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Royals | Billy Butler not playing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:40:33 -0700

Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler is not in the starting lineup Thursday, July 31. OF Raul Ibanez is serving as the designated hitter.

Pirates | Josh Wall cut

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:40:08 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated RP Josh Wall for assignment.

Reds | Devin Mesoraco sitting

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:39:25 -0700

Cincinnati Reds C Devin Mesoraco is not in the starting lineup Thursday, July 31. C Brayan Pena will be the starting catcher.

FANTASY TIP: Mesoraco likely is getting the day off and will return to the lineup on Friday.

Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner not practicing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:39:00 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) is not participating in practice Thursday, July 31.

Rays | Three possible destinations for David Price

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:29:59 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price could land with the Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners or St. Louis Cardinals, according to a non-Rays person.

Cowboys | Ronald Leary activated from PUP list

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:29:26 -0700

Dallas Cowboys OG Ronald Leary (hamstring) was activated from the team's Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 31.

Pirates | Angel Sanchez claimed

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:28:25 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed P Angel Sanchez off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

Rays | Close to trading David Price

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:25:49 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price is "close" to being traded, but the destination is still unknown.

Tigers | Not getting Andrew Miller

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:25:23 -0700

Boston Red Sox RP Andrew Miller won't be traded to the Detroit Tigers.

Giants | Corey Washington injured in practice

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:22:26 -0700

New York Giants WR Corey Washington (undisclosed) was getting look by trainers during practice Thursday, July 31.

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Padres | Chris Denorfia traded

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:22:22 -0700

The San Diego Padres have traded OF Chris Denorfia to the Seattle Mariners for OF Abraham Almonte and P Stephen Kohlscheen.

Brewers | Tyler Thornburg moved to 60-day DL

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:19:05 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers have transferred SP Tyler Thornburg (elbow) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Giants | Bennett Jackson suffers leg injury

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:17:08 -0700

New York Giants CB Bennett Jackson (leg) suffered a left leg injury during practice Thursday, July 31.

Brewers | Logan Schafer optioned

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:16:40 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned OF Logan Schafer to Triple-A Nashville.

Pirates | Interested in David Price

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:16:12 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates are talking with the Tampa Bay Rays about the possibility of acquiring SP David Price, according to sources.

Mariners | Acquire Chris Denorfia

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:12:48 -0700

The Seattle Mariners acquired OF Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres Thursday, July 31. It's unknown what the Padres received in return.

FANTASY TIP: Denorfia joins a somewhat crowded outfield in Seattle. His playing time could be sporadic when Michael Saunders returns from the disabled list. Denorfia's value should increase a bit, but he's still probably nothing more than a single-universe commodity.

Dodgers | Not in on David Price

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:12:21 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price won't be going to the Los Angeles Dodgers, as they reiterated they are not planning to trade for him.

Diamondbacks | Gerardo Parra traded

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:06:22 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Arizona Diamondbacks have traded OF Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Mitch Haniger and P Anthony Banda.

FANTASY TIP: With Parra moving on, David Peralta likely will receive more playing in the outfield. Owners in deeper leagues and NL-only leagues can consider adding him to their lineups.

Yankees | Esmil Rogers claimed

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:05:27 -0700

The New York Yankees claimed RP Esmil Rogers off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday, July 31.

Brewers | Gerardo Parra added

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:03:38 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired OF Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks for OF Mitch Haniger and P Anthony Banda.

FANTASY TIP: Parra probably will not have an everyday job with the Brewers, which will hurt his fantasy value. He could still be an option for owners in deeper mixed leagues and NL-only leagues.