MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for August 6
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- Phillies: As Todd Zolecki and Reid Laymance of MLB.com write, the locker of LHP Cliff Lee (elbow) had been cleaned out prior to Wednesday's game, which may indicate that he's done for the rest of the season.
RUMORS, SPECULATION, NEWS, ETC.
- Dodgers: Have designated INF Chone Figgins for assignment.
- Rays, Red Sox, Yankees: Leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, GMs Andrew Friedman and Ben Cherington were reportedly free to trade respective aces David Price and Jon Lester to any team except the Yankees.
Fowler suffered a knee injury at Chicago's Guaranteed Rate Field
The lefty starter is coming off a terrible season
After acquiring Ian Kinsler and Zack Cozart in recent days, the Angels are trending upward
Cozart's coming off a big season as the Reds' shortstop
The veteran slugger spent the last eight seasons with Cleveland
The Padres may be poised for an active winter