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The MLB Daily Dish: MLB trade rumors and news for July 2, 2016

Kick your day off right with the latest news, rumors, and analysis covering what could, should, and will affect your club's roster.

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Angels starter Andrew Heaney is set to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery:

And yet, as we continue toward the end of July, Angels GM Billy Eppler has said neither the loss of Heaney, nor potentially prolonged loss of Richards, “won't affect his decisions before the trading deadline,” according to the OC Register. The Angels are currently 32-47, good enough for last place in the AL West.

Reds outfielder Jay Bruce is willing to waive his no-trade clause in order to be traded to a contending club this summer.

The Mets might be the best fit for Cuban free agent Yulieski Gurriel.

Boston is banned from signing international free agents:

After a strong showing in the 2014 international market, the Red Sox were restricted in their spending last season, with a $300K maximum on any bonus given to an international amateur. As Passan explains, they attempted to circumvent this rule by giving Guaimaro a $300K bonus and giving similar bonuses to two less-heralded players represented by Guaimaro’s agent. Guaimaro’s agent then redistributed the money to Guaimaro, giving him close to market value while getting two of his other clients a chance with the Red Sox.

Minnesota slugger Miguel Sano was activated from the disabled list.

Alex Presley is now a free agent:

Not the best news for the Blue Jays:

Kershaw’s disabled list stint might not be quick:

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