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MLB Week-in-Review: Francisco Lindor, Byron Buxton promoted

A pair of top prospects were promoted and trade rumors continue to gain momentum.

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Cubs sign Rafael Soriano

After switching agents, Soriano opted to join the Cubs' bullpen. Soriano struggled towards the end of last season but earned a minor league deal with Chicago.

Mets could promote Steven Matz by end of month

New York has already promoted several pitching prospects and may be calling upon another soon. Matz's 1.94 Pacific Coast League ERA is notable.

Yankees place Andrew Miller on DL

Miller is out with tightness and will not pick up a baseball for another 7-10 days. Dellin Betances is the internal candidate to close games in Miller's absence.

Padres option Jedd Gyorko

Gyorko has struggled at the plate to this point in 2015 and ultimately lost his starting job. He signed a $35 million extension last April but the deal may have been premature.

Mets, Brewers in trade talks

New York is in pursuit of offense and the Brewers have several attractive bats. Jean Segura and Ryan Braun are names to watch.

Blue Jays, Cubs linked to Jonathan Papelbon

Both clubs are in pursuit of Papelbon, who could be dealt before the end of July. The Phillies may not be asking for much in return because of Papelbon's notably large contract.

Rays will be without Desmond Jennings for eight weeks

The Tampa Bay outfielder underwent surgery on his knee. As a result, he may not be available until early August.

Mariners scouted Ben Revere

Mark Trumbo might not have been enough for Seattle. Adding another bat is realistic and Revere is an intriguing possibility.

Nationals acquire David Carpenter

Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees and gives the Nationals depth in the back of their bullpen.

Reds' Zack Cozart out for season

Cozart tore ligaments in his right knee and as result, Cincinnati is forced to explore other shortstop options.

Dodgers in pursuit of Jordan Zimmermann

Los Angeles wants to add an arm and Zimmermann could be available moving forward.

Twins promote Byron Buxton

Buxton joined the club on Sunday and made the jump directly from Double-A.

Indians promote Francisco Lindor

The shortstop prospect will be called upon on Monday.

Nationals seeking bullpen help

Washington is hoping to add an arm or two to its bullpen before the end of July.

Giants scouting Cueto, Leake

San Francisco wants to upgrade its starting rotation.