MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for August 28
Updates on the injured Daniel Murphy, Masahiro Tanaka, Yan Gomes and Joakim Soria headline Thursday's daily recap.
Another day of baseball is in the books. Here is a recap of Thursday's news from around the league.
RUMORS & TRANSACTIONS
Indians: C Yan Gomes (concussion) is on track to be activated off the disabled list this coming weekend, manager Terry Francona confirmed.
Mets: Placed 2B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day DL with a right calf strain, the team announced. Top prospect 2B Dilson Herrera was called up in a corresponding move ... RHP Vic Black was also placed on the 15-day DL with a neck injury.
Brewers: Manager Ron Roenicke called umpire Mark Ripperger "terrible" for his work behind the plate on Wednesday.
Phillies: Team president and CEO David Montgomery is taking a leave of absence to have cancer treatment.
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