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Giants | Talking Alex Rios
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:17:24 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios is being discussed with the San Francisco Giants right now, according to a source.


Cardinals | Receive Corey Littrell
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:15:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired P Corey Littrell from the Boston Red Sox as part of the trade involving SP John Lackey.


Cubs | Three interested in Emilio Bonifacio
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:58:34 -0700

The Chicago Cubs are receiving interest from the Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates about the availability of OF Emilio Bonifacio.


Rockies | Josh Rutledge in lineup
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:48 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Josh Rutledge (illness) is in the starting lineup Thursday, July 31.


Cardinals | Acquire John Lackey
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:36:22 -0700

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired SP John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox. It is not known what the Red Sox will receive in return.


Dodgers | Will not add John Lackey
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:31:02 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers will not trade for Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey, according to a source.


Rockies | Ryan Wheeler cut
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:27:58 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have designated 3B Ryan Wheeler for assignment.


Rockies | Pedro Hernandez recalled
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:22:46 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have recalled P Pedro Hernandez from Triple-A Colorado Springs. The team also optioned RP Rob Scahill to Triple-A Colorado Springs.


Cubs | Chris Rusin recalled
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:11:43 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have recalled SP Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa. The team also optioned RP Blake Parker to Tirple-A Iowa.


Rockies | LaTroy Hawkins, Jorge De La Rosa unlikely to move
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:45:05 -0700

Colorado Rockies RP LaTroy Hawkins and SP Jorge De La Rosa appears likely to be moved as of now, though the club isn't ruling out trading them away.


Dodgers | Likely won't get David Price
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:26:42 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers' chances of acquiring Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price are "doubtful," according to a source involved in the discussions.


Padres | Joaquin Benoit, Chris Denorfia updates
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:11:28 -0700

San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit is receiving increasing trade interest from the Los Angeles Dodgers. OF Chris Denorfia is likely to be dealt before the MLB non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31.


Cardinals | Michael Wacha could begin throwing
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:15:54 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) will have an MRI on his right shoulder blade Monday, Aug. 4, and if the results are as expected, he'll begin a throwing program next week. General manager John Mozeliak said it's possible Wacha could return as a reliever if that best suits his long-term health. However, Mozeliak feels Wacha will return as a starter.


Reds | Ryan Ludwick being made available
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:35:47 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds are telling teams OF Ryan Ludwick is available for trade. Ludwick is making $7.5 million in 2014 with a $9 million mutual option, or a $4.5 million buyout for 2015.


Pirates | Still work on acquiring Jon Lester
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:34:41 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has not yet been traded, but a source said Wednesday, July 30, that the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals are pushing the hardest for the pitcher. The Los Angeles Dodgers are still involved in the pursuit, too.


Nationals | Discussing Daniel Murphy
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:34:10 -0700

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy might be a trade target of the Washington Nationals. The club has held internal discussions about Murphy and Cleveland Indians 2B Asdrubal Cabrera, but no deal is imminent, sources said Wednesday, July 30.


Nationals | Might be targeting Asdrubal Cabrera
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:33:28 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera might be a trade target of the Washington Nationals. The team has discussed Cabrera and New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy internally, but no deal is close, sources said Wednesday, July 30.


Giants | Not in on Emilio Bonifacio
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:32:33 -0700

Chicago Cubs 2B/OF Emilio Bonifacio is expected to be moved by the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31, but a source said Wednesday, July 30, that Bonifacio is not going to the San Francisco Giants.


Giants | Dan Runzler goes to Japan
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:18 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP Dan Runzler was released Wednesday, July 30, and he signed a deal with the Orix Buffaloes of the Japanese League. The deal is for the rest of the 2014 season, and there is an option for 2015.


Dodgers | Still in on Jon Lester
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:29:26 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers are still pursuing Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, but the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals are pushing the hardest for the pitcher before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31, according to a source.


Dodgers | GM: Matt Kemp will not be dealt
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:28:21 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp will not be traded before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31, general manager Ned Colletti indicated Wednesday, July 30.


Cardinals | Pushing hard for Jon Lester
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:27:46 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has not yet been traded, but a source said Wednesday, July 30, that the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates are pushing the hardest. The Los Angeles Dodgers are also still involved.


Braves | Jason Heyward out until at least Friday
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:14:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) is not expected to return to the lineup until Friday, Aug. 1, against the San Diego Padres. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wednesday, July 30, that he would probably give Heyward one more day of rest once Heyward says the back feels ready. "We talked about it today and he's still not feeling well," Gonzalez said. "If he comes in tomorrow and he's not feeling well, I'm not doing it, I'm not running him in there."


Braves | Two minor-leaguers suspended
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:14:31 -0700

Atlanta Braves minor-league Ps Victor Joaquin and Alvaro Silvestre have each been suspended for 72 games without pay for testing positive for banned steroids. Joaquin tested positive for nadrolone, while Silvestre was flagged for using boldenone.


Giants | Dan Uggla not released
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:04:01 -0700

Updating a previous report, the San Francisco Giants have not released 2B Dan Uggla. It was reported by multiple sources that Uggla had been released after a five-day stint with the club.


Marlins | Discuss trade for John Danks
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:02:34 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP John Danks might be traded before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31, and the White Sox have discussed a trade with the Miami Marlins.


Giants | Tyler Colvin optioned
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:02:13 -0700

The San Francisco Giants optioned OF Tyler Colvin to Triple-A Fresno Wednesday, July 30.


Giants | Dan Uggla jettisoned
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:01:51 -0700

The San Francisco Giants released 2B Dan Uggla Wednesday, July 30. He lasted with the big club just five days, going 0-for-11 with six strikeouts and three errors.


Dodgers | Unlikely to add Dallas Keuchel
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:01:24 -0700

Houston Astros SP Dallas Keuchel could be dealt before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are unlikely to view the left-hander as a backup plan if they miss out on the marquee names available.


Dodgers | To discipline Erisbel Arruebarrena
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:00:59 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SS Erisbel Arruebarrena (hip) touched off a brawl while on a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque. He was optioned to Class A Rancho Cucamonga Sunday, July 27, and disciplinary action is pending.

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