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2014/09/20
1B
Adams, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (illness) is out of the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20, due to a stomach illness.
2014/09/20
OF
Almonte, Abraham
SD
San Diego Padres OF Abraham Almonte (ankle) left the game Saturday, Sept. 20, after re-injuring his left ankle.
2014/09/20
3B
Alvarez, Pedro
PIT
The Boston Red Sox may have interest in Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez if he becomes available this offseason.
2014/09/20
C
Avila, Alex
DET
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (head) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
TO
Backman, Wally
NYM
Wally Backman, who managed the New York Mets' Triple-A team, is joining the parent club as a coach for the final nine games of the season, and there is some speculation he may become a big league coach in 2015.
2014/09/20
SP
Baker, Scott
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Scott Baker (triceps) threw a bullpen session Friday, Sept. 19, and will attempt to throw another session Saturday, Sept. 20. He remains hopeful of making an appearance before the end of the regular season.
2014/09/19
OF
Brown, Domonic
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (wrist) was scratched for the game Friday, Sept. 19, against the Oakland Athletics, and it is believed to be due to his existing wrist issue. OF Grady Sizemore took his place in left field.
2014/09/19
SP
Buehrle, Mark
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle allowed five earned runs, eight hits and two walks with three strikeouts over six innings in a loss Friday, Sept. 19, against the New York Yankees. He is 1-14 lifetime against the Y ankees, and winless in 17 starts against New York since April 2004, when he was a member of the Chicago White Sox.
2014/09/20
RP
Burton, Jared
MIN
Minnesota Twins RP Jared Burton will serve in the closer role Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
3B
Carpenter, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter (illness) is out of the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20, due to a stomach illness.
2014/09/20
C
Castillo, Welington
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) is available to play Saturday, Sept. 20, but is not in the starting lineup, because the team wants him to rest his injured rib.
2014/09/20
C
Castillo, Welington
CHC
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) is considered day-to-day because of a rib contusion. Manager Rick Renteria said Castillo underwent an MRI or X-rays, but the team does not know the results at this point.
2014/09/20
GM
Cherington, Ben
BOS
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has expressed an interest in bringing CL Koji Uehara back for 2015, but contract talks have not started.
2014/09/20
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp is not in the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, Sept. 20. OF Sam Fuld will hit leadoff and play center field.
2014/09/19
OF
Cuddyer, Michael
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Michael Cuddyer clubbed a grand slam Friday, Sept. 19, against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and he finished 3-for-5 with two doubles, the homer and a career-high seven RBIs.
2014/09/20
OF
Cuddyer, Michael
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Michael Cuddyer is out of the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
GM
Daniels, Jon
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Colby Lewis was told he may be retained by the team for the 2015 season by general manager Jon Daniels.
2014/09/20
P
Downs, Darin
HOU
Houston Astros P Darin Downs (oblique) left the game early Friday, Sept. 19, because of discomfort in his right oblique.
2014/09/20
SP
Elias, Roenis
SEA
Updating previous reports, the MRI results for Seattle Mariners SP Roenis Elias (elbow) won't be revealed until Monday, Sept. 22, according to manager Lloyd McClendon.
2014/09/19
SP
Elias, Roenis
SEA
Updating a previous report, Seattle Mariners SP Roenis Elias (elbow) was examined by doctors and the evaluation went well. Manager Lloyd McClendon said there wasn't a high level of concern, and that the MRI for Elias was precautionary.
2014/09/20
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury (hamstring) could miss the rest of the season because of his injury, according to manager Joe Girardi.
2014/09/19
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury (hamstring) will have an MRI after leaving the game Friday, Sept. 19, due to a strained right hamstring.
2014/09/20
1B
Encarnacion, Edwin
TOR
An MRI exam on Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion (back) revealed that he has inflammation in his back. The injury is not considered serious.
2014/09/20
SS
Escobar, Eduardo
MIN
Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar (shoulder) played catch from a distance of 100 feet Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
SP
Fernandez, Jose
MIA
Once Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) is cleared to resume his throwing program Oct. 1, he will begin playing catch from a distance of 30 to 45 feet for three to four minutes at a time before gradually building up his workload on a week-to-week basis. The throwing program schedule only runs until December, when Fernandez will receive three or four weeks off before restarting the program in January. Fernandez has been working out five days a week with physical therapist Ron Yacoub and has lost approximately 10 pounds, with his weight currently fluctuating between 219 and 221 pounds.
2014/09/20
OF
Fuld, Sam
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp is not in the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, Sept. 20. OF Sam Fuld will hit leadoff and play center field.
2014/09/19
OF
Gardner, Brett
NYY
New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner was hitless in four at-bats Friday, Sept. 19, against the Toronto Blue Jays, extending his career-worst slump to 0-for-27.
2014/09/20
SP
Gausman, Kevin
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman (finger) said the blister on his right middle finger feels better and he expects to throw Sunday, Sept. 21, in order to test it. He doesn't think he will miss his next scheduled start.
2014/09/20
OF
Hamilton, Josh
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (rib cage, shoulder) is listed as day-to-day, after CT scans revealed that he has inflammation in his rib cage.
2014/09/20
SP
Haren, Dan
LAD
The Los Angeles Dodgers have not yet determined who will start against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Sept. 21. According to manager Don Mattingly, SP Dan Haren is an option, along with every member of the bullpen.
2014/09/20
OF
Harper, Bryce
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper is not in the starting lineup against the Miami Marlins Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
INF
Herrera, Dilson
NYM
New York Mets SS Dilson Herrera (quadriceps) left the game Saturday, Sept. 20, after injuring his left quadriceps running to first base.
2014/09/20
OF
Heyward, Jason
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (thumb) is likely to be out of the lineup until at least Monday, Sept. 22.
2014/09/20
OF
Hicks, Aaron
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Aaron Hicks (back) was scratched from the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20, with a stiff back.
2014/09/19
3B
Holt, Brock
BOS
Boston Red Sox 3B/OF Brock Holt (concussion) has not been cleared to return from a concussion, and it will take some time before he is ready to return. "There are still some important steps he has to complete," manager John Farrell said Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/20
OF
Jennings, Desmond
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings (knee) is no longer being listed on the team's lineup card as an extra player. He is not expected to play again this season.
2014/09/20
SP
Kershaw, Clayton
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher in the majors to win 20 games this season with a victory over the Chicago Cubs Friday, Sept. 19. He allowed three runs on seven hits over five innings, with three walks and nine strikeouts.
2014/09/20
2B
Kipnis, Jason
CLE
Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis (hamstring) could be available off the bench Saturday, Sept. 20, and could return to the lineup Sunday, Sept. 21.
2014/09/19
1B
LaRoche, Adam
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) returned to the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19, against the Miami Marlins, and he had a two-run homer with a walk in three at-bats.
2014/09/20
SP
Lewis, Colby
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Colby Lewis was told he may be retained by the team for the 2015 season by general manager Jon Daniels.
2014/09/20
1B
Lind, Adam
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind (back) is unavailable Saturday, Sept. 20, because of back pain that began bothering him after the game Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/20
C
Lopez, Rafael
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Rafael Lopez likely will be the starting catcher if C Welington Castillo (rib) misses some time with his injury.
2014/09/20
OF
Markakis, Nick
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) said his shoulder is feeling better but he is still experiencing soreness.
2014/09/20
OF
Markakis, Nick
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) is out of the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/19
OF
Markakis, Nick
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) was out of the lineup for the second straight game Friday, Sept. 13, against the Boston Red Sox. However, manager Buck Showalter said the outfielder was available off the bench.
2014/09/19
DH
Martinez, Victor
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Victor Martinez went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI Friday, Sept. 19, against the Kansas City Royals. The RBI was his 100th of the season, as he reached 30 homers and 100 RBI in a single season for the first time in his career. He is the oldest first-time member of the club. The only players older than Martinez to become first-time members of the 30-100 club have been Carlton Fisk (1985) and Edgar Martinez (2000).
2014/09/20
SP
Miller, Shelby
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Shelby Miller (ankle) suffered a bruised right ankle after being struck by a one-hop liner during the sixth inning of his start Friday, Sept. 19, against the Cincinnati Reds. He was taken out of the game as a precautionary measure but tests revealed nothing serious.
2014/09/20
SP
Milone, Tommy
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone (neck) was given a cortisone shot in his neck during the middle of this week, according to general manager Terry Ryan.
2014/09/19
RP
Morris, Bryan
MIA
Miami Marlins RP Bryan Morris (groin) has officially been shut down for the remainder of the season due to his groin injury.
2014/09/19
OF
Morse, Michael
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse (oblique) informed manager Bruce Bochy Friday, Sept. 19, that he is ready to go. Morse was not in the starting nine Friday, however.
2014/09/19
1B
Napoli, Mike
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (finger, toe) has been sidelined, but manager John Farrell said Friday, Sept. 19, that Napoli "will be mixed in there as we go through this final week."
2014/09/20
1B
Napoli, Mike
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli is out of the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
C
Nieves, Wil
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies C Wil Nieves will start behind the plate against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, Sept. 20, in place of C Carlos Ruiz (shoulder).
2014/09/19
DH
Ortiz, David
BOS
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz hit a pair of home runs, including a two-run game-winner in the 10th inning, in the win Friday, Sept. 19, against the Baltimore Orioles. He has 34 homers and 102 RBIs, his club-record eighth season with at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs passing Ted Williams. He is the oldest major leaguer to post a 30/100 season since Frank Thomas did it at the same age in 2006.
2014/09/20
OF
Pagan, Angel
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (back) went 0-for-2 with a walk in his return to the lineup Friday, Sept. 19, against the San Diego Padres. However, he had to leave the game in the sixth inning when his back tightened up after he struck out.
2014/09/20
SP
Parker, Jarrod
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Jarrod Parker (elbow) will report to Arizona Wednesday, Sept. 24, to continue his rehab. He plans to throw off a mound several times before shutting things down in November.
2014/09/20
OF
Pearce, Steve
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 1B Steve Pearce (wrist) was scratched from the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20, with a sore right wrist. It's not believed to be serious. 1B Christian Walker took his place in the lineup.
2014/09/20
RP
Perkins, Glen
MIN
Minnesota Twins CL Glen Perkins (forearm) admitted he refrained from using his slider at times recently because his forearm hurt more when throwing that pitch.
2014/09/19
RP
Perkins, Glen
MIN
Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Twins are shutting down RP Glen Perkins (forearm) for the season due to a strained left forearm and secondary nerve irritation.
2014/09/19
1B
Reynolds, Mark
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 1B Mark Reynolds was back in the lineup Friday, Sept. 19, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was hitless in three at-bats less than 24 hours after a rare mental mistake opened the door for a late rally by the St. Louis cardinals Thursday, Sept. 18. "This guy, instinctually, is unbelievable," manager Ron Roenicke said. "That's why when you see those things happen, it's surprising. And, you know, why couldn't you do it in a game that didn't matter?"
2014/09/20
OF
Robertson, Daniel
TEX
Texas Rangers OFs Daniel Robertson and Jake Smolinski will play for Obregon in the Mexican League this winter in order to receive more at-bats.
2014/09/20
OF
Rodriguez, Sean
TB
Tampa Bay Rays INF Sean Rodriguez is away from the team because of a death in his family.
2014/09/19
SS
Rollins, Jimmy
PHI
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) still must run sprints before he is cleared to return to the lineup. Barring any setbacks, he might be able to return this weekend against the Oakland Athletics.
2014/09/19
SP
Ross, Tyson
SD
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross is not expected to start Saturday, Sept. 20, against the San Francisco Giants.
2014/09/20
C
Ruiz, Carlos
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (shoulder) said he has been playing with a sore shoulder all season and will have it examined after the season. He does not know if he will need surgery on his shoulder.
2014/09/20
C
Ruiz, Carlos
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies C Wil Nieves will start behind the plate against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, Sept. 20, in place of C Carlos Ruiz (shoulder).
2014/09/19
OF
Sizemore, Grady
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (wrist) was scratched for the game Friday, Sept. 19, against the Oakland Athletics, and it is believed to be due to his existing wrist issue. OF Grady Sizemore took his place in left field.
2014/09/20
OF
Smolinski, Jake
TEX
Texas Rangers OFs Daniel Robertson and Jake Smolinski will play for Obregon in the Mexican League this winter in order to receive more at-bats.
2014/09/20
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist) left the game Saturday, Sept. 20, with a sore right wrist.
2014/09/20
OF
Tomas, Yasmani
FA
The Boston Red Sox will have scouts in attendance Sunday, Sept. 21, at the showcase for free-agent OF Yasmani Tomas.
2014/09/19
SS
Turner, Trea
SD
San Diego Padres SS Trea Turner, the team's first-round pick, is with the team for two days. He took batting practice Friday, Sept. 19, and also took some grounders. He is scheduled to play in the Arizona Fall League next month.
2014/09/20
RP
Uehara, Koji
BOS
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has expressed an interest in bringing CL Koji Uehara back for 2015, but contract talks have not started.
2014/09/20
3B
Uribe, Juan
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Juan Uribe is not in the starting lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
3B
Uribe, Juan
LAD
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Juan Uribe (side) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, Sept. 20, because of tightness in his side. He is not expected to miss much time.
2014/09/20
1B
Walker, Christian
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 1B Steve Pearce (wrist) was scratched from the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20, with a sore right wrist. It's not believed to be serious. 1B Christian Walker took his place in the lineup.
2014/09/19
P
Watson, Shane
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies P Shane Watson was suspended 50 games Friday, Sept. 19, for violating the league's drug policy. The violation is a drug of abuse, not a steroid.
2014/09/19
3B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) played an intrasquad instructional league game Friday, Sept. 19, posting three hits, including a home run, in eight at-bats. He might be reinstated from the 15-day disabled list over the weekend in Miami. "He's sore right now, it's like spring training," manager Matt Williams said. "I don't think it's hamstring sore, it's just general body soreness."
2014/09/20
3B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
The Washington Nationals have activated 3B/OF Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list. He will start in left field against the Miami Marlins Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/20
SP
Zimmermann, Jordan
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann was struck and knocked down by a line drive off the bat of Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee Saturday, Sept. 20, but stayed in the game. He went six innings, allowing one earned run and five hits while striking out four.