Miami left-hander Dan Jennings was released from a Pittsburgh hospital Friday, a day after he was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of the Pirates’ Jordy Mercer. Jennings was put on the seven-day concussion list and was to fly back to Florida later Friday. “The good news is he was cleared to fly home,” Marlins Manager Mike Redmond said. “That tells you a lot about how he’s doing.”
San Francisco put first baseman Brandon Belt back on the seven-day concussion list, six days after he was activated and two days after he experienced headaches.
The Cubs acquired right-hander Jacob Turner from Miami for two minor league pitchers.
Texas activated catcher Geovany Soto, on the DL since July 21 because of a groin strain, and designated former Angels pitcher Jerome Williams for assignment.
St. Louis reliever Jason Motte went on the DL with a lower back sprain.
Pittsburgh reinstated third baseman Pedro Alvarez from the bereavement list.