Cubs C Miguel Montero (thumb) says he's close to returning
"I can play," Montero said. "It won't be 100 percent until after the season."
Montero's return would give the
Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) not starting Wednesday
Travis did spend significant time on the DL with a similar shoulder injury earlier this year, so there is some concern there. Ryan Goins is getting the start at the keystone position on Wednesday.
Mets, Brewers discussing possible deal involving Carlos Gomez
It is not presently known how serious or far along the talks are, and neither team has commented at this point.
Brewers SP Mike Fiers allows two runs in loss to Giants
Fiers gave up two runs on four hits in six solid innings. He struck out five batters and allowed only one walk. Fiers was tossing a great game before the seventh inning, when he didn't record an out and gave up two runs before being pulled.
Fiers dropped to 5-9 with the loss. He now has a 3.89 ERA with 121 strikeouts and 43 walks in 118 innings this season.
White Sox recall INF Leury Garcia on Wednesday
Garcia takes the roster spot of Emilio Bonifacio, who was placed on the disabled list with an oblique strain.
White Sox place INF Emilio Bonifacio on DL with oblique strain
Bonifacio has been a disappointment in his first season with the White Sox, batting .169 through his first 77 at-bats in 2015.
Infielder Leurys Garcia was recalled from Triple-A to replace Bonifacio on the active roster.
Giants SP Jake Peavy looked impressive in no-decision
Peavy tossed six scoreless innings while giving up just four hits. His command was crisp, as he struck out three batters but did not allow any walks.
Peavy now has a 4.12 ERA with 25 strikeouts and 10 walks in 39 1/3 innings this season.
Dodgers-Marlins trade involving Mat Latos, Michael Morse on hold
The trade sending
The deal, which would send three minor-leaguers back to the Marlins, was supposedly agreed to earlier on Wednesday. But neither team has commented on the trade, and it is not exactly known what is causing the delay.
D-backs' Welington Castillo burns former team on Wednesday
Castillo, who was a Mariner for less than two weeks, went 2 for 3 with a pair of home runs, both of which came off Felix Hernandez. Castillo launched a two-run homer in the first inning, and added a solo shot in the third.
The two longballs give Castillo 10 on the year. It was his second career multi-homer game, with the previous one coming back in 2013.
Mariners' Felix Hernandez gets roughed in loss on Wednesday
Hernandez got off to a rocky start right out of the gate, as he allowed four runs in the first inning, including a two-run home run to Welington Castillo.
Castillo touched up Hernandez again with a solo shot in the third inning. Hernandez allowed two more runs to score in the seventh before being pulled from the game.
The 12 hits allowed were the most for Hernandez since 2013. Despite the sub-par outing, Hernandez still owns a 2.50 and 39 strikeouts in his past six starts.
The Dodgers didn't make a huge splash for a frontline starter, but their acquisition of Mat Latos could have a big impact on Fantasy down the stretch.
At the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, Chris Towers takes a look at the far-reaching consequences of the Nationals' decision to acquire All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon.
Two smaller trades made Monday could have some ripple effects, but Fantasy owners likely won't feel them, Chris Towers writes at the Fantasy Baseball Today blog.
The Blue Jays and Rockies pulled off a blockbuster deal Monday evening, and the shortstop swap could have major ramifications for Fantasy players.
At the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, Chris Towers catches up on all the latest rumors, with an eye on their potential Fantasy impact.