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Giants | Yusmeiro Petit to start
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:39:43 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit will be the first pitcher on the mound when the team's suspended game against the Chicago Cubs resumes Thursday, Aug. 21.

Padres | Andrew Cashner to start Saturday
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:59:33 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner (shoulder) will return from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday, Aug. 23, against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Padres | Everth Cabrera to re-join team
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:57:44 -0700

San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) will re-join the team Thursday, Aug. 21, in Los Angeles to resume baseball activities.

Dodgers | Juan Uribe progressing
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:56:29 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Juan Uribe (hamstring) started baseball activities Wednesday, Aug. 20, as he continues to progress from a strained right hamstring. He was able to take batting practice before the game Wednesday.

Dodgers | No rehab for Hyun-Jin Ryu
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:53:04 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (glute) will not require any minor-league rehab starts, manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday, Aug. 20. He played catch for a second straight day Wednesday. Mattingly said he is uncertain when Ryu will return, but he will keep playing catch before slowly working his way back onto a mound.

Cubs | Starlin Castro to miss time
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:51:54 -0700

Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro (personal) might miss up to a week dealing with the death of a relative and three friends in a car crash in the Dominican Republic, according to a source.

Cubs | Mike Olt on DL at Iowa
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:51:27 -0700

The Chicago Cubs placed 3B Mike Olt (hamstring) on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Iowa due to a strained hamstring.

Mets | Jacob deGrom back Saturday
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:55:14 -0700

New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom (shoulder) will come off the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday, Aug. 23, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Mets | Bartolo Colon to start Sunday
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:52:18 -0700

New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon (personal) will pitch Sunday, Aug. 24, against the Los Angeles Dodgers before returning to the Dominican Republic for his mother's funeral.

Mets | Jenrry Mejia unavailable
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:49:50 -0700

New York Mets RP Jenrry Mejia (back) was unavailable Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the Oakland Athletics due to a back injury.

Giants | Buster Posey has sore hip
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:49:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco Giants C/1B Buster Posey (hip) was out of the lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the Chicago Cubs after his left hip flared up in the game Tuesday, Aug. 19. He received treatment and is available off the bench. Manager Bruce Bochy said he hopes Posey can return Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Giants | Brandon Belt remains sidelined
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:48:29 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) had an examination Wednesday, Aug. 20, and he was informed it will be at least two to three more weeks until he is cleared to do any physical activity.

Giants | Joe Panik returns
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:47:50 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Joe Panik (finger) returned to the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the Chicago Cubs after missing a couple of days.

Dodgers | Zack Greinke pushed back
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:46:51 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Zack Greinke (elbow) has been pushed back to start Saturday, Aug. 23, against the New York Mets, as manager Don Mattingly gives him a couple of extra days to rest his tender elbow. The injury is not believed to be serious, and Mattingly said an MRI two weeks ago showed similar irritation to what Greinke had in spring training 2013.

Dodgers | Clayton Kershaw scoots up
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:05:14 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw will start Thursday, Aug. 21, against the New York Mets.

Cubs | Will resume play Thursday
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:24:13 -0700

The Chicago Cubs thought they won 2-0 Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the San Francisco Giants in a game called in the bottom of the fifth inning due to unplayable conditions. However, the Giants won their protest of how the situation was handled by the Cubs, and the game will be resumed Thursday, Aug. 21, in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Cubs leading 2-0.

Giants | Win protest of tarp game
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:18:01 -0700

The San Francisco Giants won a protest filed on the lack of continued efforts by the Chicago Cubs to dry the field Tuesday, Aug. 19. After a four hour and 34 minute delay the game was called, with the Cubs rewarded a 2-0 win. However, the Giants protested and won, and the game will now be resumed Thursday, Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. before the regularly scheduled game, according to a source. The Giants are the first team in 28 years to win an MLB protest.

Padres | Bobby Lafromboise designated for assignment
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:54:09 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Bobby Lafromboise was designated for assignment Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Padres | Jace Peterson sent down
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:53:41 -0700

San Diego Padres INF Jace Peterson was optioned to Triple-A El Paso Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Padres | Reinstate Cameron Maybin
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:53:08 -0700

The San Diego Padres reinstated OF Cameron Maybin from the restricted list Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Pirates | Neil Walker not in lineup
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:51:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker (back) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because he is getting a day off to rest his back.

Giants | Buster Posey sitting out
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:48:19 -0700

San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Pirates | Charlie Morton will try to return in 2014
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:33:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hernia) has been diagnosed with a sports hernia but will try to return before the end of the season. He said he may undergo surgery this offseason to repair the injury.

Nationals | Anthony Rendon not in lineup
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:25 -0700

Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because he is getting the day off. 2B Kevin Frandsen is getting the start at third base.

Pirates | Gerrit Cole activated
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:58 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated SP Gerrit Cole (lat) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned 3B Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Mets | Kirk Nieuwenhuis scratched
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:01:29 -0700

New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (neck) was scratched from the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because of a neck injury.

Giants | File protest regarding Tuesday's game
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:41:00 -0700

The San Francisco Giants have filed a formal protest with MLB regarding their loss to the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, Aug. 19, according to a source. The game was stopped in the fifth inning after the field was deemed unplayable because the grounds crew failed to completely cover the infield. The Cubs have also stated they believe the game should have been suspended and completed Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Mets | Dana Eveland receives cortisone shot
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:22:28 -0700

New York Mets RP Dana Eveland (elbow) received a cortisone shot in his injured elbow and will be sidelined until at least Friday, Aug. 22.

Nationals | Nate McLouth will be ready for 2015
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:24:15 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Nate McLouth (shoulder) should be ready for the start of spring training next season, according to manager Matt Williams.

Nationals | Nate Schierholtz could join team soon
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:23:08 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Nate Schierholtz could be called up from Triple-A Syracuse in the near future because of the injury to OF Nate McLouth (shoulder). Schierholtz reported to Syracuse Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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