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  • • Acuna closing in on start of rehab assignment
    Braves manager Brian Snitker wasn't ready to definitively say when Ronald Acuna Jr. will begin playing in Minor League rehab games. But as Snitker spoke before Tuesday night's game against the Blue Jays, he indicated the young outfielder is almost ready to take another step toward returning to Atlanta's lineup....
  • • Indians Select Contract Of George Kontos
    The Indians announced Tuesday that they’ve selected the contract of right-handed reliever George Kontos from Triple-A Columbus and placed fellow righty Evan Marshall on the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. Kontos, 33, was released by the Pirates in late May and signed a minor league pact with Cleveland a few…...
  • • Clayton Kershaw to make rehab start in minors before returning
    Clay Kershaw has pitched in only one game since the start of May as he rehabs from a back injury, but it sounds like the left-hander is finally on the verge of making his return.On Tuesday, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters that Kershaw is going to make a start with the team’s Triple-A affiliate on Saturday before rejoining th...
  • • Cueto feeling 'really good' after simulated game
    Following a two-inning simulated game on Monday, right-hander Johnny Cueto was convinced he won't have to spend much more time on the DL nursing his sprained left ankle. Cueto reiterated his estimate of starting a pair of Minor League injury rehabilitation games before rejoining the Giants' rotation....
  • • BREAKING: Nats acquire KC closer Herrera
    The Nationals are on the verge of acquiring closer Kelvin Herrera from the Royals for a couple of Minor League prospects, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman....
  • • BREAKING: Nats acquire KC closer Herrera
    The Nationals are on the verge of acquiring closer Kelvin Herrera from the Royals for a couple of Minor League prospects, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman....
  • • Kershaw nears return after simulated game
    After Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw a three-inning simulated game at Wrigley Field on Monday, manager Dave Roberts said the plan is for him to pitch again in four or five days, either in a minor league rehab start or for the Dodgers....
  • • Nationals acquire Kelvin Herrera from the Royals
    The Washington Nationals are getting their business done early this season.While the Atlanta Braves continue to pace the NL East, the Nationals are right on their heels. But they’ve lost four in a row and seven of their last 10. Still, they’re just 3.5 games back of Atlanta. And now the back end of their bullpen is stronger.Sean Doolittle currently...
  • • Jimenez among White Sox up for Minors promotion
    White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was not ready to talk specific Minor League promotions when talking to the media prior to Monday night's series opener at Progressive Field....
  • • Indians Sign Marc Rzepczynski
    The Indians announced that they’ve signed left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to a minor league contract. The southpaw, who’d recently been released by the Mariners, has been assigned to Triple-A Columbus. This’ll mark the second stint with the Indians for Rzepczynski, who pitched for Cleveland from 2013-14 before being traded t...
  • • Melky Cabrera elects free agency
    The Indians announced Monday that outfielder/designated hitter Melky Cabrera has elected free agency rather than accepting an outright assignment to Triple-A Columbus. He’d been designated for assignment last week and cleared outright waivers. The 33-year-old veteran switch-hitter will now head back to the open market in search of a new opportunity...
  • • Gohara sent down to Triple-A to make starts
    While the Braves were hoping Luiz Gohara would establish himself as a valuable big league reliever, his recent struggles combined with limited activity have led the team to determine it's best to allow him to spend the next couple of weeks starting at the Minor League level....
  • • Minor MLB Transactions: 6/17/18
    The latest minor league moves from around baseball… The Cardinals signed left-hander Tommy Layne to a minor league deal, and Layne made his organizational debut last night with an inning of work for Double-A Springfield.  Layne posted a 7.62 ERA and 1.13 K/BB rate over 13 relief innings for the Yankees last season before being…...
  • • Yankees have no plans to lose Torres
    If the Yankees are going to acquire a front-line starting pitcher this summer, it’s not going to come at the expense of rookie second baseman Gleyber Torres. General manager Brian Cashman suggested to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com and other reporters Friday that the 21-year-old Torres is untouchable. Asked if he’d consider dealing Torres, Cashman quipped,...
  • • Dodgers Sign Drew Hutchison
    The Dodgers have signed right-hander Drew Hutchison to a minor league deal, according to Alex Freedman, a broadcaster for their Triple-A affiliate in Oklahoma City. Hutchison is likely to debut for OKC on Sunday, Freedman adds. Hutchison was previously with the Phillies, who inked him to a minors deal in the offseason. The 27-year-old did…...

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  • • Yankees, D-Backs, Rays Agree To Three-Team Trade; Souza To Arizona, Drury To New York
    5:47pm: The D-backs are also sending left-hander Anthony Banda, one of their top overall prospects, to the Rays in the deal, tweets Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets that minor league righty Taylor Weidner is going from Arizona to New York in the deal, too. 5:37pm:…...
  • • Yankees To Acquire Giancarlo Stanton
    It would appear that the Giancarlo Stanton saga has come to a close. The Yankees are set to acquire the 2017 NL MVP from the Marlins in exchange for infielder Starlin Castro and two prospects in the lower levels of New York’s minor league system. The Marlins will also send the Yankees $30MM in cash. The deal…...
  • • Indians Agree To Terms With Mike Napoli
    The Indians have a minor-league deal in place with veteran slugger Mike Napoli, according to MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian (Twitter link). If he passes a physical, Napoli will join the organization’s major-league camp. More to come …...
  • • No baloney: Yanks' farm club takes new name
    The New York Yankees' minor league baseball team in New Jersey adding a secondary name in honor of the state's favorite processed meat....
  • • Cardinals To Sign Jason Motte
    The Cardinals have struck a minor-league pact with veteran reliever Jason Motte, per Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (via Twitter). The agreement is still pending a physical. Chris Cotillo of SB Nation first connected the sides on Twitter. Motte, 35, rejoins his long-time organization after a three-year hiatus. The former Cards closer ...
  • • Giants deal Moore to Rangers for Minors arms
    Striving to increase their talent surplus and payroll flexibility, the Giants announced Friday night that they traded left-hander Matt Moore and an undisclosed amount of international signing bonus pool money to the Texas Rangers for a pair of Minor League right-handers....
  • • Pirates Acquire Corey Dickerson From Rays
    The Pirates announced that they’ve acquired outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Rays in exchange for reliever Daniel Hudson, minor league infielder Tristan Gray and cash. Tampa Bay recently designated Dickerson, 28, for assignment in a move that came as a surprise to many. Dickerson posted solid overall numbers in 2017, hitting .282/.325/.490...
  • • A’s Acquire Ryan Buchter, Brandon Moss from Royals for Jesse Hahn, Heath Fillmyer
    The Royals and Athletics have agreed to a four-player swap. Left-hander Ryan Buchter and first base/DH-type Brandon Moss will head to Oakland in the deal, while right-hander Jesse Hahn and minor-league righty Heath Fillmyer are ticketed for Kansas City. The Royals also included $3.25MM in cash as part of the deal. Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com was fi...
  • • Derby and me: Trenton's bat-fetching dog dies
    Derby, the bat-fetching dog that served as a mascot for minor-league team the Trenton Thunder, has died of cancer....
  • • Napoli, Indians agree to minor league contract
    Mike Napoli has agreed to a minor league contract with the Indians, pending the completion of a physical. Napoli spent 2016 with the Indians and had a major role in getting the club to the World Series....
  • • Touted Astros prospect suspended 50 games
    Forrest Whitley, a right-hander who is considered one of the top pitching prospects in baseball, has been suspended for violating the minor league drug program....
  • • Mets again invite Tebow for spring training
    Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in 2018....
  • • D-backs reportedly add Medlen, Bastardo
    The D-backs reached deals with a pair of hurlers Tuesday morning, inking Minor League contracts with veterans Kris Medlen and Antonio Bastardo, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale. The club has not yet confirmed the report....
  • • LOOK: Tim Tebow hosts prom for special needs students from various countries
    Mets minor league player Tebow continues to be a model human being...
  • • Bartolo Colon Interested In Rejoining Mets
    Free agent right-hander Bartolo Colon would consider signing a minor league contract with one team – the Mets – Mike Puma of the New York Post reports (Twitter link). It could be a moot point, though, as the Mets have only shown “minimal” interest in Colon this winter, per Puma. There’s already plenty of familiarity...

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