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Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Cleveland Indians and New York Mets continue to be engaged with the Milwaukee Brewers on catcher Jonathan Lucroy with the Indians also trying to get Will Smith in a deal. Source tells me he will get traded but it may get complicated before they can pull trigger. Could be because of his limited no-trade clause to Indians

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is Cubs starter Jake Arrieta assessing his outing on Saturday against Seattle.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon says the Cubs will option Justin Grimm to Triple-A Iowa and add Brian Matusz to start in place of Kyle Hendricks Sunday night against Seattle.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Astros are in the mix for one of Tampa Bay Rays starting pitchers as the industry waits for Rays to decide whic young bats they want

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

So the Mets have acquired their righty-hitting outfielder in 34-year-old Justin Ruggiano, who hit .226/.321/.427 in 164 at-bats with Triple-A Round Rock this season.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets have signed Justin Ruggiano and he will start tonight. Jose Reyes to the DL, Terry Collins tells reporters.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Aroldis Chapman has blown his first save as a Cub. Leonys Martin's double into the gap plates two and puts the Mariners ahead 2-1 in the eighth.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets are offering Travis d'Arnaud, Brandon Nimmo and another piece for Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, Jon Heyman reports. Lucroy is not in the lineup for Milwaukee on Saturday night. However, there is no indication a deal with the Mets is close, according to Joel Sherman.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Massive applause for Aroldis Chapman as he comes in for his second consecutive 4-out save as a member of the Chicago Cubs.

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Nationals upgrade closer with Mark Melancon, but real statistical winner is Tony Watson. Another lefty with saves! Wonder how the No. 3 active saves guy feels about this trade?

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a look at the patch the Mets will wear on Saturday night after retiring Mike Piazza's No. 31 in a pregame ceremony.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

That will be it for Jake Arrieta after he walks the first two in the eighth and misses on eight of his last nine pitches. Terrific performance for the kinda-sorta struggling ace, now it's up to the Cubs' new monster bullpen to do their thing. Hector Rondon is in; Aroldis Chapman is up and getting loose.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Padres working hard to trade Matt Kemp and are willing to pay most of salary. The Braves are one of two teams in discussions according to Padres source.