Tigers Claim Marc Krauss From Rays - RealGM Wiretap
The Detroit Tigers have claimed Marc Krauss off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.
Tampa Bay designated the first baseman for assignment over the weekend.
The Tigers will be without Miguel Cabrera for six weeks because of a calf injury and Krauss is a logical addition.
Astros Daz Cameron Agree To $4M Bonus - RealGM Wiretap
The Houston Astros have agreed to a deal with No. 37 overall pick Daz Cameron that will include a $4 million signing bonus.
Cameron was in Houston on Monday afternoon to sign the contract and will reportedly be introduced at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday.
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Strasburg Harper LaRoche Have Surgery - RealGM Wiretap
Nationals pitching ace Stephen Strasburg has had bone chips removed from his surgically repaired right elbow, according to an ESPN report.
The team said Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche also had operations this week.
Major Individual Award Finalists Announced - RealGM Wiretap
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NL Cy Young Award finalists
Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw
Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright
AL Cy Young Award finalists
Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber
White Sox left-hander Chris Sale
NL Manager of the Year Award finalists
Giants manager Bruce Bochy
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle
Nationals manager Matt Williams
AL Manager of the Year Award finalists
Angels manager Mike Scioscia
Orioles manager Buck Showalter
Royals manager Ned Yost
NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award finalists
Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom
Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton
Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong
AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award finalists
White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu
Yankees right-hander Dellin Betances
Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker
Royals Focused On Hitting In Preparation For Playoff Push - RealGM Wiretap
The Kansas City Royals are focused on hitting better with an eye on a second-half playoff push.
The Royals trail the Detroit Tigers by 6.5 games in the American League Central, but are just 2.5 games back of a Wild Card spot.
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Kansas City has hit better towards the end of the season in recent years.
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