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Los Angeles is seeking bullpen help and is considering promoting Julio Urias:
Urias has thrived as a starter with Triple-A to this point, pitching to a 1.88 ERA over 24.0 innings while only walking three batters. At just 19, Urias has been deemed the second-best prospect in baseball by MLB.com.
Texas signed Drew Stubbs to a major league deal.
New York was forced to place CC Sabathia on the disabled list.
The Angels might be interested in signing Kyle Lohse:
#LAAngels were among teams to watch kyle lohse throw. Word is it went well. LAA has need now.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) May 7, 2016
Cincinnati placed J.J. Hoover on the DL:
...optioned to Louisville RHP J.J. Hoover, placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 5/3, RHP Jon Moscot (left shoulder)...— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) May 7, 2016
Casey Fien is set to join the Dodgers:
#Dodgers say Casey Fien will report to majors. Dave Roberts isn't sure if he'll meet team in Toronto or LA.— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) May 7, 2016
Baltimore designated a right-handed pitching option:
To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Scott McGough has been designated for assignment.— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) May 7, 2016
New York could be without Alex Rodriguez for longer than it anticipated:
A-Rod's hamstring strain is being called a Grade "one-plus," Girardi said. Just 15 days sounds optimistic.— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) May 6, 2016
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