Houston parted with one of its outfielders and Clayton Kershaw is hoping to return in September. Here are this week’s top headlines.
Kershaw aiming for September return
Los Angeles’ ace played catch this week and hopes to return next month.
Brian McCann clears waivers
New York now has an opportunity to trade him this month.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. declared a free agent
Lourdes now has an opportunity to join a major league club.
Tim Tebow wants to try baseball
The former NFL quarterback is seeking a career with a major league team.
Prince Fielder forced to retire
Fielder wouldn’t have been cleared to play by doctors.
Astros designate Carlos Gomez
Houston now has a chance to trade him.
Blue Jays place Jose Bautista on DL
Toronto’s slugger has been out with a knee injury.
Phillies rotation starting to feel thin
And there is still a chance Jeremy Hellickson gets moved.
Rodriguez plays final game with Yankees
However, he might join another club soon.
Judge, Austin join Yankees
New York called upon a pair of prospects Saturday.
Nationals release Jonathan Papelbon
He really wasn’t happy about not closing games.
Michael Brantley out for the season
Cleveland loses a bat for the remainder of the year.
Twins place Kurt Suzuki on trade waivers
Minnesota has an opportunity to trade him.