MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for July 31

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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