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2014/08/21
2B
Adrianza, Ehire
SF
San Francisco Giants 2B Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) is unlikely to return before the end of September, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
2014/08/21
2B
Alcantara, Arismendy
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
SS
Aybar, Erick
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B David Freese is hitting .344 since July 31, and he moved up to the sixth spot in the order Wednesday, Aug. 20. SS Erick Aybar was dropped in the order.
2014/08/21
SS
Baez, Javier
CHC
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez will play shortstop while SS Starlin Castro is on the bereavement list.
2014/08/21
SS
Baez, Javier
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
SP
Bailey, Homer
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP Homer Bailey (elbow) will have an ultrasound Friday, Aug. 22. He does not have a timetable for when he will be able to begin throwing again.
2014/08/21
OF
Bautista, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista has reached base safely in 27 straight games, and 111 of 120 starts this season.
2014/08/21
2B
Beckham, Gordon
CWS
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim acquired 2B Gordon Beckham from the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later and cash considerations.
2014/08/21
RP
Bedrosian, Cam
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Cam Bedrosian was officially recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/21
RP
Bedrosian, Cam
LAA
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are expected to recall RP Cam Bedrosian from Triple-A Salt Lake.
2014/08/21
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) will hopefully play in September, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy noted it will be challenging to find Belt competitive at-bats with the minor league season over.
2014/08/21
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) said he is definitely planning to play again this season. Belt noted he will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
2014/08/20
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (elbow) received a cortisone shot for his ailing elbow Wednesday, Aug. 20. Manager Joe Girardi said Beltran will not be available Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/21
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (elbow) is not in the lineup Thursday, Aug. 21. OF Zelous Wheeler is starting in his place at designated hitter.
2014/08/21
RP
Benoit, Joaquin
SD
San Diego Padres CL Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) may land on the 15-dayd disabled list with a sore right shoulder. The team could wait a few more days before making a decision. Kevin Quackenbush is expected to fill in for Benoit. Pick him up in all leagues if you need a short-term saves fix. Dale Thayer and Alex Torres could also fill in on occasion and are NL-only targets.
2014/08/21
RP
Benoit, Joaquin
SD
Updaing a previous report, San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) was encouraged with his long toss and bullpen routine Thursday, Aug. 21. Benoit thinks he might avoid the disabled list.
2014/08/21
RP
Benoit, Joaquin
SD
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) threw long toss, and he pitched off the mound in the bullpen Thursday, Aug. 21. Benoit is dealing with a sore right shoulder.
2014/08/20
OF
Boesch, Brennan
LAA
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim optioned OF Brennan Boesch to Triple-A Salt Lake Wednesday, Aug. 20. The team is likely to add two pitchers Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/21
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is batting .318 with two home runs and five RBIs in his past five games.
2014/08/20
SS
Cabrera, Everth
SD
San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) will re-join the team Thursday, Aug. 21, in Los Angeles to resume baseball activities.
2014/08/21
1B
Cabrera, Miguel
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (ankle) aggravated an old ankle injury and is starting at designated hitter Thursday, Aug. 21. Manager Brad Ausmus said the injury is "a small concern."
2014/08/20
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner (shoulder) will return from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday, Aug. 23, against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2014/08/21
SS
Castro, Starlin
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
SS
Castro, Starlin
CHC
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez will play shortstop while SS Starlin Castro is on the bereavement list.
2014/08/20
SS
Castro, Starlin
CHC
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.
2014/08/21
SP
Cobb, Alex
TB
Tampa Bay Rays SP Alex Cobb pitched eight-scoreless innings Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Detroit Tigers. Cobb has allowed two runs or less in eight straight starts, which is a team record.
2014/08/21
P
Contreras, Carlos
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP David Holmberg and RP Pedro Villarreal were recalled from Triple-A Louisville Thursday, Aug. 21. In corresponding moves, RPs Carlos Contreras and J.J. Hoover were optioned to Louisville.
2014/08/21
C
Corporan, Carlos
HOU
Houston Astros C Carlos Corporan (thumb) has been dealing with a thumb injury he suffered in June. The injury has affected the way he has swung the bat, especially from the left side. He has been trying to wear extra padding on the thumb and holding the bat a different way.
2014/08/21
RP
Cotts, Neal
TEX
The Texas Rangers will not trade RP Neal Cotts after he was claimed off revocable waivers by an undisclosed team.
2014/08/21
OF
Craig, Allen
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Allen Craig (foot) is batting fifth as the designated hitter Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/21
OF
Craig, Allen
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Allen Craig (foot) was officially activated from the disabled list Thursday, Aug. 21. In a corresponding move, OF Alex Hassan was optioned.
2014/08/21
OF
Crawford, Carl
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford is hitting .485 (16-for-33) with one home run and six RBIs since Sunday, Aug. 10. Crawford's hot stretch has pushed OF Andre Ethier to bench duty. Ethier has started just four games since Tuesday, July 22.
2014/08/21
OF
Cuddyer, Michael
COL
Colorado Rockies OF Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) was placed on revocable waivers Sunday, Aug. 17, but was pulled off after experiencing hamstring tightness Tuesday, Aug. 19.
2014/08/21
SS
Desmond, Ian
WSH
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21. 2B Danny Espinosa is getting the start at shortstop.
2014/08/21
SP
Doubront, Felix
CHC
Chicago Cubs SP Felix Doubront (calf) is scheduled to make a final rehab start for Double-A Tennessee Sunday, Aug. 24.
2014/08/21
2B
Espinosa, Danny
WSH
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21. 2B Danny Espinosa is getting the start at shortstop.
2014/08/21
OF
Ethier, Andre
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford is hitting .485 (16-for-33) with one home run and six RBIs since Sunday, Aug. 10. Crawford's hot stretch has pushed OF Andre Ethier to bench duty. Ethier has started just four games since Tuesday, July 22.
2014/08/21
3B
Freese, David
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B David Freese is hitting .344 since July 31, and he moved up to the sixth spot in the order Wednesday, Aug. 20. SS Erick Aybar was dropped in the order.
2014/08/21
C
Gomes, Yan
CLE
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes (illness) will be re-evaluated Friday, Aug. 22. Gomes was hit in the head with a deflected baseball Thursday, Aug. 21. His illness resembled concussion-like symptoms. However, he has not been officially diagnosed with a concussion, yet.
2014/08/21
C
Gomes, Yan
CLE
Cleveland Indians Yan Gomes (illness) left the game early Thursday, Aug. 21, due to illness.
2014/08/21
OF
Hassan, Alex
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Allen Craig (foot) was officially activated from the disabled list Thursday, Aug. 21. In a corresponding move, OF Alex Hassan was optioned.
2014/08/21
SP
Holmberg, David
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP David Holmberg and RP Pedro Villarreal were recalled from Triple-A Louisville Thursday, Aug. 21. In corresponding moves, RPs Carlos Contreras and J.J. Hoover were optioned to Louisville.
2014/08/20
3B
Holt, Brock
BOS
Boston Red Sox 3B Brock Holt went hitless in five at-bats Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He has managed a .291 on-base percentage in the second half.
2014/08/21
RP
Hoover, J.J.
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP David Holmberg and RP Pedro Villarreal were recalled from Triple-A Louisville Thursday, Aug. 21. In corresponding moves, RPs Carlos Contreras and J.J. Hoover were optioned to Louisville.
2014/08/21
SP
Hudson, Daniel
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Daniel Hudson (elbow) could rejoin the team in September as a relief pitcher if he does not have any setbacks during his rehab assignment. Hudson has been the starter in all of his rehab games so far but will he used out of the bullpen when his rehab assignment moves to Triple-A Reno.
2014/08/21
SP
Hughes, Phil
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes recorded his 14th win, allowing a single run, five hits and striking out eight in seven innings Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Cleveland Indians. Hughes has thrown five consecutive quality starts with 35 strikeouts, three walks and a 1.89 ERA over his last 33 1/3 innings pitched.
2014/08/21
SP
Jackson, Edwin
CHC
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (lat) believes he will return to pitch this season.
2014/08/21
SP
Jackson, Edwin
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SP Edwin Jackson (lat) on the 15-day disabled list because of a lat strain. The team also recalled RP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
OF
Jay, Jon
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Jon Jay extended his hitting streak to 12 games Wednesday, Aug. 20.
2014/08/21
SP
Kershaw, Clayton
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw will make his next start Wednesday, Aug. 27, against the Miami Marlins. Kershaw is starting Thursday, Aug. 21, against the San Diego Padres.
2014/08/21
RP
Kontos, George
SF
The San Francisco Giants recalled RP George Kontos from Triple-A Fresno to be the 26th man on the roster for the second game Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/21
SP
LeBlanc, Wade
LAA
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have recalled SP Wade LeBlanc from Triple-A Salt Lake. He will initially be used out of the bullpen but could start Monday, Aug. 25.
2014/08/21
SP
LeBlanc, Wade
LAA
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards (knee) is likely to miss the rest of the season with what is believed to be a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. If he requires surgery, as expected, he'll have a six-month recovery window. Richards was pitching like an ace and will be difficult to replace in your lineups. Wade LeBlanc and Randy Wolf are possibilities to replace him in the Halos' rotation. LeBlanc has a 4.00 ERA and 1.38 WHIP at AAA, but he has 116 K's in 123 2/3 innings. He'd be a decent AL-only add, whereas Wolf would serve as roster depth.
2014/08/21
OF
Maybin, Cameron
SD
San Diego Padres OF Cameron Maybin is starting in center field and batting seventh Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It is the first game Maybin has started since he was suspended for amphetamine use.
2014/08/21
SP
McCarthy, Brandon
NYY
New York Yankees SP Brandon McCarthy recorded a four-hit shutout with eight strikeouts Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Houston Astros.
2014/08/21
3B
Middlebrooks, Will
BOS
Boston Red Sox 3B Will Middlebrooks (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/21
OF
Murphy, David
CLE
Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy (oblique) is taking part in some core exercises, according to manager Terry Francona.
2014/08/21
1B
Napoli, Mike
BOS
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and 1B Mike Napoli (back) are out of the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/20
3B
Olt, Mike
CHC
The Chicago Cubs placed 3B Mike Olt (hamstring) on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Iowa due to a strained hamstring.
2014/08/20
DH
Ortiz, David
BOS
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz (undisclosed) left the game Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim due to "general soreness," according to manager John Farrell.
2014/08/21
DH
Ortiz, David
BOS
Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is having a routine day off for rest Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/21
DH
Ortiz, David
BOS
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and 1B Mike Napoli (back) are out of the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2014/08/21
C
Perez, Salvador
KC
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez's (knee) MRI results on his right knee were negative, according to a source.
2014/08/20
C
Perez, Salvador
KC
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) will have an MRI on his sore knee Thursday, Aug. 21. Manager Ned Yost said the condition is not considered serious.
2014/08/21
C
Perez, Salvador
KC
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) will undergo an MRI Thursday, Aug. 21, to examine the patella tendon in his right knee, which he tweaked a few days ago. Trainer Nick Kenney determined Perez did not suffer structural damage to the joint, according to manager Ned Yost.
2014/08/21
C
Perez, Salvador
KC
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) said he is ready to play Thursday, August 21. The Royals begin a three-game series at the Texas Rangers Friday, Aug. 22.
2014/08/20
SP
Petit, Yusmeiro
SF
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.
2014/08/21
RP
Phelps, David
NYY
New York Yankees SP David Phelps (elbow) is scheduled to play catch Thursday, Aug. 21, and expects to throw off a mound within the next week. Phelps will be used as a reliever when he rejoins the team.
2014/08/21
RP
Pimentel, Stolmy
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Stolmy Pimentel (ankle) will begin his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona Thursday, Aug. 21. Pimentel will pitch the first inning of the game Thursday.
2014/08/21
SP
Pino, Yohan
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Yohan Pino will start one of the games of a doubleheader Saturday, Aug. 23, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.
2014/08/21
C
Posey, Buster
SF
San Francisco Giants C/1B Buster Posey (hip) will play Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Chicago Cubs.
2014/08/21
SP
Price, David
DET
Detroit Tigers SP David Price allowed a single hit and unearned run in a complete-game loss Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Tampa Bay Rays. Price struck out nine and retired the final 23 batters he faced.
2014/08/21
RP
Quackenbush, Kevin
SD
San Diego Padres CL Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) may land on the 15-dayd disabled list with a sore right shoulder. The team could wait a few more days before making a decision. Kevin Quackenbush is expected to fill in for Benoit. Pick him up in all leagues if you need a short-term saves fix. Dale Thayer and Alex Torres could also fill in on occasion and are NL-only targets.
2014/08/20
RP
Qualls, Chad
HOU
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls (back) was unavailable Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the New York Yankees due to back discomfort, manager Bo Porter said.
2014/08/21
RP
Qualls, Chad
HOU
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls (back) said his back injury is not serious and does not expect to be placed on the 15-day disabled list. He said he had a similar injury earlier this season and it was no big deal. He does not think he will be available to pitch Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/21
SS
Ramirez, Hanley
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (oblique) is expected to return to the lineup Sunday, Aug. 24, according to manager Don Mattingly.
2014/08/21
SP
Richards, Garrett
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards (knee) was placed on the 60-day disabled list Thursday, Aug. 21. Richards could miss up to nine months.
2014/08/21
SP
Richards, Garrett
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards (knee) has a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. He will undergo season-ending surgery next week. Richards will miss at least six months.
2014/08/21
SP
Richards, Garrett
LAA
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards (knee) is likely to miss the rest of the season with what is believed to be a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. If he requires surgery, as expected, he'll have a six-month recovery window. Richards was pitching like an ace and will be difficult to replace in your lineups. Wade LeBlanc and Randy Wolf are possibilities to replace him in the Halos' rotation. LeBlanc has a 4.00 ERA and 1.38 WHIP at AAA, but he has 116 K's in 123 2/3 innings. He'd be a decent AL-only add, whereas Wolf would serve as roster depth.
2014/08/21
P
Rosscup, Zach
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SP Edwin Jackson (lat) on the 15-day disabled list because of a lat strain. The team also recalled RP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
OF
Ruggiano, Justin
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
SP
Ryu, Hyun-Jin
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers Hyun-Jin Ryu (glute) threw off a mound Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/20
SP
Ryu, Hyun-Jin
LAD
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.
2014/08/21
3B
Sanchez, Carlos
CWS
Chicago White Sox INF Carlos Sanchez is expected to be recalled from Tripe-A Charlotte Friday, Aug. 22.
2014/08/21
C
Sanchez, Hector
SF
San Francisco Giants C Hector Sanchez (concussion, back) will hopefully play in September, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
2014/08/21
OF
Santana, Danny
MIN
The Minnesota Twins would like to get OF Danny Santana more playing time at shortstop this season, according to manager Ron Gardenhire. Santana has been starting at center field because of the lack of depth the team has at the position. Gardenhire believes Santana's position in the future will be shortstop.
2014/08/21
OF
Souza, Steven
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Steven Souza (shoulder) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Single-A Hagerstown Thursday, Aug. 21. He likely will move to Single-A Potomac after a few games.
2014/08/21
1B
Swisher, Nick
CLE
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher (knees) will remain in Los Angeles for the first part of his rehab from arthroscopic knee surgeries. It is not known when he will return to Cleveland.
2014/08/21
OF
Szczur, Matt
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) will face live hitters in batting practice Saturday, Aug. 23, according to manager Joe Girardi.
2014/08/21
RP
Thayer, Dale
SD
San Diego Padres CL Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) may land on the 15-dayd disabled list with a sore right shoulder. The team could wait a few more days before making a decision. Kevin Quackenbush is expected to fill in for Benoit. Pick him up in all leagues if you need a short-term saves fix. Dale Thayer and Alex Torres could also fill in on occasion and are NL-only targets.
2014/08/21
OF
Tomas, Yasmani
FA
The Philadelphia Phillies are expected to make a strong push to sign Cuban OF Yasmani Tomas. Tomas is expected to be able to sign with a team at some point this offseason.
2014/08/21
RP
Torres, Alex
SD
San Diego Padres CL Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) may land on the 15-dayd disabled list with a sore right shoulder. The team could wait a few more days before making a decision. Kevin Quackenbush is expected to fill in for Benoit. Pick him up in all leagues if you need a short-term saves fix. Dale Thayer and Alex Torres could also fill in on occasion and are NL-only targets.
2014/08/20
3B
Uribe, Juan
LAD
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.
2014/08/21
RP
Veras, Jose
HOU
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls (back) said his back injury is not serious and does not expect to be placed on the 15-day disabled list. He said he had a similar injury earlier this season and it was no big deal. He does not think he will be available to pitch Thursday, Aug. 21.
2014/08/21
SP
Verlander, Justin
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) is not expected to be on a pitch count if he starts one of the two games Saturday, Aug. 23, according to manager Brad Ausmus.
2014/08/21
SP
Verlander, Justin
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Thursday, Aug. 21, and looks ready to start Saturday, Aug. 23.
2014/08/21
P
Villarreal, Pedro
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SP David Holmberg and RP Pedro Villarreal were recalled from Triple-A Louisville Thursday, Aug. 21. In corresponding moves, RPs Carlos Contreras and J.J. Hoover were optioned to Louisville.
2014/08/21
1B
Votto, Joey
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto (quadriceps) still does not have a timetable for his return. He was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 8, with a distal strain of his left quadriceps.
2014/08/21
2B
Watkins, Logan
CHC
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.
2014/08/21
3B
Wheeler, Zelous
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (elbow) is not in the lineup Thursday, Aug. 21. OF Zelous Wheeler is starting in his place at designated hitter.
2014/08/21
3B
Wheeler, Zelous
NYY
The New York Yankees have recalled 3B Zelous Wheeler from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The team also optioned P Chase Whitley to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
2014/08/21
SP
Whitley, Chase
NYY
The New York Yankees have recalled 3B Zelous Wheeler from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The team also optioned P Chase Whitley to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
2014/08/21
SP
Wolf, Randy
LAA
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Garrett Richards (knee) is likely to miss the rest of the season with what is believed to be a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. If he requires surgery, as expected, he'll have a six-month recovery window. Richards was pitching like an ace and will be difficult to replace in your lineups. Wade LeBlanc and Randy Wolf are possibilities to replace him in the Halos' rotation. LeBlanc has a 4.00 ERA and 1.38 WHIP at AAA, but he has 116 K's in 123 2/3 innings. He'd be a decent AL-only add, whereas Wolf would serve as roster depth.
2014/08/21
SP
Wood, Alex
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood has a 1.89 ERA and .200 opponents' batting average in his last five starts. He has only two wins, despite pitching at least six innings and allowing two earned runs or fewer in each start over the span.
2014/08/21
3B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) did some light throwing Thursday, Aug. 21, in order to test his injured hamstring. Zimmerman is still not close to returning and still needs to do some running and hitting before he is ready to return.