Storylines: Treanor calls it a career and retires
In this MLB News and Notes segment, we will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB.
- Indians catcher Matt Treanor has retired. He was on the Triple-A Columbus roster but had not played this season because of a hamstring injury. With the birth of his first child nearing and dealing with another injury, he elected to hang up his spikes rather than move through a lengthy rehab.
Other News and Notes
- According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Giants are interested in locking up closer Sergio Romo but both sides likely wil not talk about a contract extension in season. Talks may kick in late in the season of very shortly after the season like they did with Hunter Pence and Tim Lincecum last year.
- According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com, he says the Braves are not considering releasing infielder Dan Uggla who is still owed $24 million on his contract.
- The Padres have designated right-handed reliever Hector Ambriz for assignment and recalled right-handed pitcherKevin Quackenbush.
- The Rangers have designated Scott Baker and Josh Wilson for assignment and have added top prospects Luis Sardinas and Roughned Odor.
- The Yankees have come to an agreement to sign lefty Nik Turley to a minor league deal.
- The Angels have designated Buddy Boshers for assignment and added Brooks Raley off waivers.
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