Here's all that's worth knowing for Monday, Aug. 4 (click here for today's scores) …
- Braves: SS Andrelton Simmons, who's been sidelined since Aug. 5 with an ankle sprain, is much improved and figures to return to the lineup by Tuesday or Wednesday of this week. (Mark Bowman, MLB.com)
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- Mets: May not call up highly touted RHP Noah Syndergaard once the rosters expand in September. (Adam Rubin, ESPN New York)
- Twins: Top prospect OF Byron Buxton has been promoted to Double-A New Britain. (Ashley Marshall, MiLB.com)