New York signed a familiar face to receive playing time at third base and in the outfield, and Boston outrighted one of its best prospects. Here are this week’s top headlines.
Cubs place Dexter Fowler on the DL
The move came after an MRI revealed damage.
Red Sox interested in Gerrit Cole, Jose Fernandez
However, it doesn’t seem either will be available.
Boston outrights Rusney Castillo
The outfielder was removed from the Red Sox’s 40-man roster.
Marlins interested in Jake Odorizzi, Drew Pomeranz
Miami is seeking a controllable starting pitcher.
Blue Jays, Royals considering Jon Jay
San Diego might be able to maximize the return for the outfielder..
Cubs not considering Javier Baez trade
Chicago wants bullpen depth, but Baez likely won’t be involved in a deal.
Would the Braves make Vizcaino available?
Perhaps it doesn’t make much sense for the Braves to move Julio Teheran.
Rangers acquire Kyle Kubitza
Los Angeles parted with some outfield depth.
Bartolo Colon hit by comebacker
It wasn’t an easy week for New York’s starter.
Mets hold private workout for Gurriel
New York has been linked to the Cuban infielder.
Rays placed Pearce, Mahtook on DL
Tampa Bay’s injury issues continue.
Mariners sign Tom Wilhelmsen
The righty joins Seattle after a rough stint in Texas.
No structural damage in Noah Syndergaard’s elbow
The Mets might have caught a break with one of their top arms.
Orioles interested in Pomeranz, Francisco Liriano
Baltimore wants to add starting pitching before the deadline.
Colby Lewis out two months with lat strain
He is the third Rangers starter to be placed on the DL.
Pirates not trading Cole, Andrew McCutchen
Pittsburgh doesn’t have interest in moving its top players.
Rays acquire Arcia from Twins
Minnesota will receive a player to be named later.
Giants interested in Yunel Escobar
Escobar could be an option at third base in San Francisco.
Astros promote A.J. Reed
Houston called upon its top prospect.
Mets option Michael Conforto
New York switched outfield prospects Saturday afternoon.
Mets sign Jose Reyes
Reyes joins the Mets on a minor league deal.