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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs closer Brandon Morrow was placed on the 10 day DL with right biceps inflammation, retroactive to July 16th. Anthony Bass was activated to take his place on the roster.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs activated Albert Almora Jr from the family medical emergency list and Carl Edwards Jr from the paternity list. David Bote and Rob Zastryzny were sent down to make room. Reliever Anthony Bass is on the verge of returning as well.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

In that event — that Kirby Yates is also dealt — I'd guess Craig Stammen would be next in line. Stammen has 14 holds and a 2.91 ERA. Phil Maton could be an option otherwise.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

It'll be a popular move to add Kirby Yates in fantasy leagues following Brad Hand's trade, and rightfully so — Yates is the No. 34 reliever on the Player Rater despite just two saves — but don't forget the possibility that HE, too, could be traded into a setup role elsewhere.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers, under Andrew Friedman, have been defined mostly by building depth and practicing prudence. But this is two straight summers now when they also went out and got the guy they needed, even though they were pending free agents — Yu Darvish last year, Manny Machado this year. Machado alone is great, but the trickle-down effect for a Dodgers position-player group that is exceedingly versatile is also worth noting.