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2016/07/22
1B
Adams, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams was 1-for-6 against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, July 22, delivering a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 16th inning.
2016/07/23
SS
Ahmed, Nick
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed (hip) was placed on the 15 day disabled list on Saturday, July 23, with a right hip impingement. INF/OF Chris Owings was activated off the DL to replace Ahmed.
2016/07/23
SS
Ahmed, Nick
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
RP
Albers, Matt
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale (illness) was scratched from his start Saturday, July 23, due to the flu. RP Matt Albers will make the emergency start.
2016/07/22
2B
Alcantara, Arismendy
OAK
Oakland Athletics 3B Danny Valencia, SS Marcus Semien and 1B Billy Butler are not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. 3B Ryon Healy is at the hot corner and is batting eighth, while SS Arismendy Alcantara is playing shortstop and hitting ninth. OF Jake Smolinski is starting in center field again and is hitting sixth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi.
2016/07/23
OF
Arcia, Oswaldo
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Oswaldo Arcia hitting sixth.
2016/07/22
3B
Arenado, Nolan
COL
Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado is 4-for-18 (.222) in his last five games since the All-Star break.
2016/07/23
SS
Aybar, Erick
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/22
OF
Bautista, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista (toe) acknowledged that his toe isn't 100% yet, but he feels healthy enough to return to the majors after he finishes his rehab assignment with Class AAA Buffalo this weekend. He isn't concerned about returning and playing on the turf at Rogers Centre. Bautista is unsure if he'll immediately return to the outfield or serve as the designated hitter, and he was also non-committal about returning to the leadoff spot.
2016/07/23
C
Bethancourt, Christian
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Betts, Mookie
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Michael Martinez hitting ninth. Manager John Farrell said nothing is structurally wrong with Betts. He is day to day, but he could miss some time.
2016/07/22
OF
Betts, Mookie
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) left the game against the Minnesota Twins Friday, July 22, because of right knee soreness. He is considered day-to-day and was replaced in right field by INF/OF Michael Martinez.
2016/07/23
SS
Blanco, Andres
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, July 23. 3B Andres Blanco will take his place at third base and bat third against Pittsburgh Pirates Tyler Glasnow.
2016/07/22
1B
Bour, Justin
MIA
Miami Marlins 1B Justin Bour (ankle) is optimistic that he will be able to return to action during the team's 10-game homestand. He fielded some grounders during batting practice Friday, July 22, and could begin a brief rehab assignment with Class A Jupiter early next week. Bour was able to run with minimal discomfort Thursday, July 21, and said his sprained right ankle does not bother him when he is hitting. "It's just a matter of getting me to where I need to be defensively and running," he said. "The deceleration, when running, is something we need to build up strength."
2016/07/22
OF
Braun, Ryan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun went 1-for-3 with a solo home run against the Chicago Cubs on Friday, July 22. It was his first home run and first RBI since June 29 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2016/07/22
SP
Buchholz, Clay
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz could be traded at the deadline, according to sources.
2016/07/22
SP
Bundy, Dylan
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Dylan Bundy won for the first time as a starter, allowing one run on five hits while striking out five over five innings against the Cleveland Indians Friday, July 22, and he could remain a starter for the rest of the season.
2016/07/22
1B
Butler, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics 3B Danny Valencia, SS Marcus Semien and 1B Billy Butler are not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. 3B Ryon Healy is at the hot corner and is batting eighth, while SS Arismendy Alcantara is playing shortstop and hitting ninth. OF Jake Smolinski is starting in center field again and is hitting sixth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi.
2016/07/22
1B
Cabrera, Miguel
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera tied a season high with four hits, finishing 4-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI, a run scored and a walk in a 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
OF
Cain, Lorenzo
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) had his rehab assignment pushed back to early next week, and manager Ned Yost said it was a case of leg fatigue and not a setback.
2016/07/23
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner is receiving trade interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, but the two sides have not made progress because they have not agreed on his value, according to sources.
2016/07/23
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner received trade interest from the San Francisco Giants, but the Giants are looking for more bullpen help.
2016/07/22
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
A Toronto Blue Jays scout was present at San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner's start against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, July 21.
2016/07/23
C
Castillo, Welington
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/22
RP
Chapman, Aroldis
NYY
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is believed to be the Washington Nationals' primary target prior to the non-waiver trade deadline Aug. 1. However, the club does not appear willing to part with INF Trea Turner or SPs Lucas Giolito or Reynaldo Lopez in a potential deal, according to a baseball source. The Yankees are reportedly looking for players that can contribute immediately at the MLB level, although they have had scouts attending games for affiliates ranging from Class A Hagerstown to Class AAA Syracuse. OF Michael Taylor is believed to be available, according to the source, but the Yankees' level of interest in him is unknown.
2016/07/23
OF
Chisenhall, Lonnie
CLE
Cleveland Indians OF Lonnie Chisenhall (illness) returned to the lineup Saturday, July 23, hitting sixth.
2016/07/22
SP
Cole, Gerrit
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole (5-6) allowed one run on six hits over six innings in a loss to the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, July 22, with one walk and seven strikeouts.
2016/07/23
2B
Colon, Christian
KC
Kansas City Royals 2B Whit Merrifield is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 2B Christian Colon hitting ninth.
2016/07/23
C
Contreras, Willson
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with C Willson Contreras hitting fifth.
2016/07/23
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics 2B Jed Lowrie is leading off Saturday, July 23, with OF Coco Crisp out against a left-hander.
2016/07/23
OF
Cruz, Nelson
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz connected on his 24th and 25th homers of the season in a 14-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, July 23, belting his ninth career grand slam off SP R.A. Dickey in the third inning before connecting on a three-run blast off RP Drew Storen in the eighth.
2016/07/23
SP
Cueto, Johnny
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 23. SP Jeff Samardzija was originally scheduled to start Saturday but will now start Sunday, July 24.
2016/07/22
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish allowed three runs, two earned, on seven hits while walking one and striking out 11 over six innings in a loss to the Kansas City Royals Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
P
Dayton, Grant
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Ross Stripling was recalled from Class AAA Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 23. The Dodgers optioned RP Grant Dayton to Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
SP
Dickey, R.A.
TOR
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz connected on his 24th and 25th homers of the season in a 14-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, July 23, belting his ninth career grand slam off SP R.A. Dickey in the third inning before connecting on a three-run blast off RP Drew Storen in the eighth.
2016/07/22
2B
Dietrich, Derek
MIA
Miami Marlins 3B Martin Prado has not been contacted regarding a new contract yet, but they could delay that decision until the offseason. Miami Herald sportswriter Barry Jackson speculates if the Marlins re-sign Prado, then 2B Derek Dietrich or 2B Dee Gordon could be dealt for pitching.
2016/07/22
SP
Duffy, Danny
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Danny Duffy allowed one run on four hits while walking two and striking out four over 6 2/3 innings in a win over the Texas Rangers Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
SP
Eflin, Zach
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Zach Eflin (3-3) allowed three hits and struck out six batters in a shutout against the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday, July 22. It was his first career shutout and second career complete game.
2016/07/23
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/22
SP
Estrada, Marco
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada (back) allowed two runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out three in a loss to Seattle Mariners Friday, July 22, in his first start after being activated from the disabled list.
2016/07/22
OF
Fowler, Dexter
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Dexter Fowler (hamstring) returned from a 27-game absence and went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBI, two runs scored and a walk in a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
3B
Franco, Maikel
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, July 23. 3B Andres Blanco will take his place at third base and bat third against Pittsburgh Pirates Tyler Glasnow.
2016/07/22
3B
Franco, Maikel
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) was removed from the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates for precautionary reasons in the fourth inning Friday, July 22, after getting hit in the left wrist by a pitch from SP Gerrit Cole in the first inning.
2016/07/23
OF
Francoeur, Jeff
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
3B
Freese, David
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Saturday, July 23. 3B David Freese will start at third base and is batting fifth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Garcia, Avisail
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Justin Morneau is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Avisail Garcia hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
2B
Garcia, Greg
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Gattis, Evan
HOU
Houston Astros C Evan Gattis is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Los Angeles Angels SP Jered Weaver on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/22
SP
Gibson, Kyle
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Kyle Gibson (3-6) allowed one run on two hits over eight innings in a victory over the Boston Red Sox Friday, July 22, with one walk and six strikeouts.
2016/07/22
SP
Giolito, Lucas
WSH
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is believed to be the Washington Nationals' primary target prior to the non-waiver trade deadline Aug. 1. However, the club does not appear willing to part with INF Trea Turner or SPs Lucas Giolito or Reynaldo Lopez in a potential deal, according to a baseball source. The Yankees are reportedly looking for players that can contribute immediately at the MLB level, although they have had scouts attending games for affiliates ranging from Class A Hagerstown to Class AAA Syracuse. OF Michael Taylor is believed to be available, according to the source, but the Yankees' level of interest in him is unknown.
2016/07/23
SP
Giolito, Lucas
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Lucas Giolito will be called up to start Sunday, July 24, against the San Diego Padres.
2016/07/22
SP
Glasnow, Tyler
PIT
Confirming a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow will start against the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, July 23, according to manager Clint Hurdle.
2016/07/23
SP
Glasnow, Tyler
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow (undisclosed) left the game Saturday, July 23, with an apparent injury.
2016/07/23
SP
Glasnow, Tyler
PIT
Updating an earlier report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow (shoulder) left the game Saturday, July 23, with right shoulder discomfort.
2016/07/22
2B
Gordon, Dee
MIA
Miami Marlins 3B Martin Prado has not been contacted regarding a new contract yet, but they could delay that decision until the offseason. Miami Herald sportswriter Barry Jackson speculates if the Marlins re-sign Prado, then 2B Derek Dietrich or 2B Dee Gordon could be dealt for pitching.
2016/07/23
C
Gosewisch, Tuffy
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/22
SP
Gray, Jon
COL
Colorado Rockies SP Jon Gray allowed one run on six hits while walking one and striking out eight over seven innings in a win over the Atlanta Braves Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
SS
Gregorius, Didi
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/22
SP
Greinke, Zack
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Zack Greinke (oblique) will throw his first bullpen session Saturday, July 23, and a decision on whether he is ready for a simulated game will be made following the session.
2016/07/22
2B
Gyorko, Jedd
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Jedd Gyorko was 2-for-5 with a game-tying solo home run off Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen with two outs in the ninth inning on Friday, July 22. The Cardinals would go on to win, 4-3, in 16 innings.
2016/07/23
2B
Gyorko, Jedd
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Jedd Gyorko is hitting fifth Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/22
MAN
Hale, Chip
ARI
The Arizona Diamondbacks may replace manager Chip Hale in the next couple weeks.
2016/07/23
OF
Hazelbaker, Jeremy
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/22
3B
Healy, Ryon
OAK
Oakland Athletics 3B Danny Valencia, SS Marcus Semien and 1B Billy Butler are not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. 3B Ryon Healy is at the hot corner and is batting eighth, while SS Arismendy Alcantara is playing shortstop and hitting ninth. OF Jake Smolinski is starting in center field again and is hitting sixth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi.
2016/07/23
3B
Hill, Aaron
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is leading off Saturday, July 23, and 3B Travis Shaw is sitting out. 3B Aaron Hill is hitting seventh.
2016/07/22
OF
Holliday, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Matt Holliday went 0-for-7 with two strikeouts against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
OF
Holliday, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Holt, Brock
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is leading off Saturday, July 23, and 3B Travis Shaw is sitting out. 3B Aaron Hill is hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
C
Iannetta, Chris
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Mike Zunino is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Saturday, July 23. C Chris Iannetta will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Inciarte, Ender
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte likely will not be traded this season because general manager John Coppolella said the team is happy with how Inciarte has performed. He said Inciarte has played well defensively and is a better hitter than he has shown.
2016/07/23
SP
Iwakuma, Hisashi
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma won his fifth straight start Saturday, July 23, against the Toronto Blue Jays, yielding two runs on four runs and three walks over six innings.
2016/07/23
OF
Jankowski, Travis
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
RP
Jansen, Kenley
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen allowed a game-tying home run with two outs in the ninth against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 22. It was his fifth blow save of the season and second in four appearances since the All-Star break.
2016/07/23
1B
Jaso, John
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B John Jaso is batting first in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Jimenez, Ubaldo
BAL
The Baltimore Orioles are looking to trade SP Ubaldo Jimenez before the trade deadline.
2016/07/23
3B
Kang, Jung Ho
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola Saturday, July 23. 3B David Freese will start at third base and is batting fifth in the lineup.
2016/07/22
OF
Kemp, Matt
SD
San Diego Padres OF Matt Kemp went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs and four RBI in a victory over the Washington Nationals Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
2B
Kendrick, Howie
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick hit a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 22, to extend his hitting streak to 14 games.
2016/07/23
SP
Locke, Jeff
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke will be available out of the bullpen this weekend against the Philadelphia Phillies. Locke's move to the bullpen probably will be temporary, and he likely will return to the rotation when the team needs a fifth starter again.
2016/07/22
SP
Lopez, Reynaldo
WSH
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is believed to be the Washington Nationals' primary target prior to the non-waiver trade deadline Aug. 1. However, the club does not appear willing to part with INF Trea Turner or SPs Lucas Giolito or Reynaldo Lopez in a potential deal, according to a baseball source. The Yankees are reportedly looking for players that can contribute immediately at the MLB level, although they have had scouts attending games for affiliates ranging from Class A Hagerstown to Class AAA Syracuse. OF Michael Taylor is believed to be available, according to the source, but the Yankees' level of interest in him is unknown.
2016/07/23
2B
Lowrie, Jed
OAK
Oakland Athletics 2B Jed Lowrie is leading off Saturday, July 23, with OF Coco Crisp out against a left-hander.
2016/07/23
SP
Manaea, Sean
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Sean Manaea allowed no runs on five hits over eight innings against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 22. He struck out seven and walked none.
2016/07/22
OF
Markakis, Nick
ATL
The Kansas City Royals have expressed interest in Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis. However, Atlanta would likely have to eat a portion of the $22 million he is owed through the 2018 season in order to make a deal possible.
2016/07/23
C
Martin, Russell
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin (knee) is feeling better but is still considered day-to-day at this point, according to manager John Gibbons.
2016/07/23
C
Martin, Russell
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin (knee) is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma Saturday, July 23. C Josh Thole will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
2B
Martinez, Michael
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Michael Martinez hitting ninth. Manager John Farrell said nothing is structurally wrong with Betts. He is day to day, but he could miss some time.
2016/07/22
2B
Martinez, Michael
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) left the game against the Minnesota Twins Friday, July 22, because of right knee soreness. He is considered day-to-day and was replaced in right field by INF/OF Michael Martinez.
2016/07/23
1B
Mauer, Joe
MIN
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 1B Kennys Vargas hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
C
Maxwell, Bruce
OAK
Oakland Athletics C/1B Stephen Vogt (personal) was placed on the family emergency medical leave list on Saturday, July 23. Oakland also transferred RP Fernando Rodriguez (lat) to the 60-day disabled list to clear room on the 40-man roster for C Bruce Maxwell, who was recalled from Class AAA Nashville in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
SP
Mayers, Mike
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Mike Mayers will be called up to start Sunday, July 24, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2016/07/23
C
McCann, Brian
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
McCarthy, Brandon
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon McCarthy (calf) allowed two runs -- one earned -- on one hit in 6 1/3 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals before departing with cramping in his right calf. He walked three and struck out four.
2016/07/22
SP
McCullers, Lance
HOU
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers allowed one run on four hits while walking four and striking out 10 over eight innings in a win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
SP
McHugh, Collin
HOU
Los Angeles Angels C Carlos Perez is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
2B
Merrifield, Whit
KC
Kansas City Royals 2B Whit Merrifield is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 2B Christian Colon hitting ninth.
2016/07/23
C
Molina, Yadier
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
C
Montero, Miguel
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with C Willson Contreras hitting fifth.
2016/07/22
1B
Morneau, Justin
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Justin Morneau hit his first home run in over 14 months, going 1-for-3 with a three-run home run in a 7-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
1B
Morneau, Justin
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Justin Morneau is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Avisail Garcia hitting seventh.
2016/07/22
1B
Morrison, Logan
TB
Updating previous reports, Tampa Bay Rays 1B Logan Morrison (forearm) has been diagnosed with tendinitis in his forearm and received a shot, according to manager Kevin Cash. He could be available off the bench Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
1B
Myers, Wil
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
Norris, Bud
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Bud Norris is still expected to make his next scheduled start on Tuesday, July 26, against the Tampa Bay Rays despite being used in relief on Friday, July 22, against the St. Louis Cardinals.
2016/07/23
C
Norris, Derek
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/23
SP
Odorizzi, Jake
TB
Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi pitched eight scoreless frames against the Oakland Athletics on Friday, July 22. He allowed five hits, walked no one and struck out five. Odorizzi was not involved in the decision.
2016/07/23
2B
Owings, Chris
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed (hip) was placed on the 15 day disabled list on Saturday, July 23, with a right hip impingement. INF/OF Chris Owings was activated off the DL to replace Ahmed.
2016/07/23
2B
Owings, Chris
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/22
2B
Panik, Joe
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) and 2B Joe Panik (concussion) are taking the day off in their rehab assignment at Class AAA Sacramento Friday, July 22. Pence's rest was planned, but Panik "just wasn't feeling great" after Thursday, July 21. General manager Bobby Evans said Panik has passed his concussion protocols and wasn't woozy. Rather, Panik's timing at the plate has been off. There remain no tentative dates for Pence and Panik to return from the disabled list.
2016/07/23
OF
Parker, Jarrett
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Jarrett Parker will serve as the designated hitter and bat sixth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/22
SP
Paxton, James
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton allowed one run on three hits while walking one and striking out nine in a win over the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
OF
Pence, Hunter
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) and 2B Joe Panik (concussion) are taking the day off in their rehab assignment at Class AAA Sacramento Friday, July 22. Pence's rest was planned, but Panik "just wasn't feeling great" after Thursday, July 21. General manager Bobby Evans said Panik has passed his concussion protocols and wasn't woozy. Rather, Panik's timing at the plate has been off. There remain no tentative dates for Pence and Panik to return from the disabled list.
2016/07/22
SP
Perdomo, Luis
SD
San Diego Padres SP Luis Perdomo (4-4) allowed two runs on four hits over seven innings in a victory over the Washington Nationals Friday, July 22, with one walk and three strikeouts.
2016/07/23
C
Perez, Carlos
LAA
Los Angeles Angels C Carlos Perez is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
SP
Perez, Carlos
ATL
Los Angeles Angels C Carlos Perez is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/22
3B
Perez, Hernan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 3B Hernan Perez went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a steal in a 5-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs Friday, July 22, and he has hit safely in all six games he has played in since the All-Star break, recording four straight multi-hit games.
2016/07/23
2B
Peterson, Jace
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.
2016/07/22
OF
Piscotty, Stephen
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Stephen Piscotty was 0-for-7 during a 16-inning game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
C
Posey, Buster
SF
San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (foot) will start at catcher and bat fourth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Saturday, July 23. Posey left the game Friday, July 22, after fouling a ball off his left foot, but X-rays were negative.
2016/07/22
C
Posey, Buster
SF
San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (foot) exited against the New York Yankees Friday, July 22, after fouling a ball of his left foot. X-rays were negative and he is considered day-to-day.
2016/07/22
3B
Prado, Martin
MIA
Miami Marlins 3B Martin Prado has not been contacted regarding a new contract yet, but they could delay that decision until the offseason. Miami Herald sportswriter Barry Jackson speculates if the Marlins re-sign Prado, then 2B Derek Dietrich or 2B Dee Gordon could be dealt for pitching.
2016/07/23
2B
Profar, Jurickson
TEX
Texas Rangers 2B Jurickson Profar is leading off Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Andrew Toles hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring), who pinch hit in the team's loss on Friday, July 22, has "a chance" to return Saturday, July 23, but it appears that Sunday, July 24, is more likely.
2016/07/22
SP
Quintana, Jose
CWS
The Texas Rangers appear to be interested in trading for Chicago White Sox SP Jose Quintana.
2016/07/22
SS
Reyes, Jose
NYM
New York Mets SS Jose Reyes recorded his first three-hit game of the season, finishing 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI, two runs scored and a steal in a 5-3 win over the Miami Marlins Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
1B
Robinson, Clint
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Clint Robinson will start at first base and bat sixth against San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson Saturday, July 23. 2B Trea Turner returns to the bench after starting Friday, July 22, against the Padres.
2016/07/22
SP
Rodriguez, Eduardo
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez (2-4) allowed two runs on six hits over 5 1/3 innings in a loss to the Minnesota Twins Friday, July 22, with one walk and eight strikeouts.
2016/07/23
RP
Rodriguez, Fernando
OAK
Oakland Athletics C/1B Stephen Vogt (personal) was placed on the family emergency medical leave list on Saturday, July 23. Oakland also transferred RP Fernando Rodriguez (lat) to the 60-day disabled list to clear room on the 40-man roster for C Bruce Maxwell, who was recalled from Class AAA Nashville in a corresponding move.
2016/07/23
C
Rosario, Alberto
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/23
C
Rupp, Cameron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies C Cameron Rupp (head) exited the game Saturday, July 23, after he was hit in the head by a pitch.
2016/07/22
C
Rupp, Cameron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies C Cameron Rupp went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
SP
Sabathia, CC
NYY
A Toronto Blue Jays scout was present at New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia's start against the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, July 21.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Updating earlier reports, Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale was sent home Saturday, July 23, due to a "clubhouse incident" before the game that was non-physical in nature, according to general manager Rick Hahn.
2016/07/23
SP
Sale, Chris
CWS
Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale (illness) was scratched from his start Saturday, July 23, due to the flu. RP Matt Albers will make the emergency start.
2016/07/23
SP
Samardzija, Jeff
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 23. SP Jeff Samardzija was originally scheduled to start Saturday but will now start Sunday, July 24.
2016/07/23
SP
Sampson, Keyvius
CIN
Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS Nick Ahmed are not in the lineup against the Cincinnati Reds SP Keyvius Sampson on Saturday, July 23. INF/OF Chris Owings will fill in for Ahmed and hit fifth, while C Tuffy Gosewisch will replace Castillo behind the plate and bat eighth.
2016/07/23
OF
Sano, Miguel
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano is hitting third Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
OF
Saunders, Michael
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Michael Saunders clubbed two solo shots against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, July 23, after connecting on a solo blast in the series opener on Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
SP
Scherzer, Max
WSH
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers is in the starting lineup batting second against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer on Saturday, July 23. OF Travis Jankowski is also back after a rest day and will hit leadoff. However, C Derek Norris will sit in favor of C Christian Bethancourt, who will fill in behind the plate and bat seventh.
2016/07/22
SS
Semien, Marcus
OAK
Oakland Athletics 3B Danny Valencia, SS Marcus Semien and 1B Billy Butler are not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. 3B Ryon Healy is at the hot corner and is batting eighth, while SS Arismendy Alcantara is playing shortstop and hitting ninth. OF Jake Smolinski is starting in center field again and is hitting sixth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi.
2016/07/23
3B
Shaw, Travis
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is leading off Saturday, July 23, and 3B Travis Shaw is sitting out. 3B Aaron Hill is hitting seventh.
2016/07/23
OF
Smolinski, Jake
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Jake Smolinski went 3-for-5 against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
OF
Smolinski, Jake
OAK
Oakland Athletics 3B Danny Valencia, SS Marcus Semien and 1B Billy Butler are not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. 3B Ryon Healy is at the hot corner and is batting eighth, while SS Arismendy Alcantara is playing shortstop and hitting ninth. OF Jake Smolinski is starting in center field again and is hitting sixth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi.
2016/07/23
OF
Souza, Steven
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Oswaldo Arcia hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
RP
Storen, Drew
TOR
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz connected on his 24th and 25th homers of the season in a 14-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, July 23, belting his ninth career grand slam off SP R.A. Dickey in the third inning before connecting on a three-run blast off RP Drew Storen in the eighth.
2016/07/23
SP
Stripling, Ross
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Ross Stripling was recalled from Class AAA Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 23. The Dodgers optioned RP Grant Dayton to Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.
2016/07/22
OF
Taylor, Michael
WSH
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is believed to be the Washington Nationals' primary target prior to the non-waiver trade deadline Aug. 1. However, the club does not appear willing to part with INF Trea Turner or SPs Lucas Giolito or Reynaldo Lopez in a potential deal, according to a baseball source. The Yankees are reportedly looking for players that can contribute immediately at the MLB level, although they have had scouts attending games for affiliates ranging from Class A Hagerstown to Class AAA Syracuse. OF Michael Taylor is believed to be available, according to the source, but the Yankees' level of interest in him is unknown.
2016/07/22
SP
Teheran, Julio
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran (undisclosed) walked exited his start against the Colorado Rockies with a trainer Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
SP
Teheran, Julio
ATL
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran (lat) exited his start against the Colorado Rockies Friday, July 22, with right lat tightness and is considered day-to-day.
2016/07/23
SP
Teheran, Julio
ATL
Updating previous reports, Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran (lat) said strength tests were good Saturday, July 23, and it's just normal soreness. He hopes to make his next start.
2016/07/23
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.
2016/07/23
C
Thole, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin (knee) is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma Saturday, July 23. C Josh Thole will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
OF
Toles, Andrew
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with OF Andrew Toles hitting seventh.
2016/07/22
OF
Trumbo, Mark
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Mark Trumbo went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run, his first since the All-Star break, in a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
3B
Turner, Justin
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner was 2-for-7 with a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 22. It was his seventh home run in July and 18th on the season.
2016/07/22
SS
Turner, Trea
WSH
New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is believed to be the Washington Nationals' primary target prior to the non-waiver trade deadline Aug. 1. However, the club does not appear willing to part with INF Trea Turner or SPs Lucas Giolito or Reynaldo Lopez in a potential deal, according to a baseball source. The Yankees are reportedly looking for players that can contribute immediately at the MLB level, although they have had scouts attending games for affiliates ranging from Class A Hagerstown to Class AAA Syracuse. OF Michael Taylor is believed to be available, according to the source, but the Yankees' level of interest in him is unknown.
2016/07/23
SS
Turner, Trea
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Clint Robinson will start at first base and bat sixth against San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson Saturday, July 23. 2B Trea Turner returns to the bench after starting Friday, July 22, against the Padres.
2016/07/23
OF
Upton Jr., Melvin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is receiving trade interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, according to sources.
2016/07/23
OF
Upton Jr., Melvin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. has been a target for the Cleveland Indians over the last few weeks, but the two sides do not appear close to a deal.
2016/07/22
OF
Upton Jr., Melvin
SD
San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is a name that the Baltimore Orioles have expressed an interest in potentially trading for. Sources indicate Upton is available to be acquired in the right deal.
2016/07/22
3B
Valencia, Danny
OAK
Oakland Athletics 3B Danny Valencia, SS Marcus Semien and 1B Billy Butler are not in the starting lineup Friday, July 22. 3B Ryon Healy is at the hot corner and is batting eighth, while SS Arismendy Alcantara is playing shortstop and hitting ninth. OF Jake Smolinski is starting in center field again and is hitting sixth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi.
2016/07/23
1B
Vargas, Kennys
MIN
Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 1B Kennys Vargas hitting sixth.
2016/07/23
C
Vogt, Stephen
OAK
Oakland Athletics C/1B Stephen Vogt (personal) was placed on the family emergency medical leave list on Saturday, July 23. Oakland also transferred RP Fernando Rodriguez (lat) to the 60-day disabled list to clear room on the 40-man roster for C Bruce Maxwell, who was recalled from Class AAA Nashville in a corresponding move.
2016/07/22
1B
Votto, Joey
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto homered for the third time in four games, finishing 1-for-3 with three RBI, two runs scored and two walks in a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday, July 22.
2016/07/22
SP
Wacha, Michael
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed 11 base runners -- 10 hits, one base on balls -- but surrendered just two runs over six innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, July 22. It was Wacha's third straight no-decision.
2016/07/23
SP
Weaver, Jered
LAA
Houston Astros C Evan Gattis is in the starting lineup and will bat eighth against Los Angeles Angels SP Jered Weaver on Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
OF
Williamson, Mac
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Mac Williamson is starting in right field and batting eighth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Saturday, July 23.
2016/07/23
2B
Wong, Kolten
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is leading off Saturday, July 23, OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting sixth and C Alberto Rosario hits eighth. 2B Kolten Wong, OF Matt Holliday and C Yadier Molina are out of the lineup.
2016/07/22
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two RBI and two runs scored in a 5-3 loss to the New York Mets Friday, July 22, and he has three home runs in his last four games and has hit safely in all eight games since the All-Star break.
2016/07/22
1B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman (rib cage) went 1-for-5 with two RBI and four strikeouts in his second rehab game for Class A Potomac Friday, July 22.
2016/07/23
C
Zunino, Mike
SEA
Seattle Mariners C Mike Zunino is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Saturday, July 23. C Chris Iannetta will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/07/23
SS
d'Arnaud, Chase
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar and 2B Jace Peterson are out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with SS Chase d'Arnaud leading off and OF Jeff Francoeur hitting sixth.