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MLB Week-in-Review: Carlos Gomez designated, Kershaw eyes September return

Here are this week’s top headlines.

Houston Astros v Minnesota Twins Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

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.