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2014/07/22
1B
Abreu, Jose
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu (back) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, Jully 22. Abreu has minor stiffness and soreness in his back,but he is expected to play tomorrow and is available to pinch hit Tuesday, according to manager Robin Ventura.
2014/07/22
3B
Aviles, Mike
CLE
Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera (back) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22, against the Minnesota Twins. Cabrera left the game early Monday, July 21, with back spasms. SS Mike Aviles is starting at shortstop Tuesday.
2014/07/22
SS
Aybar, Erick
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Erick Aybar (groin) is in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22, against the Baltimore Orioles. Aybar is the designated hitter and batting fifth.
2014/07/22
2B
Barney, Darwin
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22. In a corresponding move, 2B Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.
2014/07/22
SP
Beckett, Josh
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (hip) was officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, to start against the Pittsburgh Pirates. In a corresponding move, RP Paco Rodriguez was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque.
2014/07/22
OF
Bonifacio, Emilio
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22. In a corresponding move, 2B Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.
2014/07/22
SP
Burnett, A.J.
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett prefers the Pittsburgh Pirates as his next team, and Pittsburgh players are lobbying for his return. The player option on his deal may wind up being a road block to a trade, though.
2014/07/21
OF
Buxton, Byron
MIN
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (wrist) had X-rays on his ailing right wrist Monday, July 21, and the results were negative.
2014/07/22
SS
Cabrera, Asdrubal
CLE
Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera (back) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22, against the Minnesota Twins. Cabrera left the game early Monday, July 21, with back spasms. SS Mike Aviles is starting at shortstop Tuesday.
2014/07/22
OF
Cain, Lorenzo
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (rest) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22. Manager Ned Yost said he wants Cain to play tomorrow's day game against Chicago White Sox SP Jose Quintana, who is a left-handed pitcher.
2014/07/22
RP
Cishek, Steve
MIA
Miami Marlins RPs Steve Cishek and Mike Dunn are being observed by about 12 scouts at the Atlanta Braves' Turner Field during this series.
2014/07/21
C
Clevenger, Steve
BAL
The Baltimore Orioles have recalled SP Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie. The team also optioned C Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk.
2014/07/22
SP
Danks, John
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP John Danks has been the subject of trade talks with the New York Yankees. Discussions appear to be in the early stages, and there's no evidence a deal is imminent.
2014/07/22
P
De Paula, Rafael
SD
The San Diego Padres traded 3B Chase Headley to the New York Yankees for INF Yangervis Solarte and SP Rafael De Paula. They also sent $1 million to the Yankees.
2014/07/22
P
De Paula, Rafael
SD
The New York Yankees acquired 3B Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte and SP Rafael De Paula. San Diego also will send $1 million to New York.
2014/07/22
SS
Desmond, Ian
WSH
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond had a career-high five hits, including a two-run homer Monday, July 21.
2014/07/22
RP
Dunn, Mike
MIA
Miami Marlins RPs Steve Cishek and Mike Dunn are being observed by about 12 scouts at the Atlanta Braves' Turner Field during this series.
2014/07/22
OF
Harper, Bryce
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (rest) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22. He is batting sixth. Harper made a pinch hit appearance Monday, July 21, which resulted in a strikeout.
2014/07/22
3B
Headley, Chase
NYY
The San Diego Padres traded 3B Chase Headley to the New York Yankees for INF Yangervis Solarte and SP Rafael De Paula. They also sent $1 million to the Yankees.
2014/07/22
3B
Headley, Chase
NYY
San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley is on the verge of joining the New York Yankees.
2014/07/22
OF
Jones, Adam
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones hit two two-run homers Monday, July 21.
2014/07/22
2B
Kipnis, Jason
CLE
Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis (oblique) is likely to be limited by an oblique injury for the rest of the season. Kipnis has adjusted his swing to adhere to the right oblique strain he suffered in April. "I'd use the word adjustment," Kipnis said. "As far as the oblique goes, it's going to be there all year. It's not going to go away until the offseason. What I can do is find a swing that works for me. I thought we may have found something coming out of Detroit. It was a step in the right direction and we're going to keep making adjustments day to day and pitch to pitch and see how it goes."
2014/07/22
RP
Lee, C.C.
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar was recalled from Triple-A Columbus Tuesday, July 22, to pitch against the Minnesota Twins. In a corresponding move, RP C.C. Lee was optioned to Columbus.
2014/07/21
SP
Lee, Cliff
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee (elbow) allowed six runs and 12 hits over 5 2/3 innings in a loss Monday, July 21, against the San Francisco Giants. He had been 5-0 with a 0.88 ERA in six career games against the Giants previous to Monday's outing. If he show's he is healthy and pitches effectively, he is a prime candidate for a trade before the July 31 non-waiver deadline.
2014/07/22
OF
Marte, Alfredo
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Cody Ross (calf) was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, with a left calf strain. In a corresponding move, OF Alfredo Marte was recalled from Triple-A Reno.
2014/07/22
SP
Martinez, Nick
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Nick Martinez (back) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, to start against the New York Yankees.
2014/07/21
SP
Masterson, Justin
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson (knee) is scheduled to make another rehab start Friday, July 25.
2014/07/22
OF
Mayberry Jr., John
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF John Mayberry Jr. (wrist) was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, with left wrist inflammation. In a corresponding move, 1B/OF Darin Ruf was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
2014/07/22
C
McCann, Brian
NYY
New York Yankees C Brian McCann is hitting .310 since June 27, when hitting coach Kevin Long helped McCann eliminate the toe tap from his swing. McCann was batting .223 through his first 70 contests.
2014/07/21
SP
Norris, Bud
BAL
The Baltimore Orioles have recalled SP Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie. The team also optioned C Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk.
2014/07/21
DH
Ortiz, David
BOS
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz entered the game Monday, July 21, against the Toronto Blue Jays on a 1-for-13 slide, and he was hitless in 11 straight at-bats until his third plate appearance Monday. He broke out with a pair of homers and he passed Carl Yastrzemski for 35th place on the all-time homers list with 453.
2014/07/21
2B
Pedroia, Dustin
BOS
Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia was the only starter to go without a hit in the team's 14-1 romp against the Toronto Blue Jays Monday, July 21, at Rogers Centre.
2014/07/21
OF
Pence, Hunter
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence went 3-for-5 with a triple, run scored, two RBI and a stolen base Monday, July 21, against the Philadelphia Phillies. Pence leads the National League with 37 multi-hit games.
2014/07/21
SP
Petit, Yusmeiro
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit will remain in the starting rotation until SP Matt Cain (elbow) is ready to return, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
2014/07/22
RP
Petricka, Jake
CWS
Chicago White Sox RP Jake Petricka recorded his fourth save Monday, July 21. It was his first save in two weeks as the team has used a true committee with him and Zach Putnam. Petricka should be owned in AL-only leagues and some mixed leagues.
2014/07/21
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) and Yasiel Puig (hand) both underwent X-rays on their injured hands Monday, July 21, and the X-rays on both came back negative.
2014/07/22
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) and OF Yasiel Puig (hand) are not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22.
2014/07/22
RP
Putnam, Zach
CWS
Chicago White Sox RP Jake Petricka recorded his fourth save Monday, July 21. It was his first save in two weeks as the team has used a true committee with him and Zach Putnam. Petricka should be owned in AL-only leagues and some mixed leagues.
2014/07/22
SP
Ramirez, Erasmo
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Erasmo Ramirez was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma Tuesday, July 22, to start against the New York Mets.
2014/07/22
SS
Ramirez, Hanley
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) and OF Yasiel Puig (hand) are not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22.
2014/07/21
SS
Ramirez, Hanley
LAD
Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) and Yasiel Puig (hand) both underwent X-rays on their injured hands Monday, July 21, and the X-rays on both came back negative.
2014/07/21
OF
Reddick, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) is expected to come off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 22, manager Bob Melvin indicated Monday, July 21.
2014/07/22
OF
Reddick, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (knee) was officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, as expected.
2014/07/22
SP
Richards, Garrett
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards won't be shut down after a specific innings limit. "Not at all," Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto said Monday. "Garrett has thrown from end to end in a season. His innings have not escalated to the point where they're 200-plus, but Garrett throws the ball as easily as anybody you'll ever see. It's not a violent delivery, it's not a violent package. He maintains velocity pretty easily."
2014/07/22
OF
Rios, Alex
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) missed his second straight start Monday, July 21, with a sprained right ankle. Manager Ron Washington said he looked much better and could return before Thursday, July 24.
2014/07/22
OF
Rios, Alex
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) ran the bases Tuesday, July 22. He said his ankle felt better, but he is not expected to play before Wednesday, July 23.
2014/07/22
OF
Rios, Alex
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios may be bothered by trade rumors, according to a friend. Rios' production has dropped lately.
2014/07/22
RP
Rodriguez, Paco
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (hip) was officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, to start against the Pittsburgh Pirates. In a corresponding move, RP Paco Rodriguez was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque.
2014/07/22
OF
Ross, Cody
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Cody Ross (calf) was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, with a left calf strain. In a corresponding move, OF Alfredo Marte was recalled from Triple-A Reno.
2014/07/22
1B
Ruf, Darin
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF John Mayberry Jr. (wrist) was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, with left wrist inflammation. In a corresponding move, 1B/OF Darin Ruf was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
2014/07/22
SP
Salazar, Danny
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar was recalled from Triple-A Columbus Tuesday, July 22, to pitch against the Minnesota Twins. In a corresponding move, RP C.C. Lee was optioned to Columbus.
2014/07/22
2B
Solarte, Yangervis
SD
The New York Yankees acquired 3B Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte and SP Rafael De Paula. San Diego also will send $1 million to New York.
2014/07/22
C
Soto, Geovany
TEX
Texas Rangers C Geovany Soto (groin) was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, with a strained right groin. Soto left the game early Monday, July 21, with tightness in the same groin.
2014/07/22
SP
Teheran, Julio
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran tied a career high with 11 strikeouts in his no-decision against the Miami Marlins Monday, July 21. He allowed a run on four hits in seven innings.
2014/07/22
SP
Vargas, Jason
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) is unlikely to start Sunday, July 27, according to manager Ned Yost. Yost said Vargas still feels awkward when he throws.
2014/07/22
SP
Verlander, Justin
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander looked at some pictures from earlier in his career and from this season to see if he was changing the grip on the baseball before his start Monday, July 21. He noticed a difference in his arm action and immediately made an adjustment while warming up. He allowed three runs and struck out five in 6 2/3 innings to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks. "It felt like I was able to throw the way I want," Verlander said. "Really, (today was) the first time all year that I've been able to locate my fastball as well as I would like to."
2014/07/22
SP
Walker, Taijuan
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker is throwing 91 to 93 mph instead of his typical 93 to 98 mph. A scout said Walker is "far from dominant. Still not in top form. His value has to have diminished some."