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MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for June 3

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

Here's hoping that one day Matt Harrison is able to do this again. (USATSI)
Here's hoping that one day Matt Harrison is able to do this again. (USATSI)

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Here's all that's worth knowing for Tuesday, June 3 (click here for today's scores) …

SUSPENSIONS

- Red Sox: RHP Brandon Workman was suspended six games for throwing at Rays 3B Evan Longoria during a recent game. Workman intends to appeal.

SIGNINGS & AGREEMENTS

- Phillies: Signed RHP Jason Marquis to a minor-league contract.

TRANSACTIONS

- Cubs: Have designated RHP Jose Veras for assignment.

- Yankees: Have claimed LHP Wade LeBlanc off waivers from the Angels.

INJURY UPDATES

- Angels: CF Mike Trout, who missed the previous two games because of a back problem, was pulled from Tuesday night's game because mid-back discomfort ... OF Josh Hamilton (thumb) played his first game since April 8 and homered.

- Athletics: OF Josh Reddick is headed for the DL with a hyperextended left knee. To take his place on the active roster, the A's have activated RHP Ryan Cook.

- Diamondbacks: INF Cliff Pennington will be placed on the DL with a sprained thumb, and SS Didi Gregorius will be recalled to take his place on the 25-man.

- Nationals: Ryan Zimmerman (thumb) was activated from the DL in time to notch two doubles on Tuesday.

- Phillies: LHP Cliff Lee has been unable to begin a throwing program because of ongoing discomfort in his elbow. (Todd Zolecki, MLB.com)

- Rangers: As expected, LHP Matt Harrison underwent lumbar fusion surgery on Wednesday. As Anthony Andro of FoxSports Southwest writes, it's conceivable that the 28-year-old will never be able to pitch again ... 2B Jurickson Profar (shoulder) says he doubts he'll play at all in 2014.

- Rays: OF Wil Myers will be out at least two months because of a stress fracture in his wrist.

- Yankees: 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist) returned from the DL and homered on Tuesday night.

 
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