Marlins Activate Neil Walker

Marlins Activate Neil Walker The Marlins announced infielder Neil Walker’s reinstatement from the injured list Tuesday. Walker missed over three weeks with a right quad strain. The club optioned right-hander Jeff Brigham to Triple-A New Orleans to make room for Walker. The fact that Walker’s healthy as the July 31 deadline draws nearer is an…

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Jordan Hicks To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Jordan Hicks To Undergo Tommy John Surgery June 25, 3:54pm: Hicks will undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other reporters. 1:10pm: The Cardinals have formally placed Hicks on the injured list and also optioned lefty Genesis Cabrera to Triple-A Memphis. Right-handers…

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Brewers Sign First-Round Pick Ethan Small

Brewers Sign First-Round Pick Ethan Small The Brewers have signed first-round pick Ethan Small, the team announced. Financial details aren’t yet available, but as the 28th pick, Small’s selection carries a $2.49MM value. The 22-year-old Small’s a former Mississippi State University left-hander who, according to pundits, didn’t rank as highly as the Brewers viewed him…

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Rangers Activate Joey Gallo

Rangers Activate Joey Gallo The Rangers announced that they’ve activated outfielder Joey Gallo from the injured list. Gallo went on the IL on June 2 with a left oblique strain. Texas posted a 13-9 record without Gallo, which is an excellent outcome considering his importance to the team. The 42-36 club is sitting a game…

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Twins Sign Carlos Torres

Twins Sign Carlos Torres The Twins have signed free-agent right-hander Carlos Torres to a minor league contract, MLBTR’s Steve Adams tweets. Torres will now stay in the American League Central, where he spent the previous month before the Tigers designated him for assignment this past weekend. The 36-year-old could have stayed in the Detroit organization…

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