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MLB trade rumors and news for May 13th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

Voting for the All-Star game has officially started, so fill out your ballots out early and hope your favorite player is still healthy by the All-Star break.

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

  • The Marlins placed Miguel Rojas on the disabled list with a thumb injury.

  • There is a chance the Pirates make Gerrit Cole available in trade talks this summer.

  • Milwaukee placed Ryan Braun on the disabled list with a calf strain.

  • Jeurys Familia had surgery Friday and could be out for a few months, which is bad news for the Mets pitching staff.

  • Miami selected Mike Aviles’ contract, the club announced. Tomas Telis was optioned in the corresponding roster move.

  • The Nationals activated Shawn Kelley and Koda Glover from the disabled list, the club announced.

  • Former Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur is joining FOX Sports South to help broadcast Braves games.

  • J.D. Martinez was activated from the disabled list, the Tigers announced.

  • The Twins are set to promote Jose Berrios, who will start Saturday, according to’s Rhett Bollinger.

  • The Marlins were in talks to acquire Shelby Miller last summer before they added Andrew Cashner, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

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Offseason Trade Tracker

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