Acuna (knee) could begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett within the next couple of days, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports. "He's doing really well," Braves manager Brian Snitker said before Tuesday's game. "I'm not sure when he'll go out [on a rehab assignment]. But I think it's going to be sooner rather than later."
Strickland suffered a broken right hand when he punched a wall following Monday's game against the Marlins. He underwent surgery Tuesday and is expected to be out for the next 6-to-8 weeks, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. He has been placed on the 10-day disabled list.
The Hornets agreed in principle Wednesday to a trade that will send Howard to the Nets in exchange for Timofey Mozgov, second-round picks in 2018 and 2021 and cash, league sources informed Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The deal won't be finalized until July 6, when the new salary cap calendar begins, according to Bobby Marks of ESPN.com.
Boedker, Julius Bergman, and a 2020 sixth-round draft pick were traded from the Sharks to the Senators on Tuesday in exchange for Mike Hoffman, Cody Donaghy and a 2020 fifth-round draft selection, Sportsnet.ca reports.