Here's all that's worth knowing for Friday, August 1 (click here for today's scores) …
- Our MLB insider has a thorough look at which players could be traded during the August waiver period.
- Dodgers: The Dodgers received a scare Friday night when OF Yasiel Puig was forced to leave the game because of what the team later called "mild hamstring soreness." As with all hamstring situations, though, this one bears monitoring. Puig this season is an NL MVP candidate, what with his batting line of .319/.405/.551 in 434 plate appearances.
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- Orioles: Signed LHP Joe Saunders to a minor-league contract.