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Cubs | Javier Baez exits after HBP
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:40:25 -0700

Chicago Cubs 2B Javier Baez (elbow) exited against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, June 17, after being hit by a pitch on his left elbow.

Padres | Austin Hedges on rehab stint
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:56:55 -0700

Updating a previous item, San Diego Padres C Austin Hedges (elbow) is on rehab at Class AAA El Paso.

Cardinals | Two draft picks signed
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:52:21 -0700

The St. Louis Cardinals have inked RHP Parker Kelly and LHP Colin Schmid to undisclosed contracts on Sunday, June 17. Kelly, a 20th-round selection, is the brother of current Cardinals C Carson Kelly.

Cardinals | Dexter Fowler gets Sunday night off
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:47:30 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Dexter Fowler is not starting Sunday, June 17, against the Chicago Cubs. OF Harrison Bader is starting in right field and hitting second against Cubs LHP Jose Quintana.

Cubs | Addison Russell not starting Sunday
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:44:43 -0700

Chicago Cubs SS Addison Russell is not in the starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, June 17. 2B Javier Baez is playing shortstop and will hit eighth against Cardinals RHP Jack Flaherty.

Giants | San Fran, Joey Bart agree to terms
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:30:08 -0700

The San Francisco Giants signed first-round C Joey Bart to an undisclosed contract Sunday, June 17. Bart received a reported $7.025 million signing bonus. According to's Jim Callis, the bonus is the largest for any position player in draft history.

Braves | Kurt Suzuki injury update
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:35:34 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Atlanta Braves C Kurt Suzuki (head) was removed as a precaution according the team after he was struck on the side of the head by a backswing against the San Diego Padres on Sunday, June 17. He is listed as day-to-day.

Braves | Kurt Suzuki departs early Sunday
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:56:36 -0700

Atlanta Braves C Kurt Suzuki (head) was removed the game against the San Diego Padres after Rafael Lopez's backswing caught Suzuki on the side of the head Sunday, June 17.

Dodgers | Hyun-Jin Ryu's recovery stalled
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:53:40 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (groin) felt some tightness in his left groin during a bullpen session Saturday, June 17, but manager Dave Roberts declined to call it a setback, according to's Ken Gurnick.

Dodgers | Tom Koehler sidelined until August
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:42:51 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RHP Tom Koehler (shoulder) recently suffered a setback in his strained right shoulder and is not expected to return until at least August, according to's Ken Gurnick.

Giants | Buster Posey getting his usual Sunday rest
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:32:28 -0700

San Francisco Giants C/1B Buster Posey is out of the lineup for the second time in three days versus the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, June 17. C Nick Hundley will fill in behind the plate and bat cleanup.

Dodgers | Matt Kemp, Chris Taylor get a day off
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:28:15 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp and SS Chris Taylor is absent from the lineup against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, June 17. OF Joc Pederson will start in left field and bat leadoff, 1B/OF Cody Bellinger will take over in center and hit cleanup, while INF/OF Enrique Hernandez will get the nod at shortstop and bat seventh.

Mets | Jeurys Familia good to go
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:18:19 -0700

New York Mets RHP Jeurys Familia was activated from the disabled list Sunday, June 17. RHP Jacob Rhame was optioned to Class AAA Las Vegas in a corresponding move.

Brewers | Freddy Peralta to start Tuesday
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:00:48 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RHP Freddy Peralta has been named the starting pitcher for the team's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, June 19.

Pirates | Starling Marte getting some rest
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:50:01 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is out of the lineup versus the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, June 17. OF Austin Meadows will get the nod in center field and hit second.

Braves | Ozzie Albies takes a seat
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:43:41 -0700

Atlanta Braves 2B Ozzie Albies is absent from the lineup against the San Diego Padres on Sunday, June 17. SS/3B Johan Camargo will slide over to second base and hit seventh, while INF Ryan Flaherty will start at the hot corner and bat eighth.

Nationals | Adam Eaton taking it easy
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:35:46 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Adam Eaton is out of the lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, June 17. OF Brian Goodwin will take his spot in right field and bat seventh.

Brewers | Milwaukee resting a pair of regulars
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:25:56 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers 1B/OF Ryan Braun and SS Orlando Arcia are absent the lineup versus the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, June 17. 1B Eric Thames will start in left field and will hit leadoff, 1B Jesus Aguilar will take over at first base and bat fifth, while INF/OF Hernan Perez will occupy shortstop and hit seventh.

Brewers | Adrian Houser called up
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:09:41 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RHP Adrian Houser was recalled from Class AAA Colorado Springs on Sunday, June 17. RHP Jorge Lopez was optioned to Colorado Springs in a corresponding move.

Braves | Luke Jackson signed
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 08:25:47 -0700

The Atlanta Braves signed RHP Luke Jackson to an MLB contract Sunday, June 17. In a corresponding move, LHP Luiz Gohara was optioned to Class AAA Gwinnett.

Braves | Mike Foltynewicz could pitch next weekend
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:54:18 -0700

Atlanta Braves RHP Mike Foltynewicz (triceps) could be activated from the disabled list next weekend. He threw a bullpen session Saturday, June 16, but the team decided to give him extra rest before his next start.

Braves | Ronald Acuna headed to extended spring training
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:20:08 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Ronald Acuna (knee, back) will report to extended spring training in Orlando by Monday, June 18, before beginning a rehab assignment, according to manager Brian Snitker.

Marlins | Miguel Rojas likely to return Sunday
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:10:37 -0700

Miami Marlins INF Miguel Rojas (face, hand) was held out of action against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, June 16, but manager Don Mattingly said he is likely to play Sunday, June 17.

Cardinals | Paul DeJong cleared to resume hitting
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:54:41 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SS Paul DeJong (hand) has been cleared to resume hitting. He hit off a tee Saturday, June 16, and is expected to begin taking batting practice while traveling with the team on their upcoming road trip. DeJong had previously been limited to taking dry swings and participating in limited defensive activities.

Dodgers | Clayton Kershaw to throw simulated game
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:48:13 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw (back) will throw a simulated game lasting three or four innings Tuesday, June 19, or Wednesday, June 20, according to manager Dave Roberts. If all goes well, he will throw a bullpen session and make one rehab start before coming off the disabled list.

Dodgers | Drew Hutchison signed
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:44:59 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed free-agent RHP Drew Hutchison (Phillies) to a minor league contract Saturday, June 16.

Giants | Evan Longoria to undergo surgery
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:44:05 -0700

San Francisco Giants 3B Evan Longoria (hand) will undergo surgery on his fractured left hand Tuesday, June 19, and he is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Stephen Shin in Los Angeles.

Diamondbacks | A.J. Pollock hasn't resumed baseball activities
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:38:30 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks OF A.J. Pollock (thumb) is doing conditioning and range-of-motion exercises but hasn't been cleared to resume baseball activities.

Mets | Noah Syndergaard rehab update
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:36:22 -0700

Although there is no estimated timetable for the return of New York Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard (finger), he is reportedly close to beginning a throwing program.

Mets | Jeurys Familia expected to return Sunday
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:33:59 -0700

New York Mets RHP Jeurys Familia (shoulder) is expected to be activated from the disabled list prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, June 17. Manager Mickey Callaway said he would not hesitate to use Familia in a save situation right away.

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