When Luck (shoulder) returns from his treatments in Europe next week, he'll resume a throwing regimen that will ultimately determine whether he needs corrective surgery to his biceps tendon, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports. Such a procedure would likely require a 3-to-6 month recovery timetable.
Gonzalez (back) was traded to the Braves along with Scott Kazmir (hip), Brandon McCarthy, Charlie Culberson and cash in exchange for Matt Kemp on Saturday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports. Following the deal, Gonzalez was designated for assignment, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Stewart-Haas Racing has announced its 2018 driver and crew chief pairings for its four teams competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. John Klausmeier, a race engineer with SHR since 2009, has been promoted to crew chief for Almirola and the No. 10 Smithfield team, Stewart Haas Racing PR reports.