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2014/08/28
SP
Aceves, Alfredo
FA
New York Yankees SP Alfredo Aceves was released Wednesday, Aug. 27.
2014/08/28
OF
Ackley, Dustin
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley is batting .313 with 14 doubles, five home runs, 28 RBIs and a .486 slugging percentage since Tuesday, July 1.
2014/08/28
P
Arano, Victor
PHI
The Philadelphia Phillies acquired P Victor Arano from the Los Angeles Dodgers, as the second player to be named later in the SP Roberto Hernandez trade.
2014/08/28
SP
Axelrod, Dylan
CIN
The Cincinnati Reds have recalled SP Dylan Axelrod from Triple-A Louisville. The team also optioned SP Daniel Corcino to Triple-A Louisville.
2014/08/28
SP
Axelrod, Dylan
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP Dylan Axelrod will remain in the starting rotation as long as SP Homer Bailey is out, according to manager Bryan Price. Axelrod earned his first win of the season, throwing five-scoreless innings with two hits, three walks and eight strikeouts Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Chicago Cubs.
2014/08/28
P
Bassitt, Chris
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Chris Bassitt will pitch the second game of the doubleheader Saturday, Aug. 30, according to manager Robin Ventura.
2014/08/28
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) needs to rest for two more weeks before returning to the team.
2014/08/28
RP
Black, Vic
NYM
New York Mets RP Vic Black (neck) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, Aug. 28, with a herniated disk in his neck. The DL stint is retroactive to Sunday, Aug. 24.
2014/08/28
OF
Blanco, Gregor
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Colorado Rockies. OF Gregor Blanco is playing left field and batting sixth.
2014/08/28
OF
Bonifacio, Emilio
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF B.J. Upton is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the New York Mets. INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio is starting in center field and hitting second.
2014/08/28
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce went 0-for-5 with five strikeouts during the team's game Thursday, Aug. 28, and has just three hits in his last 25 at-bats.
2014/08/28
DH
Carter, Chris
HOU
Houston Astros 1B Chris Carter hit a home run in his third consecutive game Wednesday, Aug. 27. He has 33 on the season and has hit 20 homers since July 1.
2014/08/28
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo could play in a minor-league game as soon as this weekend, according to general manager Ben Cherington.
2014/08/28
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes has three game-winning RBIs and eight go-ahead RBIs since he joined the team Saturday, Aug. 2.
2014/08/28
3B
Chisenhall, Lonnie
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Lonnie Chisenhall is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Chicago White Sox.
2014/08/28
C
Clevenger, Steve
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Steve Clevenger is batting seventh as the designated hitter Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Tampa Bay Rays.
2014/08/28
SP
Colon, Bartolo
NYM
New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon appears unlikely to be traded before Monday, Sept. 1, according to general manager Sandy Alderson. "I would say right now there's a lot less going on than some people speculate," Alderson said.
2014/08/28
SP
Corcino, Daniel
CIN
The Cincinnati Reds have recalled SP Dylan Axelrod from Triple-A Louisville. The team also optioned SP Daniel Corcino to Triple-A Louisville.
2014/08/28
SS
Crawford, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Colorado Rockies. Crawford has been dealing with a nagging right shoulder injury recently. He did not start Wednesday, Aug. 27, either.
2014/08/28
RP
Davis, Wade
KC
Kansas City Royals RP Wade Davis extended his scoreless innings streak to 28 2/3 innings, which is the best in the majors. Davis has given up just two runs in his last 50 outings for a 0.34 ERA, and he's allowed one earned run in his last 48 innings.
2014/08/28
RP
Downs, Scott
KC
Kansas City Royals RP Scott Downs (neck) was activated from the disabled list Thursday, Aug. 28. In a corresponding move, SP Liam Hendriks was optioned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
2014/08/28
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury is batting .450 (18-for-40) with seven runs, three home runs, nine RBIs and six stolen bases over his last 10 games.
2014/08/28
C
Gattis, Evan
ATL
Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the New York Mets. C Gerald Laird is starting behind the plate and batting eighth.
2014/08/28
SP
Gausman, Kevin
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman was optioned to the minors Wednesday, Aug. 27.
2014/08/28
C
Gomes, Yan
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes (concussion) should be activated from the 7-day concussion disabled list Friday, Aug. 29, according to manager Terry Francona. Francona noted Gomes will go through some pregame tests before he is officially activated.
2014/08/28
OF
Gomez, Carlos
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez is 0-for-9 with six strikeouts in the last two games.
2014/08/28
2B
Green, Grant
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2B Grant Green (back) is playing with Triple-A Salt Lake as part of his rehab assignment, and the team is waiting to see how his back responds before bringing him off the disabled list when rosters expand Monday, Sept. 1.
2014/08/28
OF
Grossman, Robbie
HOU
Houston Astros OF Robbie Grossman (ankle) rolled his left ankle rounding first base Wednesday, Aug. 27. He is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 29.
2014/08/28
OF
Hamilton, Billy
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton stole his 50th base Wednesday, Aug. 27.
2014/08/28
SP
Hendriks, Liam
KC
Kansas City Royals RP Scott Downs (neck) was activated from the disabled list Thursday, Aug. 28. In a corresponding move, SP Liam Hendriks was optioned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
2014/08/28
SP
Holland, Derek
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Derek Holland (back, knee) pitched his final rehab start Thursday, Aug. 28, and is expected to be activated next week.
2014/08/28
1B
Hosmer, Eric
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) took batting practice Thursday, Aug. 28, and could begin a rehab assignment this weekend.
2014/08/28
2B
Infante, Omar
KC
Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) could return to the lineup Friday, Aug. 29.
2014/08/28
SP
Kazmir, Scott
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir will pitch Sunday, Aug. 31, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/28
SP
Kershaw, Clayton
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw allowed six hits and struck out 10 in eight shutout innings to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday, Aug. 27.
2014/08/28
C
Laird, Gerald
ATL
Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the New York Mets. C Gerald Laird is starting behind the plate and batting eighth.
2014/08/28
SP
LeBlanc, Wade
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Wade LeBlanc cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake Thursday, Aug. 28. He's not an option to start Saturday, Aug. 30, however, according to manager Mike Scioscia.
2014/08/28
SP
LeBlanc, Wade
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Wade LeBlanc cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Salt Lake Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/28
SP
Lobstein, Kyle
DET
Detroit Tigers RP Evan Reed was recalled from Triple-A Toledo Thursday, Aug. 28. In a corresponding move, SP Kyle Lobstein was optioned to Toledo.
2014/08/28
3B
Longoria, Evan
TB
Tampa Bay Rays 3B Evan Longoria has 30 RBIs in 36 games since the All-Star break. It is the third highest total in the American League during that span.
2014/08/28
SS
Lowrie, Jed
OAK
Oakland Athletics SS Jed Lowrie (finger) is expected to be ready for a rehab assignment this weekend if he doesn't suffer a setback.
2014/08/28
P
Mariot, Michael
KC
Kansas City Royals RP Michael Mariot (undisclosed) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/28
RP
Matsuzaka, Daisuke
NYM
New York Mets P Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) was activated from the disabled list Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/28
1B
Mauer, Joe
MIN
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Kansas City Royals.
2014/08/28
C
Molina, Yadier
STL
St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina dropped some weight and is in incredible shape, according to manager Mike Matheny. Matheny did not commit to a usage schedule for Molina when he returns, though.
2014/08/28
1B
Morneau, Justin
COL
Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau was claimed on revocable waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers and pulled back after a deal couldn't be reached.
2014/08/28
OF
Morse, Michael
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Colorado Rockies. OF Gregor Blanco is playing left field and batting sixth.
2014/08/28
2B
Murphy, Daniel
NYM
New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (calf) will undergo an MRI exam, according to manager Terry Collins.
2014/08/28
2B
Murphy, Daniel
NYM
New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (calf) did not stretch with the team Thursday, Aug. 28. He is expected to be out of the starting lineup Thursday.
2014/08/28
2B
Murphy, Daniel
NYM
New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (calf) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Atlanta Braves.
2014/08/28
SS
Nix, Jayson
KC
The Kansas City Royals claimed INF/OF Jayson Nix off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/29
RP
Outman, Josh
NYY
The New York Yankees have acquired RP Josh Outman from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named. Outman, who was at Triple-A Columbus, will report to the Yankees.
2014/08/28
SS
Panik, Joe
SF
San Francisco Giants 2B Joe Panik is batting second Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Colorado Rockies. Manager Bruce Bochy said Panik could settle in and be a good two-hole hitter.
2014/08/28
OF
Paredes, Jimmy
BAL
Baltimore Orioles INF Jimmy Paredes was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/28
RP
Perez, Chris
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Juan Uribe (hamstring) and RP Chris Perez (ankle) are both expected to return within the next five days.
2014/08/28
SP
Petit, Yusmeiro
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record by retiring 46 consecutive batters Thursday, Aug. 28. Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle held the previous record of retiring 45 consecutive hitters.
2014/08/28
SP
Petit, Yusmeiro
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit will be difficult to remove from the starting rotation after his performance Thursday, Aug. 28, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Petit allowed a single run in six innings and had nine strikeouts.
2014/08/28
SP
Pomeranz, Drew
OAK
Oakland Athletics RP Evan Scribner was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento Thursday, Aug. 28, and SP Drew Pomeranz was optioned to Single-A Beloit in a corresponding move.
2014/08/28
RP
Putkonen, Luke
DET
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) will start his rehab assignment with Single-A West Michigan Thursday, Aug. 28. He's been out since April 19 with right elbow inflammation.
2014/08/28
SP
Ranaudo, Anthony
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Anthony Ranaudo will be recalled to start the game Friday, Aug. 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays.
2014/08/28
OF
Reddick, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/28
RP
Reed, Evan
DET
Detroit Tigers RP Evan Reed was recalled from Triple-A Toledo Thursday, Aug. 28. In a corresponding move, SP Kyle Lobstein was optioned to Toledo.
2014/08/28
OF
Reimold, Nolan
ARI
The Arizona Diamondbacks claimed OF Nolan Reimold off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/28
OF
Rios, Alex
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (thumb, ankle) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Houston Astros.
2014/08/28
1B
Rizzo, Anthony
CHC
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (back) said he hopes to be able to play Friday, Aug. 28, after missing the last two games because of a back injury. Rizzo said he can feel the injury when he tries to take a swing but is receiving treatment for the injury.
2014/08/28
1B
Rizzo, Anthony
CHC
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (back) is out of the lineup Thursday, Aug. 28.
2014/08/28
OF
Ruggiano, Justin
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (ankle) is scheduled to meet with a specialist in the near future to have his injured ankle examined.
2014/08/28
SP
Ryan, Kyle
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Kyle Ryan will be recalled from Triple-A Toledo to start Saturday, Aug. 30, according to manager Brad Ausmus.
2014/08/28
SP
Samardzija, Jeff
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija will pitch Saturday, Aug. 30, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/28
SP
Scherzer, Max
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer will start the day game of the doubleheader Saturday, Aug. 28, against the Chicago White Sox.
2014/08/28
RP
Scribner, Evan
OAK
Oakland Athletics RP Evan Scribner was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento Thursday, Aug. 28, and SP Drew Pomeranz was optioned to Single-A Beloit in a corresponding move.
2014/08/28
SS
Segura, Jean
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers SS Jean Segura has a slash line of .238/.274/.318 over 697 plate appearances since the second half of 2013. Manager Ron Roenicke believes the offseason is the best time for Segura to begin making adjustments to his swing, mechanics and stance.
2014/08/28
OF
Soler, Jorge
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Jorge Soler homered in his first ever major league at-bat against the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday, Aug. 27. Soler hit fifth in the lineup and went 2-for-4 with a run, two RBIs and a strikeout.
2014/08/28
OF
Soler, Jorge
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Jorge Soler is 4-for-8 with a double, home run and three RBIs in his first two games.
2014/08/28
RP
Soria, Joakim
DET
Detroit Tigers RP Joakim Soria (oblique) threw off flat ground Tuesday, Aug. 26, and Wednesday, Aug. 27, and was pain-free. He will throw at a longer distance Friday, Aug. 29.
2014/08/28
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) will need more than the two more simulated games manager Joe Girardi had scheduled, before he is ready to return, according to a member of Tanaka's personal contingent.
2014/08/28
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) threw 49 pitches during a simulated game Thursday, Aug. 28, but said he is not ready to pitch in a game yet. He said he feels rusty and does not have full control of his pitches. He does not have a timetable for his return at this point.
2014/08/29
SS
Torres, Chris
SEA
The Seattle Mariners signed Dominican SS prospect Chris Torres to a contract that includes a $375,000 bonus. He was ranked 18th on the top 30 list of international prospects gathered by MLB.com.
2014/08/28
OF
Trout, Mike
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout tied his career high with his 30th home run Wednesday, Aug. 27.
2014/08/28
OF
Upton, B.J.
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF B.J. Upton is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the New York Mets. INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio is starting in center field and hitting second.
2014/08/28
3B
Uribe, Juan
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Juan Uribe (hamstring) and RP Chris Perez (ankle) are both expected to return within the next five days.
2014/08/28
1B
Vargas, Kennys
MIN
Minnesota Twins 1B Kennys Vargas is slashing .330/.360/.515 with 17 runs, four home runs and 23 RBIs in 25 games since his major league debut Friday, Aug. 1.
2014/08/28
RP
Venters, Jonny
ATL
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) is done for the season, the team announced. Dr. James Andrews found another torn ulnar collateral ligament in Venters' elbow. A third Tommy John surgery is an option.
2014/08/28
C
Williams, Jackson
COL
Colorado Rockies C Jackson Williams is starting his first career game Thursday, Aug. 28, against the San Francisco Giants. Williams is catching and batting seventh.
2014/08/28
3B
Wright, David
NYM
New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) took batting practice without any trainers watching Thursday, Aug. 28. He is expected to return to the starting lineup Thursday.
2014/08/28
3B
Wright, David
NYM
New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) is in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Atlanta Braves.