According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Cardinals are "said to have looked at Joe Smith."
Blue Jays signed C Erik Kratz to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Dodgers are showing interest in Royals closer Wade Davis.
Carlos Gonzalez said he's open to shifting to first base for the Rockies.
Desmond Jennings (hamstring) was scratched from what should have been his second rehab game Wednesday due to a stiff neck.
Brad Boxberger made his second appearance in as many days Wednesday with High-A Charlotte.
Jason Hammel led the Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday by tossing seven innings of one run baseball for his 10th win.
Kris Bryant connected for his 26th home run of the season on Wednesday.
Anthony Ranaudo allowed three runs on two hits (both were homers) in 6 2/3 innings and took a loss to the Cubs on Wednesday.
Addison Russell cranked a grand slam against the White Sox on Wednesday.
Todd Frazier went 2-for-4 with a double on Wednesday night as the White Sox lost to their crosstown rivals.
Sean Manaea struck out nine batters and gave up three runs on 11 hits in 6 2/3 innings to take a no-decision in the Athletics' 6-4 win over the Rangers on Wednesday.
Twins manager Paul Molitor said that Tyler Duffey has not been taken off his scheduled Monday start.
Ryan Madson pitched a shaky ninth inning but earned a save despite giving up a run on Wednesday.
Yu Darvish held the Athletics to two runs on four hits in six innings and settled for a no-decision on Wednesday.