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MLB Week-In-Review: Phillies draft Moniak, White Sox promote Anderson

The Phillies lead the way with the first overall pick, and they lose their top starter.

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It was a jam-packed week with the MLB Draft starting on Thursday but there is a lot of other news to get to, so let’s jump right in to the week-in-review.

Phillies take Mickey Moniak with the number one overall pick

Moniak was considered one of the top rated outfielders in the entire draft.

Vince Velasquez left his start with bicep soreness

The Phillies right-hander was only able to make it through two pitches before being removed from the game.

The Royals have tried to move Yordano Ventura

This story came on the heels of Ventura's altercation with Manny Machado, which led to suspensions for both men.

Mets acquire Kelly Johnson

The team has been dealing with a ton of injuries, and with a desperate need for offensive bats.

Giants may pursue Andrew Miller

Even with Santiago Castilla as their closer, the Giants are all-in on 2016.

Michael Brantley might miss 'significant time' with shoulder injury

The Indians outfielder has struggled to stay on the field this season, but the Indians are hanging on in the American League Central without him.

Felix Hernandez to miss a few starts

With King Felix feeling pain in the back of his right knee, the Mariners are taking no chances. He is in a walking boot, and could miss up to four weeks.

White Sox promote top prospect Tim Anderson

Needing a shake up on offense, the White Sox promoted their top prospect in 23-year-old Anderson and designated Jimmy Rollins for assignment.