Another day of baseball is in the books. Here is a recap of Thursday's news from around the league.
ROSTER MOVES & TRANSACTIONS
Yankees: Called up UTIL Zelous Wheeler and optioned UTIL Yangervis Solarte to Triple-A, the team announced. IF Dean Anna was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.
RUMORS & SPECULATION
Mets: Assistant GM John Ricco said the club has not had any recent trade talks about 2B Daniel Murphy (New York Daily News) ... they will "listen to offers" and may "actively shop" RHP Bartolo Colon before the trade deadline. (New York Post)
NOTABLE DRAFT PICK UPDATES
Indians: Signed 38th overall pick 1B/OF Mike Papi to a slightly below-slot $1.25 million bonus, the team announced.
Athletics: 3B Josh Donaldson did not play for the second straight game due to a stiff back.
MLBPA: The union is investigating agents that may have been involved in last year's Biogenesis scandal.
Athletics: Signed a new 10-year lease to remain at the O.co Coliseum. There will be $10 million worth of upgrades as well.