Juan Lagares (intercostal) took batting practice Monday for the first time since landing on the DL.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker indicated Thursday that Stephen Strasburg (back) is unlikely to rejoin the rotation on Sunday against the Reds.
Marlins acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Padres in exchange for RHP Chris Paddack.
Curtis Granderson (calf) remained out of the Mets' lineup Thursday.
Dodgers acquired RHP Bud Norris, OF Dian Toscano, a player to be named later and cash considerations from the Braves in exchange for LHP Philip Pfeifer and RHP Caleb Dirks.
Bryce Harper is not in the Nationals' lineup Thursday.
Corey Dickerson (thumb) is back in the Rays' lineup Thursday.
ESPN's Keith Law hears that the Marlins are nearing a deal to acquire Fernando Rodney from the Padres.
Andrew Cashner (neck) is expected to rejoin the Padres' rotation on Sunday against the Yankees.
Joc Pederson (shoulder) is not available to play Thursday.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Steven Matz (elbow) "was seriously considering surgery, and maybe even leaning that way, before a meeting with the Mets brass."
Clayton Kershaw (back) received an epidural Wednesday and will be placed on the disabled list.