Through the first two months of the Major League Baseball season, rumors are already starting to fly about deals that could be made before the trade deadline.As teams scramble to get a foothold of their positions in their respective divisions, injuries have already derailed some teams potential at a postseason berth.Here is the latest news and rumors from around the league. Rumors and News• The Padres are receiving trade interest in reliever Brad Hand. (ESPN.com)• Baltimore Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez's spot in the rotation could be up for grabs. Jimenez is 1-2 with a 7.17 ERA this season. (MASN)• Orioles release Michael Bourn from minor-league deal.• Red Sox pitcher David Price struggles in latest minor league start. He gave up six runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out four batters in 3.2 innings. Injuries• New York Yankees placed outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on the seven-day concussion disabled list.• New York Mets placed pitcher Tommy Milone on the 10-day disabled list with left knee sprain. Move is retroactive to May 22.• Kansas City Royals placed pitcher Nate Karns on the 10-day disabled list with right extensor strain.• Washington Nationals placed outfielder Chris Heisey on the 10-day disabled list with right bicep rupture.• Blue Jays placed rookie outfielder Anthony Alford is expected to miss 4–6 weeks with broken wrist.
A fan escaped injury despite taking a scary fall in the upper deck at Fenway Park.
With the first game streaming to Facebook last week, Major League Baseball will begin streaming games live to Twitter regularly on Tuesdays. The deal between the social media platform and MLB was announced last year. Financial terms were not released. After the game on Friday between the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05 pm EDT, games will shift to each Tuesday. Here is the Tuesday night schedule of out-of-market MLB games streamed to Twitter (subject to change; blackout restrictions apply): 5/30: Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox, 8:10 pm EDT 6/6: Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs, 8:05 pm EDT 6/13: LA Dodgers vs. Cleveland Indians, 7:10 pm EDT 6/20: Washington Nationals vs. Miami