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Report: Red Sox close to dealing John Lackey to NL team
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12:28 pm ET) The Red Sox are close to dealing starting pitcher John Lackey to a National League team, according to ESPN. The Cardinals and Dodgers are the teams rumored to be involved in a trade for Lackey.

Report: Royals, Braves still in running for Chris Denorfia
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(12:23 pm ET) The market for Padres outfielder Chris Denorfia is headed by the Royals and Braves, according to the Tacoma News-Tribune.

The 34-year-old Denorfia has lost significant playing time recently due to a lack of productivity. He has just one home run, 16 RBI and 25 runs scored in 248 at-bats.


Report: Braves, Royals leading pack for Chris Denorfia
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12:23 pm ET) The Padres are expected to move outfielder Chris Denorfia by Thursday's 4 p.m. trade deadline, and the New York Post names the Royals and Braves as the current leaders for his services.  

Denorfia is hitting .242/.293/.319 in 248 at-bats this season. 


Report: Bevy of teams eyeing Alex Rios
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(12:16 pm ET) Several teams have expressed an interest in Rangers right fielder Alex Rios, per CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Among them are the Mariners, Indians, Giants, Royals and Reds.

Rios has experienced a serious power outage this season with four home runs in 394 at-bats. But he still owns a strong stat line of .304/.335/.430. His batting average has been above .300 since May 20 and he has racked up 22 doubles and eight triples.


Blue Jays recalling Chad Jenkins
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12:16 pm ET) The Blue Jays recalled pitcher Chad Jenkins from Triple-A Buffalo Thursday according to SportsNet.CA, though a corresponding move is not yet known.

Jenkins was sent down earlier in the month, after posting a 3.72 ERA in 19 1/3 innings with the Blue Jays. 


Report: Dodgers trying hard to acquire Joaquin Benoit
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12:16 pm ET) The Dodgers are trying hard to acquire Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

Source: 70 percent chance John Lackey gets traded
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12:14 pm ET) The Red Sox continue to work out a trade involving starting pitcher John Lackey, according to The Boston Globe. A source said there is a 70 percent chance the veteran pitcher will be traded by Thursday's non-waiver deadline.

Royals checking in on Jorge De La Rosa's availability
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12:11 pm ET) Though the Rockies do not seem interested in moving him, the Royals have checked in on the availability of pitcher Jorge De La Rosa, according to FOXSports.com Thursday.

With the deadline looming later in the day, the Royals are looking to add a starting pitcher to the rotation. The Rockies have reportedly been lukewarm about the idea of moving De La Rosa, who has a 4.20 ERA in 122 innings this season. 


Report: Twins working on exension with Kurt Suzuki
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12:02 pm ET) Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki has been mentioned in trade rumors leading up to the deadline, but the team has actually been busy working to get him a contract extension, according to FOXSports.com.

Suzuki was an All-Star this season and is hitting .304/.367/.386 while working on one-year deal. According to the report, there is a "reasonable chance" the extension gets done and Suzuki is not traded. 


Jedd Gyorko 'pretty comfortable' since return from DL
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11:56 am ET) Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko has five RBI in his last two games since returning from the disabled list. That equals the total he compiled in 21 games before he landed on the DL.

Gyorko homered, doubled and singled with four RBI in a Wednesday night rout of St. Louis. He is 6 for 11 since coming back.

"It's more of a fresh shart than anything," Gyorko told the San Diego Union-Tribune. "What happened at the beginning, you can't go back and change it and you can't say it didn't happen either - it's there. It's not something I like to think about a whole lot, but it's something you can learn from. Obviously, things weren't right, but I think I've gotten to the point where I'm pretty comfortable now."

Gyorko made a splash in 2013 with 23 home runs. He has a long way to go to make his 2014 numbers respectable - he is still saddled with a stat line of .171/.224/.276.


 
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Which of these third basemen would you want on your teams for the second half?

Nolan Arenado, Rockies
17%
Manny Machado, Orioles
25%
Todd Frazier, Reds
33%
Martin Prado, Diamondbacks
4%
Kyle Seager, Mariners
17%
Pedro Alvarez, Pirates
4%

Total Votes: 3,689


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