Jung Ho Kang (shoulder) has been sent to Triple-A Indianapolis to continue his rehab.
Kang has been cleared to take batting practice and field ground balls, but he isn't ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said the decision to send him to Indianapolis over staying with the team for their series against the Cubs did not have anything to do with his sexual assault case, which is still being investigated by Chicago police. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return from the disabled list.
Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reports that former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has been offered a winter league contract by Aguilas del Zulia in Venezuela.
Tebow is set to hold a showcase on Tuesday in Los Angeles where reportedly "roughly half" of the 30 major league teams will attend, but he's already getting offers. Zulia sent a contract to Tebow's representatives on Monday and the former 2007 Heisman Trophy winner is reportedly interested in playing winter ball, but more should be known about his future in the coming days. The prospect of playing winter ball is interesting, as the focus is more on winning than development. That could be an issue with the 29-year-old Tebow, who hasn't played competitive baseball since he was a junior in high school. He's a flashy name, but patience could be thin.
Asdrubal Cabrera (knee) struck out as a pinch-hitter Monday against the Marlins.
Cabrera aggravated a left knee injury in a collision at first base on Sunday and was held out of the starting lineup on Monday. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return to the lineup.
Mariners manager Scott Servais said after Monday's game that he's not sure if Nelson Cruz will play on Tuesday.
Cruz was noticeably uncomfortable during his swings on Monday, but he tried to downplay the issue after the game and Servais wouldn't go into any detail on a potential injury. Fantasy owners should have a backup plan in mind Tuesday.
Cam Bedrosian is still mulling over whether to have surgery to remove a blood clot in a small artery near his right armpit.
The alternative would be treat the clot with blood-thinning medication and rest. He should make a final decision in the next few days. Either way, he's not expected to pitch again this season. Bedrosian has been a bright spot for the Angels this season, posting a 1.12 ERA and 51/14 K/BB ratio over 40 1/3 innings.