NL Central Standings
- The Pirates placed Steve Pearce and Ryan Doumit on the 15-day DL. They've called up catcher Dusty Brown and infielder Joshua Harrison from AAA to replace them.
- Meanwhile, the Cubs called up DJ LeMahieu, and have placed Jeff Baker on the 15-day DL.
- Though Aroldis Chapman is eligible for activation from the 15-day DL, he's not ready yet, as he's performed poorly in his rehab assignments.
- In his latest mock draft, Keith Law has the Pittsburgh Pirates selecting Gerrit Cole with the first overall pick.
- Cardinals' top prospect Shelby Miller will be promoted to AA Springfield this week.