Cespedes (hip) played five innings in left field and went 3-for-7 with two home runs and a walk during a simulated game Monday at the Mets' spring training facility, James Wagner of The New York Times reports.
Rodriguez was diagnosed with ligament damage in his right ankle after being evaluated by team doctors Sunday, Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com reports. He won't require surgery to address the injury but will be confined to walking boot for two weeks before being re-evaluated.
Encarnacion isn't dealing with a serious injury after being hit by a pitch in the wrist/hand area during the Indians' 5-2 win over the Yankees on Sunday, Tom Withers of the Associated Press. "A huge sigh of relief," manager Terry Francona, referring to the news of Encarnacion's injury.
Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers said last week that Cousins (Achilles) will have a rehab appointment in mid-July, which should help established a target timeline for the big man's return to the court, Anthony Slater of The Athletic Bay Area reports.
The Blackhawks packaged Hossa (illness) -- along with Vinnie Hinostroza, Jordan Oesterle and a 2019 third-round pick -- to the Coyotes in a trade for Marcus Kruger, MacKenzie Entwistle, Jordan Maletta, Andrew Campbell and a 2019 fifth-rounder Thursday.
Logano started 19th in Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway in his No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion. Logano battled an ill handling car throughout the closing laps, ultimately bringing home a 10th-place finish, a gain of nine positions from where the team started on a night where track position and clean air were critical, teampenske.com reports.