach the postseason race.  With this in mind, speculation has swirled...
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MLBTR Chat Transcript – MLB Trade Rumors

jimthegoatWhy not trade Trout to the Dodgers?==========================================================Too late, imo. They should’ve traded him to the LAD when the RS traded Betts. As good as Betts is, Trout is, or at least was, worth considerably more. ...
Indians Place Shane Bieber On Injured List

Indians Place Shane Bieber On Injured List

The Indians have placed ace Shane Bieber on the 10-day injured list due to a right shoulder subscapularis muscle strain, per a club announcement. Young lefty Kyle Nelson is up from Triple-A Columbus to take Bieber’s spot on the...
Rangers Acquire Andres Mesa To Complete Rafael Montero Trade

Rangers Acquire Andres Mesa To Complete Rafael Montero Trade

The Rangers have acquired minor league shortstop Andres Mesa from the Mariners as the player to be named later from last December’s Rafael Montero trade. The two parties had until tomorrow to agree on the player involved, as PTBNLs...
Astros Notes: Click, Luxury Tax, McCullers, Garcia

Astros Notes: Click, Luxury Tax, McCullers, Garcia

The luxury tax “is a factor,” in what the Astros will do at the trade deadline, GM James Click told broadcaster Robert Ford on the team’s pregame radio show (hat tip to Chandler Rome of The Houston Chronicle).  However,...
Mariners Trade Yacksel Rios To Red Sox

Mariners Trade Yacksel Rios To Red Sox

The Mariners announced Monday that they’ve traded right-handed reliever Yacksel Rios to the Red Sox in exchange for cash. Seattle had designated the 27-year-old Rios for assignment over the weekend. Rios pitched three innings for the Mariners prior to his...
The Reds Could Be One Of The Deadline’s Most Interesting Teams

The Reds Could Be One Of The Deadline’s Most Interesting Teams

We’re a little more than six weeks away from the trade deadline, and it appears July is going to be a month of difficult decisions for the Reds front office. Cincinnati sits at 32-31, third place in the NL...
Injury Notes: Voit, Haniger, Kim, Gregorius

Injury Notes: Voit, Haniger, Kim, Gregorius

The Yankees announced yesterday first baseman Luke Voit was beginning a rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The 30-year-old has missed a little less than three weeks after suffering a Grade 2 oblique strain. It’s been an injury-marred campaign so far for...
Minor MLB Transactions: 6/14/21 - MLB Trade Rumors

Minor MLB Transactions: 6/14/21 – MLB Trade Rumors

The latest minor moves from around baseball… The Marlins acquired catcher/first baseman Lorenzo Quintana in a trade with the Astros.  The 32-year-old Quintana is a veteran of seven seasons in Cuba’s Serie Nacional, hitting an impressive .310/.377/.438 over 1636 plate...
NL West Notes: Rockies, Schmidt, Brebbia, Weathers

NL West Notes: Rockies, Schmidt, Brebbia, Weathers

“At the end of the day it’s going to come down to, what are they offering?” Rockies interim GM Bill Schmidt said of his team’s deadline plans, telling MLB.com’s Thomas Harding and other reporters that the front office isn’t...
AL East Notes: Zombro, Choi, Kluber, Blue Jays, Ward

Rays Reinstate Ji-Man Choi From 10-Day IL

The Rays have reinstated first baseman Ji-Man Choi from the 10-day injured list, with utilityman Mike Brosseau heading down to Triple-A as the corresponding move.  Choi will end up missing just beyond the 10-day minimum, as his IL placement...
Red Sox Designate Ryan Weber For Assignment

Red Sox Designate Ryan Weber For Assignment

The Red Sox have designated right-hander Ryan Weber for assignment, manager Alex Cora told MassLive.com’s Chris Cotillo and other reporters.  Michael Chavis has been called up from Triple-A to take Weber’s spot on the active roster. Weber’s contract was only...

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