As teams scramble to get a foothold of their positions in their respective divisions, injuries have already derailed some teams potential at a postseason berth.
Here is the latest news and rumors from around the league.
Rumors and News
• The Padres are receiving trade interest in reliever Brad Hand. (ESPN.com)
• Baltimore Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez’s spot in the rotation could be up for grabs. Jimenez is 1-2 with a 7.17 ERA this season. (MASN)
• Orioles release Michael Bourn from minor-league deal.
• Red Sox pitcher David Price struggles in latest minor league start. He gave up six runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out four batters in 3.2 innings.
• New York Yankees placed outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on the seven-day concussion disabled list.
• New York Mets placed pitcher Tommy Milone on the 10-day disabled list with left knee sprain. Move is retroactive to May 22.
• Kansas City Royals placed pitcher Nate Karns on the 10-day disabled list with right extensor strain.
• Washington Nationals placed outfielder Chris Heisey on the 10-day disabled list with right bicep rupture.
• Blue Jays placed rookie outfielder Anthony Alford is expected to miss 4–6 weeks with broken wrist.