ESPN's Jim Bowden reports that Tyson Ross has become the Blue Jays' "top trade target."
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Astros are "monitoring the relief market" and have discussed Craig Kimbrel, Joaquin Benoit and Francisco Rodriguez.
James Shields allowed three runs in seven innings, taking a loss on Tuesday versus the Mets.
Wil Myers (wrist) won't take swings for the next 5-6 days.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, some teams believe James Shields would go unclaimed on waivers in August.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Craig Kimbrel's name "has at least surfaced" in the Padres' trade talks with the Yankees.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Nationals are "hottest" on Craig Kimbrel.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Tyson Ross has been the "focus" of the Cubs' trade talks with the Padres.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Cubs are interested in Will Venable.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the Orioles and Padres have discussed a trade that would send Justin Upton to Baltimore.
Tyson Ross has drawn interest from the Blue Jays, Astros, Dodgers, and Rangers, reports CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Padres are shopping Jedd Gyorko "hard."
According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Nationals and Blue Jays are among the teams looking into acquiring Padres closer Craig Kimbrel.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Padres are pushing hard to deal some of their large contracts before the trade deadline.
Justin Upton clobbered his 16th home run of the season on Sunday, powering the Padres to a 4-2 victory over the visiting Marlins.