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Colts | Donald Thomas hurt in practice

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:12:32 -0700

Indianapolis Colts OG Donald Thomas (quadriceps) is believed to have suffered a quadriceps injury in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Orioles | Won't trade Kevin Gausman, Dylan Bundy

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:11:51 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SPs Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy are considered untouchable in trade talks at the deadline, according to multiple sources. It's likely the reason the team hasn't been able to work out a trade for Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester.

FANTASY TIP: We don't blame the O's for not wanting to budge on Gausman or Bundy. If the two can stay healthy, they could form a very formidable top of the rotation for years to come, something that Baltimore hasn't had in quite some time.

Orioles | Interested in Emilio Bonifacio

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:06:30 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio is interesting the Baltimore Orioles at the trade deadline. Bonifacio has a slash line of .279/.318/.373 with 14 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 18 RBIs in 69 games this season. Both sides are engaged in trade discussions.

Athletics | Jason Hammel expected to make next start

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:05:51 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Jason Hammel is expected to make his next start, according to manager Bob Melvin. Hammel is 0-4 with a 9.53 ERA since joining the A's.

Ravens | Albert McClellan's injury not serious

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:02:44 -0700

Baltimore Ravens DE Albert McClellan's (heel) heel injury does not appear to be serious.

Packers | Claim Gerrard Sheppard

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:23 -0700

The Green Bay Packers claimed WR Gerrard Sheppard (Ravens) off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens Wednesday, July 30.

Orioles | Hunter Harvey shut down for season

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:55:52 -0700

Updating a previous item, Baltimore Orioles SP Hunter Harvey (elbow) will be shut down for the rest of the season due to a strained right elbow.

Redskins | Cut Courtney Bridget

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:55:47 -0700

The Washington Redskins waived/injured CB Courtney Bridget (shoulder) Wednesday, July 30.

Mets | Not looking to move Daniel Murphy

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:51:25 -0700

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy is unlikely to be traded, as the Mets don't seem inclined to deal him at this year's deadline.

Browns | Ryan Lee signed

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:50:50 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have signed free-agent OT Ryan Lee (Rams). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Chiefs | Talks with Alex Smith could stop at some point

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:50:01 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith said contract extension talks with the team will stop at some point if no agreement is reached, because he does not want the situation to be a distraction during the season.

Yankees | Brian McCann, Brian Roberts sitting

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:48:39 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann and 2B Brian Roberts (fatigue) are both out of the starting lineup Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: McCann is likely taking a routine day of rest, while Roberts is receiving an extra day off to get over his fatigue issues. Both players need to be on your bench for tonight's game.

Indians | T.J. House to enter rotation

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:46:22 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP T.J. House will take the vacated rotation spot left by SP Justin Masterson, who was dealt to the St. Louis Cardinals.

FANTASY TIP: You need only pay attention if you are desperate for a warm starting pitching body in an AL-only league.

White Sox | Nate Jones has TJS

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:44:25 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Nate Jones (elbow) injured his ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow while rehabbing from his back injury, and he underwent Tommy John surgery that was performed by Dr. James Andrews.

Buccaneers | Rashaan Melvin not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:42:54 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 30.

Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner sits

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:41:38 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Orioles | Hunter Harvey injured

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:40:57 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP Hunter Harvey (forearm) has a strained flexor mass in his arm, an MRI exam showed. However, he doesn't have ligament damage. Harvey will miss his next start.

Mets | Bartolo Colon not going anywhere

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:39:29 -0700

New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon will not be traded this week because a market never developed for him, according to a source.

Ravens | Brent Urban to undergo MRI

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:37:02 -0700

Baltimore Ravens DE Brent Urban (knee) will undergo an MRI on the knee injury he suffered during practice Wednesday, July 30, according to head coach John Harbaugh.

Mets | Matt Harvey cleared for mound work

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:35:25 -0700

New York Mets SP Matt Harvey (elbow) has been cleared to get back on a mound for the first time next week after having Tommy John surgery in October of last year. Harvey will not pitch in the majors this season, though, but he could pitch briefly in the instructional league in late September or early October.

FANTASY TIP: It's great news for Harvey, but it really means nothing to fantasy owners, since he won't be pitching at all in meaningful games in 2014. Continue to hold onto him in keeper and dynasty leagues.