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MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for July 31

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

Tyler Skaggs's status may be something to monitor going forward. (USATSI)
Tyler Skaggs's status may be something to monitor going forward. (USATSI)

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Here's all that's worth knowing for Sunday, June 1 (click here for today's scores) …

Obviously, the story for Thursday was an incredibly active non-waiver trade deadline. Here are your must-click links on that front ...

TRADE DEADLINE

- Trade Tracker

- Trade deadline "awards show"

Now for the non-deadline-related goings-on ...

INJURY UPDATES

- Angels: LHP Tyler Skaggs left his Thursday start because of forearm tightness, but it's not considered to be anything serious at this time. (Mike DiGiovanna via Twitter)

- Giants: RHP Matt Cain does not have any damage to his UCL, but he still may be facing arthroscopic elbow surgery to remove bone chips.

- Phillies: LHP Cliff Lee was forced to exit his Thursday night start because of a re-injured elbow. His status for the rest of the season is in doubt.

- Royals: 1B Eric Hosmer will miss up to the next six weeks because of a fractured right hand.

RUMORS, NEWS, SPECULATION, ETC.

- Twins: Signed C Kurt Suzuki to a two-year, $12-million contract extension with a $6-million vesting option for 2017.

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