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MLB trade rumors and news for June 3rd, 2017

Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB.

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Good morning baseball fans!

The draft is quickly approaching and things are going to start to move at the speed of light, so check out our Mock Draft 2.0 for a look at who your favorite teams could be picking. Check back here for updates as we get closer to June 12th!

Here’s the latest from around the National League West.

  • Meet Major League Draft prospect Jeren Kendall.

  • Ernesto Frieri opted out of his contract with the Yankees, even after he thrived in Triple-A.

  • Nothing seems to be moving quickly, but it appears the Cubs have approached Kris Bryant about a new contract.

  • The Angels signed Michael Bourn to a minor league contract.

  • Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez was placed on the disabled list, which is bad news for Boston’s staff.

  • Seattle placed Jean Segura on the 10-day disabled list Friday, the club announced.

  • The Rangers officially announced that they designated right-hander Sam Dyson for assignment.

  • In order to create a roster spot for Slater, the Giants designated Justin Ruggiano for assignment, according to CSN Bay Area’s Alex Pavlovic.

  • Bobby Parnell opted out of his current deal with the Royals and is now a free agent, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

  • Mat Latos, who was pitching with Toronto’s minor league affiliate, was released by the Blue Jays, according to Ben Wagner, the team’s broadcaster.

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Important Links:

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Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

Spring Training Release Tracker

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