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Athletics | Coco Crisp having MRI

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:26:59 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is undergoing an MRI exam on his neck Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: The Billy Burns promotion obviously doesn't look good for the chances of Crisp returning anytime soon, and he could land on the disabled list soon. Prepare for a lengthy absence.

Athletics | Billy Burns to start against lefties

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:24:57 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Billy Burns will likely start in center field against left-handed hitters, with OF Yoenis Cespedes playing there the rest of the time, according to manager Bob Melvin.

FANTASY TIP: Burns will make his first career start Wednesday with the team facing a left-hander. Jump on the Burns train immediately in AL-only and deep mixed leagues if you're searching for stolen bases.

Mets | Eric Campbell could play OF

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:07:54 -0700

New York Mets 3B Eric Campbell could play some outfield, according to manager Terry Collins.

Mets | Holding off decision on Jacob deGrom

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:06:59 -0700

New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom won't be skipped to limit his innings just yet, as he allowed one run in 13 1/3 innings in road starts against the Seattle Mariners and Milwaukee Brewers last week. General manager Sandy Alderson previously said the team would like to hold deGrom to 185 innings for the year, and he currently is 59 2/3 innings short of that mark. The Mets could either shut deGrom down when he reaches his innings limit or find a rotation turn later in the year to skip him.

FANTASY TIP: deGrom is probably a hot commodity now if he's available on any waiver wires. If you already owned him, now might be the time to see if anyone will take him off your hands.

Mariners | Calling on Jon Lester

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:56:39 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has received trade calls from the Seattle Mariners, according to sources. Lester would cost less to acquire than Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price, and Lester is a native of Tacoma, Wa.

Padres | Jason Lane shines in first start

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:53:31 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Jason Lane tossed six scoreless innings against the Atlanta Braves Monday, July 28, before allowing two runs in a loss. Lane gave up six hits and struck out two while not walking any hitters. He became a full-time pitcher in 2012 after previously being an outfielder.

FANTASY TIP: Lane's start was a spot start for the ailing Ian Kennedy (oblique). Don't expect Lane to stick around for long, and he's not worth a roster spot in any leagues.

Rangers | Adrian Beltre drawing interest

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:52:54 -0700

Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre is drawing interest from teams, but the Rangers have not engaged the interested parties, according to sources. Beltre and SP Yu Darvish are considered virtually untouchable.

FANTASY TIP: We would be pretty surprised if Texas dealt Beltre this week.

Diamondbacks | Kameron Loe breaks hand in fight

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:46:41 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks RP Kameron Loe (hand) broke his right hand in a fight while with Triple-A Reno.

Diamondbacks | Chris Owings hasn't taken BP

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:45:15 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings (shoulder) has not yet takenlive batting practice, according to manager Kirk Gibson.

FANTASY TIP: Owings probably won't be back for a few weeks, leaving Nick Ahmed and Didi Gregorius as mediocre, AB-fueled NL-only names.

Phillies | Market quiet for big names

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:42:00 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SPs Cliff Lee and A.J. Burnett, RP Jonathan Papelbon, and 1B Ryan Howard haven't attracted much serious interest in trade talks. Howard and Lee have almost no market, and Burnett and Papelbon's allure has been limited. The latter two have unattractive player options that are limiting interest. All four may be candidates for an August trade after the non-waiver deadline passes.

FANTASY TIP: Philly's efforts to blow things up aren't going so well, and fantasy players may have to wait a few more weeks for significant changes to happen.

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Phillies | Cole Hamels' price: 'the world'

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:37:27 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels is technically available on the trade market, but "they want the world" in exchange for him, according to a rival general manager. Hamels has a 20-team no-trade list but might be open to a trade because of Philadelphia's recent performance on the field.

FANTASY TIP: Hardly a surprise, considering he's a much better long-term ace than Cliff Lee, who has a better chance of being dealt, even after the non-waiver deadline. It'd take a ridiculous offer for Hamels to be moved.

Athletics | Kenny Wilson cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:36:20 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Kenny Wilson was designated for assignment Monday, July 28.

Nationals | 2B will be matchup-based

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:34:02 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa and Zach Walters will keep splitting time based on matchups and hot-hand plays, according to manager Matt Williams.

FANTASY TIP: This adds shakiness to Espinosa's value, along with the possibility of the Nats adding a more stable 2B, like Aaron Hill.

Nationals | Danny Espinosa back in lineup

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:52 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa is starting at second base Monday, July 28, because he looked calm at the plate Sunday, July 27.

FANTASY TIP: Espinosa could have plenty of PT with Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) shelved, but the threat of Washington acquiring another keystoner keeps his long-term value in jeopardy. Stay tuned.

Orioles | Interested in Jon Lester

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:31:37 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is attracting interest from the Baltimore Orioles.

Yankees | Jacoby Ellsbury resting

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:31:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury said he's on a scheduled day off Monday, July 28, and he'll return to the lineup Tuesday, July 29.

Rockies | Troy Tulowitzki unlikely to be dealt

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:22:03 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is unlikely to be traded, despite several teams calling to express interest.

FANTASY TIP: The groin injury and massive contract aren't helping their cause, at least during the season. Expect more action this winter if he stays put.

Brewers | Nick Delmonico suspended

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:19:47 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers 3B Nick Delmonico was suspended for 50 games after testing positive for amphetamines. He was playing for Single-A Brevard County.

Athletics | More on Craig Gentry

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:14:57 -0700

Updating a previous item, Oakland Athletics OF Craig Gentry (hand) is dealing with a non-displaced fracture of his hand, and he is hoping to start a rehab assignment in two weeks.

Dodgers | Receive cash with Darwin Barney

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:12:33 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Los Angeles Dodgers received cash considerations along with 2B Darwin Barney from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later.

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Blue Jays | Brandon Morrow to return in September

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:12:08 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP Brandon Morrow (finger) is continuing his throwing program in Florida, and manager John Gibbons thinks Morrow can return sometime in September. Morrow may be used as a reliever if the team needs him in that role.

FANTASY TIP: Morrow's return is so far off that he shouldn't be held anywhere besides AL-only leagues. Even if he returns, he may not even be useful in fantasy leagues if he's pitching in relief.

Red Sox | Jon Lester, John Lackey attracting interest

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:10:56 -0700

Boston Red Sox SPs Jon Lester and John Lackey are getting "hit hard" in trade talks from contenders, according to sources.

Paders | Chris Denorfia's suitors

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:10:40 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Chris Denorfia is the subject of trade talks with the Seattle Mariners and Atlanta Braves, who are interested in adding him to their bench.

FANTASY TIP: Denorfia is likely only valuable in single-universe games and daily-game matchups versus southpaws.

Blue Jays | Brett Lawrie swinging

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:08:37 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Brett Lawrie (finger) is hitting off a tee and will move to batting practice soon.

FANTASY TIP: Lawrie will need to go on a rehab assignment before he returns to the team.

Blue Jays | Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind not ready to return

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:05 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 1Bs Edwin Encarnacion (quadriceps) and Adam Lind (foot) are unlikely to be back by the team's current road trip, according to manager John Gibbons. Encarnacion is still resting after a minor setback and Lind is taking light batting practice.

FANTASY TIP: You'll have to stay a bit more patient with both players, but once they're back from the disabled list, you'll need to get them both back into your starting lineups immediately.

Mets | Matt Harvey probably limited in 2015

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:57:53 -0700

New York Mets SP Matt Harvey (elbow) probably will be on an innings limit when he returns in 2015. He may only log 150 to 160 frames, which could equal 20 to 22 starts.

FANTASY TIP: He's not going to appear in the majors this year. Most pitchers' first season after Tommy John surgery is a rough go, so if many are pegging Harvey for his peak pre-injury form, it could be a costly draft-day mistake. If he slips far into the middle mixed rounds, his profit potential will obviously go up. His minors performance this year, if he has one, and his form over the winter and spring will be a hot topic of discussion for next year's fantasy drafts.

Phillies | Interest in Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:52:38 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and RP Antonio Bastardo are the subject of the club's conversations with a few teams.

FANTASY TIP: Byrd is the more pertinent fantasy option in this case and could suffer or improve depending on any change in location. Still, the power growth he experienced last year has successfully continued in 2014, so the "fluke" card isn't a lock. He could be an expensive FAAB crossover piece if he goes to the American League.

Athletics | Craig Gentry to DL

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:50:46 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Craig Gentry (hand) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, July 28. OF Billy Burns was recalled from Double-A Midland in a corresponding move.

FANTASY TIP: Gentry is dealing with a broken hand, so it could easily be an extended stay on the DL.

Yankees | Mark Teixeira, Jacoby Ellsbury out of lineup

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:49:34 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) and OF Jacoby Ellsbury are not in the lineup Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: Teixeira could very well land on the DL very soon. Prepare for an extended absence from him. Ellsbury is likely just receiving the day off. Make sure both are out of your lineups this evening.

Mets | Won't trade Noah Syndergaard

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:40:28 -0700

New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard isn't likely to be included in any deal the club may make this week.

FANTASY TIP: As David Lennon notes, the Metropolitans could change their minds, but they're not aiming to part with their top pitching prospect. Good news for his NL-only dynasty stock holders.

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Padres | Ian Kennedy, Chris Denorfia updates

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:37:14 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy is looking less likely to be traded, but OF Chris Denorfia probably will be dealt.

FANTASY TIP: Kennedy staying put would be good news for his fantasy value and NL-only owners. His current oblique injury may scare teams off. Denorfia leaving would be a positive fantasy development; joining any other offense and entering any other home park would be an upgrade that could extract more deep-mixed utility.

Rockies | Justin Morneau, Boone Logan to rehab

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:27:41 -0700

Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) are making rehab appearances for Triple-A Colorado Springs Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: Morneau is eligible to return Tuesday but probably will need at least another day or two. Either way, he's primed to be useful in daily-transaction games soon.

Mets | Unlikely to make big deal

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:26:15 -0700

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said it's unlikely his club will make a big trade before the upcoming non-waiver deadline.

FANTASY TIP: Those Troy Tulowitzki pipe dreams, among other scenarios, look unlikely to come true.

Athletics | Billy Burns being recalled

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:24:21 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Billy Burns will be recalled by the team. He has 51 stolen bases this year at Double-A Midland.

FANTASY TIP: How much PT Burns will receive is yet to be seen, but his stolen base prowess is enough for him to be owned in all AL-only leagues immediately. Think of him as a poor man's Billy Hamilton. Deep leaguers in need of speed should take a look, too.

Rays | Ryan Hanigan close to return

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:19:53 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays C Ryan Hanigan (oblique) said he will hit Tuesday, July 29, and then rehab two games with Single-A Charlotte before returning from the disabled list Friday, Aug. 1, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Yankees | Zoilo Almonte recalled, Jeff Francis cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:18:25 -0700

New York Yankees OF Zoilo Almonte was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Monday, July 28, and SP Jeff Francis was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.

Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill sitting out

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:08:22 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (hand) is out of the lineup Monday, July 28, but he'll be available off the bench.

FANTASY TIP: It appears that his hand is still bothering him. If he can't heal quickly, he'll complicate things for fantasy owners as well as Arizona's potential plans to trade him.

Padres | Ian Kennedy to throw bullpen session

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:04:54 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) is scheduled to throw bullpen session Wednesday, July 30. He likely will be the starting pitcher Saturday, Aug. 2.

Padres | Andrew Cashner throws bullpen session

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:04:17 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner (shoulder) threw 31 pitches during a bullpen session Sunday, July 27, and is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Tuesday, July 29.

Dodgers | Interested in Cole Hamels

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:51:35 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels is believed to be a trade target for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Phillies | Cole Hamels available

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:48:09 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels has been made available in a trade, but the team will be looking for a significant package in return.

Phillies | Jonathan Papelbon wants to be a closer if traded

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:39:20 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon has told the team he will not waive his no-trade clause if he does not become the closer of his new team. Papelbon is not interested in being a setup man or being in a closer-by-committee situation.

Cardinals | Sticking with Allen Craig

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:38:06 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Allen Craig continues to be in the starting lineup even though he is hitting .242 this season. He has started 12 of 19 games since OF Oscar Taveras has been recalled for Triple-A Memphis. Some in the organization believe the team is at its best when Craig is at his best. Craig may have created some bad habits in his swing after he suffered a Lisfranc injury last season.

Diamondbacks | Jordan Pacheco activated

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:17:08 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks have activated C/INF Jordan Pacheco (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list. The team has also released 1B Nick Evans.

MLB | Alfonso Soriano may take rest of season off

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:16:34 -0700

Free-agent OF Alfonso Soriano (Yankees) has been contacted by a few team since being released but has told friends that he expects to take the rest of the season off and then consider a comeback next season. Soriano may not play again this season because he told friends he needs time to get back into playing shape.

Dodgers | Darwin Barney added

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:08:57 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired 2B Darwin Barney from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later.

Cubs | Darwin Barney traded

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:04:59 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have traded 2B Darwin Barney to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later.

Mariners | Marlon Byrd may not waive no-trade clause

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:04:32 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd will not waive his no-trade clause to go to the Seattle Mariners unless the Mariners pick up the option in his contract.

Orioles | Rusney Castillo to work out

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:54:12 -0700

Cuban OF Rusney Castillo will schedule a private workout with the Baltimore Orioles.

Rays | Joel Peralta activated, Erik Bedard cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:53:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta (illness) was activated from the disabled list Monday, July 28, and SP Erik Bedard was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.

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Marlins | Jake Marisnick recalled

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:32:49 -0700

Miami Marlins OF Jake Marisnick was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans Monday, July 28, and C J.T. Realmuto was optioned to New Orleans in a corresponding move.

Dodgers | Close to acquiring Darwin Barney

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:31:47 -0700

Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney is close to being officially traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Indians | Jorge Martinez released

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:31:21 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Jorge Martinez was released Monday, July 28.

Phillies | To work out Rusney Castillo

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:58:10 -0700

Cuban OF Rusney Castillo will hold a private workout with the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday, July 29, according to a source. Castillo profiles as a center fielder. He held a showcase in Miami for several teams over the weekend, and there were reportedly representatives from 28 teams on hand. The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are expected to put in high bids for Castillo, and he's expected to sign before the end of the season.

Nationals | Aaron Hill an option?

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:53:33 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill "makes a ton of sense" for the Washington Nationals in a trade, according to one evaluator without ties to either team. Hill could play second with 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) on the disabled list. Next year with 1B Adam LaRoche having a mutual option, Hill could play second, 2B Anthony Rendon could move to third and Zimmerman could play first.

Nationals | Eyeing Jose Iglesias?

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:48:01 -0700

The Washington Nationals have been on the lookout for a young shortstop, and they have an indirect connection to Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias, who may be available in a trade. The Nationals' international scouting director signed Iglesias out of Cuba in 2009. The Tigers sent a scout to Single-A Potomac last week.

Nationals | Scouting Red Sox

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:43:43 -0700

The Washington Nationals had a scout in attendance at the Boston Red Sox's games this weekend, according to FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal. The scout was on his usual coverage, but the Nats also had their top evaluators in Boston the previous weekend, and SP Jon Lester pitched in both series. It's unlikely Washington is looking at RPs Andrew Miller or Koji Uehara.

Nationals | Inquiring about Houston's relievers

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:39:12 -0700

The Washington Nationals have inquired about the Houston Astros' relief pitchers as the trade deadline nears, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Astros have scouting both Single-A Potomac and Triple-A Syracuse over the weekend. RP Tony Sipp best fits the team's preferences, and he isn't eligible for free agency until after the 2015 season.

Orioles | Preston Guilmet recalled

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:38:42 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles recalled RP Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk Monday, July 28, and placed SP T.J. McFarland on the bereavement list in a corresponding move.

Indians | Danny Salazar with a fine outing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:25:10 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar said he felt great in his start against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, July 22, in which he went seven innings. Salazar showed good velocity in the outing and made some adjustments early that helped him stick around in the game longer. The seven innings matched his longest start of the year, and it was the first time he didn't walk anyone.

FANTASY TIP: Salazar was everyone's sweetheart during draft season, but he quickly flamed out due to his inefficiency on the mound. Now that he appears to have worked out the kinks in the minors, he could be an excellent source of K's down the stretch in AL-only and deep mixed leagues.

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Braves | Jason Heyward day-to-day

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:15:14 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) is listed as day-to-day after leaving the game early Monday, July 28, with lower back soreness.

FANTASY TIP: Heyward avoided serious injury, and he could return to the lineup as soon as tomorrow. Check back before you return him to your daily lineups, though.

Braves | Jason Heyward leaves game

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:14:20 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) was removed from the game with "lower back soreness," Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: The extent of his injury is not known at this time. Check back for updates on Heyward's condition.

Phillies | Tony Gwynn released

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:49:23 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies released OF Tony Gwynn Jr. Monday, July 28.

Dodgers | Hyun-Jin Ryu has new slider grip

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:26:29 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu added a new grip for his slider earlier this month that he learned from SP Clayton Kershaw, and Ryu used it first in his two-hit, 10-strikeout outing against the San Diego Padres before the All-Star break.

FANTASY TIP: Aside from a seven-run beatdown against the Detroit Tigers earlier this month, Ryu has been pretty solid in July with his new slider at his disposal. Continue starting him with confidence.

Dodgers | Matt Kemp fine with RF

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:22:42 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp has no problems playing right field with rumors flying that he might be traded before the deadline July 31, according to manager Don Mattingly.

FANTASY TIP: A trade might be likely, and if Kemp does move, it'll likely boost his fantasy value with the assurance that he'll receive steady playing time on a new squad.

Padres | Ian Kennedy expected to start this weekend

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:13:33 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) is "so close" to being ready to pitch again, and he is expected to start again either Friday, Aug. 1, or Saturday, Aug. 2. Kennedy is 8-9 with a 3.66 ERA this season.

FANTASY TIP: If you have the luxury of doing so, it's probably safer to keep him on your bench in weekly leagues. The Padres face the Atlanta Braves this weekend, making Kennedy a decent start at home if he makes his next start.

Padres | Jedd Gyorko back in lineup

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:29:51 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (foot) is back in the lineup Monday, July 28.

FANTASY TIP: Throw him in if you need help with your middle infield in a mixed game.

Padres | Carlos Quentin to DL

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:28:41 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Carlos Quentin (knee) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left knee soreness. San Diego also optioned INF Brooks Conrad to Triple-A El Paso.

FANTASY TIP: Quentin is droppable in mixed leagues if you don't have DL space.

Padres | Jedd Gyorko activated

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:25:12 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list and selected the contract of P Jason Lane from Triple-A El Paso Monday, July 28

FANTASY TIP: Gyorko may take some time to get the drive back in his lower body, but he went .292-1-5 in his 24 rehab at-bats, so it may be sooner than most think. He's a fine add if you're desperate in mixed leagues because he still has plenty of power to offer.

Cardinals | Still interested in Troy Tulowitzki

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:35:50 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is a player the St. Louis Cardinals continue to inquire about.

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Mets | Interested in Troy Tulowitzki

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:35:32 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is a player the New York Mets have inquired about. The Mets are prepared to offer SP Noah Syndergaard in a proposed deal.

Cubs | No interest in David Price trade

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:19:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price is of interest to the Chicago Cubs, but they do not have any interest in trading for him right now.

Phillies | Cliff Lee likely staying

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:53:40 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee is unlikely to be traded by the July 31 trade deadline. He has $45.5 million left on his contract.

Giants | Still interested in Ben Zobrist

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:39:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B/OF Ben Zobrist still interests the San Francisco Giants. They had a scout watching him last weekend.

Yankees | Not in on Matt Kemp

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:53:42 -0700

The New York Yankees are telling people they are not in on the quest for Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp. The team does not want to take on his $107 million in future commitments.

Pirates | Looking at LaTroy Hawkins

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:50:35 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates are looking at Colorado Rockies CL LaTroy Hawkins.

Pirates | Tracking Boston relievers

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:43:44 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates are taking a look at the Boston Red Sox relievers in advance of the trading deadline. No specific names were mentioned.

Athletics | Coco Crisp to have neck examined

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:23:50 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is traveling back to the Bay Area to have his injured neck examined.

Athletics | Alberto Callaspo activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:30:43 -0700

The Oakland Athletics have activated 2B Alberto Callaspo (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned 1B Nate Freiman to Triple-A Sacramento.

Padres | Jason Lane to be recalled

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:26:25 -0700

San Diego Padres P Jason Lane will be recalled from Triple-A El Paso in order to be the starting pitcher Monday, July 28.

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Twins | Joe Mauer to take BP

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:25:49 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) is scheduled to take batting practice at Target Field this week.

FANTASY TIP: Mauer is making good progress but likely is a few weeks away from returning to the starting lineup.

Yankees | Carlos Beltran doing some throwing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:41:07 -0700

New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (elbow) has continued his throwing program and has started to participate in some outfield drills. Beltran has been used as a only designated hitter since April because of an elbow injury.

Yankees | Mark Teixeira does some baseball activities

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:33:38 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) took some swings in a batting cage and fielded ground balls Sunday, July 27. He will be reevaluated Monday, July 27, and could avoid the 15-day disabled list if he does not have any problems.

FANTASY TIP: This appears to be a good sign for Teixeira, but the next day or two will be important for him. Owners should keep him out of their lineups until there is a clearer picture on his recovery.

Red Sox | Felix Doubront likely to be in bullpen if not moved

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:52:38 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Felix Doubront likely will be used mostly out of the bullpen if he is not traded by the trade deadline. Manager John Farrell said Doubront still has a chance to be a starting pitcher in the future.

Padres | Brooks Conrad sent down

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:08:20 -0700

The San Diego Padres have optioned 2B Brooks Conrad to Triple-A El Paso.

Padres | Jedd Gyorko to be activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:03:34 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (foot) will be activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday, July 28.

Red Sox | Jon Lester unlikely to sign extension if moved

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:59:11 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester said he likely would not sign a contract extension with his new team if he is traded before the deadline. Lester said he would like to play for the Red Sox next season.

Giants | Angel Pagan doing baseball activities

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:56:30 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (back) has been taking batting practice and running in Arizona. Manager Bruce Bochy said he hopes Pagan will clear himself for a rehab assignment in the next day or two.

Giants | Brandon Belt still dealing with injury

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:54:13 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) is still feeling the effects of the concussion he suffered last week. He was scheduled to be examined Sunday, July 27.

Giants | Matt Cain not throwing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:53:20 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) has not thrown a baseball since being placed on the 15-day disabled list and likely will undergo more tests to see what is happening with his injured elbow.

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Yankees | John Danks appears to be trade option

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:45:58 -0700

The New York Yankees are still looking into the possibility of acquiring Chicago White Sox SP John Danks.

Dodgers | Interested in Jon Lester

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:44:19 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is believed to be a trade target for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Red Sox | Open to offers for Jon Lester

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:42:02 -0700

The Boston Red Sox are willing to listen to trade offers for SP Jon Lester but will be looking for a significant return in any trade involving Lester.

Orioles | T.J. McFarland on bereavement list

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:36:10 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP T.J. McFarland has been placed on the bereavement list because of the death of his grandmother. He will miss at least three days.

Padres | Carlos Quentin placed on DL

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:35:12 -0700

The San Diego Padres have placed OF Carlos Quentin (knee) on the 15-day disabled list because of left knee soreness.

FANTASY TIP: Jeff Francoeur could get most of the playing time in the outfield while Quentin is out of the lineup. He should be an option in NL-only leagues but probably does not have much value in deep mixed leagues. Chris Denorfia could also receive more playing time but there have been rumors that he likely will be traded.

Padres | Ian Kennedy to miss start

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:06:19 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) will miss his start Monday, July 28, due to left oblique soreness.

FANTASY TIP: He's not expected to go on the disabled list. Keep him in your lineup next week as he should make his start next weekend.

Rangers | Derek Holland could begin rehab assignment Wednesday

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:55:12 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Derek Holland (knee) will throw a bullpen session Monday, July 28. If all goes well, he will make his first rehab start for Double-A Frisco Wednesday, July 30.

Angels | Fernando Salas cut

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:53:02 -0700

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have optioned RP Fernando Salas to Triple-A Salt Lake. In a corresponding move, OF J.B. Shuck has been recalled from Salt Lake.

Rockies | Troy Tulowitzki visiting doctor

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:49:57 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki (hip) has traveled to Philadelphia to be examined by a specialist. He is currently on the disabled list with a left hip flexor strain.

Astros | Brad Peacock demoted

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:47:31 -0700

The Houston Astros have optioned SP Brad Peacock to Triple-A Oklahoma City so that he can work on his fastball command, according to manager Bob Porter. SP Brett Oberholtzer will start in place of Peacock Monday, July 28, against the Oakland Athletics.

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Astros | Josh Zeid placed on disabled list

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:44:37 -0700

The Houston Astros have placed P Josh Zeid (foot) on the 15-day disabled list because of a left foot injury.

White Sox | Matt Lindstrom to throw simulated game Tuesday

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:34:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago White Sox RP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) is expected to throw a simulated game Tuesday, July 29, in Detroit.

FANTASY TIP: This is expected to be the final step before he begins a minor league rehab assignment. Lindstrom is expected to regain closing duties for the White Sox once he is activated from the disabled list. He is worth stashing away on your bench if you can afford the roster spot. For now, RPs Zach Putnam and Jake Petricka are sharing closing duties on the South Side and should be owned in AL-only formats.

Twins | Ricky Nolasco rehab update

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:29:20 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Ricky Nolasco (elbow) is expected to throw three or four bullpen sessions over the next week, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.

Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill could be used as pinch hitter

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:27:06 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (hand) was not in the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday, July 27, but manager Kirk Gibson said he could be used as a pinch hitter.

Rays | Joel Peralta could return Monday

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:22:47 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta (illness) tossed a scoreless inning for Class A Charlotte Saturday, July 26, and could be activated from the disabled list Monday, July 28.

Cardinals | Adam Wainwright leads league in wins

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:22:06 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright tossed seven scoreless innings against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, July 27, to record his major league-leading 13th win of the season. He gave up just five hits and walked three in the outing.

Cubs | Neil Ramirez's demotion not performance-based

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:14:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said RP Neil Ramirez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa in order to give him a rest and claimed the move was not based on performance. Ramirez posted a 0.96 ERA in 33 appearances this season.

Yankees | Looking to add an outfielder

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:06:59 -0700

The New York Yankees have expressed interest in Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham, Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios. Willingham is the most appealing player to them because of his reasonable salary ($7 million) and due to the fact that he is eligible for free agency after the season.

Red Sox | Could move Blake Swihart to another position

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:52:43 -0700

Boston Red Sox personnel have discussed moving minor league C Blake Swihart to another position, in order to take advantage of his athleticism.

Athletics | Hesitant to trade Tommy Milone

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:50:01 -0700

Several clubs have expressed interest in Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone but the team appears unlikely to deal him. Milone is currently pitching for Triple-A Sacramento.

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Braves | Hoping to add southpaw reliever

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:41:51 -0700

The Atlanta Braves have identified acquiring a left-handed reliever as their top priority before the trade deadline and are believed to be interested in Boston Red Sox RP Andrew Miller. Arizona Diamondbacks RP Oliver Perez, Chicago Cubs RP Wesley Wright, Texas Rangers RP Neal Cotts, Houston Astros RP Tony Sipp and Miami Marlins RP Mike Dunn are other lefties believed to be available via trade.

Red Sox | Expressed interest in Martin Prado

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:30:48 -0700

The Boston Red Sox have expressed interest in Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Martin Prado but it appears unlikely that Arizona will trade him.

Tigers | Impressed with Eugenio Suarez

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:21:48 -0700

According to multiple scouts, the Detroit Tigers are impressed with SS Eugenio Suarez and may eventually wind up trading SS Jose Iglesias.

Brewers | Looking to improve bullpen

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:20:55 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers are reportedly looking for bullpen help, specifically left-handed relievers. They could be interested in Boston Red Sox RPs Andrew Miller and Craig Breslow.

Phillies | Want several prospects in exchange for Cole Hamels

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:19:39 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly looking for four or five prospects in exchange for SP Cole Hamels. Last week, Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe wrote that the Phillies wanted three top prospects in return but a team official said that number was too conservative. It appears unlikely that any team is willing to meet that demand.

Marlins | Steve Cishek not expected to be traded

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:15:44 -0700

It appears unlikely that the Miami Marlins will trade CL Steve Cishek.

FANTASY TIP: This is good news not only for Miami fans but for fantasy owners who have Cishek, who would probably be moved into a setup role if he were traded to another team.

Phillies | Jonathan Papelbon may be difficult to move

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:12:28 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies may find it difficult to move CL Jonathan Papelbon because of a vesting option for the 2016 season which kicks in if he finishes 100 combined games in 2014 and 2015 or if he finishes 55 games during the 2015 season. Papelbon is owed $13 million next year.

Blue Jays | Interested in Alex Rios

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:05:17 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays have expressed interest in trading for Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios.

Rockies | Carlos Gonzalez sitting

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:02:02 -0700

Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) is not in the starting lineup Sunday, July 27, versus the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Red Sox | No imminent deals ahead

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:52:09 -0700

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Saturday, July 26, the team is not closing in on any immediate deals following the trade of SP Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants.

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Red Sox | Lineup notes

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:47:59 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Daniel Nava will play left field and bat second Sunday, July 27, at the Tampa Bay Rays. 2B Dustin Pedroia moves into the No. 3 spot, while DH David Ortiz will bat cleanup in the absence of 1B Mike Napoli (undisclosed). 1B Mike Carp will play first base and bat sixth. OF Shane Victorino will hit fifth.

Red Sox | Mike Napoli out

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:44:32 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (undisclosed) is not in the starting lineup Sunday, July 27, at the Tampa Bay Rays.

Reds | Jack Hannahan in the starting lineup

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:38:55 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 3B Jack Hannahan is starting at first base and batting sixth against the Washington Nationals Sunday, July 27.

Brewers | Aramis Ramirez gets the day off

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:33:52 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez (rest) is not in the starting lineup Sunday, July 27, because manager Ron Roenicke gave him the day off. Ramirez could be the designated hitter Monday, July 28, at the Tampa Bay Rays.

Brewers | Being cautious with Scooter Gennett

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:30:52 -0700

Updating a previous story, Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett (quadriceps) is available Sunday, July 27, but manager Ron Roenicke said the team cannot afford to lose Gennett. Roenicke hopes Gennett can start Monday, July 28, at the Tampa Bay Rays.

Nationals | No timetable for Ryan Zimmerman

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:24:31 -0700

Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) is seeing a physical therapist, according to general manager Mike Rizzo. The Nationals have not disclosed a timetable for Zimmerman's return to the field.

FANTASY TIP: Stay tuned, but be prepared to wait several more weeks for Zimmerman's return.

Red Sox | Xander Bogaerts sitting

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:17:35 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts (coaching decision) is not in the starting lineup Sunday, July 27, at the Tampa Bay Rays. Boston manager John Farrell said the game "sped up" on Bogaerts Saturday, July 26.

Red Sox | Scouting Rusney Castillo

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:11:16 -0700

The Boston Red Sox sent five representatives to Miami to scout Cuban OF Rusney Castillo.

Yankees | Scouting Rusney Castillo

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:08:13 -0700

The New York Yankees sent four representatives to Miami to scout Cuban OF Rusney Castillo.

Twins | Phil Hughes cleared

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:03:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes (shin) has been cleared to make his next scheduled start Wednesday, July 30, versus the Kansas City Royals.

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Twins | Kyle Gibson cleared

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:59:10 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins SP Kyle Gibson (back) has been cleared to make his next scheduled start Tuesday, July 29, versus the Kansas City Royals.

Blue Jays | Nolan Reimold activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:27:34 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Nolan Reimold (calf) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Sunday, July 27.

Blue Jays | Designate Esmil Rogers for assignment

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:26:41 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays designated SP Esmil Rogers for assignment Sunday, July 27.

Astros | Activate Collin McHugh

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:04:01 -0700

The Houston Astros activated SP Collin McHugh (finger) from the 15-day disabled list Sunday, July 27.

Astros | Recall Paul Clemens

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:03:35 -0700

The Houston Astros recalled SP Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City Sunday, July 27.

Reds | Curtis Patch sent down

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:26:31 -0700

Cincinnati Reds RP Curtis Patch was optioned to Triple-A Louisville Sunday, July 27.

Reds | Jack Hannahan activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:25:34 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 3B Jack Hannahan (shoulder) has been activated from the disabled list Sunday, July 27.

Chiefs | Junior Hemingway sits

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:32:29 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Sunday, July 27.

White Sox | Avisail Garcia could return this season

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:49:07 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) is looking good during his rehab and has a chance to rejoin the team at some point in September, according to manager Robin Ventura.

Cubs | Blake Parker recalled

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:34:12 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have recalled RP Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa. The team also optioned RP Neil Ramirez to Triple-A Iowa.

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Rangers | Nick Tepesch will not need MRI

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:04:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers SP Nick Tepesch (knee) said he will not need to undergo an MRI on his injured knee.

Red Sox | Mike Carp explains trade request

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:02:37 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Carp said he has asked for a trade because he has seen his playing time decrease this season and wants to play more than once a week. "It feels almost as if sometimes you're getting set up for failure. It's a tough situation. Nobody wants to think that. My goal every day is to go out there and win and try to help the team the best I can, do the best with my opportunity. That's where my mind's at. But when you sit around for a week, for two weeks, thoughts linger and it makes it difficult," Carp said.

Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill undergoes X-rays

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:24:51 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (hand) left the game early Saturday, July 26, because of a bruised right hand. The X-rays done of the hand were negative.

Indians | Asdrubal Cabrera could return Sunday

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:24:20 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera (back) was available off the bench Saturday, July 26, and is on track to be in the starting lineup Sunday, July 27.

Athletics | John Jaso injury update

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:16:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (knee) left the game early Saturday, July 26, because of left knee irritation. The injury is not considered serious.

Marlins | Tyler Kolek dealing with injury

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:47:20 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Tyler Kolek (back) is not allowed to throw for about a week, because he is dealing with a lower back injury. Kolek will undergo an X-ray in a week and be reevaluated.

Athletics | John Jaso leaves early

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:46:44 -0700

Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (undisclosed) left the game early Saturday, July 26, because an undisclosed reason.

Braves | Jonny Venters throws again

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:24:45 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) was able to throw from 120 feet Saturday, July 26, and is on track to throw a bullpen session at some point next week. There is no timetable for his return at this time.

Rangers | Nick Tepesch leaves game

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:12:46 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Nick Tepesch (knee) left the game early Saturday, July 26, because of left knee soreness. The extent of the injury is not known at this point.

Rockies | Boone Logan may face batters soon

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:36:25 -0700

Colorado Rockies RP Boone Logan (illness) may face live batters Sunday, July 27, according to manager Walt Weiss. He is eligible to be activated from the 15-day disabled list Sunday but will need to face batters before a decision is made.

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Rockies | Justin Morneau takes BP

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:27:48 -0700

Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) was able to take part in batting practice Saturday, July 26. He is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 29.

Yankees | Mark Teixeira does some running

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:26:47 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) was able to do some running Saturday, July 26, according to manager Joe Girardi. Girardi said Teixeira likely will hit soft toss and off a tee Sunday, July 27.

Reds | Jack Hannahan expected back soon

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:07:33 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 3B Jack Hannahan (shoulder) is expected to be activated from the 60-day disabled list in the next day or two, according to manager Bryan Price.

White Sox | Zach Putnam thinks he will be ready when eligible

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:06:45 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Zach Putnam (shoulder) said he does not think he will need all 15 days to recover from his shoulder injury.

Orioles | Manny Machado in lineup

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:24:04 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (back) was in the starting lineup Saturday, July 26, after missing the last four games because of a back injury.

Giants | Andrew Susac will see some playing time

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:12:59 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Andrew Susac probably will start one game a week, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy said he is not sure if Susac will become the personal catcher of SP Tim Lincecum.

Tigers | Andy Dirks could resume rehab assignment

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:08:22 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Andy Dirks (back) has been making progress during workouts and could restart his rehab assignment as early as Monday, July 28, according to manager Brad Ausmus.

Pirates | Travis Snider dealing with injury

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:06:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Travis Snider (hamstring) has been dealing with a hamstring injury over the past few days.

Pirates | Gerrit Cole may make multiple rehab starts

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:06:11 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole (lat) is expected to make two rehab starts before rejoining the team so he can build up his pitch count, according to manager Clint Hurdle. Cole is expected to throw around 80 to 85 pitches in the first start and move to 100 pitches in the second.

Giants | Matt Cain could be done

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:09:46 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) is not making much progress from his elbow injury and will have more tests done. General manager Brian Sabean wouldn't specify whether Cain will pitch again this season.

FANTASY TIP: Monitor his second opinion, but keep him on your DL if you can.

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Indians | Lonnie Chisenhall scratched

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:58:19 -0700

Cleveland Indians 3B Lonnie Chisenhall (illness) was scratched from the lineup Saturday, July 26, due to illness.

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