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2016/05/28
SS
Adames, Cristhian
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Gerardo Parra, 2B DJ LeMahieu and C Tony Wolters are not in the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Saturday, May 28. OF Ryan Raburn will bat sixth and play left field, INF Cristhian Adames will play second base and bat seventh and C Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
1B
Adams, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (back) is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, for a second straight game. 3B Matt Carpenter will play first and lead off against Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez, and 3B Greg Garcia will take Carpenter's spot at third and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
1B
Alonso, Yonder
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Chris Coghlan are out of the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd Saturday, May 28. 1B Billy Butler will bat sixth and play first base, C Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat seventh and OF Jake Smolinski will bat ninth and patrol right field.
2016/05/28
1B
Alvarez, Pedro
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters, 3B Pedro Alvarez and OF Joey Rickard are back in the starting lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
SP
Anderson, Chase
MIL
Cincinnati Reds SP Alfredo Simon was tossed for hitting Milwaukee Brewers SP Chase Anderson Saturday, May 28. He allowed two earned runs on three hits over four innings before being ejected.
2016/05/28
SS
Aybar, Erick
ATL
The Atlanta Braves have placed SS Erick Aybar (foot) on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised right foot. He was hit by a pitch from Miami Marlins SP Adam Conley in the fourth inning and left the game during the following inning. X-rays came back negative.
2016/05/28
SS
Aybar, Erick
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar and INF Chase d'Arnaud are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen Saturday, May 28. OF Mallex Smith will bat leadoff and play center field, 3B Adonis Garcia will bat seventh and play the hot corner and INF Daniel Castro will bat eighth and play shortstop.
2016/05/28
2B
Barney, Darwin
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki is not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Saturday, May 28. 2B Darwin Barney will start at shortstop and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
C
Barnhart, Tucker
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup against Milwaukee Brewers SP Chase Anderson Saturday, May 28. OF Tyler Holt will bat seventh and play center field. In addition, C Tucker Barnhart is back in the lineup as the No. 8 batter.
2016/05/28
OF
Bautista, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista is in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Saturday, May 28, and is batting first. Bautista missed the last game because he was serving a one-game suspension.
2016/05/28
2B
Beckham, Gordon
ATL
Atlanta Braves 2B Gordon Beckham went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored in a 7-2 win over the Miami Marlins Saturday, May 28, and interim manager Brian Snitker said Beckham is "bouncing" around and feeling good.
2016/05/28
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) and OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) are back in the starting lineup against Colorado Rockies SP Eddie Butler Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
OF
Blanco, Gregor
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Denard Span (hip) has been scratched from the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Saturday, May 28, because of a bruised right hip. OF Gregor Blanco will bat leadoff and play center field in his place, with OF Jarrett Parker batting seventh and playing left field.
2016/05/28
SS
Bogaerts, Xander
BOS
Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts stuffed the box score in a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, May 28, going 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored. Bogaerts' 21-game hitting streak is the longest active run in the majors at the moment.
2016/05/29
OF
Bourn, Michael
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Michael Bourn went 3-for-4 with two runs, a triple, two RBI and a stolen base during Arizona's 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
OF
Bourn, Michael
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the San Diego Padres. Tomas' replacement is OF Michael Bourn, who will bat second against Padres SP Cesar Vargas. In addition, OF Brandon Drury has been moved to left field, OF Chris Owings will play center and Bourn is in right.
2016/05/28
OF
Braun, Ryan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP Alfredo Simon Saturday, May 28. OF Alex Presley will bat seventh and play left field. In addition, 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are back in the lineup.
2016/05/28
C
Butera, Drew
KC
Kansas City C Salvador Perez (knee) needed assistance to leave the field on Saturday, May 28, against the Chicago White Sox after injuring his left knee in a collision with 3B Cheslor Cuthbert while pursuing a foul popup. C Drew Butera replaced Perez following the ninth-inning mishap.
2016/05/28
1B
Butler, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Chris Coghlan are out of the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd Saturday, May 28. 1B Billy Butler will bat sixth and play first base, C Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat seventh and OF Jake Smolinski will bat ninth and patrol right field.
2016/05/28
SS
Cabrera, Asdrubal
NYM
New York Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting second Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2016/05/28
SP
Cain, Matt
SF
The San Francisco Giants plan to place SP Matt Cain (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list due to a right hamstring injury suffered during the second inning of his start against the Colorado Rockies Friday, May 27. The move is not yet official because the team would like to review his MRI exam results first.
2016/05/28
3B
Carpenter, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter was activated from the paternity list Saturday, May 28. The team also designated SS Ruben Tejada for assignment.
2016/05/28
3B
Carpenter, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (back) is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, for a second straight game. 3B Matt Carpenter will play first and lead off against Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez, and 3B Greg Garcia will take Carpenter's spot at third and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
SS
Castro, Daniel
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar and INF Chase d'Arnaud are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen Saturday, May 28. OF Mallex Smith will bat leadoff and play center field, 3B Adonis Garcia will bat seventh and play the hot corner and INF Daniel Castro will bat eighth and play shortstop.
2016/05/28
RP
Cingrani, Tony
CIN
Cincinnati Reds RP Tony Cingrani logged his fourth save of the season, striking out the side against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
C
Clevenger, Steve
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Chris Iannetta is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Minnesota Twins. C Steve Clevenger is starting and batting eighth against Twins SP Phil Hughes.
2016/05/28
OF
Coghlan, Chris
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Chris Coghlan are out of the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd Saturday, May 28. 1B Billy Butler will bat sixth and play first base, C Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat seventh and OF Jake Smolinski will bat ninth and patrol right field.
2016/05/28
3B
Cuthbert, Cheslor
KC
Updating a previous story, Kansas City C Salvador Perez (quadriceps) was diagnosed with a left quadriceps contusion following a collision with teammate 3B Cheslor Cuthbert late in a win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday, May 28. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Sunday, May 29, but initial reports suggest he did not suffer structural damage to his knee.
2016/05/28
3B
Cuthbert, Cheslor
KC
Kansas City C Salvador Perez (knee) needed assistance to leave the field on Saturday, May 28, against the Chicago White Sox after injuring his left knee in a collision with 3B Cheslor Cuthbert while pursuing a foul popup. C Drew Butera replaced Perez following the ninth-inning mishap.
2016/05/28
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Matt Joyce will serve as designated hitter Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. Joyce will bat seventh against Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/29
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish (elbow) allowed one run on three hits and a walk while striking out seven batters through five innings during the Rangers' 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, May 28. Darvish hit 98 mph on the radar gun and was pleased with his outing. "Physically I felt I could go more innings, but mentally I was like 'I'm done here," Darvish said through an interpreter. "Today I was heating it up pretty good so I felt pretty good."
2016/05/28
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. 3B David Freese will bat fourth against Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. 2B Cole Figueroa is batting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
OF
Davis, Khris
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Khris Davis went 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored in a 12-3 win over the Detroit Tigers Saturday, May 28, and his 11 home runs this month are the most in the majors.
2016/05/28
2B
Drew, Stephen
WSH
Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon is not in the Saturday, May 28, starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals. 3B Stephen Drew will bat seventh against Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright.
2016/05/28
3B
Drury, Brandon
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the San Diego Padres. Tomas' replacement is OF Michael Bourn, who will bat second against Padres SP Cesar Vargas. In addition, OF Brandon Drury has been moved to left field, OF Chris Owings will play center and Bourn is in right.
2016/05/28
OF
Duvall, Adam
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Adam Duvall went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run, four RBI and two runs scored in a 7-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 28, and he has four home runs in his last six games.
2016/05/28
OF
Dyson, Jarrod
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Whit Merrifield will start in left field and is batting second, while 2B Omar Infante will start at second base and is batting ninth.
2016/05/28
OF
Eibner, Brett
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Brett Eibner will serve as the designated hitter and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
SP
Eovaldi, Nathan
NYY
New York Yankees SP Nathan Eovaldi may throw the second-fastest fastball in baseball - his four-seamer registers 96.9 miles per hour on average - but one of the keys to his success in 2016 has been his willingness to mix in his secondary pitches. Of the 21 starting pitchers who average 93 mph or greater on their fastballs, Eovaldi is the only one who throws his less than 50 percent of the time.
2016/05/28
RP
Fien, Casey
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias was optioned to Class AAA Oklahoma City Saturday, May 28, but head coach Dave Roberts didn't rule out Urias returning to the majors this season. In a corresponding move, RP Casey Fien's contract was purchased.
2016/05/28
3B
Figueroa, Cole
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. 2B Cole Figueroa is batting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
3B
Freese, David
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. 3B David Freese will bat fourth against Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
3B
Garcia, Adonis
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar and INF Chase d'Arnaud are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen Saturday, May 28. OF Mallex Smith will bat leadoff and play center field, 3B Adonis Garcia will bat seventh and play the hot corner and INF Daniel Castro will bat eighth and play shortstop.
2016/05/28
2B
Garcia, Greg
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (back) is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, for a second straight game. 3B Matt Carpenter will play first and lead off against Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez, and 3B Greg Garcia will take Carpenter's spot at third and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
OF
Gardner, Brett
NYY
New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner and C Brian McCann are not in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Moore Saturday, May 28. OF Aaron Hicks will bat second and play left field, while C Austin Romine starts behind the plate and bats ninth.
2016/05/28
C
Garneau, Dustin
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Gerardo Parra, 2B DJ LeMahieu and C Tony Wolters are not in the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Saturday, May 28. OF Ryan Raburn will bat sixth and play left field, INF Cristhian Adames will play second base and bat seventh and C Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
SP
Garza, Matt
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza (lat) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Class A Wisconsin Tuesday, May 31. If all goes well, he is hoping to return to the parent club's starting rotation June 14.
2016/05/28
2B
Gennett, Scooter
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP Alfredo Simon Saturday, May 28. OF Alex Presley will bat seventh and play left field. In addition, 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are back in the lineup.
2016/05/28
OF
Gillespie, Cole
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup against Atlanta Braves SP Aaron Blair Saturday, May 28. OF Ichiro Suzuki will bat leadoff and play right field, while OF Cole Gillespie plays left field and bats seventh.
2016/05/28
MAN
Girardi, Joe
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (neck) is not expected to play on Sunday, May 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays, according to manager Joe Girardi, who is more optimistic about his return on Monday, May 30.
2016/05/28
OF
Goeddel, Tyler
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Tyler Goeddel is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks Saturday, May 28. OF David Lough will start in left field and is hitting seventh in the lineup.
2016/05/29
1B
Goldschmidt, Paul
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double, a two-run home run and a stolen base during Arizona's 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
C
Gomes, Yan
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes is back in the lineup against Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez Saturday, May 28, batting seventh.
2016/05/28
C
Gomes, Yan
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes went 2-for-5 with three RBI in an 11-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, May 28, and he has 12 RBI in his last 10 games.
2016/05/28
SP
Gonzalez, Gio
WSH
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (back) is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, for a second straight game. 3B Matt Carpenter will play first and lead off against Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez, and 3B Greg Garcia will take Carpenter's spot at third and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
SP
Gonzalez, Gio
WSH
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong is not in the lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Washington Nationals. 2B Jedd Gyorko will start and bat seventh against Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez.
2016/05/28
SP
Gray, Sonny
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (neck, shoulder) threw 35 pitches off the bullpen mound Saturday, May 28, and he will throw of the regular mound Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/29
SP
Greinke, Zack
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Zack Greinke allowed four runs on six hits and a walk while striking out two batters during the Diamondbacks' 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday, May 28. "Fastball was probably the best it's been all year," Greinke said. "Been pitching good the past month, been winning a lot of games, that's really all that matters. I probably pitched better today than in some other games where I've had better results."
2016/05/28
OF
Gutierrez, Franklin
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Franklin Gutierrez will be in the lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Minnesota Twins. Gutierrez will bat seventh against Twins SP Phil Hughes.
2016/05/28
2B
Gyorko, Jedd
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong is not in the lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Washington Nationals. 2B Jedd Gyorko will start and bat seventh against Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez.
2016/05/28
OF
Hamilton, Billy
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup against Milwaukee Brewers SP Chase Anderson Saturday, May 28. OF Tyler Holt will bat seventh and play center field. In addition, C Tucker Barnhart is back in the lineup as the No. 8 batter.
2016/05/29
OF
Harper, Bryce
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper hit his 13th home run of the season and second in three games in a 9-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, May 28. Harper is 7-for-43 (.163) since May 13, dropping his batting average 33 points to .245.
2016/05/28
2B
Harrison, Josh
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. 2B Cole Figueroa is batting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
SP
Hendricks, Kyle
CHC
Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks easily handled the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, May 28, logging the second complete game of his career after allowing one run on five hits while striking out seven during a 105-pitch outing.
2016/05/28
OF
Hicks, Aaron
NYY
New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner and C Brian McCann are not in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Moore Saturday, May 28. OF Aaron Hicks will bat second and play left field, while C Austin Romine starts behind the plate and bats ninth.
2016/05/28
OF
Holt, Tyler
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup against Milwaukee Brewers SP Chase Anderson Saturday, May 28. OF Tyler Holt will bat seventh and play center field. In addition, C Tucker Barnhart is back in the lineup as the No. 8 batter.
2016/05/28
1B
Howard, Ryan
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ryan Howard went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, May 28, dropping his average for the month to .097 with 25 strikeouts in 62 at-bats.
2016/05/28
SP
Hughes, Phil
MIN
Seattle Mariners OF Franklin Gutierrez will be in the lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Minnesota Twins. Gutierrez will bat seventh against Twins SP Phil Hughes.
2016/05/28
C
Iannetta, Chris
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Chris Iannetta is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Minnesota Twins. C Steve Clevenger is starting and batting eighth against Twins SP Phil Hughes.
2016/05/28
OF
Inciarte, Ender
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar and INF Chase d'Arnaud are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen Saturday, May 28. OF Mallex Smith will bat leadoff and play center field, 3B Adonis Garcia will bat seventh and play the hot corner and INF Daniel Castro will bat eighth and play shortstop.
2016/05/28
2B
Infante, Omar
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Whit Merrifield will start in left field and is batting second, while 2B Omar Infante will start at second base and is batting ninth.
2016/05/28
OF
Jackson, Austin
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Austin Jackson recorded his third straight multi-hit effort on Saturday, May 28, against the Kansas City Royals, going 3-for-5 with a run scored.
2016/05/28
RP
Jeffress, Jeremy
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers RP Jeremy Jeffress blew his second save of the year and a took the loss against the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, May 28, allowing one run on one hit and a walk.
2016/05/28
OF
Jennings, Desmond
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings is out of the lineup against New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda Saturday, May 28. OF Mikie Mahtook will bat eighth and play center field. In addition, OF Steven Souza is back in the starting lineup, batting sixth and playing right field.
2016/05/28
OF
Joyce, Matt
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Matt Joyce will serve as designated hitter Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. Joyce will bat seventh against Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
3B
Kang, Jung Ho
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the Texas Rangers. 3B David Freese will bat fourth against Rangers SP Yu Darvish.
2016/05/28
INF
Kelly, Ty
NYM
New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) has neck issues and will not start Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. 3B Ty Kelly takes Wright's place and bats seventh against Dodgers SP Kenta Maeda.
2016/05/29
OF
Kemp, Matt
SD
San Diego Padres OF Matt Kemp went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during the Padres' 8-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
SP
Keuchel, Dallas
HOU
Houston Astros SP Dallas Keuchel snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday, May 28, when he pitched seven innings in a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. It was the first win since April 15 for Keuchel, who entered this game with a 5.92 earned run average.
2016/05/28
SP
Keuchel, Dallas
HOU
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Rafael Ortega will not start Saturday, May 28, against the Houston Astros. OF Shane Robinson is starting and hitting ninth against Astros SP Dallas Keuchel.
2016/05/28
RP
Knebel, Corey
MIL
Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers RP Corey Knebel (oblique) is slated to make two rehab appearances for Class A Brevard County and two appearances for Class AAA Colorado Springs before being activated from the disabled list.
2016/05/28
2B
LeMahieu, DJ
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Gerardo Parra, 2B DJ LeMahieu and C Tony Wolters are not in the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Saturday, May 28. OF Ryan Raburn will bat sixth and play left field, INF Cristhian Adames will play second base and bat seventh and C Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
SP
Lincecum, Tim
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Tim Lincecum threw 75 pitches in five innings of an extended spring training game Saturday, May 28. He is expected to make a rehab start Thursday, June 2, for Class AAA Salt Lake. The Angels hope he can join the rotation by mid-June.
2016/05/28
C
Lobaton, Jose
WSH
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Ramos' replacement is C Jose Lobaton, who will bat eighth against Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright.
2016/05/28
1B
Loney, James
NYM
The New York Mets have acquired 1B James Loney from the San Diego Padres, in exchange for cash considerations.
2016/05/28
OF
Lough, David
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Tyler Goeddel is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks Saturday, May 28. OF David Lough will start in left field and is hitting seventh in the lineup.
2016/05/28
RP
Loup, Aaron
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki (quadriceps) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, May 28, because of a right quadriceps strain. The team also activated RP Aaron Loup (from) from the 15-day disabled list.
2016/05/28
SP
Maeda, Kenta
LAD
New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) has neck issues and will not start Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. 3B Ty Kelly takes Wright's place and bats seventh against Dodgers SP Kenta Maeda.
2016/05/28
OF
Mahtook, Mikie
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings is out of the lineup against New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda Saturday, May 28. OF Mikie Mahtook will bat eighth and play center field. In addition, OF Steven Souza is back in the starting lineup, batting sixth and playing right field.
2016/05/28
OF
Marisnick, Jake
HOU
Houston Astros OF Colby Rasmus is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. OF Jake Marisnick is in for Ausmus and will hit eighth against Angels SP Jered Weaver.
2016/05/28
C
Martin, Russell
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin played an instrumental role in a 10-9 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, May 28, going 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored. Martin homered in the sixth, sparked a four-run eighth to tie it up at 8-8 with an RBI single and delivered a game-tying, run-scoring double in the ninth before crossing the plate on 2B Devon Travis' walk-off infield single moments later.
2016/05/28
1B
Martinez, Victor
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Victor Martinez went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored in a 12-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics Saturday, May 28, and he has seven RBI in his last six games.
2016/05/28
C
McCann, Brian
NYY
New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner and C Brian McCann are not in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Moore Saturday, May 28. OF Aaron Hicks will bat second and play left field, while C Austin Romine starts behind the plate and bats ninth.
2016/05/28
OF
Merrifield, Whit
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Whit Merrifield will start in left field and is batting second, while 2B Omar Infante will start at second base and is batting ninth.
2016/05/29
SP
Miley, Wade
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley allowed five runs on six hits -- three home runs -- and four walks while striking out six batters over four innings during the Mariners' 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
SP
Miley, Wade
SEA
Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) is out Saturday, May 28, due to a knee sprain. 3B Eduardo Nunez is in Plouffe's place and will hit leadoff against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley.
2016/05/28
1B
Morales, Kendrys
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Brett Eibner will serve as the designated hitter and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/29
2B
Murphy, Daniel
WSH
Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy picked up his 41st hit in May, the most by a Nationals player since the team moved from Montreal in 2005.
2016/05/29
SP
Nicasio, Juan
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Juan Nicasio allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out four batters during the Pirates' 5-2 loss to the Texas Rangers Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
OF
Nieuwenhuis, Kirk
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP Alfredo Simon Saturday, May 28. OF Alex Presley will bat seventh and play left field. In addition, 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are back in the lineup.
2016/05/28
SS
Nunez, Eduardo
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) is out Saturday, May 28, due to a knee sprain. 3B Eduardo Nunez is in Plouffe's place and will hit leadoff against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley.
2016/05/28
OF
Ortega, Rafael
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Rafael Ortega will not start Saturday, May 28, against the Houston Astros. OF Shane Robinson is starting and hitting ninth against Astros SP Dallas Keuchel.
2016/05/28
2B
Owings, Chris
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the San Diego Padres. Tomas' replacement is OF Michael Bourn, who will bat second against Padres SP Cesar Vargas. In addition, OF Brandon Drury has been moved to left field, OF Chris Owings will play center and Bourn is in right.
2016/05/28
OF
Ozuna, Marcell
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna extended his hitting streak to 10 games, going 1-for-4 with a walk in a 7-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves Saturday, May 28, and he is hitting .487 during the streak.
2016/05/28
OF
Parker, Jarrett
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Denard Span (hip) has been scratched from the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Saturday, May 28, because of a bruised right hip. OF Gregor Blanco will bat leadoff and play center field in his place, with OF Jarrett Parker batting seventh and playing left field.
2016/05/28
OF
Parra, Gerardo
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Gerardo Parra, 2B DJ LeMahieu and C Tony Wolters are not in the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Saturday, May 28. OF Ryan Raburn will bat sixth and play left field, INF Cristhian Adames will play second base and bat seventh and C Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
OF
Pence, Hunter
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) and OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) are back in the starting lineup against Colorado Rockies SP Eddie Butler Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
C
Perez, Salvador
KC
Kansas City C Salvador Perez (knee) needed assistance to leave the field on Saturday, May 28, against the Chicago White Sox after injuring his left knee in a collision with 3B Cheslor Cuthbert while pursuing a foul popup. C Drew Butera replaced Perez following the ninth-inning mishap.
2016/05/28
C
Perez, Salvador
KC
Updating a previous story, Kansas City C Salvador Perez (quadriceps) was diagnosed with a left quadriceps contusion following a collision with teammate 3B Cheslor Cuthbert late in a win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday, May 28. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Sunday, May 29, but initial reports suggest he did not suffer structural damage to his knee.
2016/05/28
C
Phegley, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Chris Coghlan are out of the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd Saturday, May 28. 1B Billy Butler will bat sixth and play first base, C Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat seventh and OF Jake Smolinski will bat ninth and patrol right field.
2016/05/29
3B
Plouffe, Trevor
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe's (knee) MRI exam on his right knee revealed a bone bruise but no ligament damage, and he is hopeful to play against the Oakland Athletics Monday, May 30.
2016/05/28
3B
Plouffe, Trevor
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) is out Saturday, May 28, due to a knee sprain. 3B Eduardo Nunez is in Plouffe's place and will hit leadoff against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley.
2016/05/28
C
Posey, Buster
SF
San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey hit a pair of three-run home runs in a 10-5 win over the Colorado Rockies Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
OF
Presley, Alex
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP Alfredo Simon Saturday, May 28. OF Alex Presley will bat seventh and play left field. In addition, 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are back in the lineup.
2016/05/28
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the New York Mets. OF Trayce Thompson is playing right field and batting fifth against Mets SP Noah Syndergaard.
2016/05/28
OF
Raburn, Ryan
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Gerardo Parra, 2B DJ LeMahieu and C Tony Wolters are not in the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Saturday, May 28. OF Ryan Raburn will bat sixth and play left field, INF Cristhian Adames will play second base and bat seventh and C Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
C
Ramos, Wilson
WSH
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Ramos' replacement is C Jose Lobaton, who will bat eighth against Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright.
2016/05/28
OF
Rasmus, Colby
HOU
Houston Astros OF Colby Rasmus is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. OF Jake Marisnick is in for Ausmus and will hit eighth against Angels SP Jered Weaver.
2016/05/28
3B
Rendon, Anthony
WSH
Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon is not in the Saturday, May 28, starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals. 3B Stephen Drew will bat seventh against Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright.
2016/05/28
OF
Rickard, Joey
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters, 3B Pedro Alvarez and OF Joey Rickard are back in the starting lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
OF
Robinson, Shane
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Rafael Ortega will not start Saturday, May 28, against the Houston Astros. OF Shane Robinson is starting and hitting ninth against Astros SP Dallas Keuchel.
2016/05/28
SS
Rollins, Jimmy
CWS
Chicago White Sox SS Jimmy Rollins is not in the starting lineup against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, May 28. SS Tyler Saladino will start at shortstop and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
C
Romine, Austin
NYY
New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner and C Brian McCann are not in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Moore Saturday, May 28. OF Aaron Hicks will bat second and play left field, while C Austin Romine starts behind the plate and bats ninth.
2016/05/28
SS
Saladino, Tyler
CWS
Chicago White Sox SS Jimmy Rollins is not in the starting lineup against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, May 28. SS Tyler Saladino will start at shortstop and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
SP
Salazar, Danny
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar bounced back from his shortest outing of the year to allow two runs on six hits while striking out five over six innings in a win against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
C
Saltalamacchia, Jarrod
DET
Detroit Tigers C Jarrod Saltalamacchia will bat eighth and start behind the plate against Oakland Athletics SP Jesse Hahn Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/29
OF
Sano, Miguel
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Miguel Sano went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and three RBI during the Twins' 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
SP
Simon, Alfredo
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP Alfredo Simon was tossed for hitting Milwaukee Brewers SP Chase Anderson Saturday, May 28. He allowed two earned runs on three hits over four innings before being ejected.
2016/05/28
OF
Smith, Mallex
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar and INF Chase d'Arnaud are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen Saturday, May 28. OF Mallex Smith will bat leadoff and play center field, 3B Adonis Garcia will bat seventh and play the hot corner and INF Daniel Castro will bat eighth and play shortstop.
2016/05/28
OF
Smolinski, Jake
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Chris Coghlan are out of the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd Saturday, May 28. 1B Billy Butler will bat sixth and play first base, C Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat seventh and OF Jake Smolinski will bat ninth and patrol right field.
2016/05/28
OF
Souza, Steven
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings is out of the lineup against New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda Saturday, May 28. OF Mikie Mahtook will bat eighth and play center field. In addition, OF Steven Souza is back in the starting lineup, batting sixth and playing right field.
2016/05/28
OF
Span, Denard
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Denard Span (hip) has been scratched from the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Saturday, May 28, because of a bruised right hip. OF Gregor Blanco will bat leadoff and play center field in his place, with OF Jarrett Parker batting seventh and playing left field.
2016/05/28
OF
Stanton, Giancarlo
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup against Atlanta Braves SP Aaron Blair Saturday, May 28. OF Ichiro Suzuki will bat leadoff and play right field, while OF Cole Gillespie plays left field and bats seventh.
2016/05/28
RP
Street, Huston
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Huston Street (oblique) threw 20 pitches in an extended spring game Saturday, May 28, and he may be close to coming back.
2016/05/28
SP
Stroman, Marcus
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman was roughed up by the Boston Red Sox for the second time in as many starts against this season on Saturday, May 28, giving up a season-high tying seven runs on 11 hits over 5 1/3 innings. Stroman was also tagged for five runs in 5 1/3 frames versus Boston in his second start of the season on April 8.
2016/05/28
OF
Suzuki, Ichiro
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup against Atlanta Braves SP Aaron Blair Saturday, May 28. OF Ichiro Suzuki will bat leadoff and play right field, while OF Cole Gillespie plays left field and bats seventh.
2016/05/29
C
Suzuki, Kurt
MIN
Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki (head) left the game in the third inning Saturday, May 28, because of concussion-like symptoms. The team said Suzuki passed the concussion protocol and is considered day-to-day.
2016/05/28
C
Swihart, Blake
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Blake Swihart is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Saturday, May 28. OF Chris Young will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
SP
Syndergaard, Noah
NYM
New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard was ejected after throwing behind Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Chase Utley Saturday, May 28. New York Mets manager Terry Collins was also tossed.
2016/05/28
SP
Syndergaard, Noah
NYM
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the New York Mets. OF Trayce Thompson is playing right field and batting fifth against Mets SP Noah Syndergaard.
2016/05/28
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (neck) is not expected to play on Sunday, May 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays, according to manager Joe Girardi, who is more optimistic about his return on Monday, May 30.
2016/05/28
SS
Tejada, Ruben
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter was activated from the paternity list Saturday, May 28. The team also designated SS Ruben Tejada for assignment.
2016/05/28
OF
Thompson, Trayce
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the New York Mets. OF Trayce Thompson is playing right field and batting fifth against Mets SP Noah Syndergaard.
2016/05/28
OF
Thompson, Trayce
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson (back) exited against the New York Mets Saturday, May 28, with lower-back soreness.
2016/05/28
OF
Tomas, Yasmany
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the San Diego Padres. Tomas' replacement is OF Michael Bourn, who will bat second against Padres SP Cesar Vargas. In addition, OF Brandon Drury has been moved to left field, OF Chris Owings will play center and Bourn is in right.
2016/05/28
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis continued his bid to move into the leadoff role sooner than later on Saturday, May 28, going 2-for-5 with two RBI - including the winning run to complete a rally - in a comeback win over the Boston Red Sox.
2016/05/28
2B
Travis, Devon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin played an instrumental role in a 10-9 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, May 28, going 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored. Martin homered in the sixth, sparked a four-run eighth to tie it up at 8-8 with an RBI single and delivered a game-tying, run-scoring double in the ninth before crossing the plate on 2B Devon Travis' walk-off infield single moments later.
2016/05/28
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki (quadriceps) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, May 28, because of a right quadriceps strain. The team also activated RP Aaron Loup (from) from the 15-day disabled list.
2016/05/28
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki is not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Saturday, May 28. 2B Darwin Barney will start at shortstop and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
SP
Urias, Julio
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias was optioned to Class AAA Oklahoma City Saturday, May 28, but head coach Dave Roberts didn't rule out Urias returning to the majors this season. In a corresponding move, RP Casey Fien's contract was purchased.
2016/05/28
2B
Utley, Chase
LAD
New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard was ejected after throwing behind Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Chase Utley Saturday, May 28. New York Mets manager Terry Collins was also tossed.
2016/05/28
SP
Vargas, Cesar
SD
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the San Diego Padres. Tomas' replacement is OF Michael Bourn, who will bat second against Padres SP Cesar Vargas. In addition, OF Brandon Drury has been moved to left field, OF Chris Owings will play center and Bourn is in right.
2016/05/28
C
Vogt, Stephen
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt, 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Chris Coghlan are out of the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd Saturday, May 28. 1B Billy Butler will bat sixth and play first base, C Josh Phegley will start behind the plate and bat seventh and OF Jake Smolinski will bat ninth and patrol right field.
2016/05/28
SP
Wainwright, Adam
STL
Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon is not in the Saturday, May 28, starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals. 3B Stephen Drew will bat seventh against Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright.
2016/05/29
SP
Wainwright, Adam
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright allowed four runs and six hits, including a career record-tying three home runs, in a 9-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday, May 28. He struck out five and walked none to earn his fifth straight win.
2016/05/28
SP
Wainwright, Adam
STL
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos is not starting Saturday, May 28, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Ramos' replacement is C Jose Lobaton, who will bat eighth against Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright.
2016/05/28
SP
Weaver, Jered
LAA
Houston Astros OF Colby Rasmus is out of the starting lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. OF Jake Marisnick is in for Ausmus and will hit eighth against Angels SP Jered Weaver.
2016/05/28
C
Wieters, Matt
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters, 3B Pedro Alvarez and OF Joey Rickard are back in the starting lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
C
Wolters, Tony
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Gerardo Parra, 2B DJ LeMahieu and C Tony Wolters are not in the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Saturday, May 28. OF Ryan Raburn will bat sixth and play left field, INF Cristhian Adames will play second base and bat seventh and C Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/05/28
2B
Wong, Kolten
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong is not in the lineup Saturday, May 28, against the Washington Nationals. 2B Jedd Gyorko will start and bat seventh against Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez.
2016/05/28
3B
Wright, David
NYM
New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) has neck issues and will not start Saturday, May 28, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. 3B Ty Kelly takes Wright's place and bats seventh against Dodgers SP Kenta Maeda.
2016/05/28
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup against Atlanta Braves SP Aaron Blair Saturday, May 28. OF Ichiro Suzuki will bat leadoff and play right field, while OF Cole Gillespie plays left field and bats seventh.
2016/05/28
OF
Young, Chris
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Blake Swihart is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Saturday, May 28. OF Chris Young will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/29
RP
Ziegler, Brad
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks RP Brad Ziegler allowed three runs -- one unearned -- on three hits in the ninth inning during the Diamondbacks' 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/29
1B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman had four hits, including two home runs, in a 9-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, May 28. Zimmerman stands at .244/.314/.440 for the year.
2016/05/28
SS
d'Arnaud, Chase
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar and INF Chase d'Arnaud are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen Saturday, May 28. OF Mallex Smith will bat leadoff and play center field, 3B Adonis Garcia will bat seventh and play the hot corner and INF Daniel Castro will bat eighth and play shortstop.