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Padres | Colin Rea hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:11:00 -0700

The San Diego Padres are hoping SP Colin Rea (elbow) can pitch in a few games before the Arizona Fall League season ends. If he is not ready in time, he could throw a series of intensive live batting practice sessions or see a brief winter ball stint. If Rea is unable to return to full health by Dec. 1, he could undergo Tommy John surgery.

Padres | Jarred Cosart recovering from surgery
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:49:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres SP Jarred Cosart (elbow) underwent successful surgery to remove loose bodies from his right elbow last week. He will need six weeks to recover, meaning he should be at full strength by the time spring training begins.

Cubs | Giovanni Soto cut
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:09:11 -0700

Chicago Cubs P Giovanni Soto was designated for assignment Saturday, Oct. 22.

Cubs | Kyle Schwarber activated
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:08:18 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF/C Kyle Schwarber (knee) was activated from the 60-day disabled list Saturday, Oct. 22, so he could play in the Arizona Fall League.

Reds | Victor Ruiz signed
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:30:30 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds have signed free-agent 3B/C Victor Ruiz (Mexican League).

Pirates | Casey Sadler re-signed
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:23:42 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed SP Casey Sadler to a minor league contract.

Marlins | Dalton Wheat signed
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:20:56 -0700

The Miami Marlins have signed free-agent OF Dalton Wheat (Independent League).

Braves | Sam Freeman signed
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:08:57 -0700

The Atlanta Braves have signed free-agent RP Sam Freeman (Brewers) to a minor league contract.