Padres closer Huston Street winds up on DL

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Padres closer Huston Street has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, reports MLB.com’s Corey Brock. Street, with a 4.43 ERA on the season, is dealing with a left calf injury and has pitched just once, on Saturday, since May 21. It is the same calf Street injured last year, which forced the right-hander to miss most of August and September. Brock notes the injury is less severe than last year, however.

Manger Bud Black intends to rely on Luke Gregerson to nail down saves in the meantime. Gregerson is carrying a 0.76 ERA in 20.1 innings. To fill Street’s vacant roster spot, the Padres have promoted lefty Tom Layne from Triple-A Tucson.

Report: Momentum in talks between Mariners, Jon Jay

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MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reports that there is some momentum in talks between the Mariners and free agent outfielder Jon Jay.

Jay, 32, hit .296/.374/.375 in 433 plate appearances with the Cubs last season, which is adequate. He’s heralded more for his defense and his ability to play all three outfield spots.

The Mariners are losing center fielder Jarrod Dyson to free agency and likely don’t want to rely on Guillermo Heredia next season, hence the interest in Jay. The free agent class for center fielders is otherwise relatively weak.