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2016/07/23
SS
Ahmed, Nick
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
SS
Ahmed, Nick
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed (hip) was placed on the 15 day disabled list on Saturday, July 23, with a right hip impingement. INF/OF Chris Owings was activated off the DL to replace Ahmed.
2016/07/23
RP
Albers, Matt
CWS
Updating previous reports, Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, July 23, after he had a non-physical confrontation with a member of the front office regarding his displeasure with having to wear a throwback uniform for the game. The matter escalated and the club decided to send him home, with P Matt Albers receiving the spot start in his place.
2016/07/23
RP
Albers, Matt
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale (illness) was scratched from his start Saturday, July 23, due to the flu. RP Matt Albers will make the emergency start.
2016/07/23
OF
Arcia, Oswaldo
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Oswaldo Arcia hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
SS
Aybar, Erick
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
3B
Beltre, Adrian
TEX
Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre went 2-for-5 with a double and three-run home run Saturday, July 23, against the Kansas City Royals. It wasn't all good as Beltre was charged with his sixth error on a throw.
2016/07/23
C
Bethancourt, Christian
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Betts, Mookie
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Michael Martinez hitting ninth. Manager John Farrell said nothing is structurally wrong with Betts. He is day to day, but he could miss some time.
2016/07/23
SS
Blanco, Andres
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, July 23. 3B Andres Blanco will take his place at third base and bat third against Pittsburgh Pirates Tyler Glasnow.
2016/07/23
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and a double in a 6-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner is receiving trade interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, but the two sides have not made progress because they have not agreed on his value, according to sources.
2016/07/23
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner received trade interest from the San Francisco Giants, but the Giants are looking for more bullpen help.
2016/07/23
C
Castillo, Welington
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
NYY
The Washington Nationals are one of several clubs that have expressed interest in Kansas City Royals RP Wade Davis. However, the club's asking price is reportedly greater than the New York Yankees are seeking in exchange for RP Aroldis Chapman.
2016/07/23
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
NYY
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is close to being traded, according to sources, and the Yankees plan to hold on to RP Andrew Miller.
2016/07/23
OF
Chisenhall, Lonnie
CLE
Cleveland Indians OF Lonnie Chisenhall (illness) returned to the lineup Saturday, July 23, hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
2B
Colon, Christian
KC
Kansas City Royals 2B Whit Merrifield is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 2B Christian Colon hitting ninth.
2016/07/23
C
Contreras, Willson
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with C Willson Contreras hitting fifth.
2016/07/23
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics 2B Jed Lowrie is leading off Saturday, July 23, with OF Coco Crisp out against a left-hander.
2016/07/23
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (back) was scratched Saturday, July 23, with back soreness. OF Coco Crisp has entered the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Cruz, Nelson
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz connected on his 24th and 25th homers of the season in a 14-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, July 23, belting his ninth career grand slam off SP R.A. Dickey in the third inning before connecting on a three-run blast off RP Drew Storen in the eighth.
2016/07/23
SP
Cueto, Johnny
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 23. SP Jeff Samardzija was originally scheduled to start Saturday but will now start Sunday, July 24.
2016/07/23
3B
Cuthbert, Cheslor
KC
Kansas City Royals 3B Cheslor Cuthbert went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks and a run scored Saturday, July 23, against the Texas Rangers to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.
2016/07/23
RP
Davis, Wade
KC
The Washington Nationals are one of several clubs that have expressed interest in Kansas City Royals RP Wade Davis. However, the club's asking price is reportedly greater than the New York Yankees are seeking in exchange for RP Aroldis Chapman.
2016/07/23
P
Dayton, Grant
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Ross Stripling was recalled from Class AAA Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 23. The Dodgers optioned RP Grant Dayton to Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
SP
Dickey, R.A.
TOR
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz connected on his 24th and 25th homers of the season in a 14-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, July 23, belting his ninth career grand slam off SP R.A. Dickey in the third inning before connecting on a three-run blast off RP Drew Storen in the eighth.
2016/07/23
OF
Eaton, Adam
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (foot) returned to the lineup Saturday, July 23, against the Detroit Tigers. He was hitless in three at-bats with a pair of strikeouts before the game was suspended in the top of the ninth inning.
2016/07/23
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/23
3B
Escobar, Yunel
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B Yunel Escobar went 2-for-4 with a run scored Saturday, July 23, against the Houston Astros to push his batting average up to .318.
2016/07/23
3B
Franco, Maikel
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, July 23. 3B Andres Blanco will take his place at third base and bat third against Pittsburgh Pirates Tyler Glasnow.
2016/07/23
OF
Francoeur, Jeff
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
3B
Freese, David
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Saturday, July 23. 3B David Freese will start at third base and is batting fifth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Garcia, Avisail
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Justin Morneau is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Avisail Garcia hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
2B
Garcia, Greg
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Gattis, Evan
HOU
Houston Astros C Evan Gattis is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Los Angeles Angels SP Jered Weaver on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
OF
Gattis, Evan
HOU
Houston Astros C-OF Evan Gattis (hand) returned to the lineup Saturday, July 23, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim after missing the game Friday, July 22, due to a bruised right hand. He had two home runs and four RBIs in the return. It was his sixth-career multi-homer game.
2016/07/23
SP
Gausman, Kevin
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman allowed four hits while walking three and striking out seven over seven shutout innings in a win over the Cleveland Indians Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Giolito, Lucas
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Lucas Giolito will be called up to start Sunday, July 24, against the San Diego Padres.
2016/07/23
SP
Glasnow, Tyler
PIT
Updating an earlier report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow (shoulder) left the game Saturday, July 23, with right shoulder discomfort.
2016/07/23
SP
Glasnow, Tyler
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow (undisclosed) left the game Saturday, July 23, with an apparent injury.
2016/07/23
C
Gosewisch, Tuffy
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
SS
Gregorius, Didi
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
Greinke, Zack
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Braden Shipley will be promoted from Class AAA Reno to make his MLB debut against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, July 25. Although he is filling in for injured SP Zack Greinke (oblique), it is uncertain if Shipley will remain in the rotation beyond Monday's game.
2016/07/23
1B
Guzman, Ronald
TEX
The Texas Rangers are refusing to part with INF Jurickson Profar in any potential deal with the Tampa Bay Rays for a starting pitcher. However, the names of prospects such as 1B Ronald Guzman and SP Yohander Mendez have reportedly been discussed.
2016/07/23
2B
Gyorko, Jedd
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Jedd Gyorko is hitting fifth Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Hamels, Cole
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run, five hits and three walks with four strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings in a win Saturday, July 23, against the Kansas City Royals. He threw 63 of his 105 pitches for strikes.
2016/07/23
OF
Hazelbaker, Jeremy
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
3B
Hill, Aaron
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is leading off Saturday, July 23, and 3B Travis Shaw is sitting out. 3B Aaron Hill is hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Holliday, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Holt, Brock
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is leading off Saturday, July 23, and 3B Travis Shaw is sitting out. 3B Aaron Hill is hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
C
Iannetta, Chris
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Mike Zunino is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Saturday, July 23. C Chris Iannetta will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Inciarte, Ender
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte likely will not be traded this season because general manager John Coppolella said the team is happy with how Inciarte has performed. He said Inciarte has played well defensively and is a better hitter than he has shown.
2016/07/23
SP
Iwakuma, Hisashi
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma won his fifth straight start Saturday, July 23, against the Toronto Blue Jays, yielding two runs on four runs and three walks over six innings.
2016/07/23
RP
Jackson, Edwin
SD
San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson allowed two runs on six hits while walking three and striking out one in a no-decision against the Washington Nationals Saturday, July 23, and he has allowed two runs in each of his first two starts with San Diego.
2016/07/23
OF
Jankowski, Travis
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
RP
Jansen, Kenley
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen allowed a game-tying home run with two outs in the ninth against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 22. It was his fifth blow save of the season and second in four appearances since the All-Star break.
2016/07/23
1B
Jaso, John
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B John Jaso is batting first in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Jimenez, Ubaldo
BAL
The Baltimore Orioles are looking to trade SP Ubaldo Jimenez before the trade deadline.
2016/07/23
3B
Kang, Jung Ho
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Saturday, July 23. 3B David Freese will start at third base and is batting fifth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
2B
Lawrie, Brett
CWS
Chicago White Sox 2B Brett Lawrie (hamstring) missed his second straight game Saturday, July 23, against the Detroit Tigers due to a hamstring injury. However, he is not expected to land on the 15-day disabled list.
2016/07/23
SP
Locke, Jeff
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke will be available out of the bullpen this weekend against the Philadelphia Phillies. Locke's move to the bullpen probably will be temporary, and he likely will return to the rotation when the team needs a fifth starter again.
2016/07/23
2B
Lowrie, Jed
OAK
Oakland Athletics 2B Jed Lowrie is leading off Saturday, July 23, with OF Coco Crisp out against a left-hander.
2016/07/23
SP
Manaea, Sean
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Sean Manaea allowed no runs on five hits over eight innings against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 22. He struck out seven and walked none.
2016/07/23
C
Martin, Russell
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin (knee) is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma Saturday, July 23. C Josh Thole will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
C
Martin, Russell
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin (knee) is feeling better but is still considered day-to-day at this point, according to manager John Gibbons.
2016/07/23
OF
Martinez, J.D.
DET
Detroit Tigers OF J.D. Martinez (elbow) might be back in early August, general manager Al Avila said Saturday, July 23. Martinez is making his way back from a broken elbow.
2016/07/23
2B
Martinez, Michael
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Michael Martinez hitting ninth. Manager John Farrell said nothing is structurally wrong with Betts. He is day to day, but he could miss some time.
2016/07/23
1B
Mauer, Joe
MIN
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 1B Kennys Vargas hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
C
Maxwell, Bruce
OAK
Oakland Athletics C/1B Stephen Vogt (personal) was placed on the family emergency medical leave list on Saturday, July 23. Oakland also transferred RP Fernando Rodriguez (lat) to the 60-day disabled list to clear room on the 40-man roster for C Bruce Maxwell, who was recalled from Class AAA Nashville in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
SP
Mayers, Mike
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Mike Mayers will be called up to start Sunday, July 24, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2016/07/23
OF
Mazara, Nomar
TEX
The Chicago White Sox have expressed interest in Texas Rangers OF Nomar Mazara, who could be included in a potential deal involving SP Chris Sale. Chicago is reportedly hoping to land five top prospects in exchange for the 27-year-old left-hander.
2016/07/23
OF
Mazara, Nomar
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Nomar Mazara went 3-for-4 with a double, two-run home run, walk, two runs scored and three RBIs Saturday, July 23, against the Kansas City Royals.
2016/07/23
C
McCann, Brian
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
McCarthy, Brandon
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon McCarthy (calf) allowed two runs -- one earned -- on one hit in 6 1/3 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals before departing with cramping in his right calf. He walked three and struck out four.
2016/07/23
SP
McHugh, Collin
HOU
Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh allowed two earned runs, six hits and no walks with six strikeouts over six innings in a win Saturday, July 23, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He threw 69 of his 99 pitches for strikes in the quality start.
2016/07/23
SP
McHugh, Collin
HOU
Los Angeles Angels C Carlos Perez is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Mendez, Yohander
TEX
The Texas Rangers are refusing to part with INF Jurickson Profar in any potential deal with the Tampa Bay Rays for a starting pitcher. However, the names of prospects such as 1B Ronald Guzman and SP Yohander Mendez have reportedly been discussed.
2016/07/23
2B
Merrifield, Whit
KC
Kansas City Royals 2B Whit Merrifield is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 2B Christian Colon hitting ninth.
2016/07/23
RP
Miller, Andrew
NYY
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is close to being traded, according to sources, and the Yankees plan to hold on to RP Andrew Miller.
2016/07/23
C
Molina, Yadier
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
C
Montero, Miguel
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with C Willson Contreras hitting fifth.
2016/07/23
1B
Morneau, Justin
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Justin Morneau is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Avisail Garcia hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
1B
Myers, Wil
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
RP
Nathan, Joe
CHC
Chicago Cubs RP Joe Nathan (elbow) will return from his rehab assignment Sunday, July 24, against the Milwaukee Brewers, manager Joe Maddon said.
2016/07/23
OF
Nieuwenhuis, Kirk
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 3-for-3 with two home runs, four RBI, two runs scored and a walk in a 6-1 win over the Chicago Cubs Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Nola, Aaron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola (5-9) allowed six runs on six hits over four innings in a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, July 23, with two walks and five strikeouts. The team may consider sending him to Class AAA Lehigh Valley in the next few days to work on command of his fastball and focus on pitching more aggressively.
2016/07/23
SP
Nolasco, Ricky
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Ricky Nolasco allowed six earned runs, six hits and three walks over just two innings in a no-decision Saturday, July 23, against the Boston Red Sox. He threw just 35 of his 65 pitches for strikes.
2016/07/23
SP
Norris, Bud
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Bud Norris is still expected to make his next scheduled start on Tuesday, July 26, against the Tampa Bay Rays despite being used in relief on Friday, July 22, against the St. Louis Cardinals.
2016/07/23
SP
Norris, Daniel
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Daniel Norris (oblique) allowed five earned runs and five hits over 4 2/3 innings in a minor-league rehab start for Class AAA Toledo Saturday, July 23. General manager Al Avila said if there are no setbacks Norris would join the team Monday, July 25, in Boston.
2016/07/23
C
Norris, Derek
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
Nova, Ivan
NYY
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova allowed one run on six hits while walking two and striking out seven over seven innings in a no-decision against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SS
Nunez, Eduardo
MIN
Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Nunez went 2-for-6 with three RBIs and a stolen base Saturday, July 23, against the Boston Red Sox to push his average back up to .302.
2016/07/23
SP
Odorizzi, Jake
TB
Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi pitched eight scoreless frames against the Oakland Athletics on Friday, July 22. He allowed five hits, walked no one and struck out five. Odorizzi was not involved in the decision.
2016/07/23
OF
Orlando, Paulo
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Paulo Orlando went 3-for-4 with a run scored Saturday, July 23, against the Texas Rangers, raising his batting average to .323.
2016/07/23
2B
Owings, Chris
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed (hip) was placed on the 15 day disabled list on Saturday, July 23, with a right hip impingement. INF/OF Chris Owings was activated off the DL to replace Ahmed.
2016/07/23
2B
Owings, Chris
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
OF
Parker, Jarrett
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Jarrett Parker will serve as the designated hitter and bat sixth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SS
Peralta, Jhonny
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Jhonny Peralta (thumb) hopes to be cleared to resume swinging a bat within the next two days.
2016/07/23
C
Perez, Carlos
LAA
Los Angeles Angels C Carlos Perez is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Perez, Carlos
ATL
Los Angeles Angels C Carlos Perez is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
2B
Peterson, Jace
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
C
Posey, Buster
SF
San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (foot) will start at catcher and bat fourth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Saturday, July 23. Posey left the game Friday, July 22, after fouling a ball off his left foot, but X-rays were negative.
2016/07/23
2B
Profar, Jurickson
TEX
Texas Rangers 2B Jurickson Profar is leading off Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
2B
Profar, Jurickson
TEX
The Texas Rangers are refusing to part with INF Jurickson Profar in any potential deal with the Tampa Bay Rays for a starting pitcher. However, the names of prospects such as 1B Ronald Guzman and SP Yohander Mendez have reportedly been discussed.
2016/07/23
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring), who pinch hit in the team's loss on Friday, July 22, has "a chance" to return Saturday, July 23, but it appears that Sunday, July 24, is more likely.
2016/07/23
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Andrew Toles hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Reddick, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (back) was scratched Saturday, July 23, with back soreness. OF Coco Crisp has entered the lineup.
2016/07/23
RP
Robertson, David
CWS
Chicago White Sox RP David Robertson came on to get the final out before the tarpaulin came out Saturday, July 23, against the Detroit Tigers. The game was suspended in the ninth inning with the score tied 3-3, and manager Robin Ventura said Robertson will be on the mound when the game resumes Sunday, July 24.
2016/07/23
1B
Robinson, Clint
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Clint Robinson will start at first base and bat sixth against San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson Saturday, July 23. 2B Trea Turner returns to the bench after starting Friday, July 22, against the Padres.
2016/07/23
RP
Rodriguez, Fernando
OAK
Oakland Athletics C/1B Stephen Vogt (personal) was placed on the family emergency medical leave list on Saturday, July 23. Oakland also transferred RP Fernando Rodriguez (lat) to the 60-day disabled list to clear room on the 40-man roster for C Bruce Maxwell, who was recalled from Class AAA Nashville in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
C
Rosario, Alberto
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Rosario, Eddie
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Eddie Rosario went 4-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI Saturday, July 23, against the Boston Red Sox.
2016/07/23
SP
Ross, Tyson
SD
San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross (shoulder) recently threw from 250 feet, and manager Andy Green said Ross' arm is feeling "really good."
2016/07/23
C
Rupp, Cameron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies C Cameron Rupp (head) exited the game Saturday, July 23, after he was hit in the head by a pitch.
2016/07/23
C
Rupp, Cameron
PHI
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies C Cameron Rupp (head) did not show signs of sustaining a concussion Saturday, July 23, after being hit in the head by a 91-mph fastball from Pittsburgh Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow in the third inning, according to trainers from both teams.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Updating previous reports, Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, July 23, after he had a non-physical confrontation with a member of the front office regarding his displeasure with having to wear a throwback uniform for the game. The matter escalated and the club decided to send him home, with P Matt Albers receiving the spot start in his place.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Updating earlier reports, Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale was sent home Saturday, July 23, due to a "clubhouse incident" before the game that was non-physical in nature, according to general manager Rick Hahn.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Updating earlier reports, Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale's incident wasn't with any of his teammates, but it occurred with the front office staff. A source said it began with something silly and mushroomed into a bigger argument.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
The Chicago White Sox have expressed interest in Texas Rangers OF Nomar Mazara, who could be included in a potential deal involving SP Chris Sale. Chicago is reportedly hoping to land five top prospects in exchange for the 27-year-old left-hander.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale (illness) was scratched from his start Saturday, July 23, due to the flu. RP Matt Albers will make the emergency start.
2016/07/23
SP
Samardzija, Jeff
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 23. SP Jeff Samardzija was originally scheduled to start Saturday but will now start Sunday, July 24.
2016/07/23
SP
Sampson, Keyvius
CIN
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
OF
Sano, Miguel
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano is hitting third Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
OF
Sano, Miguel
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B-OF Miguel Sano went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, walk and two runs scored Saturday, July 23, against the Boston Red Sox.
2016/07/23
OF
Saunders, Michael
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Michael Saunders clubbed two solo shots against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, July 23, after connecting on a solo blast in the series opener on Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
SP
Scherzer, Max
WSH
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
3B
Shaw, Travis
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is leading off Saturday, July 23, and 3B Travis Shaw is sitting out. 3B Aaron Hill is hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
Shipley, Braden
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Braden Shipley will be promoted from Class AAA Reno to make his MLB debut against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, July 25. Although he is filling in for injured SP Zack Greinke (oblique), it is uncertain if Shipley will remain in the rotation beyond Monday's game.
2016/07/23
OF
Smolinski, Jake
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Jake Smolinski went 3-for-5 against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
OF
Souza, Steven
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Oswaldo Arcia hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
OF
Springer, George
HOU
Houston Astros OF George Springer went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, a run scored and an RBI Saturday, July 23, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He was also caught stealing for the seventh time this season.
2016/07/23
OF
Stanton, Giancarlo
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton had his first four-hit game since 2012, going 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in a 7-2 win over the New York Mets Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
RP
Storen, Drew
TOR
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz connected on his 24th and 25th homers of the season in a 14-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, July 23, belting his ninth career grand slam off SP R.A. Dickey in the third inning before connecting on a three-run blast off RP Drew Storen in the eighth.
2016/07/23
SS
Story, Trevor
COL
Colorado Rockies SS Trevor Story went 4-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI, three runs scored and a steal in an 8-4 win over the Atlanta Braves Saturday, July 23, and his 26 home runs set a rookie record for the most by a National League shortstop.
2016/07/23
RP
Strickland, Hunter
SF
San Francisco Giants RP Hunter Strickland threw a perfect inning against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 23, to pick up his second save of the season.
2016/07/23
SP
Stripling, Ross
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Ross Stripling was recalled from Class AAA Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 23. The Dodgers optioned RP Grant Dayton to Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
C
Suzuki, Kurt
MIN
Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki (chin) left the game against the Boston Red Sox Saturday, July 23, after taking a foul tip off his catcher's mask. He received several stitches on his chin but did not suffer a concussion.
2016/07/23
SP
Teheran, Julio
ATL
Updating previous reports, Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran (lat) said strength tests were good Saturday, July 23, and it's just normal soreness. He hopes to make his next start.
2016/07/23
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/23
C
Thole, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin (knee) is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma Saturday, July 23. C Josh Thole will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Toles, Andrew
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Andrew Toles hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Toles, Andrew
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Andrew Toles went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in a 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, July 23, and he is hitting .391 in 10 games since being called up.
2016/07/23
OF
Trumbo, Mark
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Mark Trumbo went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians Saturday, July 23, and he leads the majors with 30 home runs this season.
2016/07/23
3B
Turner, Justin
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a steal in a 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, July 23, and he is hitting .378 with 14 RBI in eight games since the All-Star break.
2016/07/23
SS
Turner, Trea
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Clint Robinson will start at first base and bat sixth against San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson Saturday, July 23. 2B Trea Turner returns to the bench after starting Friday, July 22, against the Padres.
2016/07/23
OF
Upton Jr., Melvin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is receiving trade interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, according to sources.
2016/07/23
OF
Upton Jr., Melvin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. has been a target for the Cleveland Indians over the last few weeks, but the two sides do not appear close to a deal.
2016/07/23
1B
Vargas, Kennys
MIN
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 1B Kennys Vargas hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
SP
Ventura, Yordano
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura allowed three earned runs, three hits and four walks with five strikeouts over five innings in a loss Saturday, July 23, against the Texas Rangers. He threw just 52 of his 89 pitches for strikes.
2016/07/23
SP
Ventura, Yordano
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura (rib) left his start against the Texas Rangers Saturday, July 23, after suffering a right rib contusion. X-rays came back negative.
2016/07/23
SP
Vogelsong, Ryan
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates P Ryan Vogelsong (face, neck) played catch prior to the game Saturday, July 23. He was forced to leave his rehab start for Class AAA Indianapolis after four innings Wednesday, July 20, due to stiffness in his neck.
2016/07/23
C
Vogt, Stephen
OAK
Oakland Athletics C/1B Stephen Vogt (personal) was placed on the family emergency medical leave list on Saturday, July 23. Oakland also transferred RP Fernando Rodriguez (lat) to the 60-day disabled list to clear room on the 40-man roster for C Bruce Maxwell, who was recalled from Class AAA Nashville in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
SP
Weaver, Jered
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Jered Weaver allowed six earned runs, seven hits and three walks with just one strikeout over four innings in a loss Saturday, July 23, against the Houston Astros. He threw just 51 of his 84 pitches for strikes.
2016/07/23
SP
Weaver, Jered
LAA
Houston Astros C Evan Gattis is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Los Angeles Angels SP Jered Weaver on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
C
Wieters, Matt
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (foot) could return Monday, July 25, manager Buck Showalter said.
2016/07/23
OF
Williamson, Mac
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Mac Williamson is starting in right field and batting eighth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
2B
Wong, Kolten
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
1B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman (rib cage) is expected to be activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 26. He went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in his final rehab game for Class A Potomac Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Zimmermann, Jordan
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Jordan Zimmermann (neck) remains on track to make a minor-league rehab start Sunday, July 24, for Class AAA Toledo. General manager Al Avila said Zimmermann might need a second rehab start.
2016/07/23
C
Zunino, Mike
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Mike Zunino is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Saturday, July 23. C Chris Iannetta will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
SS
d'Arnaud, Chase
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
SP
deGrom, Jacob
NYM
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom allowed a season-high five runs on a season-high 10 hits while walking one and striking out five over 3 2/3 innings in a loss to the Miami Marlins Saturday, July 23.