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MLB trade rumors and news for April 15th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

Here is a look at what’s going on around the National League West.

  • The Rays placed Mallex Smith on the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

  • Is there hope for the Blue Jays and Mariners? Probably for one of the two, but not both.

  • Toronto placed Josh Donaldson on the 10-day disabled list and recalled Chris Coghlan in the corresponding roster move.

  • The Rays promoted Shane Peterson from Triple-A, according to Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times.

  • Right-hander Casey Fien accepted an outright assignment, according to Bob Dutton of The Takoma News Tribune.

  • The Nationals still don’t have a timetable for shortstop Trea Turner’s return to the lineup, according to Byron Kerr of

  • There is a chance left-hander David Price is prepared to face live hitters over the next few days, according to Jen McCaffrey of

  • Rich Hill is set to return to the Dodgers on Sunday, according to Mike DiGiovanna of The Los Angeles Times.

  • Mariners reliever Steve Cishek will begin a minor league rehab assignment over the next few days, according to’s Greg Johns.

  • Rockies right-hander will be out for at least a month because of a stress factor in his foot, according to Nick Groke of The Denver Post.

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

Spring Training Release Tracker

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