Another day of baseball is in the books. Here is a recap of Saturday's news and notes from around the league.
RUMORS & SPECULATION
OF Rusney Castillo: The Cubs, White Sox, Braves and Giants all have interst in the free agent Cuban outfielder, who has been compared to speedy leadoff hitter types like Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner. (MLB.com)
Braves: Not actively trying to upgrade their starting rotation at the moment. (Fox Sports)
ROSTER MOVES & TRANSACTIONS
Angels: Designated RHP Ian Stewart for assignment and optioned 1B/DH C.J. Cron to Triple-A, the team announced. The moves clear a spot on the 40-man and 25-man rosters for RHP Huston Street, respectively.
Diamondbacks: OF Cody Ross left Saturday's game because of tightness in his left calf, the team announced.
Dodgers: OF Yasiel Puig left Saturday's game after being hit in the hand by a pitch. X-rays came back negative and the club says he is day-to-day ... RHP Josh Beckett (hip) felt "better than expected" after throwing off a mound on Saturday. The team hopes he can rejoin the rotation next week. (Orange County Register)
Giants: 1B Brandon Belt was hit in the face with a ball during batting practice and is undergoing concussion tests. The team will know more about his status on Sunday morning. (San Francisco Chronicle)
Marlins: RHP Henderson Alvarez left Saturday's game after being hit in the leg by a comebacker. The club says he is day-to-day with a shin contusion.
Padres: RHP Joe Wieland (Tommy John surgery) will begin a minor league rehab assignment in the coming days (San Diego Union-Tribune) ... LHP Robbie Erlin (elbow) will throw a simulated game on Tuesday ... SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) will run the bases on Sunday ... RHP Andrew Cashner (shoulder) resumed his throwing program on Saturday. (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Rangers: OF Alex Rios left Saturday's game with a sprained right ankle.