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MLB Week-in-Review: Braves fire Gonzalez, Angels officially sign Lincecum

Atlanta fired its manager and Los Angeles improved its rotation.

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Oakland will be without one of its most consistent offensive contributors and Tim Lincecum passed his physical, making his deal with the Angels official. Here are this week's top headlines.

Blue Jays claim Jimmy Paredes

Paredes was claimed off outright waivers.

Garrett Richards opts to not undergo Tommy John surgery

Richards instead decided to turn to a PRP injection.

Braves fire Fredi Gonzalez

Gonzalez was blamed for Atlanta's slow start.

Astros promote Colin Moran

The former UNC stand-out made his major league debut with the Astros.

Pirates extend Cervelli

Cervelli received a three-year, $31 million deal.

Cubs sign Joe Nathan

Nathan could be prepared for a game by July.

Odor suspended eight games for punch

The Rangers infielder was suspended for more than a week.

Marlins claim Cody Hall from DBacks

Hall reported to Triple-A New Orleans.

Angels release Neal Cotts

Cotts quickly joined the Yankees.

Geovany Soto out 4-6 weeks

The veteran backstop has a torn meniscus.

Josh Reddick out 4-6 weeks

Reddick will be sidelined with a thumb injury.

Angels sign Tim Lincecum

Lincecum passed his physical, making his one-year deal official.

Blue Jays shopping Drew Storen

The veteran reliever could be on the move.

A's place Sonny Gray on 15-day DL

Gray is out with a trained right trapezius.