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Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Mike Napoli is "one name starting to gin up interest."

Passan notes about Napoli that "teams love him in the clubhouse," and it doesn't hurt that he's been red-hot in July. The 35-year-old is making $6 million this season and the Rangers have a $11 million club option (or $2.5 million buyout) on him for 2018.
Jul 28 - 3:23 PM

Red Sox optioned INF Deven Marrero to Triple-A Pawtucket.

The Red Sox needed to clear a roster spot for the arrival of Eduardo Nunez, and with Marrero shipped out that means Rafael Devers is sticking around for now. Marrero has hit just .212/.258/.318 this season with the big club.
Jul 28 - 3:13 PM

MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reports that Derek Holland is drawing some interest.

Holland has had an up-and-down season, posting a 5.12 ERA and 82/42 K/BB ratio over 102 innings for the White Sox. However, apparently that hasn't stopped teams from asking Chicago about the left-hander. Feinsand adds that Melky Cabrera has not been drawing much interest but could be dealt in August.
Jul 28 - 3:03 PM

Royals recalled OF Terrance Gore from Triple-A Omaha.

Gore was with the big club briefly at the beginning of the season but has spent nearly all of the year in the minors, hitting only .231/.290/.277 with 17 steals between Double- and Triple-A.
Jul 28 - 2:29 PM

Brian Johnson is in Boston to have his left shoulder examined due to renewed discomfort.

He dealt with shoulder issues last month, as well. The Red Sox don't think the ailment is serious, but Johnson taking David Price's (elbow) spot in the rotation next week would certainly appear to be up in the air now.
Jul 28 - 2:18 PM

Braves activated INF/OF Micah Johnson from the 60-day disabled list.

Johnson hit .378/.452/.568 over 11 games with Triple-A Gwinnett after coming back from wrist surgery. He'll operate in a utility role.
Jul 28 - 2:15 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of RHP Jesen Therrien from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Therrien, 24, has posted a 1.41 ERA and 65/9 K/BB ratio over 57 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A. He'll be making his major league debut when he gets into a game.
Jul 28 - 2:11 PM

Edinson Volquez (knee) will undergo another MRI after the first MRI did not reveal encouraging results.

The Marlins haven't revealed the specific results, but it appears that Volquez might be on the shelf for a while. Obviously, more will be known about his status after the results of his next MRI come in.
Jul 28 - 2:08 PM

J.T. Riddle (biceps) will receive a second opinion on Monday.

The Marlins haven't divulged the specifics on Riddle's left biceps injury, but it sounds like he could be sidelined for a while. "Trying to get a second opinion and go from there," Riddle said. "There’s some tendinitis in there and some other stuff going on in there." Miguel Rojas has been filling in at shortstop for the Marlins.
Jul 28 - 2:06 PM

Twins sent C Anthony Recker outright to Triple-A Rochester.

Recker was acquired earlier this week from the Braves along with Jaime Garcia. He's now off the 40-man roster but remains in the organization.
Jul 28 - 1:26 PM

Martin Prado will be sidelined for 3-5 weeks after having arthroscopic right knee surgery Friday.

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported earlier Friday that the surgery would end Prado's season, and while it very well might, it looks like there's a chance he makes it back. Obviously, fantasy owners have no reason to wait around for him.
Jul 28 - 1:09 PM

MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports that A.J. Ellis "could be a possible fit" for the Cubs.

The Cubs evidently aren't as interested in Alex Avila as previously suggested, preferring to add a defense-first backstop. Ellis would fit the bill in that regard. The 36-year-old is an impending free agent.
Jul 28 - 1:00 PM

USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that the Marlins have taken Dan Straily back off the trade market.

The club said last weekend that they weren't trading Straily or any of their cost-controlled players, only to field offers for him a few days later. Apparently, though, they were underwhelmed with those offers, so Straily is back off the block again. The idea that Straily is "untouchable" is ludicrous, but there's nothing wrong with the Marlins hanging on to a solid, cost-controlled starter.
Jul 28 - 12:27 PM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Alex Avila is "not a current priority" for the Cubs.

Avila has put up a .276/.398/.481 batting line with 11 homers this season, but the Cubs are looking for a defense-first backstop. They've been connected to A.J. Ellis.
Jul 28 - 12:24 PM

Rays recalled RHP Austin Pruitt from Triple-A Durham.

He's slated to make a spot start Friday versus the Yankees. Pruitt holds a 6.25 ERA over 18 appearances -- one start -- for the Rays this season.
Jul 28 - 12:23 PM



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