Rockies manager Walt Weiss said Wednesday that pitching prospect Jeff Hoffman is "pretty close" to earning a call-up.
Tyler Chatwood (back) will make a rehab start with High-A Modesto on Thursday.
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.
Shi Davidi writes of Aaron Sanchez that "the talk now (is) that he may be strong enough to hang in as a starter all year long."
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said Friday that the club could consider calling up Drew Hutchison to be used in a relief role.
Joe Mauer is not in the Twins' lineup Thursday.
Yasiel Puig (knee) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Thursday.
Stephen Piscotty might not play Thursday due to a bruised left foot.
Trevor May (back) will pitch on Saturday and Sunday for Triple-A Rochester before being re-evaluated.
Miguel Sano (hamstring) will play both games of a doubleheader for Triple-A Rochester on Thursday.
Chad Green will be recalled to start on Sunday versus the Padres.
CC Sabathia's next scheduled start has been pushed back a day to Monday against the White Sox.