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2015/09/02
SS
Adrianza, Ehire
SF
San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford (calf) is not in the lineup for the second straight game Wednesday, Sept. 2. SS Ehire Adrianza is starting at the 6 and hitting eighth against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw.
2015/09/02
1B
Alonso, Yonder
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso is not in the lineup against Texas Rangers left-handed SP Cole Hamels Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Brett Wallace is starting at first base and is batting fifth.
2015/09/02
OF
Altherr, Aaron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SS Darnell Sweeney is starting in left field and hitting leadoff against New York Mets SP Matt Harvey Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Aaron Altherr is starting on the bench.
2015/09/02
C
Arencibia, J.P.
TB
Tampa Bay Rays C J.P. Arencibia went 2-for-4 with a double, solo home run and two runs scored Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Baltimore Orioles.
2015/09/02
C
Avila, Alex
DET
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is starting behind the plate and batting ninth against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Wednesday, Sept. 2. C James McCann is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SP
Bauer, Trevor
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer allowed five runs and six hits while recording just four outs Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Toronto Blue Jays. He failed to make it through two innings for the second time in four starts.
2015/09/02
SP
Berrios, Jose
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Jose Berrios will not be recalled from Class AAA Rochester this season due to his hefty workload in the minors this year, according to general manager Terry Ryan.
2015/09/02
C
Bethancourt, Christian
ATL
Atlanta Braves C A.J. Pierzynski is out of the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, with C Christian Bethancourt hitting seventh.
2015/09/02
OF
Blanco, Gregor
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Gregor Blanco is starting in left field and hitting second against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
OF
Bourgeois, Jason
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jason Bourgeois went 2-for-5 with two runs and a solo home run during the Reds' 7-4 win over the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
OF
Brown, Domonic
PHI
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (concussion) has left the team to return to Philadelphia to visit a team doctor Thursday, Sept. 3.
2015/09/02
OF
Brown, Domonic
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (concussion) left the game Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the New York Mets due to concerns over a possible concussion.
2015/09/02
SP
Bundy, Dylan
BAL
There are no plans for Baltimore Orioles SP Dylan Bundy (shoulder) to pitch in the Arizona Fall League but the club may consider having him pitch in the fall instructional league.
2015/09/02
OF
Cain, Lorenzo
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (calf) was removed from the game against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Sept. 2, after fouling a ball off his calf. A team official said the injury was not serious.
2015/09/02
SP
Cain, Matt
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) has left the team to head to Arizona, in order to prepare for a rehab start for Class AAA Sacramento Friday, Sept. 4, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
2015/09/02
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) remains out of the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Rusney Castillo is starting in left field and hitting sixth against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka.
2015/09/02
2B
Castro, Daniel
ATL
Atlanta Braves 2B Jace Peterson is out of the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, with 2B Daniel Castro hitting eighth.
2015/09/02
C
Cervelli, Francisco
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli (leg) took a foul top off of his lower right leg in the second inning Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Milwaukee Brewers. He spent a couple of minutes sitting near home plate, but was able to gather himself and finish the game.
2015/09/02
OF
Conforto, Michael
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto has reached base safely in 14 of his last 16 games.
2015/09/02
SS
Crawford, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford (calf) is not in the lineup for the second straight game Wednesday, Sept. 2. SS Ehire Adrianza is starting at the 6 and hitting eighth against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw.
2015/09/02
C
Cruz, Tony
STL
St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Tony Cruz is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer Wednesday.
2015/09/02
OF
Cuddyer, Michael
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Cuddyer is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Kelly Johnson is starting at the keystone and hitting seventh against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola, while 2B Daniel Murphy moves over to first base.
2015/09/02
3B
Cuthbert, Cheslor
KC
Kansas City Royals 3B Mike Moustakas (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 3B Cheslor Cuthbert is starting at third base and batting eighth against Detroit Tigers SP Randy Wolf Wednesday.
2015/09/02
3B
Cuthbert, Cheslor
KC
Kansas City Royals 3B Cheslor Cuthbert went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Detroit Tigers, and he finished with a walk and four RBIs.
2015/09/02
1B
Davis, Chris
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis smacked a pair of homers Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Tampa Bay Rays. He went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored.
2015/09/02
OF
Davis, Rajai
DET
Detroit Tigers OF Rajai Davis (finger) did not start the game Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Kansas City Royals, but he was able to check into the game in the ninth inning.
2015/09/02
SP
Dickey, R.A.
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey allowed one run, four hits and no walks with six strikeouts in a win Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Cleveland Indians to even his record at 10-10. He threw just 92 pitches, including 68 for strikes, in his second complete game of the season.
2015/09/02
3B
Dietrich, Derek
MIA
Miami Marlins 3B Derek Dietrich is out of the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, for the second straight day.
2015/09/02
3B
Donaldson, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Cleveland Indians.
2015/09/02
1B
Duda, Lucas
NYM
New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda (back) has begun swinging a bat, but he still will not be activated from the disabled list when eligible this weekend.
2015/09/02
OF
Eaton, Adam
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Trayce Thompson is starting in center field and batting fifth against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Wednesday.
2015/09/02
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the lineup against Boston Red Sox left-handed SP Henry Owens Wednesday, Sept. 1. OF Chris Young will receive the start in left field, and he's batting second.
2015/09/02
1B
Encarnacion, Edwin
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion was named American League Player of the Month for August for leading the majors with a .407 average, 22 extra-base hits, 79 total bases and a .919 slugging percentage.
2015/09/02
2B
Espinosa, Danny
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor was scratched from the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Danny Espinosa enters the lineup and will play left field. OF Bryce Harper is moving to center field.
2015/09/02
OF
Ethier, Andre
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Andre Ethier is 7-for-15 with a double and two home runs against San Francisco Giants SP Mike Leake, who he faces Wednesday, Sept. 2. Ethier is also coming off an August in which he hit .375 with three home runs.
2015/09/02
SP
Feldman, Scott
HOU
Houston Astros SP Scott Feldman (shoulder) left the game with right shoulder pain in his start Tuesday, Sept. 1, after walking five hitters and allowing three runs in just 2 2/3 innings against the Seattle Mariners. He will undergo an MRI exam Wednesday, Sept. 2. Feldman was replaced in the game by SP Vincent Velasquez.
2015/09/02
SP
Feldman, Scott
HOU
Houston Astros SP Scott Feldman (shoulder) received an injection in his shoulder following his MRI exam Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
2B
Flaherty, Ryan
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 2B Ryan Flaherty is starting at third base and batting ninth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Erasmo Ramirez Wednesday, Sept. 2. 3B Manny Machado moved over to play shortstop.
2015/09/02
SS
Flores, Wilmer
NYM
New York Mets SS Wilmer Flores has left the Mets to fly to Venezuela to be with his sick grandfather, but the team expects him to return Friday, Sept. 4. SS Ruben Tejada is starting in Flores' absence against the Philadelphia Phillies.
2015/09/02
2B
Forsythe, Logan
TB
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Logan Forsythe (groin) returns to the starting lineup against Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
2B
Forsythe, Logan
TB
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Logan Forsythe (groin) returned to the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Baltimore Orioles and he finished 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two walks.
2015/09/02
3B
Franco, Maikel
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) will have his rehab slowed down after he swung a bat Wednesday, Sept. 2, but still experienced symptoms from his broken wrist.
2015/09/02
3B
Gallo, Joey
TEX
Texas Rangers 3B Joey Gallo is starting in left field and batting eighth against San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Will Venable and 1B Mitch Moreland are not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
3B
Garcia, Adonis
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis is not in the lineup against Miami Marlins left-handed SP Adam Conley Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Nick Swisher moves over to right field and is hitting fifth, while 3B Adonis Garcia is starting in left field and hitting cleanup.
2015/09/02
2B
Gennett, Scooter
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Elian Herrera is starting at second base and hitting eighth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke. SS Jean Segura moves up to the leadoff spot.
2015/09/02
SP
Godley, Zack
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Zack Godley will start Friday, Sept. 4.
2015/09/02
2B
Goins, Ryan
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 2B Ryan Goins went 1-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Cleveland Indians.
2015/09/02
1B
Goldschmidt, Paul
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt has left the team for the birth of his first child, according to general manager Dave Stewart.
2015/09/02
1B
Goldschmidt, Paul
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt is expected to return to the lineup against the Chicago Cubs Saturday, Sept. 5.
2015/09/02
OF
Gomes, Jonny
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jonny Gomes is starting in right field and batting sixth against Detroit Tigers SP Randy Wolf Wednesday, Sept. 2. It is Gomes' first game with the Royals.
2015/09/02
SP
Gonzalez, Miguel
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (shoulder, elbow) is hoping to resume throwing in a few days.
2015/09/02
OF
Gordon, Alex
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Paulo Orlando is starting in left field and batting ninth against Detroit Tigers SP Randy Wolf Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SP
Gray, Sonny
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray is 5-1 with a 2.60 ERA in nine career starts against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, including a 3-0 record and 2.51 ERA in four starts against them this season. Gray is facing the Angels again Wednesday, Sept. 2. He's on pace to finish with the lowest ERA in the American League since Pedro Martinez had a 1.74 ERA in 2000.
2015/09/02
SP
Gray, Sonny
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray allowed six runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out two batters through five innings during the Athletics' 9-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
OF
Guyer, Brandon
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Brandon Guyer is starting in right field and hitting second against Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Daniel Nava will start on the bench.
2015/09/02
OF
Hamilton, Billy
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton (shoulder) resumed throwing Wednesday, Sept. 2, for the first time since his injury Aug. 18. Manager Bryan Price said Hamilton is pain-free in his activities. Hamilton is unlikely to be able to rehab in games in the minor leagues with the season ending in five days.
2015/09/02
SP
Hammel, Jason
CHC
Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel allowed four earned runs on seven hits during Chicago's 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
SS
Hardy, J.J.
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (oblique) may accompany the team on their upcoming road trip. He is eligible to return from the disabled list Tuesday, Sept. 8.
2015/09/02
OF
Harper, Bryce
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (glute) was removed from the game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Sept. 2, due to left glute tightness.
2015/09/02
OF
Harper, Bryce
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor was scratched from the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Danny Espinosa enters the lineup and will play left field. OF Bryce Harper is moving to center field.
2015/09/02
3B
Harrison, Josh
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison is not in the starting lineup against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
SP
Harvey, Matt
NYM
New York Mets SP Matt Harvey (12-7) allowed four runs on nine hits over 6 1/3 innings in a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, Sept. 2, with one walk and nine strikeouts.
2015/09/02
SP
Harvey, Matt
NYM
Updating a previous report, New York Mets SP Matt Harvey will not be skipped during the final game of the series against the Washington Nationals next week, even though the team plans to skip one of his starts before the end of the regular season.
2015/09/02
SP
Harvey, Matt
NYM
New York Mets SP Matt Harvey gave up just one run in 27 innings in four starts in August, and he has an ERA of 0.52 in his last five starts. He is 5-3 with a 1.34 ERA in his last 12 starts going back to June 16.
2015/09/02
SP
Harvey, Matt
NYM
New York Mets SP Matt Harvey could be skipped again in the rotation, but it'll depend on where the team is in the standings, according to pitching coach Dan Warthen. Harvey has thrown 160 innings this year and will be capped in the 185-190 range. Warthen also would prefer to skip SP Jacob deGrom once before the end of the season. He has thrown 163 innings in 2015 after throwing 178 2/3 frames last year.
2015/09/02
SP
Heaney, Andrew
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Andrew Heaney (6-2) allowed three runs on seven hits over seven innings in a victory over the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Sept. 2, with six strikeouts.
2015/09/02
SS
Hechavarria, Adeiny
MIA
Updating a previous report, Miami Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria (hamstring) left the game with left hamstring tightness Wednesday, Sept. 2, and he's listed as day-to-day.
2015/09/02
SS
Hechavarria, Adeiny
MIA
Miami Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria (hamstring) left the game early with a hamstring injury Wednesday, Sept. 2. He was replaced by SS Miguel Rojas.
2015/09/02
C
Hedges, Austin
SD
San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Austin Hedges is behind the plate and is batting seventh against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels.
2015/09/02
2B
Herrera, Elian
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Elian Herrera is starting at second base and hitting eighth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke. SS Jean Segura moves up to the leadoff spot.
2015/09/02
SP
Hutchison, Drew
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Drew Hutchison is scheduled to start Friday, Sept. 4, against the Baltimore Orioles. He is 11-1 with a 2.46 ERA in 14 home starts this season.
2015/09/02
SP
Iglesias, Raisel
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP Raisel Iglesias scattered two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out 10 batters over seven innings during the Reds' 7-4 win over the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Aug. 2. Iglesias did not factor into the decision.
2015/09/02
3B
Johnson, Chris
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Chris Johnson is starting at third base and batting seventh against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Wednesday, Sept. 2. 3B Giovanny Urshela is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
2B
Johnson, Kelly
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Cuddyer is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Kelly Johnson is starting at the keystone and hitting seventh against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola, while 2B Daniel Murphy moves over to first base.
2015/09/02
P
Jungmann, Taylor
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers SP Taylor Jungmann is set to start Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He allowed three hits with five strikeouts June 9 against the Pirates to win his debut, and opponents are hitting just .227 against him this season.
2015/09/02
SP
Karns, Nathan
TB
Tampa Bay Rays SP Nathan Karns will have his next start skipped with SP Matt Moore rejoining the starting rotation. The Rays are not expected to go to a six-man rotation, either.
2015/09/02
SP
Kershaw, Clayton
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw has a 1.63 ERA in his career against the San Francisco Giants, which is the lowest ERA by an active pitcher against any single opponent with a minimum of 25 starts, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
2015/09/02
OF
Kiermaier, Kevin
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier (ankle) is back in the starting lineup against Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
OF
Kiermaier, Kevin
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier (ankle) went 1-for-5 in his return to the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Baltimore Orioles.
2015/09/02
2B
La Stella, Tommy
CHC
Chicago Cubs 2B Tommy La Stella is starting at second base and hitting ninth against Cincinnati Reds SP Raisel Iglesias Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
1B
LaRoche, Adam
CWS
Chicago White Sox C Geovany Soto is batting sixth as the designated hitter against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Adam LaRoche is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SP
Leake, Mike
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Mike Leake is 2-3 with a 5.35 ERA in six games (five starts) in his career against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who he faces Wednesday, Sept. 2. He is 0-1 in three starts since joining the Giants in a midseason trade.
2015/09/02
SP
Lincecum, Tim
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Tim Lincecum (hip) will visit with a hip specialist in Colorado Wednesday, Sept. 2, to determine if he'll need to have surgery on his degenerative hip. He's already visited multiple doctors for his injury, and he's expected to make a final decision tomorrow. Lincecum doesn't have severe pain, but he's bothered by instability that has often caused him to slip on the mound during his rehab. Doctors have told him he would be ready for spring training if he undergoes surgery, and they believe his velocity decline is directly related to his hip. Lincecum wasn't progressing as he hoped after receiving multiple cortisone shots.
2015/09/02
SP
Liriano, Francisco
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano is scheduled to start Thursday, Sept. 3, against the Milwaukee Brewers. He is 8-2 with a 2.89 ERA in 17 starts since allowing a season-high seven runs May 19. He is 6-5 with a 4.06 ERA in 14 career appearances against the Brewers.
2015/09/02
3B
Longoria, Evan
TB
Tampa Bay Rays 3B Evan Longoria went 2-for-5 with a pair of home runs with three RBIs Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Baltimore Orioles. Longoria reached 200 homers for his career.
2015/09/02
3B
Lowrie, Jed
HOU
Houston Astros 3B Jed Lowrie is batting second against Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
C
Lucroy, Jonathan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers C Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBIs Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Pittsburgh Pirates to extend his hitting streak to 10 games, tying a career high.
2015/09/02
SP
Lynn, Lance
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Lance Lynn (ankle) will not make a start this weekend in order to receive more time to rest his ankle.
2015/09/02
SP
Lyons, Tyler
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (undisclosed) was scracthed from his start Wednesday, Sept. 2. SP Tyler Lyons will start against the Washington Nationals Wednesday.
2015/09/02
3B
Machado, Manny
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 2B Ryan Flaherty is starting at third base and batting ninth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Erasmo Ramirez Wednesday, Sept. 2. 3B Manny Machado moved over to play shortstop.
2015/09/02
OF
Markakis, Nick
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis is not in the lineup against Miami Marlins left-handed SP Adam Conley Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Nick Swisher moves over to right field and is hitting fifth, while 3B Adonis Garcia is starting in left field and hitting cleanup.
2015/09/02
C
Martin, Russell
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Josh Thole is starting and is batting ninth against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer.
2015/09/02
SP
Martinez, Carlos
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Carlos Martinez will make the start Friday, Sept. 4.
2015/09/02
C
Mathis, Jeff
MIA
Miami Marlins C J.T. Realmuto is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Jeff Mathis is behind the plate and is hitting eighth against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez.
2015/09/02
C
McCann, Brian
NYY
New York Yankees C Brian McCann is not in the lineup against Boston Red Sox left-handed SP Henry Owens Wednesday, Sept. 1. C J.R. Murphy is receiving the start and is batting seventh.
2015/09/02
C
McCann, James
DET
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is starting behind the plate and batting ninth against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Wednesday, Sept. 2. C James McCann is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SS
Miller, Brad
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Brad Miller is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Shawn O'Malley is starting in center field and batting ninth against Houston Astros SP Scott Kazmir Wednesday.
2015/09/02
C
Molina, Yadier
STL
St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Tony Cruz is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SP
Moore, Matt
TB
Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Moore is scheduled to make the start against the New York Yankees Saturday, Sept. 5.
2015/09/02
1B
Moreland, Mitch
TEX
Texas Rangers 3B Joey Gallo is starting in left field and batting eighth against San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Will Venable and 1B Mitch Moreland are not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
1B
Moss, Brandon
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Mark Reynolds (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Brandon Moss moves to first base and is hitting fifth against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer, while OF Tommy Pham draws into the lineup and is starting in center field and hitting sixth.
2015/09/02
3B
Moustakas, Mike
KC
Kansas City Royals 3B Mike Moustakas (hamstring) was given the second straight night off Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Detroit Tigers. "He's feeling well. Better," manager Ned Yost said.
2015/09/02
3B
Moustakas, Mike
KC
Kansas City Royals 3B Mike Moustakas (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 3B Cheslor Cuthbert is starting at third base and batting eighth against Detroit Tigers SP Randy Wolf Wednesday.
2015/09/02
2B
Murphy, Daniel
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Cuddyer is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Kelly Johnson is starting at the keystone and hitting seventh against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola, while 2B Daniel Murphy moves over to first base.
2015/09/02
2B
Murphy, Daniel
NYM
Updating a previous report, New York Mets 1B Daniel Murphy (quadriceps) was removed from the game as a precautionary measure against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, Sept. 2, due to discomfort in his left quadriceps.
2015/09/02
2B
Murphy, Daniel
NYM
New York Mets 1B Daniel Murphy (quadriceps) left the game against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the third inning, due to an apparent quadriceps injury.
2015/09/02
C
Murphy, J.R.
NYY
New York Yankees C Brian McCann is not in the lineup against Boston Red Sox left-handed SP Henry Owens Wednesday, Sept. 1. C J.R. Murphy is receiving the start and is batting seventh.
2015/09/02
OF
Nava, Daniel
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Brandon Guyer is starting in right field and hitting second against Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Daniel Nava will start on the bench.
2015/09/02
SP
Niese, Jon
NYM
New York Mets SP Jon Niese is slated to face the Washington Nationals next week, and he won't be skipped despite a 9.92 ERA in his last three starts. Niese allowed six runs in five innings in a loss against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday, Sept. 1.
2015/09/02
SP
Nola, Aaron
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola (5-2) allowed six runs on nine hits over four innings in a loss to the New York Mets Wednesday, Sept. 2, with no walks and four strikeouts.
2015/09/02
C
Norris, Derek
SD
San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Austin Hedges is behind the plate and is batting seventh against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels.
2015/09/02
INF
O'Malley, Shawn
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Brad Miller is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Shawn O'Malley is starting in center field and batting ninth against Houston Astros SP Scott Kazmir Wednesday.
2015/09/02
OF
Orlando, Paulo
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Paulo Orlando is starting in left field and batting ninth against Detroit Tigers SP Randy Wolf Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SP
Owens, Henry
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Henry Owens (2-2) allowed seven runs on six hits over 1 2/3 innings in a loss to the New York Yankees Wednesday, Sept. 2, with two walks and two strikeouts.
2015/09/02
OF
Ozuna, Marcell
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna went 1-for-3 with two runs, a home run and two RBI during the Marlins' 7-3 win over the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
2B
Panik, Joe
SF
San Francisco Giants 2B Joe Panik (back) is expected to play three rehab games for Class AAA Sacramento prior to being activated from the disabled list Monday, Sept. 7, before the beginning of a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2015/09/02
2B
Peterson, Jace
ATL
Atlanta Braves 2B Jace Peterson is out of the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, with 2B Daniel Castro hitting eighth.
2015/09/02
OF
Pham, Tommy
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Mark Reynolds (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Brandon Moss moves to first base and is hitting fifth against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer, while OF Tommy Pham draws into the lineup and is starting in center field and hitting sixth.
2015/09/02
C
Phegley, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt is not in the lineup against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim left-handed SP Andrew Heaney Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Josh Phegley is starting and is batting fifth.
2015/09/02
C
Pierzynski, A.J.
ATL
Atlanta Braves C A.J. Pierzynski is out of the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, with C Christian Bethancourt hitting seventh.
2015/09/02
1B
Pujols, Albert
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1B Albert Pujols went 2-for-5 with two runs, a home run and three RBI during the Angels' 9-4 win over the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
SS
Ramirez, Alexei
CWS
Chicago White Sox 3B Tyler Saladino is playing shortstop and batting first against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Wednesday, Sept. 2. SS Alexei Ramirez is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
OF
Ramirez, Hanley
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) remains out of the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Rusney Castillo is starting in left field and hitting sixth against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka.
2015/09/02
C
Realmuto, J.T.
MIA
Miami Marlins C J.T. Realmuto is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Jeff Mathis is behind the plate and is hitting eighth against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez.
2015/09/02
1B
Reynolds, Mark
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Mark Reynolds (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Brandon Moss moves to first base and is hitting fifth against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer, while OF Tommy Pham draws into the lineup and is starting in center field and hitting sixth.
2015/09/02
SP
Roark, Tanner
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Tanner Roark will make the start Friday, Sept. 4, against the Atlanta Braves in place of the injured SP Stephen Strasburg (back).
2015/09/02
SS
Rojas, Miguel
MIA
Miami Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria (hamstring) left the game early with a hamstring injury Wednesday, Sept. 2. He was replaced by SS Miguel Rojas.
2015/09/02
SS
Saladino, Tyler
CWS
Chicago White Sox 3B Tyler Saladino is playing shortstop and batting first against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Wednesday, Sept. 2. SS Alexei Ramirez is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
3B
Sano, Miguel
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano (hamstring) has been nursing a mild right hamstring strain since Thursday, Aug. 27, and has been told by the coaching staff to take it easy on the base paths.
2015/09/02
SP
Scherzer, Max
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer ranks 80th in ERA in baseball (4.66) and 75th in opponent's OPS (.755) among 96 qualified starters since the start of July. Nine of his 13 home runs allowed since that time have come off his fastball, which he has had trouble locating. Scherzer was throwing his fastball in the lower third or below the strike zone just 15% of the time in July and August, meaning his heater found the middle portion of the strike zone 44% of the time, the highest rate in the National League. However, his average fastball velocity has gone up from 93.7 mph in the first three months to 94.1 mph over the last two months.
2015/09/02
C
Schwarber, Kyle
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Kyle Schwarber (rib) has been scratched from the lineup with rib soreness Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
C
Schwarber, Kyle
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Kyle Schwarber (rib) will undergo a precautionary MRI exam.
2015/09/02
RP
Scribner, Evan
OAK
Oakland Athletics RP Evan Scribner (lat) has suffered a torn lat and will miss the rest of the season.
2015/09/02
SS
Segura, Jean
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Elian Herrera is starting at second base and hitting eighth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke. SS Jean Segura moves up to the leadoff spot.
2015/09/02
1B
Shaw, Travis
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B Travis Shaw is 2-for-29 with 11 strikeouts over his past nine games.
2015/09/02
SS
Simmons, Andrelton
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (ankle) returned to the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2, and is hitting second in the order.
2015/09/02
3B
Solarte, Yangervis
SD
San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Cory Spangenberg is starting at third base and is batting leadoff against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels.
2015/09/02
OF
Soler, Jorge
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Jorge Soler (oblique) doesn't have a timetable for his return. However, he is hoping to swing a bat Friday, Sept. 4, and he doesn't think his injury will cause him to miss the rest of the season.
2015/09/02
C
Soto, Geovany
CWS
Chicago White Sox C Geovany Soto is batting sixth as the designated hitter against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Adam LaRoche is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
OF
Souza, Steven
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza (hand) will take batting practice with the team for a few days before going on a minor-league rehab stint at Class AAA Durham. If all goes well he might re-join the big club before the end of the season, according to manager Kevin Cash.
2015/09/02
2B
Spangenberg, Cory
SD
San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Cory Spangenberg is starting at third base and is batting leadoff against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels.
2015/09/02
OF
Springer, George
HOU
Houston Astros OF George Springer (wrist) is currently on a rehab assignment with Class AA Corpus Christi, but he could be cleared to be activated from the disabled list Friday, Sept. 4, if he doesn't suffer any setbacks.
2015/09/02
SP
Strasburg, Stephen
WSH
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (back) will throw a bullpen session Friday, Sept. 4, but he will not start that day.
2015/09/02
SP
Stroman, Marcus
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman (knee) worked 4 2/3 scoreless and hitless innings for Class A Lansing in his first minor-league rehab start Wednesday, Sept. 2. He walked one and struck out seven batters.
2015/09/02
SS
Suarez, Eugenio
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SS Eugenio Suarez is hitting .280 with 11 home runs and 38 RBI in 261 at-bats this year for the Reds, and he's been a pleasant surprise from them at shortstop after mainly being a defensive-minded shortstop before this. "My power is my natural power," Suarez said. "I don't try to hit the ball out of the field. My swing is really hard. I just try hitting the ball hard. The ball flies when I hit sometimes."
2015/09/02
SS
Sweeney, Darnell
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SS Darnell Sweeney is starting in left field and hitting leadoff against New York Mets SP Matt Harvey Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Aaron Altherr is starting on the bench.
2015/09/02
OF
Swisher, Nick
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis is not in the lineup against Miami Marlins left-handed SP Adam Conley Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Nick Swisher moves over to right field and is hitting fifth, while 3B Adonis Garcia is starting in left field and hitting cleanup.
2015/09/02
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (11-6) allowed four runs on six hits in 6 1/3 innings in a victory against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Sept. 2, with one walk and five strikeouts.
2015/09/02
OF
Taylor, Michael
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor was scratched from the lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. 2B Danny Espinosa enters the lineup and will play left field. OF Bryce Harper is moving to center field.
2015/09/02
OF
Taylor, Michael
WSH
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor (knee) was scratched due to a sore knee Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
SS
Tejada, Ruben
NYM
New York Mets SS Wilmer Flores has left the Mets to fly to Venezuela to be with his sick grandfather, but the team expects him to return Friday, Sept. 4. SS Ruben Tejada is starting in Flores' absence against the Philadelphia Phillies.
2015/09/02
SS
Tejada, Ruben
NYM
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada went 2-for-4 with an inside-the-park home run and four RBIs against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
C
Thole, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Josh Thole is starting and is batting ninth against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer.
2015/09/02
OF
Thompson, Trayce
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Trayce Thompson is starting in center field and batting fifth against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Wednesday.
2015/09/02
OF
Tucker, Preston
HOU
Houston Astros OF Preston Tucker is starting in left field and batting seventh against Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
3B
Urshela, Giovanny
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Chris Johnson is starting at third base and batting seventh against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Wednesday, Sept. 2. 3B Giovanny Urshela is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
C
Vazquez, Christian
BOS
Boston Red Sox C Christian Vazquez (elbow) will report to the instructional league Sept. 14 and receive live at-bats as a designated hitter. His elbow has been feeling good.
2015/09/02
SP
Velasquez, Vincent
HOU
Houston Astros SP Scott Feldman (shoulder) left the game with right shoulder pain in his start Tuesday, Sept. 1, after walking five hitters and allowing three runs in just 2 2/3 innings against the Seattle Mariners. He will undergo an MRI exam Wednesday, Sept. 2. Feldman was replaced in the game by SP Vincent Velasquez.
2015/09/02
OF
Venable, Will
TEX
Texas Rangers 3B Joey Gallo is starting in left field and batting eighth against San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy Wednesday, Sept. 2. OF Will Venable and 1B Mitch Moreland are not in the starting lineup Wednesday.
2015/09/02
SP
Ventura, Yordano
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura allowed one earned run, five hits and a walk while matching a career high with 11 strikeouts Wednesday, Sept. 2, against the Detroit Tigers in a win.
2015/09/02
C
Vogt, Stephen
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt is not in the lineup against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim left-handed SP Andrew Heaney Wednesday, Sept. 2. C Josh Phegley is starting and is batting fifth.
2015/09/02
1B
Votto, Joey
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto hit another home run Wednesday, Sept. 2, and he is batting .399 with a .576 on-base percentage since the All-Star break, which are both bests in baseball.
2015/09/02
SP
Wacha, Michael
STL
Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha was scratched from his start Wednesday, Sept. 2, purely as a way to give him extra rest down the stretch, according to manager Mike Matheny.
2015/09/02
SP
Wacha, Michael
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (undisclosed) was scracthed from his start Wednesday, Sept. 2. SP Tyler Lyons will start against the Washington Nationals Wednesday.
2015/09/02
1B
Wallace, Brett
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso is not in the lineup against Texas Rangers left-handed SP Cole Hamels Wednesday, Sept. 2. 1B Brett Wallace is starting at first base and is batting fifth.
2015/09/02
SP
Wright, Mike
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Mike Wright (calf) is a candidate to start against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, Sept. 5, on three days' rest, according to manager Buck Showalter. He threw six scoreless innings in a rehab start for Class AAA Norfolk Tuesday, Sept. 1.
2015/09/02
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich went 4-for-5 with two runs and two doubles during the Marlins' 7-3 win over the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Sept. 2.
2015/09/02
OF
Young, Chris
NYY
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the lineup against Boston Red Sox left-handed SP Henry Owens Wednesday, Sept. 1. OF Chris Young will receive the start in left field, and he's batting second.
2015/09/02
SP
deGrom, Jacob
NYM
New York Mets SP Matt Harvey could be skipped again in the rotation, but it'll depend on where the team is in the standings, according to pitching coach Dan Warthen. Harvey has thrown 160 innings this year and will be capped in the 185-190 range. Warthen also would prefer to skip SP Jacob deGrom once before the end of the season. He has thrown 163 innings in 2015 after throwing 178 2/3 frames last year.