According to ESPN's T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish, Major League Baseball is "expected to suspend [Ryan] Braun and [Alex] Rodriguez, along with as many as 20 players sometime after next week's All-Star break."
Edwin Encarnacion (hernia) began running on Thursday.
The Angels have hired Bud Black as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler.
Braves signed RHP Bud Norris to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Dee Gordon said on MLB Network's "Hot Stove" show Wednesday morning that his agent has been in discussions with the Marlins about a contract extension.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cubs, Cardinals, Dodgers, Giants and Red Sox have the most interest in free agent left-hander David Price.
Cubs acquired LHP Rex Brothers from the Rockies for LHP Wander Cabrera.
Mariners sent LHP Danny Hultzen outright to Triple-A Tacoma.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Wei-Yin Chen is seeking a deal worth $85 million over five years.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Dodgers have contacted free agent reliever Ryan Madson.
Athletics acquired INF Jed Lowrie from the Astros for RHP Brendan McCurry.
Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports that the Diamondbacks will hire Dave Magadan as hitting coach.