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Rockies | Jorge De La Rosa scratched
Sat, 30 May 2015 13:43:20 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa (finger) was scratched from his start Saturday, May 30, and SP Eddie Butler was moved up to start against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Diamondbacks | Addison Reed nearing closer gig
Sat, 30 May 2015 13:40:20 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks RP Addison Reed is moving closer to supplanting RP Brad Ziegler in the closer role. Manager Chip Hale said he would be looking closely at the matchups.

Nationals | Bryce Harper out Saturday
Sat, 30 May 2015 12:27:41 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (back) has been scratched from the starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, May 30, due to back soreness. Harper was drilled in the spine by a fastball during the game Friday, May 29. OF Clint Robinson will play right field and bat fifth, with 1B Ryan Zimmerman moving into the cleanup spot.

Brewers | Elian Herrera starting Saturday.
Sat, 30 May 2015 12:11:52 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers 2B Elian Herrera will start at second base against the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday, May 30. 2B Hector Gomez is getting the day off.

Mets | Ruben Tejada playing third base
Sat, 30 May 2015 11:30:03 -0700

New York Mets INF Ruben Tejada will bat second and play third base against the Miami Marlins Saturday, May 30.

Marlins | Adeiny Hechavarria not starting
Sat, 30 May 2015 11:00:57 -0700

Miami Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup against the New York Mets Saturday, May 30. He suffered a left shoulder injury after colliding with OF Christian Yelich during the ninth inning of the game Friday, May 29. The severity of the injury will not be known until after Hechavarria visits a doctor Saturday. INF Jhonatan Solano is starting at shortstop and batting eighth.

Nationals | Stephen Strasburg placed on DL
Sat, 30 May 2015 10:52:35 -0700

The Washington Nationals have placed SP Stephen Strasburg (back, neck) on the 15-day disabled list because of back and neck injuries on his left side. The cause of the injuries are unknown but the team is hoping he will only need to spend the minimum number of days on the DL. Strasburg is scheduled to undergo tests Monday, June 1.

Nationals | Anthony Rendon close to returning
Sat, 30 May 2015 10:18:46 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Anthony Rendon (oblique) went 1-for-4 with a single and three strikeouts in his first rehab game for Class AA Harrisburg Friday, May 29. He played seven innings at second base and is also likely to see playing time at third base before his rehab stint is through.

Nationals | Wilson Ramos sitting out
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:57:48 -0700

Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 30. C Jose Lobaton will be the starting catcher for the Nationals.

Nationals | Clint Robinson in the lineup
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:44:54 -0700

Washington Nationals 1B Clint Robinson will be the starting left fielder against the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, May 30.

Diamondbacks | Jordan Pacheco will play
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:40:19 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Jordan Pacheco is in the starting lineup Saturday, May 30.

Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill starting at 3B
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:37:39 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Aaron Hill will be the starting third baseman Saturday, May 30.

Diamondbacks | Yasmany Tomas not playing
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:16:27 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Yasmany Tomas is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 30.

Phillies | Jeff Francoeur in starting lineup
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:03:01 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Jeff Francoeur will be the starting right fielder Saturday, May 30. OF Ben Revere has moved to center field.

Phillies | Odubel Herrera will not start
Sat, 30 May 2015 09:02:11 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Odubel Herrera is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 30.

Rockies | Nick Hundley not in the lineup
Sat, 30 May 2015 08:52:08 -0700

Colorado Rockies C Nick Hundley is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 30. C Mike McKenry will be the starting catcher for the team.

Pirates | Francisco Liriano fans 11 in no-decision
Sat, 30 May 2015 06:48:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano struck out 11 batters over six scoreless innings during his no-decision against the San Diego Padres Friday, May 29.

Giants | Buster Posey plates three runs
Sat, 30 May 2015 06:22:52 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey scored two runs, hit a home run and drove in three runs during the Giants' 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 29.

Padres | Consistency is king for Tyson Ross
Sat, 30 May 2015 06:21:03 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross has pitched at least five innings and allowed four earned runs or fewer in each of his 10 starts this season. He has a 3-4 record with a 3.84 ERA, a 1.50 WHIP and a 10.6 K/9.

Diamondbacks | Brad Ziegler hit hard
Fri, 29 May 2015 22:01:11 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks RP Brad Ziegler has allowed three hits, two earned runs and two walks in 1 2/3 innings over his last two appearances, converting one of his two save opportunities.

Cardinals | Matt Holliday could play Saturday
Fri, 29 May 2015 21:54:05 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Matt Holliday (illness) could play Saturday, May 30, manager Mike Matheny said.

Dodgers | Yasmani Grandal to be activated
Fri, 29 May 2015 21:50:56 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers C Yasmani Grandal (concussion) will be activated from the 7-day concussion disabled list Saturday, May 30, manager Don Mattingly said Friday, May 29.

Nationals | Stephen Strasburg injures trapezius
Fri, 29 May 2015 20:22:56 -0700

Updating a previous story, Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (trapezius) left after 16 pitches against the Cincinnati Reds with tightness in his left trapezius muscle Friday, May 29, manager Matt Williams said. He will be re-evaluated Saturday, May 30.

Rockies | Chad Bettis flirts with no-hitter
Fri, 29 May 2015 20:16:06 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Chad Bettis came within five outs of a no-hitter, allowing two hits and striking out seven over eight scoreless innings in a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, May 29.

Rockies | Troy Tulowitzki homers twice
Fri, 29 May 2015 20:09:34 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki went 4-for-4 with two solo home runs in a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, May 29.

Reds | Todd Frazier thriving at home
Fri, 29 May 2015 19:58:15 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 3B Todd Frazier hit his 15th home run of the year Friday, May 29, in a 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals, and 10 of his 15 home runs this year have come at home.

Mets | Matt Harvey fans 11
Fri, 29 May 2015 19:40:35 -0700

New York Mets SP Matt Harvey allowed four runs on six hits while striking out 11 in eight innings in a 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins Friday, May 29.

Mets | Lucas Duda continues power surge
Fri, 29 May 2015 19:35:25 -0700

New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins Friday, May 29, and he has four home runs in his last four games and six in his last seven.

Marlins | Justin Bour continues to produce
Fri, 29 May 2015 19:30:48 -0700

Miami Marlins 1B Justin Bour went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in a 4-3 win over the New York Mets Friday, May 29, and he is hitting .361 with four home runs since being called up April 24.

Cardinals | Xavier Scruggs an option at first base?
Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:15 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B Xavier Scruggs could be an option at first base if the team decides to call up a player from Class AAA to fill in for 1B Matt Adams (quadriceps), general manager John Mozeliak said Friday, May 29.

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