Corey Hart will be sidelined four months after undergoing surgery Friday on his right knee.
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the "perception of outside executives" is that the Astros and Nationals are trying hardest on a Chris Sale trade.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch hears the Cardinals "have kept tabs on possible trade options" such as Lorenzo Cain of the Royals.
ESPN's Buster Olney confirms the Blue Jays have signed Steve Pearce to a two-year, $12.5 million free agent contract.
Police officials in Seoul, South Korea confirmed to YonHap News that Jung Ho Kang's recent DUI arrest was his third since 2009.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports hears the Angels have checked in on free agent Justin Turner.
According to Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post, the Nationals made a four-year offer to Mark Melancon but it was worth less than $60 million.
Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post hears that Trea Turner is "all but untouchable."
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Blue Jays are talking to free agent Mitch Moreland.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Indians have "stayed in touch" with Mike Napoli.
According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Blue Jays are in talks with free agent Steve Pearce.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Rangers are eyeing Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton.