Placed RHP Nathan Karns on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Cody Martin from Tacoma (PCL).
Acquired OF Billy Burns from Oakland for OF Brett Eibner and assigned Burns to Omaha.
Recalled LHP Dillon Overton from Nashville (PCL). Placed LHP Rich Hill on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 20. Assigned OF Brett Eibner to Nashville.
Activated RHP Jarred Cosart. Optioned LHP Keith Hessler to El Paso (PCL).
Reinstated OF Hunter Pence from the 15-day DL. Designated INF Ramiro Pena for assignment.
Acquired RHP Mark Melancon and cash from Pittsburgh for LHPs Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn. Recalled RHP Reynaldo Lopez from Syracuse (IL).
Reinstated OF Shane Robinson. Designated OF Daniel Nava for assignment. Reinstated OF Craig Gentry from the 15-day DL and designated for assignment.
Agreed to terms with OF Justin Ruggiano on a one-year contract. Placed INF Jose Reyes on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 27. Transferred RHP Matt Harvey to the 60-day DL.
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Nats land star closer Melancon in Pirates trade
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Lucroy held out as Brewers mull possible trade
Rea, 1 day after trade, injured in Marlins debut
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Nationals pick up Melancon to counter Chapman move
After missing out on the Aroldis Chapman sweepstakes, the Nationals move on Plan B, picking up Mark Melancon from the Pirates.
Chapman blows save at Wrigley
Mariners CF Leonys Martin smacks a double to the gap off of Aroldis Chapman, scoring two runs to put Seattle ahead of Chicago 2-1 in the top of the eighth inning.
Blue Jays erupt for seven-run fifth
The Toronto Blue Jays turn a 1-0 deficit into a 7-1 lead with an offensive onslaught in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles.