MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for June 11

Cliff Lee still has soreness in his elbow.
Cliff Lee still has soreness in his elbow. (USATSI)

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Another day of baseball is in the books. Here is a recap of Wednesday's news from around the league:


Seattle Mariners : Activated 1B Logan Morrison (hamstring) off the 15-day DL, the club announced.

Miami Marlins : Released RHP Henry Rodriguez . (

Boston Red Sox : Signed OF Andres Torres to a minor league contract to provide center field depth.

New York Yankees : Activated RHP Shawn Kelley (back) off the 15-day DL, the team announced. RHP Matt Daley was sent to Triple-A in a corresponding move ... acquired LHP David Huff from the San Francisco Giants for cash, the team announced. Designated LHP Wade LeBlanc for assignment in a corresponding move.

Chicago White Sox : Acquired RHP Shawn Hill from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations, the club announced.


Chicago Cubs : Signed fourth overall pick C Kyle Schwarber to a below-slot $3.125 million bonus.

San Diego Padres : Signed 51st overall pick OF Michael Gettys to an above-slot $1.3 million bonus. (

Texas Rangers : Signed 30th overall pick RHP Luis Ortiz to a slightly below-slot $1.75 million bonus, the team announced.

Detroit Tigers : Signed 23rd overall pick OF Derek Hill to a slightly above-average $2 million bonus. (


Oakland Athletics : OF Josh Reddick (knee) played catch and will resume full baseball activities on Friday. (San Francisco Chronicle)

St. Louis Cardinals : RHP Adam Wainwright (elbow) returned to St. Louis for tests. An MRI revealed no structural damage.

Cubs: C Welington Castillo (rib cage) took dry swings and hit off a tee. He is expected back later this month. (

Los Angeles Dodgers : SS Hanley Ramirez was scratched from Wednesday's lineup with a sore shoulder and is day-to-day, the team announced ... RHP Chad Billingsley (Tommy John surgery) will visit the doctor after his bullpen session was cut short due to discomfort.

Giants: 3B Pablo Sandoval was scratched from Wednesday's lineup with an illness and is day-to-day the team announced.

Mariners: Placed OF Michael Saunders (shoulder) and 1B Justin Smoak (quad) on the 15-day DL, the team announced.

New York Mets : RHP Dillon Gee (lat) is expected to throw off a mound in the coming days. (ESPN New York)

Washington Nationals : Placed C Wilson Ramos on 15-day DL with a hamstring injury.

Philadelphia Phillies : LHP Cliff Lee (elbow) threw for the first time since landing on the DL and said the soreness is still there. (Philadelphia Daily News)

Pittsburgh Pirates : Placed LHP Francisco Liriano on the 15-day DL with an oblique injury ... UTIL Josh Harrison left Wednesday's game with an ankle issue and is day-to-day. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Colorado Rockies : OF Carlos Gonzalez had a "fatty mass with tentacles" removed from his finger.


All-Star Game: Clint Hurdle and Fredi Gonzalez will join Mike Matheny on the NL coaching staff while Terry Francona and Ron Gardenhire will join John Farrell on the AL staff.

Tampa Bay Rays : Snapped their franchise record 31-inning scoreless streak in a win over the Cardinals.

Cincinnati Reds : RHP Carlos Marmol left the team's Triple-A affiliate without permission. He has been placed on the restricted list.

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