Here's all that's worth knowing for Saturday, June 21 (click here for today's scores) …
- Nationals: OF Bryce Harper, who's been sidelined since April with torn ligaments in his thumb, is slated to begin a minor-league rehab assignment on Monday, writes Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post. Manager Matt Williams has indicated he agrees with Harper's goal to play between seven and nine games before being activated in early July, barring setback.
- Orioles: RHP Bud Norris was forced to leave his Saturday start because of groin tightness. However, as Mel Antonen tweets, Buck Showalter says the plan is to have Norris start Friday against the Rays at home.
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- Diamondbacks: Announced the signing of RHP Touki Toussaint, the no. 16 overall pick in the recent MLB draft.