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MLB Daily Dish May 1: Aroldis Chapman, Joel Hanrahan, Tyler Chatwood

Each weekday morning, we'll provide you with a recap of everything you need to know transaction-wise from yesterday in the baseball world. Injuries, rumors, signings and more–you'll find them all right here.

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  • The Colorado Rockies placed right-hander Tyler Chatwood on the 15-day DL, according to a team announcement, recalling right-hander Chad Bettis from Triple-A Colorado Springs to take Chatwood's spot.

Roster Moves

  • The San Diego Padres activated second baseman Jedd Gyorko from the paternity list and optioned first baseman Tommy Medica to Triple-A El Paso, according to a team announcement.
  • The Dodgers purchased the contract of catcher Miguel Olivo from Triple-A Albuquerque and optioned catcher Tim Federowicz to Triple-A, the team announced.


  • The Detroit Tigers announced they will promote left-handed prospect Robbie Ray to replace the injured Anibal Sanchez in the rotation next Tuesday. Ray, who will make his major-league debut, has posted a 1.59 ERA in 28.1 innings (five starts) at Triple-A Toledo this season.


  • The Atlanta Braves signed free agent left-hander Eric Berger to a minor league contract, according to our own Chris Cotillo. Berger posted a 3.06 ERA in 70.2 innings at Triple-A in the Houston Astros organization last year, but pitched just 1.1 innings in three appearances this season at Triple-A Sacramento (the Oakland A's affiliate) before being released.


  • Rehab Assignments: Clayton Kershaw (SP, Dodgers) to Double-A Chattanooga, Logan Schafer (LF, Brewers) to Triple-A Nashville