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2015/07/31
OF
Ackley, Dustin
NYY
New York Yankees OF Dustin Ackley is slated to fill a utility role similar to what 1B Garrett Jones did.
2015/07/30
GM
Anthopoulos, Alex
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Thursday, July 30, the team continues to talk trades. "Right now we're working on some small things," said Anthopoulos.
2015/07/30
RP
Axford, John
COL
Colorado Rockies RP John Axford blew a save and took the loss against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday July 30, allowing two runs on two hits and walking three in one third of an inning.
2015/07/30
SP
Beachy, Brandon
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon Beachy and 1B Michael Morse were designated for assignment Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
RP
Benoit, Joaquin
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy and RP Joaquin Benoit are not of interest to the New York Yankees if they can't acquire Padres RP Craig Kimbrel, according to sources.
2015/07/31
RP
Benoit, Joaquin
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy, RP Joaquin Benoit and OF Will Venable will not be extended contract extension offers, if they are not dealt in August.
2015/07/31
1B
Bird, Greg
NYY
New York Yankees OF Aaron Judge, SP Luis Severino and 1B Greg Bird remain untouchable at the trade deadline.
2015/07/31
OF
Bradley Jr., Jackie
BOS
San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross is drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox at the trade deadline. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. could be involved in a package.
2015/07/31
RP
Broxton, Jonathan
STL
Milwaukee Brewers RP Jonathan Broxton was acquired by the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, July 31. It's unknown what the Brewers received in return.
2015/07/30
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
The Cincinnati Reds are willing to trade OF Jay Bruce to the New York Mets for SP Zack Wheeler now.
2015/07/31
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
The New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds may have hit a snag in their discussions on sending OF Jay Bruce to the Mets, according to sources. The Reds are having second thoughts about what the Mets are offering.
2015/07/31
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce was the focus of overnight trade talks Friday, July 31, with the New York Mets. Industry sources expect the deal will happen.
2015/07/31
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is not in the starting lineup Friday, July 31. It is a planned night off and does not mean he will be traded.
2015/07/30
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce went 1-for-4 with three RBI in a 15-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday, July 30, and he has had at least one RBI in five straight games.
2015/07/31
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is closer to being traded to the New York Mets in exchange for SP Zack Wheeler Friday, July 31. The two teams are reviewing medical information. Bruce is hitting .257 with 17 home runs and 59 RBI in 350 at-bats and will make $12.5 million next year with a team option for $13 million for 2017.
2015/07/31
SP
Buchanan, David
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP David Buchanan was officially recalled from Class AAA Lehigh Valley Friday, July 31, and he will start against the Atlanta Braves Friday.
2015/07/30
1B
Butler, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics 1B Billy Butler has been dropped to seventh in the batting order Thursday, July 30, against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco.
2015/07/30
OF
Buxton, Byron
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (thumb) said he plans on taking batting practice again in the next few days. Manager Paul Molitor said Buxton will head to Fort Myers, Fla., for a rehab assignment this weekend or early next week.
2015/07/31
RP
Capps, Carter
MIA
Miami Marlins RP Carter Capps has been contacted by the New York Yankees in trade talks, according to sources.
2015/07/31
RP
Capps, Carter
MIA
The New York Yankees' talks for San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel broke down Thursday, July 30, and they have not revived Friday, July 31. The Yankees see Miami Marlins RP Carter Capps as another option.
2015/07/31
RP
Capps, Carter
MIA
Miami Marlins RP Carter Capps is drawing trade interest from approximately eight teams, according to sources.
2015/07/31
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco is drawing interest from the Chicago Cubs as they look to upgrade their starting pitching at the trade deadline. Carrasco has 140 strikeouts in 127 1/3 innings this year and is living up to his prospect hype. He's also signed through 2018 with two team options for 2019 and 2020, which makes him more attractive.
2015/07/31
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco is no longer being pursued by the Toronto Blue Jays, according to a source.
2015/07/31
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco is drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox, according to sources.
2015/07/31
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco threw a complete-game victory over the Oakland Athletics Thursday, July 30, striking out seven while allowing two hits, a run and a walk in 103 pitches. It was the third straight complete game for the Indians rotation for the first time since 1994. Carrasco is 11-8 with a 4.03 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 27 walks in 127 1/3 innings this year.
2015/07/31
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco is of trade interest to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2015/07/30
1B
Carter, Chris
HOU
Houston Astros OF Evan Gattis is getting a routine day off Thursday, July 30, against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker. 1B Chris Carter will fill in as the designated hitter.
2015/07/30
C
Castillo, Welington
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo has been working on his approach and it paid off with two home runs Wednesday, July 29, against the Seattle Mariners. "I'm thinking middle all the way and looking for my pitch and not trying to miss," Castillo said. "I'm putting my best swing on it and seeing what happens," said Castillo.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is not drawing interest from the Washington Nationals.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is coveted by the New York Mets, and the Mets are making a large push to acquire Cespedes before the trade deadline Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is being discussed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, according to sources.
2015/07/30
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in a 9-8 win over the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, July 30, and he has four home runs in his last six games.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes could be of interest to the Washington Nationals. However, Cespedes' price tag is high.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is being discussed by the New York Mets, according to source.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the New York Mets at the trade deadline Friday, July 31, in exchange for Ps Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.
2015/07/30
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez has been mentioned in trade talks between the Rockies and the Baltimore Orioles, per sources Thursday, July 30. San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton and Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes are considered the more likely options for Baltimore.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes could still be a trade option for the Baltimore Orioles, even after the O's traded for OF Gerardo Parra.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Updating an ongoing story, The New York Mets acquired OF Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for two minor league players Friday, July 31, according to sources.
2015/07/31
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is close to being traded away by the Tigers. The Chicago White Sox are involved in talks for him but aren't considered to be favorites.
2015/07/31
P
Cessa, Luis
DET
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the New York Mets at the trade deadline Friday, July 31, in exchange for Ps Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman is being eyed by the Arizona Diamondbacks, Houston Astros, San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees. The Yankees appear to be more involved with San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel, though.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman is being checked on by the New York Yankees, but a trade is "not likely" to happen.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman is no longer an option for the Arizona Diamondbacks, as trade negotiations have broken down between the two teams, according to the Diamondbacks.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Braden Shipley would be available in a package to acquire Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman. The Diamondbacks are also willing to include one or two more of their top 10 prospects to land Chapman.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman is of interest to the Houston Astros, and the closer appears to be the main target for the Astros as the trade deadline approaches quickly.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
The Cincinnati Reds have better offers for RP Aroldis Chapman, and the Arizona Diamondbacks are now considered long shots to land him.
2015/07/31
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
CIN
Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman has a 50-50 chance of being traded, according to an official from a team involved in talks for Chapman.
2015/07/30
3B
Chisenhall, Lonnie
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Lonnie Chisenhall was recalled Thursday, July 30, and is in the lineup batting sixth as the club's designated hitter against Oakland Athletics SP Chris Bassitt.
2015/07/30
3B
Chisenhall, Lonnie
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Lonnie Chisenhall was called up from Class AAA Columbus Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
P
Cordero, Jimmy
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, July 31, in exchange for Ps Jimmy Cordero and Alberto Tirado, according to sources.
2015/07/31
OF
Cuddyer, Michael
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Cuddyer (knee) is expected to begin a rehab assignment next week and could be activated from the disabled list as early as next weekend.
2015/07/31
P
Davies, Zach
MIL
Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers OF Gerardo Parra will be traded to the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 31, for P Zach Davies pending physicals, according to a source.
2015/07/31
P
Davies, Zach
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Gerardo Parra was traded to the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 31, in exchange for SP Zach Davies.
2015/07/30
1B
Davis, Chris
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis went 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and a run scored in a 9-8 loss to the Detroit Tigers Thursday, July 30, and he has six home runs in his last nine games.
2015/07/31
OF
De Aza, Alejandro
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez is not in the starting lineup Friday, July 31. OF Alejandro De Aza is starting in left field and batting fifth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Erasmo Ramirez Friday.
2015/07/31
SP
Despaigne, Odrisamer
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy has left the team to be with his pregnant wife, and he won't make his start Friday, July 31. SP Odrisamer Despaigne will make the start against the Miami Marlins in Kennedy's place.
2015/07/30
OF
Dickerson, Corey
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Corey Dickerson (ribs) exited against the St. Louis Cardinals with a right rib contusion Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/30
RP
Doolittle, Sean
OAK
Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) threw his first bullpen session Thursday, July 30, and mixed in all his pitches while tossing 26 pitches. He said he felt good and his velocity was "definitely harder" than before.
2015/07/30
3B
Duvall, Adam
CIN
The San Francisco Giants have acquired SP Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for 1B Adam Duvall and SP Keury Mella Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
3B
Duvall, Adam
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake was traded to the San Francisco Giants Thursday, July 30, in exchange for 3B Adam Duvall and P Keury Mella.
2015/07/30
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury (ankle) rolled his ankle in the ninth inning of a 7-6 loss to the Texas Rangers Thursday, July 30, but he said he plans to play Friday, July 31, against the Chicago White Sox. He went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run scored.
2015/07/30
RP
Familia, Jeurys
NYM
New York Mets RP Jeurys Familia will remain in the closer role, per manager Terry Collins Thursday, July 30. Familia has blown all three of his save attempts since the All-Star break.
2015/07/30
RP
Familia, Jeurys
NYM
New York Mets RP Jeurys Familia blew his fifth save of the season, allowing three runs on three hits in an 8-7 loss to the San Diego Padres Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/30
SS
Featherston, Taylor
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Taylor Featherston is in the lineup Thursday, July 30, making the start at third base and facing Houston Astros SP Scott Kazmir.
2015/07/30
SP
Fiers, Mike
HOU
The Houston Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, July 30. OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser go to Milwaukee.
2015/07/30
SP
Fiers, Mike
HOU
The Milwaukee Brewers dealt OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros Thursday, July 30, and received prospects OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser.
2015/07/30
SP
Fiers, Mike
HOU
Houston Astros SP Mike Fiers could serve as a starting pitcher or as a reliever for his new team.
2015/07/31
P
Fulmer, Michael
DET
Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the New York Mets at the trade deadline Friday, July 31, in exchange for Ps Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.
2015/07/30
SP
Gallardo, Yovani
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yovani Gallardo is a potential trade candidate, but the Rangers are telling teams that they are fine with keeping him if they don't receive an offer that they like.
2015/07/31
SP
Gallardo, Yovani
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yovani Gallardo appears to be staying with the Rangers at the moment as the trade deadline nears. The Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and Toronto Blue Jays have been in the mix for him.
2015/07/31
SP
Gallardo, Yovani
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yovani Gallardo will not be traded at the deadline Friday, July 31, according to a source.
2015/07/31
SP
Gallardo, Yovani
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yovani Gallardo continues to be pursued by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and Toronto Blue Jays. The Rangers are content with keeping him if they don't receive an offer they want.
2015/07/30
C
Gattis, Evan
HOU
Houston Astros OF Evan Gattis is getting a routine day off Thursday, July 30, against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker. 1B Chris Carter will fill in as the designated hitter.
2015/07/31
SP
Gausman, Kevin
BAL
San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton is of interest to the Baltimore Orioles, but the Orioles are hesitant to part with SP Kevin Gausman, RP Mychal Givens or 2B Jonathan Schoop in any deal for a veteran bat.
2015/07/30
RP
Giles, Ken
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies RP Ken Giles picked up his second save of the year Thursday, July 30, striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning aganst the Atlanta Braves.
2015/07/31
RP
Givens, Mychal
BAL
San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton is of interest to the Baltimore Orioles, but the Orioles are hesitant to part with SP Kevin Gausman, RP Mychal Givens or 2B Jonathan Schoop in any deal for a veteran bat.
2015/07/31
OF
Gomes, Jonny
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jonny Gomes is expected to be dealt before the trade deadline Friday, July 31, and there are a few teams interested in him, according to sources.
2015/07/30
OF
Gomez, Carlos
HOU
The Houston Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, July 30. OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser go to Milwaukee.
2015/07/30
OF
Gomez, Carlos
HOU
Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez will make his debut with the Astros Friday, July 31.
2015/07/30
OF
Gomez, Carlos
HOU
The Milwaukee Brewers dealt OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros Thursday, July 30, and received prospects OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser.
2015/07/30
OF
Gonzalez, Carlos
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez has been mentioned in trade talks between the Rockies and the Baltimore Orioles, per sources Thursday, July 30. San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton and Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes are considered the more likely options for Baltimore.
2015/07/31
OF
Gonzalez, Carlos
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez will not be traded before the trade deadline Friday, July 31. The organization is telling teams they will revisit moving Gonzalez in August or during the offseason.
2015/07/31
SP
Graveman, Kendall
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Kendall Graveman is 0-3 with a 10.22 ERA in his last three starts after going 3-2 with a 1.26 ERA in six starts from June 7 to July 4. He is 4-3 with a 3.35 ERA in nine starts on four days of rest, while he is 2-4 with a 5.17 ERA in seven starts on five days of rest. He will be facing the Cleveland Indians on four days of rest Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
SP
Guthrie, Jeremy
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Jeremy Guthrie will remain in the starting rotation for now and will have his next outing against the Chicago White Sox, according to manager Ned Yost. However, Yost also said Guthrie will be evaluated "week-to-week."
2015/07/31
2B
Gyorko, Jedd
SD
San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko's name has surfaced on the trade market, according to a source. The Padres are trying to attach his contract to one of their pitchers in a deal.
2015/07/30
P
Hader, Josh
MIL
The Houston Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, July 30. OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser go to Milwaukee.
2015/07/30
P
Hader, Josh
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers dealt OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros Thursday, July 30, and received prospects OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser.
2015/07/31
SP
Hamels, Cole
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels will make his debut for the Rangers against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, Aug. 1.
2015/07/30
SP
Harang, Aaron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Harang won for the first time in eight starts, allowing one run on nine hits in five innings against the Atlanta Braves Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
SP
Haren, Dan
CHC
The Miami Marlins acquired SS Elliot Soto and SP Ivan Pineyro from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Dan Haren Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
SP
Haren, Dan
CHC
Miami Marlins SP Dan Haren was traded to the Chicago Cubs Friday, July 31, in exchange for two minor league players.
2015/07/30
2B
Herrera, Elian
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers will re-call OF Logan Schafer and 2B Elian Herrera from Class AAA Colorado Springs Friday, July 31, to fill the roster spots of OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers who were traded to the Houston Astros.
2015/07/30
P
Houser, Adrian
MIL
The Houston Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, July 30. OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser go to Milwaukee.
2015/07/30
P
Houser, Adrian
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers dealt OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros Thursday, July 30, and received prospects OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser.
2015/07/31
SP
Hudson, Tim
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Tim Hudson will be bumped from the rotation after the Giants acquired SP Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds. Leake is 9-5 with a 3.56 ERA in 21 starts this year, including 4-0 with a 0.60 ERA in his last four starts. Leake could join the Giants as early as Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
RP
Jepsen, Kevin
MIN
Minnesota Twins RP Glen Perkins rebounded with a scoreless ninth inning in a non-save situation against the Seattle Mariners Thursday, July 30, after blowing two saves out of the All-Star break while allowing six earned runs. The Twins on Friday, July 31, acquired RP Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays to bolster their bullpen in front of Perkins. Right-handed hitters are batting just .192 against Jepsen this year, but he has a 4.60 ERA in his last 18 outings going back to June 11.
2015/07/31
1B
Jones, Garrett
NYY
New York Yankees OF Dustin Ackley is slated to fill a utility role similar to what 1B Garrett Jones did.
2015/07/30
SS
Jones, JaCoby
DET
The Detroit Tigers acquired SS JaCoby Jones from the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday, July 30, in exchange for RP Joakim Soria. The Tigers view Jones as an everyday player at the major-league level, but he will start off playing shortstop for Class AA Erie.
2015/07/31
OF
Judge, Aaron
NYY
New York Yankees OF Aaron Judge, SP Luis Severino and 1B Greg Bird remain untouchable at the trade deadline.
2015/07/31
SP
Kazmir, Scott
HOU
Houston Astros SP Scott Kazmir turned in another great performance in his win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Thursday, July 30, and he lowered his July ERA to an MLB-best 0.26. He tossed seven shutout innings in his debut with the Astros last week and became the first pitcher in Astros history to throw seven or more shutout innings in his first two games since 1965.
2015/07/31
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy, RP Joaquin Benoit and OF Will Venable will not be extended contract extension offers, if they are not dealt in August.
2015/07/30
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy and OF Will Venable are considered all but traded, as the Padres are expected to make a number of moves before the trade deadline Friday, July 31, according to sources.
2015/07/31
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy and RP Joaquin Benoit are not of interest to the New York Yankees if they can't acquire Padres RP Craig Kimbrel, according to sources.
2015/07/31
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy has left the team to be with his pregnant wife, and he won't make his start Friday, July 31. SP Odrisamer Despaigne will make the start against the Miami Marlins in Kennedy's place.
2015/07/31
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy was unable to fly out of Miami due to weather conditions Friday, July 31, so he will start against the Miami Marlins Friday, as planned.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel is of interest to the New York Yankees, and they are willing to pay all of the $28 million remaining on his contract through the 2017 season. However, it isn't known what the Yankees are willing to offer in terms of players, and they declined to give up SS prospect Jorge Mateo.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
The New York Yankees' talks for San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel broke down Thursday, July 30, and they have not revived Friday, July 31. The Yankees see Miami Marlins RP Carter Capps as another option.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
New York Yankees SS Jorge Mateo was available to the San Diego Padres in a package for RP Craig Kimbrel, according to a source. However, a deal for Kimbrel appears to be a no-go, and the Yankees expect the Padres to send him somewhere else now.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel has been involved in trade talks with six different teams leading into the trade deadline Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel is a target for the New York Yankees, according to ESPN. The Yankees would assume Kimbrel's contract and offer a "good prospect" in return.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel is now drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox, according to sources. The New York Yankees and Houston Astros are also discussing the Padres closer. The Red Sox could look to acquire one of San Diego's starting pitchers, too.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy and RP Joaquin Benoit are not of interest to the New York Yankees if they can't acquire Padres RP Craig Kimbrel, according to sources.
2015/07/31
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
SD
San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel is not going to the Houston Astros, as one source said "that ship has sailed."
2015/07/31
SP
Koehler, Tom
MIA
Miami Marlins SP Tom Koehler is not close to being traded at the deadline.
2015/07/31
SP
Leake, Mike
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Tim Hudson will be bumped from the rotation after the Giants acquired SP Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds. Leake is 9-5 with a 3.56 ERA in 21 starts this year, including 4-0 with a 0.60 ERA in his last four starts. Leake could join the Giants as early as Friday, July 31.
2015/07/30
SP
Leake, Mike
SF
Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake is expected to be traded to the San Francisco Giants or New York Yankees.
2015/07/31
SP
Leake, Mike
SF
Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake was traded to the San Francisco Giants Thursday, July 30, in exchange for 3B Adam Duvall and P Keury Mella.
2015/07/30
SP
Leake, Mike
SF
The San Francisco Giants have acquired SP Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for 1B Adam Duvall and SP Keury Mella Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
1B
Lind, Adam
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 1B Adam Lind is of trade interest to teams, but the Brewers are not motivated to move him because of his option for the 2016 season.
2015/07/30
SS
Lowrie, Jed
HOU
Houston Astros SS Jed Lowrie (finger) is back in the lineup Thursday, July 30, batting fifth versus Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker.
2015/07/31
SS
Marte, Ketel
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte is expected to be called up from Class AAA Tacoma after the M's optioned SS Chris Taylor back to the minors Thursday, July 30. Marte was hitting .314 in 65 games for the Rainiers and was the starting shortstop for the World Team in the All-Star Futures Game.
2015/07/31
SS
Marte, Ketel
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte and 1B Jesus Montero were called up from Class AAA Tacoma Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
SS
Mateo, Jorge
NYY
New York Yankees SS Jorge Mateo was available to the San Diego Padres in a package for RP Craig Kimbrel, according to a source. However, a deal for Kimbrel appears to be a no-go, and the Yankees expect the Padres to send him somewhere else now.
2015/07/31
SS
Mateo, Jorge
NYY
San Diego Padres RP Craig Kimbrel is of interest to the New York Yankees, and they are willing to pay all of the $28 million remaining on his contract through the 2017 season. However, it isn't known what the Yankees are willing to offer in terms of players, and they declined to give up SS prospect Jorge Mateo.
2015/07/30
RP
Melancon, Mark
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Mark Melancon is expected to remain the closer, following the acquisition of RP Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers Thursday, July 30. Soria and RP Tony Watson will serve as a setup duo.
2015/07/31
RP
Melancon, Mark
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Mark Melancon will remain the team's closer, with RPs Joakim Soria and Tony Watson serving as setup men.
2015/07/30
P
Mella, Keury
CIN
The San Francisco Giants have acquired SP Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for 1B Adam Duvall and SP Keury Mella Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
P
Mella, Keury
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake was traded to the San Francisco Giants Thursday, July 30, in exchange for 3B Adam Duvall and P Keury Mella.
2015/07/31
RP
Mitchell, Bryan
NYY
New York Yankees SPs Adam Warren, Luis Severino and Bryan Mitchell are unlikely to be used to fill in in the starting rotation with SP Michael Pineda (forearm) sidelined. The Yankees continue to monitor the starting pitcher market as the trade deadline approaches.
2015/07/31
1B
Montero, Jesus
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte and 1B Jesus Montero were called up from Class AAA Tacoma Friday, July 31.
2015/07/30
C
Montero, Miguel
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero (thumb) is expected to go on a rehab assignment, according to manager Joe Maddon Thursday, July 30, despite the fact that Montero doesn't want to do that.
2015/07/30
1B
Morrison, Logan
SEA
Seattle Mariners 1B Logan Morrison (thumb) is out of the lineup Thursday, July 30. OF Mark Trumbo will take his spot at first and bat sixth against Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes.
2015/07/30
1B
Morse, Michael
PIT
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon Beachy and 1B Michael Morse were designated for assignment Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
1B
Morse, Michael
PIT
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired 1B Michael Morse from the Los Angeles Dodgers along with cash considerations in exchange for OF Jose Tabata Friday, July 31.
2015/07/30
RP
Papelbon, Jonathan
WSH
Washington Nationals RP Jonathan Papelbon worked a perfect ninth inning to earn the save in his team debut Thursday, July 30, and he has converted all 18 of his save chances this year.
2015/07/31
OF
Parra, Gerardo
BAL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Gerardo Parra is close to being acquired by the Baltimore Orioles. A deal is expected to involve P Zack Davies, according to a source.
2015/07/31
OF
Parra, Gerardo
BAL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Gerardo Parra was traded to the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 31, in exchange for SP Zach Davies.
2015/07/31
OF
Parra, Gerardo
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Gerardo Parra is riding a 14-game hitting streak in which he's batting .460 with 13 runs scored. His streak is the longest active streak in the majors right now.
2015/07/31
OF
Parra, Gerardo
BAL
Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers OF Gerardo Parra will be traded to the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 31, for P Zach Davies pending physicals, according to a source.
2015/07/31
RP
Perkins, Glen
MIN
Minnesota Twins RP Glen Perkins rebounded with a scoreless ninth inning in a non-save situation against the Seattle Mariners Thursday, July 30, after blowing two saves out of the All-Star break while allowing six earned runs. The Twins on Friday, July 31, acquired RP Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays to bolster their bullpen in front of Perkins. Right-handed hitters are batting just .192 against Jepsen this year, but he has a 4.60 ERA in his last 18 outings going back to June 11.
2015/07/30
2B
Phillips, Brandon
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips went 4-for-5 with two home runs, two runs scored, two steals and a career-high seven RBI in a 15-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/30
OF
Phillips, Brett
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers dealt OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros Thursday, July 30, and received prospects OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser.
2015/07/30
OF
Phillips, Brett
MIL
The Houston Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, July 30. OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser go to Milwaukee.
2015/07/31
SP
Pineyro, Ivan
MIA
The Miami Marlins acquired SS Elliot Soto and SP Ivan Pineyro from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Dan Haren Friday, July 31.
2015/07/30
SS
Polanco, Jorge
MIN
Minnesota Twins SS Jorge Polanco is making a rare start Thursday, July 30, batting ninth against Seattle Mariners SP J.A. Happ.
2015/07/31
SP
Price, David
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP David Price will start against the Minnesota Twins Monday, Aug. 3.
2015/07/31
OF
Ramirez, Hanley
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez is not in the starting lineup Friday, July 31. OF Alejandro De Aza is starting in left field and batting fifth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Erasmo Ramirez Friday.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, July 31, in exchange for Ps Jimmy Cordero and Alberto Tirado, according to sources.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere will be traded to the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, July 31. It's unclear what the Phillies will receive in return.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere is drawing interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, and talks between the two teams are heating up, according to sources.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere is being discussed by the Baltimore Orioles.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Updating an ongoing story, Toronto Blue Jays OF Ben Revere will bat at the bottom of the batting order and platoon in left field, according to manager John Gibbons. Gibbons did not reveal who Revere would platoon with, though.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere is still in the mix for the Baltimore Orioles, even after they acquired OF Gerardo Parra Friday, July 31. A source said the chances of Revere landing in Baltimore are 50-50.
2015/07/31
OF
Revere, Ben
TOR
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere is no longer on the Toronto Blue Jays' radar. The Phillies are talking to another team about Revere.
2015/07/30
RP
Rondon, Bruce
DET
Detroit Tigers RP Bruce Rondon may not be ready to close, according to general manager Dave Dombrowski Thursday, July 30. Dombrowski went on to say he thinks Rondon has the chance to close.
2015/07/31
SP
Ross, Tyson
SD
San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross is drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox at the trade deadline. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. could be involved in a package.
2015/07/30
SP
Ross, Tyson
SD
San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross remains a trade target of the Chicago Cubs.
2015/07/31
SP
Rucinski, Drew
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson (elbow) was placed on the disable list with inflammation in his left elbow Friday, July 31. In a corresponding move, the Angels recalled SP Drew Rucinski from Class AAA Salt Lake.
2015/07/30
SP
Sabathia, CC
NYY
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (dehydration) was sent to the hospital following a 7-6 loss to the Texas Rangers Thursday, July 30, according to manager Joe Girardi. He allowed five runs on nine hits over five innings and received a no-decision.
2015/07/31
SP
Sabathia, CC
NYY
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia allowed three more home runs to the Texas Rangers Thursday, July 30, and he has allowed an American League-leading 24 home runs this season.
2015/07/31
SP
Salazar, Danny
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar has struck out seven or more hitters in 12 of his 18 starts this season, including in each of his last four starts. He is 4-2 with a 3.42 ERA and a .223 opponents' average on the road this season.
2015/07/30
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale (leg) was hit by a line drive in the leg against the Boston Red Sox Thursday, July 30. He allowed seven runs on 12 hits and struck out seven over five innings in a loss, but he said being hit was not a factor in his performance.
2015/07/31
SP
Samardzija, Jeff
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Jeff Samardzija continues to receive interest on the trade market, but the White Sox are unlikely to trade him now that they are in playoff contention.
2015/07/31
3B
Sandoval, Pablo
BOS
Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval will remain at third base for the time being, as manager John Farrell said the team is making every effort to keep him at the hot corner.
2015/07/30
OF
Santana, Domingo
MIL
The Houston Astros acquired OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, July 30. OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser go to Milwaukee.
2015/07/30
OF
Santana, Domingo
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers dealt OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros Thursday, July 30, and received prospects OF Brett Phillips, P Josh Hader, OF Domingo Santana and P Adrian Houser.
2015/07/30
OF
Schafer, Logan
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers will re-call OF Logan Schafer and 2B Elian Herrera from Class AAA Colorado Springs Friday, July 31, to fill the roster spots of OF Carlos Gomez and SP Mike Fiers who were traded to the Houston Astros.
2015/07/31
2B
Schoop, Jonathan
BAL
San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton is of interest to the Baltimore Orioles, but the Orioles are hesitant to part with SP Kevin Gausman, RP Mychal Givens or 2B Jonathan Schoop in any deal for a veteran bat.
2015/07/31
SP
Severino, Luis
NYY
New York Yankees OF Aaron Judge, SP Luis Severino and 1B Greg Bird remain untouchable at the trade deadline.
2015/07/31
SP
Severino, Luis
NYY
New York Yankees SPs Adam Warren, Luis Severino and Bryan Mitchell are unlikely to be used to fill in in the starting rotation with SP Michael Pineda (forearm) sidelined. The Yankees continue to monitor the starting pitcher market as the trade deadline approaches.
2015/07/31
SP
Shipley, Braden
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Braden Shipley would be available in a package to acquire Cincinnati Reds RP Aroldis Chapman. The Diamondbacks are also willing to include one or two more of their top 10 prospects to land Chapman.
2015/07/31
1B
Singleton, Jon
HOU
Houston Astros 1B Jon Singleton will be optioned back to the minors Friday, July 31.
2015/07/30
RP
Soria, Joakim
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Mark Melancon is expected to remain the closer, following the acquisition of RP Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers Thursday, July 30. Soria and RP Tony Watson will serve as a setup duo.
2015/07/31
RP
Soria, Joakim
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Mark Melancon will remain the team's closer, with RPs Joakim Soria and Tony Watson serving as setup men.
2015/07/30
RP
Soria, Joakim
PIT
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired RP Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers Thursday, July 30, pending physicals, per sources.
2015/07/30
RP
Soria, Joakim
PIT
Detroit Tigers RP Joakim Soria is of trade interest to the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to sources.
2015/07/31
SS
Soto, Elliot
MIA
The Miami Marlins acquired SS Elliot Soto and SP Ivan Pineyro from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Dan Haren Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
OF
Tabata, Jose
LAD
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired 1B Michael Morse from the Los Angeles Dodgers along with cash considerations in exchange for OF Jose Tabata Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
SS
Taylor, Chris
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte is expected to be called up from Class AAA Tacoma after the M's optioned SS Chris Taylor back to the minors Thursday, July 30. Marte was hitting .314 in 65 games for the Rainiers and was the starting shortstop for the World Team in the All-Star Futures Game.
2015/07/31
SP
Teheran, Julio
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran doesn't appear to be on the trade market as of now. His price was too steep for his suitors.
2015/07/31
SP
Tillman, Chris
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Chris Tillman (ankle) is still experiencing a sore left ankle that is being called a sprain, and he's taking it day-to-day. Tillman is unsure if he will make his next start Monday, Aug. 3. If he doesn't, he could start a day or two after.
2015/07/31
P
Tirado, Alberto
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, July 31, in exchange for Ps Jimmy Cordero and Alberto Tirado, according to sources.
2015/07/31
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Updating a previous report, Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) was placed on the disabled list Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) will likely land on the disabled list Friday, July 31, according to manager John Gibbons.
2015/07/30
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) received a cortisone shot in his shoulder Wednesday, July 29, according to manager John Gibbons. Travis will rest and be re-evaluated Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) is expected to be out two weeks after missing a month with a shoulder injury earlier this year.
2015/07/30
OF
Trout, Mike
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout (wrist) is back in the lineup against Houston Astros SP Scott Kazmir Thursday, July 30, after missing the previous two games. He's returned to his normal spot in the batting order hitting third.
2015/07/30
OF
Trumbo, Mark
SEA
Seattle Mariners 1B Logan Morrison (thumb) is out of the lineup Thursday, July 30. OF Mark Trumbo will take his spot at first and bat sixth against Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes.
2015/07/31
OF
Upton, Justin
SD
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton will receive a qualifying off from the team.
2015/07/30
OF
Upton, Justin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton went 1-for-5 with a go-ahead, three-run home run in an 8-7 win over the New York Mets Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
OF
Upton, Justin
SD
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton appears unlikely to be dealt before the trade deadline Friday, July 31, according to sources.
2015/07/30
OF
Upton, Justin
SD
Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez has been mentioned in trade talks between the Rockies and the Baltimore Orioles, per sources Thursday, July 30. San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton and Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes are considered the more likely options for Baltimore.
2015/07/31
OF
Upton, Justin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton is of interest to the Baltimore Orioles, but the Orioles are hesitant to part with SP Kevin Gausman, RP Mychal Givens or 2B Jonathan Schoop in any deal for a veteran bat.
2015/07/31
SP
Urena, Jose
MIA
Miami Marlins SP Jose Urena was recalled from Class AAA New Orleans Friday, July 31.
2015/07/31
OF
Venable, Will
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy, RP Joaquin Benoit and OF Will Venable will not be extended contract extension offers, if they are not dealt in August.
2015/07/30
OF
Venable, Will
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy and OF Will Venable are considered all but traded, as the Padres are expected to make a number of moves before the trade deadline Friday, July 31, according to sources.
2015/07/30
OF
Victorino, Shane
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Shane Victorino is making his second start with his new team Thursday, July 30, and will be batting leadoff against Houston Astros SP Scott Kazmir.
2015/07/31
RP
Vizcaino, Arodys
ATL
Atlanta Braves RP Arodys Vizcaino will draw the closing responsibilities following the trade of RP Jim Johnson to the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/31
SP
Warren, Adam
NYY
New York Yankees SPs Adam Warren, Luis Severino and Bryan Mitchell are unlikely to be used to fill in in the starting rotation with SP Michael Pineda (forearm) sidelined. The Yankees continue to monitor the starting pitcher market as the trade deadline approaches.
2015/07/31
RP
Watson, Tony
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Mark Melancon will remain the team's closer, with RPs Joakim Soria and Tony Watson serving as setup men.
2015/07/30
RP
Watson, Tony
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Mark Melancon is expected to remain the closer, following the acquisition of RP Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers Thursday, July 30. Soria and RP Tony Watson will serve as a setup duo.
2015/07/30
SP
Wheeler, Zack
NYM
The Cincinnati Reds are willing to trade OF Jay Bruce to the New York Mets for SP Zack Wheeler now.
2015/07/31
SP
Wheeler, Zack
NYM
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is closer to being traded to the New York Mets in exchange for SP Zack Wheeler Friday, July 31. The two teams are reviewing medical information. Bruce is hitting .257 with 17 home runs and 59 RBI in 350 at-bats and will make $12.5 million next year with a team option for $13 million for 2017.
2015/07/31
SP
Wilson, C.J.
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson (elbow) was placed on the disable list with inflammation in his left elbow Friday, July 31. In a corresponding move, the Angels recalled SP Drew Rucinski from Class AAA Salt Lake.
2015/07/31
SP
Wood, Alex
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Alex Wood is being included in trade negotiations with the Chicago Cubs, according to sources.
2015/07/31
3B
Wright, David
NYM
New York Mets 3B David Wright (back) fielded ground balls at third base Friday, July 31, and he has been participating in more baseball activities this week.
2015/07/30
1B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman hit his first home run in his third game since being activated from the disabled list Thursday, July 30, against the Miami Marlins. He finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
2015/07/30
2B
Zobrist, Ben
KC
Kansas City Royals 2B Ben Zobrist went 0-for-4 in his team debut in a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday, July 30.
2015/07/30
C
d'Arnaud, Travis
NYM
New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday, July 30.