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MLB trade rumors and news for April 16th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

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

  • Despite earlier reports, Carlos Correa is not ruling out the possibility of signing an extension with the Astros.

  • Garrett Richards will continue to undergo tests to determine what caused his bicep strain.

  • Jeff Hoffman is among the candidates the Rockies can turn to in the absence of top pitcher Jon Gray, according to MLB.com’s Thomas Harding.

  • Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker will be sidelined with a broken right clavicle, according to Henry Schulman of The San Francisco Chronicle.

  • The Dodgers and Brewers continue to discuss a trade involving Ryan Braun, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe.

  • The Tigers optioned right-hander William Cuevas to Triple-A, the club announced. He didn’t have much success in his major league debut.

  • Braves outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to join the club Wednesday, according to David O’Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

  • The Padres activated catcher Hector Sanchez from the concussion disabled list.

  • Astros right-hander Lupe Chavez opted to retire, according to Jake Kaplan of The Houston Chronicle.

  • Despite the Blue Jays’ struggles through the first part of their schedule, they aren’t preparing to make any dramatic changes, according to Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi.

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

Spring Training Release Tracker

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