Colorado rookie shortstop Trevor Story has a torn ligament in his left thumb and could miss the rest of the season. The injury, suffered on a slide against the Mets Saturday, has an estimated rehab time of eight weeks after surgery.
Cleveland placed All-Star pitcher Danny Salazar on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. . . .
A strained lat muscle landed Atlanta ace Julio Teheran on the DL. . . .
Kansas City reliever Luke Hochevar had season-ending neck surgery to relieve thoracic outlet syndrome. . . .
Outfielder Hector Olivera, acquired by San Diego in a swap of former Dodgers that sent Matt Kemp to Atlanta, was designated for assignment after he came off the restricted list following an 82-game domestic violence suspension. . . .
St. Louis activated first baseman Brandon Moss and third baseman Jhonny Peralta and put shortstop Aledmys Diaz (broken thumb) on the DL. . . .
Edwin Diaz will replace struggling Steve Cishek as Seattle’s closer.