Only one day left in the first half of the 2014 season. The traditional first half, that is. Every team played Game 81 about two weeks ago now. Here is a recap of Saturday's news from around the league.
ROSTER MOVES & TRANSACTIONS
RUMORS & SPECULATION
Phillies: GM Ruben Amaro is "still assessing" his options leading up the trade deadline. They could become sellers. (Jon Heyman)
Angels: OF Collin Cowgill received stitches after being hit by a pitch in the nose. He was taken to the hospital for more tests and is unlikely to be available for Sunday's game. (Orange County Register)
Blue Jays: Placed OF Nolan Reimold on the 15-day DL with a calf strain, the team announced.
Indians: OF Chris Dickerson is day-to-day with a hamstring problem. (Cleveland Plain-Dealer)
Phillies: OF Domonic Brown was scratched from Saturday's lineup due to illness. He did pinch-hit, however.
White Sox: SS Alexei Ramirez exited Saturday's game with back stiffness and is day-to-day, the team announced ... OF Adam Eaton (wrist, ankle) is dealing with soreness and is not expected to return until after the All-Star break (Chicago Sun-Times) ... RHP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session and could begin a minor league rehab assignment with two weeks, the club announced.