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2015/05/22
1B
Abreu, Jose
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu's 16-game hit streak leads the majors. In this time, he has a .323 average, one home run, seven RBI and a pair of doubles.
2015/05/22
OF
Ackley, Dustin
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Welington Castillo is in the lineup Friday, May 22, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Castillo is serving as designated hitter, and OF Dustin Ackley is out of the lineup.
2015/05/22
OF
Arcia, Oswaldo
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (hip) is slated to start a rehab assignment with Class AAA Rochester Sunday, May 24.
2015/05/22
SS
Barmes, Clint
SD
San Diego Padres SS Clint Barmes is batting eighth and starting at shortstop against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
C
Barnhart, Tucker
CIN
Cincinnati Reds C Brayan Pena is serving as the designated hitter and hitting sixth in the batting order against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco Friday, May 22. C Tucker Barnhart gets the start behind the dish and is hitting ninth in the order.
2015/05/22
SS
Beckham, Tim
TB
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Tim Beckham is in the starting lineup Friday, May 22, against the Oakland Athletics. 2B Logan Forsythe is serving as designated hitter.
2015/05/22
OF
Betts, Mookie
BOS
Boston Red Sox OFs Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts and Shane Victorino (calf) will all rotation between center field and right field, according to manager John Farrell. However, Victorino is currently day-to-day with a calf injury.
2015/05/22
1B
Blanks, Kyle
TEX
Texas Rangers 1B Kyle Blanks (undisclosed) went on the 15-day disabled list with a cyst in an undisclosed location Friday, May 22. OF Jake Smolinski will return to the majors to replace him.
2015/05/22
SS
Bogaerts, Xander
BOS
Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts, who is hitting .345 (10-for-29) with a double, triple and home run in the last nine games, has been moved up to fifth in the batting order against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
1B
Bour, Justin
MIA
Miami Marlins 1B Michael Morse is not in the starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 22. 1B Justin Bour is starting at first base and batting fifth.
2015/05/22
1B
Bour, Justin
MIA
Miami Marlins 1B Justin Bour is starting at first base and batting fifth against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 22. It is his third start over the past six games.
2015/05/22
OF
Bradley Jr., Jackie
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. could be demoted soon, in the opinion of The Providence Journal writer Brian MacPherson. MacPherson anticipates Boston will recall OF Rusney Castillo Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Bradley Jr., Jackie
BOS
Updating an earlier post, Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo was recalled to the parent club on Friday, May 22. In a corresponding move OF Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned to Class AAA Pawtucket.
2015/05/22
OF
Brantley, Michael
CLE
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. OF Michael Brantley is serving as the designated hitter against Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake, and OF David Murphy is starting in left field and hitting fifth in the batting order.
2015/05/22
2B
Cabrera, Everth
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 2B Everth Cabrera (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, May 22, and the Orioles optioned 2B Rey Navarro to Class AAA Norfolk in a corresponding move. Cabrera had a slash line of .208/.240/.250 with a double, RBI and three runs in six games with Norfolk. Before going on the DL, Cabrera was hitless in his last 17 at-bats and was 5-for-37 in 11 games.
2015/05/22
SP
Cain, Matt
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw his entire repertoire of pitches during a bullpen session Friday, May 22, and he could face hitters Tuesday, May 26.
2015/05/22
OF
Carrera, Ezequiel
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Ezequiel Carrera is in the leadoff spot Friday, May 22, against the Seattle Mariners.
2015/05/22
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Updating an earlier post, Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo was recalled to the parent club on Friday, May 22. In a corresponding move OF Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned to Class AAA Pawtucket.
2015/05/22
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Boston Red Sox OFs Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts and Shane Victorino (calf) will all rotation between center field and right field, according to manager John Farrell. However, Victorino is currently day-to-day with a calf injury.
2015/05/22
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo is starting in right field and hitting eighth in the batting order against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards Friday, May 22. It is Castillo's season debut after being called up earlier in the day.
2015/05/22
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo is expected to be recalled to the majors Friday, May 22, in the opinion of The Providence Journal writer Brian MacPherson. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Thursday, May 21, regardless of an impending roster move, nothing will be announced at this time. MacPherson summarizes Boston's batting has been so bad that it couldn't be worse with Castillo's willingness to swing liberally, and perhaps he can inject some life into their offense. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. is most likely to be sent down to make room for Castillo.
2015/05/22
C
Castillo, Welington
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Welington Castillo is in the lineup Friday, May 22, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Castillo is serving as designated hitter, and OF Dustin Ackley is out of the lineup.
2015/05/22
C
Cervelli, Francisco
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli is not in the starting lineup against the New York Mets Friday, May 22. C Chris Stewart is starting behind the plate and batting eighth Friday.
2015/05/22
OF
Choo, Shin-Soo
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Delino DeShields Jr. is in the leadoff spot Friday, May 22, against the New York Yankees. OF Shin-Soo Choo is in the second spot.
2015/05/22
SP
Corbin, Patrick
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin (elbow) has been pushed back due to soreness after his last extended spring outing, and he is unlikely to return June 4, according to manager David Hale.
2015/05/22
SS
Cozart, Zack
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips is hitting leadoff against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco Friday, May 22. SS Zack Cozart drops down a spot into the two-hole.
2015/05/22
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is dealing with the same injury he suffered a year ago, and surgery to fix his issue would be considered career-ending.
2015/05/22
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) will likely be placed on the disabled list Saturday, May 23, to make room for SP Kendall Graveman.
2015/05/22
1B
Cron, C.J.
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1B C.J. Cron has a slash line of .200/.222/.274 and hasn't been starting against right-handers, including Friday, May 22. OF Marc Krauss is serving as the designated hitter and hitting eighth in the batting order against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Friday.
2015/05/22
1B
Davis, Ike
OAK
Oakland Athletics 1B Ike Davis (quadriceps) has yet to do any baseball activities after landing on the disabled list.
2015/05/22
OF
Davis, Khris
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is batting second and playing left field against the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Davis, Rajai
DET
Detroit Tigers OF Rajai Davis will serve as the designated hitter for the team Friday, May 22. He is batting seventh in the starting lineup.
2015/05/22
OF
De Aza, Alejandro
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Travis Snider and Alejandro De Aza are both in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez Friday, May 22. Snider is starting in left field and hitting fifth in the batting order, while De Aza is in right field and hitting seventh. OF Delmon Young is not starting against a right-hander.
2015/05/21
OF
DeJesus, David
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF David DeJesus went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two RBIs and a run scored in a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics Thursday, May 21, raising his average to .324 on the year.
2015/05/22
OF
DeJesus, David
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF David DeJesus is 8-for-21 (.381) with two doubles and three RBI in his career against Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir, who he faces Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
DeShields Jr., Delino
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Delino DeShields Jr. is in the leadoff spot Friday, May 22, against the New York Yankees. OF Shin-Soo Choo is in the second spot.
2015/05/22
3B
Donaldson, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. Danny Valencia is at third base and is hitting seventh.
2015/05/22
3B
Donaldson, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson (calf), who is taking the day off Friday, May 22, has been playing on a "bad calf," according to manager John Gibbons.
2015/05/22
SP
Duffy, Danny
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Danny Duffy's (shoulder) spot in the rotation will be skipped because of shoulder stiffness. He is scheduled to make his next start Tuesday, May 26. SP Edinson Volquez is now scheduled to start Saturday, May 23, while SP Yordano Ventura will start Sunday, May 24.
2015/05/22
2B
Duffy, Matt
SF
San Francisco Giants 3B Casey McGehee is not in the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Friday, May 22. SS Matt Duffy is batting eighth and starting at third base Friday.
2015/05/22
2B
Forsythe, Logan
TB
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Tim Beckham is in the starting lineup Friday, May 22, against the Oakland Athletics. 2B Logan Forsythe is serving as designated hitter.
2015/05/22
OF
Fowler, Dexter
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Dexter Fowler has a .431 on-base percentage during his 13-game on-base streak which dates back to Friday, May 8.
2015/05/21
OF
Fuld, Sam
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Sam Fuld went 0-for-2 in a 3-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday, May 21, and he has just two hits in 29 at-bats this month.
2015/05/22
OF
Garcia, Avisail
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia (knee) was scratched from the lineup with right knee inflammation Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
SP
Gee, Dillon
NYM
New York Mets SP Dillon Gee (groin) will return to the starting rotation and SP Noah Syndergaard is remaining in the mix, too, as the Mets will utilize a six-man rotation for the foreseeable future. "We don't really know right now how long that could go," manager Terry Collins said. "We've got a lot of managing to do of workloads. A lot of it. When you add Noah to deGrom to Harvey, there's a lot of maneuvering to be done. ... We're trying to do the best we can to keep from having to shut guys down. That's kind of where we're at right now."
2015/05/22
SP
Gee, Dillon
NYM
New York Mets SP Dillon Gee (groin) is expected to return to the team Saturday, May 23, and be part of a six-man rotation.
2015/05/22
SP
Gee, Dillon
NYM
New York Mets SP Dillon Gee (groin) is expected to return to the team's rotation shortly, meaning SP Noah Syndergaard may just have his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday, May 22, to convince the club to stay in the majors.
2015/05/22
SP
Graveman, Kendall
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) will likely be placed on the disabled list Saturday, May 23, to make room for SP Kendall Graveman.
2015/05/22
OF
Guyer, Brandon
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22, against the Oakland Athletics. OF Brandon Guyer is batting leadoff.
2015/05/22
SP
Heaney, Andrew
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker appears to be on a short leash, but Angels manager Mike Scioscia was noncommittal on making a roster move just yet. "I think that Matty has thrown some really good games so far this year and some games where he struggled," he said. "We want to see what direction he's going to go. If we were talking after the game he just pitched in Baltimore, you guys were asking a lot of different questions. It's in there. He just needs to find the consistency." SP Andrew Heaney has pitched well in Class AAA ball and could be poised to take Shoemaker's spot in the rotation if the latter continues to struggle.
2015/05/22
OF
Heathcott, Slade
NYY
New York Yankees OF Slade Heathcott is in the starting lineup Friday, May 22, and is batting ninth against the Texas Rangers.
2015/05/22
SP
Heston, Chris
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Chris Heston will start Game 1 of the doubleheader at the Colorado Rockies Saturday, May 23.
2015/05/22
2B
Hill, Aaron
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is not in the starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
SP
House, T.J.
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP T.J. House (shoulder) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday, May 21.
2015/05/22
SS
Kang, Jung Ho
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jung-Ho Kang is hitting .362 at home this year, including a .458 average in his last six home games.
2015/05/22
SS
Kang, Jung Ho
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jung Ho Kang is batting fifth and playing shortstop against the New York Mets Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
SS
Kawasaki, Munenori
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Munenori Kawasaki is in the lineup Friday, May 22, against the Seattle Mariners.
2015/05/22
SP
Kazmir, Scott
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir possibly being traded wasn't discussed in detail by Athletics general manager Billy Beane Thursday, May 21, although Beane noted no team has called about acquiring Kazmir.
2015/05/21
SP
Kelly, Joe
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly (wrist) is fine after having his right wrist wrapped after his start Wednesday, May 20, manager John Farrell said Thursday, May 21.
2015/05/22
OF
Kiermaier, Kevin
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22, against the Oakland Athletics. OF Brandon Guyer is batting leadoff.
2015/05/22
OF
Krauss, Marc
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1B C.J. Cron has a slash line of .200/.222/.274 and hasn't been starting against right-handers, including Friday, May 22. OF Marc Krauss is serving as the designated hitter and hitting eighth in the batting order against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Friday.
2015/05/22
OF
Lake, Junior
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Junior Lake is starting in left field and batting sixth against the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
1B
Lind, Adam
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 1B Adam Lind is not in the starting lineup against the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 22. 1B Jason Rogers is batting fifth and playing first base Friday.
2015/05/22
OF
Marisnick, Jake
HOU
Houston Astros OF Jake Marisnick is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. OF Preston Tucker will take his place in the lineup and is starting in left field.
2015/05/22
1B
Martinez, Victor
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Victor Martinez (knee) will begin his rehab in Florida Friday, May 22, according to manager Brad Ausmus.
2015/05/22
3B
McGehee, Casey
SF
San Francisco Giants 3B Casey McGehee is not in the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Friday, May 22. SS Matt Duffy is batting eighth and starting at third base Friday.
2015/05/22
SS
Miller, Brad
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Brad Miller is starting in center field and hitting leadoff against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Friday, May 22. OF Seth Smith is moving from leadoff to the two-hole.
2015/05/21
1B
Moreland, Mitch
TEX
Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland hit a solo home run and had two RBI in the Rangers 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox Thursday, May 21.
2015/05/22
1B
Morse, Michael
MIA
Miami Marlins 1B Michael Morse is not in the starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 22. 1B Justin Bour is starting at first base and batting fifth.
2015/05/22
SP
Morton, Charlie
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Vance Worley will move to the bullpen as a long reliever to make room for SP Charlie Morton (hip) Monday, May 25.
2015/05/22
SP
Morton, Charlie
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) allowed two runs and four walks while striking out nine in 6 1/3 innings in what was believed to be his final rehab start for Class AAA Indianapolis Tuesday, May 19. He's recovering from hip surgery to fix his labrum in September of last year. Morton is expected to take the rotation spot of SP Vance Worley.
2015/05/22
SP
Morton, Charlie
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) will start against the Miami Marlins Monday, May 25, according to manager Clint Hurdle.
2015/05/22
OF
Murphy, David
CLE
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. OF Michael Brantley is serving as the designated hitter against Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake, and OF David Murphy is starting in left field and hitting fifth in the batting order.
2015/05/22
1B
Napoli, Mike
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli has a slash line of .321/.439/.667 in 44 career games against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who he faces this weekend.
2015/05/22
2B
Navarro, Rey
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 2B Everth Cabrera (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, May 22, and the Orioles optioned 2B Rey Navarro to Class AAA Norfolk in a corresponding move. Cabrera had a slash line of .208/.240/.250 with a double, RBI and three runs in six games with Norfolk. Before going on the DL, Cabrera was hitless in his last 17 at-bats and was 5-for-37 in 11 games.
2015/05/22
SP
Noesi, Hector
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Hector Noesi will start against the Toronto Blue Jays on the road Monday, May 25.
2015/05/22
SP
Norris, Daniel
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Daniel Norris is close to being recalled to the major leagues. He struck out nine with Class AAA Buffalo in his innings in his third start for them while allowing three runs and five hits while walking three, and he'll pitch again Friday, May 22. Manager John Gibbons said the Blue Jays are looking to bring him back.
2015/05/22
OF
Paredes, Jimmy
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Jimmy Paredes is receiving the start at second base against Miami Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez in a National League park Friday, May 22, and he'll remain in the two-hole in the batting order. As a result, OF Steve Pearce is not in the lineup.
2015/05/22
2B
Parrino, Andy
OAK
Oakland Athletics SS Marcus Semien is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. 2B Andy Parrino is starting at the 6 and hitting eighth in the batting order against Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer.
2015/05/22
1B
Paulsen, Ben
COL
Colorado Rockies 1B Ben Paulsen is starting in left field and batting sixth against the San Francisco Giants Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Pearce, Steve
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Jimmy Paredes is receiving the start at second base against Miami Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez in a National League park Friday, May 22, and he'll remain in the two-hole in the batting order. As a result, OF Steve Pearce is not in the lineup.
2015/05/22
C
Pena, Brayan
CIN
Cincinnati Reds C Brayan Pena is serving as the designated hitter and hitting sixth in the batting order against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco Friday, May 22. C Tucker Barnhart gets the start behind the dish and is hitting ninth in the order.
2015/05/22
OF
Peralta, David
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF David Peralta is not in the starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
SP
Petit, Yusmeiro
SF
San Francisco Giants RP Yusmeiro Petit will start Game 2 of the doubleheader at the Colorado Rockies Saturday, May 23.
2015/05/22
2B
Phillips, Brandon
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips is hitting leadoff against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco Friday, May 22. SS Zack Cozart drops down a spot into the two-hole.
2015/05/22
OF
Polanco, Gregory
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is batting eighth against the New York Mets Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) is still dealing with tightness in his hamstring, manager Don Mattingly said Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) has felt better in recent days and may be nearing a return to the lineup.
2015/05/22
1B
Pujols, Albert
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1B Albert Pujols (hand) is back in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Friday, May 22, after missing two days after taking a fastball off his left hand and wrist. He will attempt to return and hit through the pain in his hand.
2015/05/22
3B
Rendon, Anthony
WSH
Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon (oblique, knee) fielded approximately 40 ground balls and will take full batting practice Friday, May 22, according to manager Matt Williams. It will be the first time Rendon has faced live pitching since being shut down in spring training.
2015/05/22
SS
Reyes, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes (ribs) went 1-for-4 and played six innings at shortstop in his first rehab game with Class AAA Buffalo Thursday, May 21.
2015/05/22
SP
Roark, Tanner
WSH
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals SP Tanner Roark faced live hitters Friday, May 22, in an effort to stretch out for a start early next week. He is expected to be good for at least 70 pitches, according to manager Matt Williams.
2015/05/22
SP
Roark, Tanner
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Tanner Roark will make a start against the Chicago Cubs Monday, May 25, or Tuesday, May 26, according to manager Matt Williams.
2015/05/22
1B
Robinson, Clint
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor is not in the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, May 22. 1B Clint Robinson is starting in left field and batting seventh Friday.
2015/05/21
SP
Rodriguez, Wandy
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Wandy Rodriguez picked up his second win of the season Thursday, May 21, against the Boston Red Sox. Rodriguez held the Red Sox to four hits, two walks and one run, while striking out five over six and two-third innings.
2015/05/22
1B
Rogers, Jason
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 1B Adam Lind is not in the starting lineup against the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 22. 1B Jason Rogers is batting fifth and playing first base Friday.
2015/05/22
3B
Sandoval, Pablo
BOS
Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval (knee) remains out of the lineup Friday, May 22, but he said he could pinch hit. His knee remains too sore to make strong throws on defense, but he's hoping to return to the field this weekend.
2015/05/22
SP
Scherzer, Max
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer has a 1.67 ERA with 72 strikeouts compared to nine walks in 64 2/3 innings in nine starts this year.
2015/05/22
SS
Semien, Marcus
OAK
Oakland Athletics SS Marcus Semien is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. 2B Andy Parrino is starting at the 6 and hitting eighth in the batting order against Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer.
2015/05/22
SP
Shoemaker, Matt
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker appears to be on a short leash, but Angels manager Mike Scioscia was noncommittal on making a roster move just yet. "I think that Matty has thrown some really good games so far this year and some games where he struggled," he said. "We want to see what direction he's going to go. If we were talking after the game he just pitched in Baltimore, you guys were asking a lot of different questions. It's in there. He just needs to find the consistency." SP Andrew Heaney has pitched well in Class AAA ball and could be poised to take Shoemaker's spot in the rotation if the latter continues to struggle.
2015/05/22
OF
Sizemore, Grady
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Grady Sizemore is batting sixth and starting in right field against the Washington Nationals Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Smith, Seth
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Brad Miller is starting in center field and hitting leadoff against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Friday, May 22. OF Seth Smith is moving from leadoff to the two-hole.
2015/05/22
OF
Smolinski, Jake
TEX
Texas Rangers 1B Kyle Blanks (undisclosed) went on the 15-day disabled list with a cyst in an undisclosed location Friday, May 22. OF Jake Smolinski will return to the majors to replace him.
2015/05/22
OF
Snider, Travis
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Travis Snider and Alejandro De Aza are both in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez Friday, May 22. Snider is starting in left field and hitting fifth in the batting order, while De Aza is in right field and hitting seventh. OF Delmon Young is not starting against a right-hander.
2015/05/22
2B
Sogard, Eric
OAK
Oakland Athletics 2B Eric Sogard is hitting second in the batting order against Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer Friday, May 22, with SS Marcus Semien out of the lineup.
2015/05/22
2B
Solarte, Yangervis
SD
San Diego Padres 2B Yangervis Solarte is starting at first base and batting leadoff against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
C
Stewart, Chris
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli is not in the starting lineup against the New York Mets Friday, May 22. C Chris Stewart is starting behind the plate and batting eighth Friday.
2015/05/22
SP
Stults, Eric
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults is starting against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, May 22, after SP Alex Wood (illness) was scratched due to a stomach virus.
2015/05/22
SP
Stults, Eric
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (illness) was scratched from his start against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, May 22, due to a stomach virus. SP Eric Stults will start for Atlanta Friday.
2015/05/22
OF
Suzuki, Ichiro
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich is not in the starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 22. OF Ichiro Suzuki is batting seventh and playing left field Friday.
2015/05/22
1B
Swisher, Nick
CLE
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. OF Michael Brantley is serving as the designated hitter against Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake, and OF David Murphy is starting in left field and hitting fifth in the batting order.
2015/05/22
SP
Syndergaard, Noah
NYM
New York Mets SP Dillon Gee (groin) will return to the starting rotation and SP Noah Syndergaard is remaining in the mix, too, as the Mets will utilize a six-man rotation for the foreseeable future. "We don't really know right now how long that could go," manager Terry Collins said. "We've got a lot of managing to do of workloads. A lot of it. When you add Noah to deGrom to Harvey, there's a lot of maneuvering to be done. ... We're trying to do the best we can to keep from having to shut guys down. That's kind of where we're at right now."
2015/05/22
SP
Syndergaard, Noah
NYM
New York Mets SP Dillon Gee (groin) is expected to return to the team's rotation shortly, meaning SP Noah Syndergaard may just have his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday, May 22, to convince the club to stay in the majors.
2015/05/22
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (forearm, wrist) will make a rehab start with Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday, May 27, and throw 65 pitches, according to manager Joe Girardi. Tanaka could return to the Yankees rotation after that outing.
2015/05/22
OF
Taylor, Michael
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor is not in the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, May 22. 1B Clint Robinson is starting in left field and batting seventh Friday.
2015/05/21
RP
Tolleson, Shawn
TEX
Texas Rangers RP Shawn Tolleson recorded his second consecutive save Thursday, May 21, against the Boston Red Sox. Tolleson worked a scoreless ninth-inning for the second day in a row, after picking up the first save of his career Wednesday night.
2015/05/22
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder), who received a cortisone shot for his ailing shoulder, is expected to be ready in 15 days when his disabled list stint is up, according to manager John Gibbons.
2015/05/22
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
OF
Tucker, Preston
HOU
Houston Astros OF Jake Marisnick is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. OF Preston Tucker will take his place in the lineup and is starting in left field.
2015/05/22
3B
Valencia, Danny
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 22. Danny Valencia is at third base and is hitting seventh.
2015/05/22
OF
Van Slyke, Scott
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Scott Van Slyke is starting in left field and batting eighth against the San Diego Padres Friday, May 22.
2015/05/22
SP
Ventura, Yordano
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Danny Duffy's (shoulder) spot in the rotation will be skipped because of shoulder stiffness. He is scheduled to make his next start Tuesday, May 26. SP Edinson Volquez is now scheduled to start Saturday, May 23, while SP Yordano Ventura will start Sunday, May 24.
2015/05/22
OF
Victorino, Shane
BOS
Boston Red Sox OFs Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts and Shane Victorino (calf) will all rotation between center field and right field, according to manager John Farrell. However, Victorino is currently day-to-day with a calf injury.
2015/05/22
SP
Vogelsong, Ryan
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong has lost three consecutive games at Coors Field with a 13.50 ERA, and he has allowed opposing hitters to hit .400 (22-for-55) against him over those starts.
2015/05/22
C
Vogt, Stephen
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt will not be traded, Athletics general manager Billy Beane said Thursday, May 21.
2015/05/22
SP
Volquez, Edinson
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Danny Duffy's (shoulder) spot in the rotation will be skipped because of shoulder stiffness. He is scheduled to make his next start Tuesday, May 26. SP Edinson Volquez is now scheduled to start Saturday, May 23, while SP Yordano Ventura will start Sunday, May 24.
2015/05/22
C
Wieters, Matt
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (hamstring, elbow) will work out with the team this weekend while making throws and catching bullpens and will then head out on a rehab assignment with Class AA Bowie Tuesday, May 26. He thinks it's still realistic for him to come off the disabled list June 4, when eligible. His arm continues to get stronger, but he hasn't caught in consecutive games yet. He will play every other day at Bowie, and he's been swinging daily without pain.
2015/05/22
SP
Wood, Alex
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (illness) was scratched from his start against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, May 22, due to a stomach virus. SP Eric Stults will start for Atlanta Friday.
2015/05/22
SP
Worley, Vance
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip) allowed two runs and four walks while striking out nine in 6 1/3 innings in what was believed to be his final rehab start for Class AAA Indianapolis Tuesday, May 19. He's recovering from hip surgery to fix his labrum in September of last year. Morton is expected to take the rotation spot of SP Vance Worley.
2015/05/22
SP
Worley, Vance
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Vance Worley will move to the bullpen as a long reliever to make room for SP Charlie Morton (hip) Monday, May 25.
2015/05/22
3B
Wright, David
NYM
New York Mets 3B David Wright (back, hamstring) took batting practice Friday, May 22, and it was the first time since he suffered his injury.
2015/05/22
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich is not in the starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 22. OF Ichiro Suzuki is batting seventh and playing left field Friday.
2015/05/22
OF
Young, Delmon
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Travis Snider and Alejandro De Aza are both in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Henderson Alvarez Friday, May 22. Snider is starting in left field and hitting fifth in the batting order, while De Aza is in right field and hitting seventh. OF Delmon Young is not starting against a right-hander.
2015/05/22
2B
Zobrist, Ben
OAK
Oakland Athletics 2B Ben Zobrist (knee) will play nine innings in left field for Class AAA Nashville Friday, May 22, and he will serve as the designated hitter Saturday, May 23. He'll be at second base for the Sounds Sunday, May 24.
2015/05/22
C
d'Arnaud, Travis
NYM
New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (finger) took batting practice Friday, May 22, and it was the first time since he suffered his injury.