MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for June 23

Cliff Lee is eyeing his return to the Philly rotation. (USATSI)
Cliff Lee is eyeing his return to the Philly rotation. (USATSI)

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Here's all that's worth knowing for Monday, June 23 (click here for today's scores) …

INJURY UPDATES

- Toronto Blue Jays : OF Jose Bautista is day-to-day with a hamstring strain.

- Washington Nationals : C Wilson Ramos (hamstring) is expected to come off the DL on Thursday. (Mark Zuckerman via Twitter)

- San Diego Padres : Have placed RHP Andrew Cashner on the DL with shoulder soreness

- Philadelphia Phillies : LHP Cliff Lee (elbow) is scheduled to throw a third bullpen session on Tuesday, writes Corey Seidman of CSN Philly. Provided he suffers no setbacks, he'll throw simulated game on Saturday then may begin a one- or two-game minor-league rehab assignment. Lee still has a great deal of money left on his contract, but if he returns in time to get in a few starts before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, then he could elicit plenty of interest among contenders. That, of course, assumes that the Phillies want to trade him and that he's willing to accept a trade. 

RUMORS, SPECULATION, NEWS, ETC.

- St. Louis Cardinals : Will call up top pitching prospect LHP Marco Gonzales to make his MLB debut on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies

- New York Mets : The team may consider cutting bait on struggling outfielder Chris Young ... The Mets announced that they will recall C Travis D'Arnaud on Tuesday. 

- Texas Rangers : A source tells Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News that GM Jon Daniels is busy trying to gauge the trade value of his "core-type" players on the roster. 

- Boston Red Sox , Los Angeles Dodgers : According to WEEI, there's nothing developing when it comes to any rumored Red Sox-Dodgers trade involving Matt Kemp

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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