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Giants | Hunter Pence being cautious
Tue, 24 May 2016 16:22:00 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) isn't hitting at all Tuesday, May 24, and he plans to let his hamstring heal. Pence thinks he can return to the lineup Friday, May 27, but he won't say for sure.


Giants | Jeff Samardzija cruising in May
Tue, 24 May 2016 16:16:04 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Jeff Samardzija has a 1.42 ERA and a 0.79 WHIP in four starts in May.


Padres | Andrew Cashner not limited
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:59:38 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner (hamstring) will not be on a pitch count in his first start off the disabled list against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, May 24. "No limitations whatsoever," manager Andy Green said of Cashner, who owns a 4.93 ERA in seven starts this season. "No pitch-count limitations, he feels great, he's been throwing some extended bullpens. He's ready to go."


Giants | Buster Posey has good history against Cashner
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:55:59 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey is hitting .455 with a home run and four RBI in 22 at-bats in the last five years against San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner, who faces the Giants Tuesday, May 24.


Padres | Wil Myers sitting out
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:51:07 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers (wrist, forearm) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 24. He clutched his left wrist/forearm in the game Monday, May 23. 1B Brett Wallace is starting at first base and hitting sixth against San Francisco Giants SP Jeff Samardzija. 3B Yangervis Solarte is at third base and is batting cleanup.


Giants | Hunter Pence still out
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:46:12 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) remains out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 24. OF Gregor Blanco is starting in right field and is hitting eighth against San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner.


Reds | Billy Hamilton hitting seventh
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:42:31 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton was dropped to seventh in the batting order against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Mike Bolsinger Tuesday, May 24. 1B Joey Votto is in the two-hole.


Brewers | Matt Garza set for bullpen session
Tue, 24 May 2016 14:49:49 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza (lat) will throw a 60-pitch bullpen session Wednesday, May 25, and will then move to live batting practice Saturday, May 28. Garza said he's had no setbacks and is aiming for a return in mid-June.


Rockies | Ryan Raburn in lineup Tuesday
Tue, 24 May 2016 14:25:16 -0700

Colorado Rockies OF Ryan Raburn is in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 24, against the Boston Red Sox as a designated hitter. Raburn will hit sixth against Red Sox SP David Price. His on-base plus slugging number is 1.061 against left-handed pitching.


Giants | Angel Pagan to DL
Tue, 24 May 2016 14:07:54 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (hamstring) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, May 24, with a left hamstring strain. OF Jarrett Parker was recalled from Class AAA Sacramento in a corresponding roster move.


Phillies | Cameron Rupp out of Tuesday lineup
Tue, 24 May 2016 13:34:43 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies C Cameron Rupp is not starting Tuesday, May 24, against the Detroit Tigers. C Carlos Ruiz is batting sixth against Tigers SP Justin Verlander.


Braves | A.J. Pierzynski out of lineup Tuesday
Tue, 24 May 2016 13:25:38 -0700

Atlanta Braves C A.J. Pierzynski is not starting Tuesday, May 24, against the Milwaukee Brewers. C Tyler Flowers is batting fifth against Brewers SP Jimmy Nelson.


Rockies | Tony Wolters not in Tuesday lineup
Tue, 24 May 2016 13:19:17 -0700

Colorado Rockies C Tony Wolters is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 24, against the Boston Red Sox. C Dustin Garneau is batting eighth against Red Sox SP David Price.


Mets | David Wright not in Tuesday lineup
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:53:47 -0700

New York Mets 3B David Wright is not in the lineup Tuesday, May 24, against the Washington Nationals. 3B Ty Kelly is batting eighth against Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg. The team has also moved SS Asdrubal Cabrera to the No. 2 spot in the lineup.


Cardinals | Matt Adams draws in at 1B
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:46:24 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams is starting at first base and hitting fifth against Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel Tuesday, May 24. 1B Brandon Moss will start on the bench.


Dodgers | Julio Urias' agent advising measured approach
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:44:21 -0700

The agent for Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias, Scott Boras, is advising a measured approach for his star prospect. The 19-year old is pitching in Triple-A with an eye on joining the rotation in 2017.


Cardinals | Matt Adams heating up
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:23:23 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams has homered twice in his last three games and has 13 RBI in 15 games in May.


Cubs | Anthony Rizzo posting mixed numbers
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:16:28 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is 2-for-27 on the team's road trip following a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, May 23. Against left-handed pitchers this season, Rizzo is batting .156 with a .296 on-base percentage. Rizzo's batting average on balls in play is .218, but for the season he is hitting .239 with 11 home runs and 35 runs batted in.


Cubs | Miguel Montero with day off
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:16:01 -0700

Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 24. C David Ross is behind the plate and is hitting eighth against St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha.


Cubs | Jason Heyward returns to lineup
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:14:35 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Jason Heyward (ribs) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting second against St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha Tuesday, May 24.


Pirates | Francisco Cervelli takes a seat
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:10:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 24. C Chris Stewart is doing the catching and is batting eighth against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Shelby Miller.


Pirates | Jung Ho Kang back in lineup
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:05:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang (hand) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting cleanup against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Shelby Miller Tuesday, May 24.


Diamondbacks | Jake Lamb out vs. lefty
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:32:03 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Jake Lamb is not in the starting lineup against Pittsburgh Pirates left-handed SP Francisco Liriano Tuesday, May 24. 2B Phil Gosselin is starting at third base and is hitting second.


Pirates | Ryan Vogelsong placed on DL
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:30:48 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Ryan Vogelsong (face) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with facial fractures Tuesday, May 24.


Rockies | Jeff Hoffman an option for Rockies?
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:13:05 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Jeff Hoffman could be promoted to the major leagues soon. He has a 2.70 ERA in his first nine starts in the Pacific Coast League. Hoffman was the centerpiece of the trade that sent SS Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays.


Marlins | Martin Prado continues to produce
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:08:25 -0700

Miami Marlins 3B Martin Prado is hitting .348 heading into Tuesday, May 24, with an .800 OPS. However, he has no home runs and a .377 batting average on balls in play.


Giants | Jeff Samardzija was tipping pitches
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:06:08 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Jeff Samardzija discovered late last September that he had been tipping his pitches with the Chicago White Sox based on the time he stayed set in the stretch. "I'm over fighting myself, I'm going to go with what feels natural," Samardzija recalled thinking. "Sometimes, you've got to hit the wall to realize that you've got to let go a little bit."


Dodgers | Alex Wood made mechanical tweak
Tue, 24 May 2016 10:52:59 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Alex Wood discovered at the end of April that he was lifting his front leg slightly higher during his delivery, which disrupted his timing. He worked with pitching coach Rick Honeycutt to make an adjustment, and Wood has allowed 22 hits, five walks, 43 strikeouts and a 2.67 ERA in 30 1/3 innings over his last five starts.


Giants | Brandon Belt hits tons of line drives
Tue, 24 May 2016 10:50:39 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt has a career .339 batting average on balls in play, and it's a direct result of the high number of line drives that he hits. He ranked first in the majors in line-drive percentage last year and ranks ninth in that category this year.


Braves | Julio Teheran chugs Brewers
Tue, 24 May 2016 09:39:10 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran is 2-0 with a 1.57 ERA, a .128 opponents' batting average and 24 strikeouts to six walks in 23 innings in his last three starts against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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