MLB Top Headlines:
Melissa Mayeux added to MLB's international registration list
At 16, Mayeux's goal is to play major league baseball. She can now be signed by any MLB squad beginning July 2.
Nationals targeting Arizona's middle infielders
Chris Owings, Cliff Pennington, Nick Ahmed, and Aaron Hill are all possibilities for Washington. The Nationals have limited depth behind Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond. Arizona has shown a willingness to be aggressive on the trade front after already completing a pair of deals.
Cole Hamels would block trade to Houston
Philadelphia is likely to deal the veteran left to a team in contention. However, Hamels would reportedly not accept a trade to the Astros despite reports he would consider any proposed deal.
Braves place Freddie Freeman on DL with wrist injury
Freeman had not appeared in a game since June 16 after taking an awkward swing. He anchors a Braves lineup that has been inconsistent to this point in 2015.
Royals scouting Johnny Cueto, Ben Zobrist
Kansas City wants to upgrade the rotation and offense and both Zobrist and Cueto are on the club's radar. Both Cueto and Zobrist makes sense for quite a few clubs.
Giants place Nori Aoki on DL
Aoki is out with a fractured fibula. He joins Hunter Pence on the disabled list and has had a notable amount of success at the plate in 2015 (.317 average).
Andy MacPhail joins Phillies as top executive
As the club continues to rebuild, MacPhail is expected to be responsible for key decisions (Hamels especially) before the trade deadline.
Red Sox option Joe Kelly to Triple-A
Kelly posted a 5.67 ERA over 14 starts. He could be called upon again but will work on his command before returning to Boston.
Pirates interested in Clay Buchholz
Buchholz struggled in 2014 but has bounced back and is drawing a notable amount of interest. The Pirates would benefit from adding a back end of the rotation arm.
Twins call up Alex Meyer
Meyer posted a 0.53 ERA in Triple-A as a reliever and although he is seen as a starter will work out of Minnesota's bullpen.
Mets promote Steven Matz
Matz made his major league debut on Sunday night.
Ryne Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager
Sandberg was 119-159 with the Philles and was not guaranteed a job in 2016.
Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton out with hand injury
Miami placed Stanton on the disabled list with a broken bone in his left hand. Ichiro Suzuki will start in his place.
Athletics sign Phil Coke
Cubs, Dodgers interested in Jon Niese
Both clubs are in pursuit of starting pitching depth.
Astros prioritizing Cueto trade
Houston is hoping to add Cueto or Scott Kazmir before the deadline.