Another day of baseball is in the books. Here is a recap of Friday's news from around the league with the trade deadline less than a week away.
RUMORS & SPECULATION
ROSTER MOVES & TRANSACTIONS
Cardinals: Agreed to sign C A.J. Pierzynski. (Jon Heyman)
Giants: 1B Brandon Belt's post-concussion symptoms are not improving ... placed IF Marco Scutaro (back) and OF Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) on the 15-day DL ... C Hector Sanchez left Friday's game as a precaution after taking a foul tip to the facemask.
Rockies: LHP Brett Anderson left Friday's start with a blister issue, the team announced.
Twins: Manager Ron Gardenhire said RHP Phil Hughes is "not as bad as he thought he might be" after taking a comebacker off the shin (Pioneer Press) ... RHP Kyle Gibson (back) will throw a bullpen session on Saturday. If that goes well, he will start on Tuesday. (MLB.com)