The Toronto Blue Jays have promoted top pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez from the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. The Jays have also selected Esmil Rogers' contract from the Bisons and called up infielder Ryan Goins. Darin Mastroianni and Erik Kratz have been optioned to Buffalo, while Brad Mills has been designated for assignment in related moves. Full Story.(Photo: Chris So/Getty Images)
The Chase Is On
The New York Yankees have acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for RHP Rafael De Paula and INF Yangervis Solarte. The Yankees also received cash considerations in the deal. Full Story.
Rocky Mountain Low
The Colorado Rockies placed All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. The move, which is retroactive to July 20, is due to a left hip flexor strain. Prior to this setback, the 29-year-old infielder was hitting a major-league best .340 while collecting 21 home runs, 18 doubles, 52 RBI and 71 runs scored in 91 games. Full Story.
The Blue Jays' next games are against the AL East's traditional powers - Boston and the Yankees. Considering they probably won't have Encarnacion, Lind and Lawrie for most of those games, it's going to be a daunting task indeed. More...
TSN Baseball Insider Steve Phillips answers several questions each week. This week's topics include the Blue Jays All-Stars' plea for help, a supposed soft-toss to Derek Jeter at the Mid-Season Classic and the odds of the MLB returning to Montreal. More...
A jury has awarded Giants fan Brian Stow about $18 million for a beating at the hands of Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood at Dodger Stadium. Contrary to some reports, the Dodgers will be on the hook for about $15 million of that. More...