MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for August 4
Monday'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) …
- Blue Jays: 3B Brett Lawrie (broken finger) has bene activated from the DL in advance of Tuesday's big series opener against the Orioles. Lawrie, 24, is batting .244/.299/.419 (96 OPS+) on the season with 12 homers in 69 games.
- Yankees: RHP Masahiro Tanaka felt good after throwing for the first time since injuring his elbow ligament.
RUMORS, SPECULATION, NEWS, ETC.
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