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Salvador Perez Undergoes Thumb Surgery

Salvador Perez Undergoes Thumb Surgery 5:25pm: Perez’s surgery was performed today, manager Mike Matheny tells reporters (Twitter link via Alec Lewis of The Athletic). Doctors expect he’ll need eight weeks to recover. Perez will also surely require a minor league rehab assignment...
Posted On 25 Jun 2022
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Angels Designate Juan Lagares For Assignment

Angels Designate Juan Lagares For Assignment Angels outfielder Juan Lagares has been designated for assignment, per an announcement from the team. His spot on the active and 40-man rosters will go to fellow outfielder Monte Harrison, whose contract has been selected from Triple-A...
Posted On 25 Jun 2022
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Big Hype Prospects: Cruz, Abrams, Volpe, Veen, Wiemer

Big Hype Prospects: Cruz, Abrams, Volpe, Veen, Wiemer This week, we investigate a mix of prospects at a wide range of levels. Five Big Hype Prospects Oneil Cruz, 23, SS, Pirates (MLB)(AAA numbers) 247 PA, 9 HR, 11 SB, .232/.336/.422 When Tim Dierkes suggested I run this column,...
Posted On 25 Jun 2022
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Nate Pearson Diagnosed With Lat Strain

Nate Pearson Diagnosed With Lat Strain Blue Jays righty Nate Pearson, who’s been on a minor league rehab assignment after a lengthy bout with mononucleosis, exited his most recent rehab appearance due to an injury and has now been diagnosed with a lat strain, tweets Sportsnet’s...
Posted On 25 Jun 2022
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Daniel Hudson Suffers Season-Ending ACL Injury

Daniel Hudson Suffers Season-Ending ACL Injury The Dodgers’ bullpen was dealt a massive blow Friday, as setup man Daniel Hudson was diagnosed with what is very likely a season-ending injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, manager Dave Roberts announced to...
Posted On 25 Jun 2022
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Astros Place Josh James On 60-Day Injured List

Astros Place Josh James On 60-Day Injured List The Astros have reinstated first baseman/corner outfielder Taylor Jones from the 60-day injured list and optioned him to Triple-A Sugar Land, per Mark Berman of Fox 26 (via Twitter). To make room on the 40-man roster, the club...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022
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Luis Castillo Drawing Early Trade Interest

Luis Castillo Drawing Early Trade Interest The Reds have a pair of the top trade candidates on this summer’s market, with starting pitchers Luis Castillo and Tyler Mahle each midway through their penultimate seasons of club control. Rotation-needy teams will be in...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022
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Cole Hamels Targeting 2023 Comeback

Cole Hamels Targeting 2023 Comeback Cole Hamels has made just one major league appearance since the end of the 2019 season, but the four-time All-Star continues to look for a return to the mound. Jon Heyman of the New York Post reports that the free agent southpaw is current...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022
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Roenis Elias Accepts Outright Assignment With Mariners

Roenis Elias Accepts Outright Assignment With Mariners Mariners reliever Roenis Elias has cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Tacoma, tweets Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times. The left-hander had the right to elect free agency but he’ll forego that opportunity...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022
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Giants Acquire Willie Calhoun From Rangers For Steven Duggar

Giants Acquire Willie Calhoun From Rangers For Steven Duggar The Giants and Rangers have agreed to a swap of position players. The Rangers will send Willie Calhoun to the Giants in exchange for outfielder Steven Duggar, per Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic (via Twitter). The...
Posted On 24 Jun 2022
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