MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for Aug. 30
Saturday's MLB recap -- news, transactions, rumors and injury updates -- can be found within.
Here's all that's worth knowing for Monday, Aug. 4 (click here for today's scores) …
- Diamondbacks: RHP Daniel Hudson (Tommy John surgery) will likely appear in a major-league game for the first time since 2012 on Tuesday or Wednesday. He'll work out of the bullpen. (Jack Magruder via Twitter)
- Orioles: 1B Steve Pearce is day-to-day with an abdominal strain.
- Yankees: OF Jacoby Ellsbury (ankle) wasn't in the lineup on Saturday. MGR Joe Girardi says that if the rosters weren't about to expand, then Ellsbury would likely go on the DL. (Jack Curry via Twitter)
RUMORS, SPECULATION, NEWS, ETC.
- Phillies: Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly writes that the Phillies would like to trade A.J. Burnett and Jonathan Papelbon before the August waiver period but that no-trade clauses and contract obligations make such deals unlikely.
- Rangers: Designated OF/1B Mike Carp for assignment.
- Red Sox: OF Rusney Castillo will make his minor-league debut on Sunday.
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