Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy ambled around the team's annual fan festival with the aid of a pair of crutches and declined to offer any sort of estimate about the length of his recovery from right knee surgery.
The Braves traded Matt Kemp to the Dodgers in exchange for veterans Adrian Gonzalez, Brandon McCarthy, Scott Kazmir and Charlie Culberson in a move that gave L.A. some luxury tax relief. Atlanta subsequently designated Gonzalez for assignment.
Veteran left-hander Matt Moore, who went 6-15 with a 5.52 ERA for the Giants last season, has been traded to the Rangers along with international signing bonus pool money in exchange for two minor league pitchers.
The Los Angeles Angels made their third high-profile acquisition this month, signing former Reds shortstop Zack Cozart to a three-year deal worth $38 million. The All-Star also agreed to be the team's third baseman.
It was a quiet week in Orlando, but for a quartet of clubs, it was practically dead silent. We tracked the rumor mill -- and found a group that generated almost no buzz whatsoever. What does that say about each?