Giancarlo Stanton blasted a towering home run off of Ryan Vogelsong in a losing effort on against the Giants on Thursday.
Ryan Braun was a late scratch from Monday's game with lower back tightness.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Monday that Kyle Schwarber could start seeing more playing time in left field.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Astros "remain in the thick" of the bidding for Cole Hamels and are "making a big push" for the left-hander.
Adam Lind (back) said Monday that he's feeling better and expects to return to the lineup Tuesday.
Newsday's Marc Carig was told by a Mets source that Jeurys Familia will remain the team's closer following the acquisition of Tyler Clippard.
Giants activated OF Nori Aoki from the 15-day disabled list.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Padres have discussed Starlin Castro with the Cubs.
Mets acquired RHP Tyler Clippard and cash considerations from the Athletics in exchange for RHP Casey Meisner.
Angels acquired OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations from the Red Sox in exchange for INF Josh Rutledge.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Giants have inquired to the Reds about Aroldis Chapman.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Tigers remain in "buy" mode.