MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for June 7
Updates on the injured Mike Napoli, Mike Adams, Gio Gonzalez, Sergio Santos, Chad Billingsley, Jordan Walden and others headline Saturday's daily recap.
The 2014 amateur draft came to an end on Saturday night, after 40 rounds and over 1,200 picks. The full draft results can be found at MLB.com. Here is a recap of Saturday's baseball news from around the league.
RUMORS & TRANSACTIONS
Los Angeles Angels : Signed RHP Joel Pineiro to a minor league contract, the team announced.
San Diego Padres : Designated LHP Jason Lane for assignment, the team announced. The move clears a roster spot for RHP Andrew Cashner (elbow), who was activated off the 15-day DL.
Tampa Bay Rays : Designated RHP Josh Lueke for assignment, the club announced. RHP Kirby Yates was called up in a corresponding roster move.
NOTABLE DRAFT PICK SIGNINGS
Milwaukee Brewers : Signed supplemental first round pick IF Jacob Gatewood for $1.83 million (Baseball America) ... agreed to terms with second round pick OF Monte Harrison on a $1.8 million bonus. (MLB.com)
Toronto Blue Jays : RHP Sergio Santos (forearm) will throw a bullpen session on Sunday before beginning a minor league rehab assignment next week. (Sportsnet)
Atlanta Braves : RHP Jordan Walden (hamstring) had his scheduled minor league rehab appearance pushed back from Saturday to Sunday. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Arizona Diamondbacks : RHP J.J. Putz (forearm) will likely throw a simulated game on Monday. (Fox Sports Arizona)
Los Angeles Dodgers : Both OF Yasiel Puig and 2B Dee Gordon are day to day with hip injuries ... RHP Chad Billingsley (Tommy John surgery) will begin a minor league rehab assignment on Sunday. (MLB.com)
New York Mets : OF Juan Lagares (abdomen) still has not resumed baseball activities (ESPN New York)
Washington Nationals : LHP Gio Gonzalez (shoulder) will make one more minor league rehab start on June 12. (Washington Post)
Baltimore Orioles : RHP Miguel Gonzalez (oblique) will throw a bullpen session in the coming days before making a minor league rehab appearance next week. (Baltimore Sun)
Philadelphia Phillies : Placed RHP Mike Adams on the 15-day DL with right rotator cuff inflammation, the team announced.
Pittsburgh Pirates : RHP Gerrit Cole will miss Monday's scheduled start with shoulder fatigue and may be placed on the disabled list.
Boston Red Sox : 1B Mike Napoli (finger) will be activated off the 15-day DL on Sunday, the team announced ... RHP Clay Buchholz (knee) will throw a simulated game on Sunday. (Fox Sports)
Colorado Rockies : RHP Rafael Betancourt (Tommy John surgery) threw a 48-pitch bullpen session. (MLB.com)
Pete Rose: Will manage the independent Bridgeport Bluefish for one game on June 16.
Padres: Drafted Browns QB Johnny Manziel in the 28th round of the draft.
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