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Baltimore placed Yovani Gallardo on the disabled list Saturday afternoon:
Yankees reliever Branden Pinder is deciding whether or not to have Tommy John surgery.
Michael Bourn heads to Toronto on a minor-league deal.
Chris Colabello has been suspended 80 games for a PED violation.
Atlanta has called upon a pitching prospect early:
RHP Aaron Blair (@A_Blair19) will make his Major League debut for the Braves on Sunday vs. Mets. LHP Matt Marksberry optioned to Gwinnett.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 24, 2016
A lefty could be getting closer to returning to the Braves' bullpen:
LHP Manny Banuelos (elbow) recently threw a 20-pitch bullpen session. #Braves have yet to set a timetable for his possible return.— Grant McAuley (@grantmcauley) April 23, 2016
Inciarte is still a ways away:
#Braves Inciarte is hitting in extended spring games in Florida, but not running bases yet. Still probably 10-14 days from return.— David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC) April 23, 2016
Chad Girodo heads back to the minors:
#BlueJays option Chad Girodo for Drew Hutchison who starts tomorrow— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) April 23, 2016
San Diego will be without Alexi Amarista for a bit:
Corresponding roster move for Cesar Vargas: Padres place Alexi Amarista on the 15-day DL, retroactive to 4/20, with right hamstring strain.— Dennis Lin (@sdutdennislin) April 23, 2016
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