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2014/07/29
OF
Ackley, Dustin
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley is leading off for the first time this year Tuesday, July 29, and the 104th time in his career. The M's have used sixth players in the leadoff spot this season.
2014/07/29
SS
Adames, Cristhian
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
2014/07/29
OF
Arcia, Oswaldo
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia is not playing Tuesday, July 29, after his wife gave birth to a boy Monday, July 28.
2014/07/29
C
Arencibia, J.P.
TEX
Texas Rangers C J.P. Arencibia drove in a career-high seven runs Tuesday, July 29, against the New York Yankees. He had two doubles, two homers (including a grand slam) and two runs scored.
2014/07/29
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) played catch Tuesday, July 29. It marked Belt's first baseball activity since suffering a concussion Saturday, July 19.
2014/07/29
SP
Bettis, Chad
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
2014/07/29
P
Brown, Brooks
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
2014/07/30
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce and OF Billy Hamilton are out of the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce has been placed on the bereavement list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, RP Curtis Partch was recalled from Tripe-A Louisville.
2014/07/30
OF
Burns, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is out of the lineup once again Wednesday, July 30. OF Billy Burns is leading off and playing center field in his stead.
2014/07/29
OF
Byrd, Marlon
PHI
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd's absence from the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, was a scheduled off-day.
2014/07/29
OF
Byrd, Marlon
PHI
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd (foot) fouled a ball off his left foot Monday, July 28, and was hobbling, according to manager Ryne Sandberg. Sandberg expects Byrd to play Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
OF
Byrd, Marlon
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd wants and expects to remain with the organization. Byrd said general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has not talked to him about waiving his no-trade clause.
2014/07/29
OF
Byrd, Marlon
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/29
SS
Cabrera, Asdrubal
CLE
Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera and SP Justin Masterson could be traded this week, as the perception around the league is that the team is ready to give them up.
2014/07/29
SS
Cabrera, Everth
SD
San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, SP Jason Lane was designated for assignment.
2014/07/29
1B
Cabrera, Miguel
DET
Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos has been scratched from the lineup Tuesday, July 29, and the team hasn't given a reason. 1B Miguel Cabrera will move over to third base and DH Victor Martinez will start at first base.
2014/07/29
1B
Cabrera, Miguel
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera is batting cleanup, and DH Victor Martinez is hitting fifth Thursday, July 29.
2014/07/29
SP
Cain, Matt
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) will have a consultation with Dr. James Andrews, according to a source.
2014/07/29
3B
Campbell, Eric
NYM
New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29. 3B Eric Campbell is playing first base and hitting fourth.
2014/07/29
3B
Castellanos, Nick
DET
Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos (finger) was scratched from the lineup with a bruised right index finger Tuesday, July 29, and he's day-to-day.
2014/07/29
3B
Castellanos, Nick
DET
Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos has been scratched from the lineup Tuesday, July 29, and the team hasn't given a reason. 1B Miguel Cabrera will move over to third base and DH Victor Martinez will start at first base.
2014/07/29
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes said he doesn't want to play center field.
2014/07/29
SS
Cozart, Zack
CIN
Cincinnati Reds SS Zack Cozart extended his slump to 0-for-22 after going hitless Monday, July 28. It matched his career high from the start of the season.
2014/07/29
OF
Craig, Allen
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras is not in the lineup Tuesday, July 29, after two straight starts. OF Allen Craig returns to the lineup and is batting seventh.
2014/07/29
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is not in the lineup Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/30
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) had an MRI that didn't reveal anything that will require a stint on the disabled list. However, there were some degenerative changes revealed on the right side of his neck.
2014/07/29
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp's (neck) MRI exam showed "no changes" in his neck, and the team expects to know more when they return home from their road trip.
2014/07/30
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is out of the lineup once again Wednesday, July 30. OF Billy Burns is leading off and playing center field in his stead.
2014/07/29
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) could play when he rejoins the team, according to trainer Nick Paparesta.
2014/07/29
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish picked up his 10th win of the season Monday, July 28, against the New York Yankees. He is the first Rangers pitcher to win at least 10 games in each of his first three seasons in the majors.
2014/07/29
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish has relied much more on his breaking pitches so far in the second half of the season. In his start against the New York Yankees Monday, July 28, he threw his slider 34 percent of the time. In his start against the Toronto Blue Jays to start the second half, he threw the pitch 35.9 percent of the time.
2014/07/29
1B
Davis, Chris
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis (undisclosed) is not in the lineup Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/29
1B
Davis, Chris
BAL
Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis (illness) is sick and is not at the ballpark Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/29
1B
Duda, Lucas
NYM
New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29. 3B Eric Campbell is playing first base and hitting fourth.
2014/07/30
2B
Espinosa, Danny
WSH
Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/30
2B
Frandsen, Kevin
WSH
Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/29
1B
Freeman, Freddie
ATL
Atlanta Braves 1B Freddie Freeman has hit .171 (7-for-41), with a .569 OPS and .194 BABIP since the All-Star break.
2014/07/29
OF
Garcia, Avisail
CWS
Chicago White Sox RP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) and OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) are getting close to going on rehab assignments.
2014/07/30
OF
Hamilton, Billy
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce and OF Billy Hamilton are out of the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
OF
Hamilton, Josh
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (knee) said his leg is fine, but he will serve as the designated hitter Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/29
OF
Heyward, Jason
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29. He left the game Monday, July 28, with lower back soreness and is considered day-to-day.
2014/07/29
2B
Hill, Aaron
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (hand) is in the starting lineup and hitting second Tuesday, July 29, against the Cincinnati Reds.
2014/07/29
1B
Hosmer, Eric
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer (hand) is in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, against the Minnesota Twins.
2014/07/29
1B
Ishikawa, Travis
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Travis Ishikawa and OF Juan Perez are expected to be recalled from Triple-A Reno, according a source.
2014/07/29
SP
Jimenez, Ubaldo
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) will throw 60 to 65 pitches for Single-A Aberdeen Tuesday, July 29, and the team will re-evaluate him before deciding his next step.
2014/07/29
OF
Kemp, Matt
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp has been scouted off and on for roughly a month by the Boston Red Sox. However, the Dodgers are unlikely to trade him.
2014/07/30
OF
Kemp, Matt
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp hit two two-run home runs in the team's victory Tuesday, July 29, with his name swirling around in trade rumors as the deadline approaches. The four RBIs were a season high as he passed 600 career RBIs with 603. Kemp is hitting .400 in 10 games since the All-Star break.
2014/07/29
OF
Lake, Junior
CHC
Chicago Cubs OF Junior Lake is starting in center field Tuesday, July 29, against the Colorado Rockies. Lake will get extra playing time the next few days, according to manager Rick Renteria. Renteria noted the Cubs could face eight or nine left-handed pitchers in a row.
2014/07/29
P
Lane, Jason
SD
San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, SP Jason Lane was designated for assignment.
2014/07/29
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has become a hot trade commodity in recent days, and the Toronto Blue Jays, Seattle Mariners, Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles and Miami Marlins are on his trail.
2014/07/30
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester can be acquired for two elite prospects, which is what the team is asking for in a trade.
2014/07/29
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has been scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday, July 30, as a deal appears imminent. SP Brandon Workman will pitch in his place.
2014/07/29
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is still listed as the probable pitcher for Wednesday, July 30, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Manager John Farrell said Tuesday, July 29, that SP Brandon Workman will start if Lester is dealt.
2014/07/29
RP
Lindstrom, Matt
CWS
Chicago White Sox RP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) and OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) are getting close to going on rehab assignments.
2014/07/29
RP
Logan, Boone
COL
Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) is expected to be activated Tuesday, July 29. RP Boone Logan (elbow) is also in Chicago with the team; however, his status has not been disclosed.
2014/07/29
RP
Logan, Boone
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
2014/07/29
OF
Marte, Alfredo
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Bo Schultz was recalled from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, OF Alfredo Marte was optioned to Reno.
2014/07/29
DH
Martinez, Victor
DET
Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos has been scratched from the lineup Tuesday, July 29, and the team hasn't given a reason. 1B Miguel Cabrera will move over to third base and DH Victor Martinez will start at first base.
2014/07/29
DH
Martinez, Victor
DET
Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera is batting cleanup, and DH Victor Martinez is hitting fifth Thursday, July 29.
2014/07/29
SP
Masterson, Justin
CLE
Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera and SP Justin Masterson could be traded this week, as the perception around the league is that the team is ready to give them up.
2014/07/29
SP
Masterson, Justin
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson is not on the radar of the New York Yankees as the trade deadline approaches, although they continue to look for starting pitching upgrades. It's a gamble to trade for Masterson, since he has been on the disabled list with an inflamed right knee and will be making his first start back Friday, Aug. 1, a day after the deadline.
2014/07/29
1B
Mauer, Joe
MIN
Minnesota Twins C Joe Mauer (oblique) will take live batting practice in the cages this week.
2014/07/29
OF
McLouth, Nate
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, against the Miami Marlins. Werth sprained his right ankle Monday, July 28, and left the game early. OF Nate McLouth is playing right field and batting ninth.
2014/07/29
SP
Miley, Wade
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Wade Miley has been checked on by the Miami Marlins and other teams. However, one Diamondbacks official said the club is set on "keeping him."
2014/07/30
C
Montero, Miguel
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero is not in the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
1B
Morneau, Justin
COL
Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) is expected to be activated Tuesday, July 29. RP Boone Logan (elbow) is also in Chicago with the team; however, his status has not been disclosed.
2014/07/29
1B
Morneau, Justin
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
2014/07/29
OF
Myers, Wil
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) will take batting practice Saturday, Aug. 2, for the first time since breaking his wrist. He's targeting a mid-August return to the big club.
2014/07/29
P
Partch, Curtis
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce has been placed on the bereavement list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, RP Curtis Partch was recalled from Tripe-A Louisville.
2014/07/29
1B
Paulsen, Ben
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) were officially activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. Morneau is hitting fifth and playing first base Tuesday night. SS Cristhian Adames was recalled Tuesday, but he is not in the starting lineup. In corresponding moves, 1B Ben Paulsen and RPs Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis were optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
2014/07/29
OF
Perez, Juan
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Travis Ishikawa and OF Juan Perez are expected to be recalled from Triple-A Reno, according a source.
2014/07/29
RP
Ramirez, Neil
CHC
Chicago Cubs RP Neil Ramirez (triceps) was placed on the team's disabled list Tuesday, July 29. He had been sent to the minors Saturday, July 26.
2014/07/29
C
Ramos, Wilson
WSH
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos is batting fourth Tuesday, July 29, against the Miami Marlins.
2014/07/29
OF
Reddick, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick is starting in center field Tuesday, July 29, for the first time since 2012.
2014/07/30
2B
Rendon, Anthony
WSH
Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/29
2B
Roberts, Brian
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, but 2B Brian Roberts is sitting.
2014/07/30
SS
Rollins, Jimmy
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins is not in the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
2B
Rutledge, Josh
COL
Colorado Rockies Josh Rutledge (cold) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, with an upper respiratory infection.
2014/07/29
3B
Santana, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians 1B/3B Carlos Santana has had varying success at the plate depending upon where he is playing on defense. He is hitting .338 with 15 of his 20 home runs when playing first base this season (43 games). When he has played third base, he has hit just .129 in 26 games, and he is 3-for-34 (.088) in 11 games as the catcher. The last time he has appeared anywhere other than first base was May 25.
2014/07/29
P
Schultz, Bo
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Bo Schultz was recalled from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, OF Alfredo Marte was optioned to Reno.
2014/07/29
RP
Soriano, Rafael
WSH
Washington Nationals RP Rafael Soriano is the team's closer, according to manager Matt Williams. Williams noted he did not consider leaving P Drew Storen in for the ninth inning Monday, July 28.
2014/07/29
OF
Springer, George
HOU
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) is progressing nicely and is doing baseball activities, according to manager Bo Porter.
2014/07/29
RP
Storen, Drew
WSH
Washington Nationals RP Rafael Soriano is the team's closer, according to manager Matt Williams. Williams noted he did not consider leaving P Drew Storen in for the ninth inning Monday, July 28.
2014/07/29
OF
Taveras, Oscar
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras is not in the lineup Tuesday, July 29, after two straight starts. OF Allen Craig returns to the lineup and is batting seventh.
2014/07/29
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) made a pinch-hitting appearance in the eighth inning Monday, July 28, and was then lifted for a pinch runner. He took grounders and batting practice before the game with hopes of returning to the lineup Tuesday, July 29. He said the back spasms that have bothered him are gone. "I feel better now than I've felt in over a month," he said.
2014/07/29
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, but 2B Brian Roberts is sitting.
2014/07/29
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
COL
Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki (hip) underwent a medical procedure Monday, July 28, that involved needle therapy in his injured left hip flexor, and he said he'll return to movement activities Wednesday, July 30. The procedure he underwent is called "dry needling," which creates blood flow that helps injuries heal quicker. Tulowitzki could return by mid-August.
2014/07/29
SP
Vargas, Jason
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) threw four innings in a simulated game Tuesday, July 29. He could return this weekend, according to manager Ned Yost.
2014/07/30
SS
Walters, Zach
WSH
Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/30
OF
Werth, Jayson
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) returned to the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
OF
Werth, Jayson
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, against the Miami Marlins. Werth sprained his right ankle Monday, July 28, and left the game early. OF Nate McLouth is playing right field and batting ninth.
2014/07/30
OF
Werth, Jayson
WSH
Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) appeared as a pinch hitter Tuesday, July 29, and could return to the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/29
OF
Werth, Jayson
WSH
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) said his right ankle is more swollen than he expected it to be. He is hopeful to be available off the bench Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/29
SP
Wilson, C.J.
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson (ankle, hip) discovered tightness in his left hip during his rehab, and he has since corrected the issue that hurt his mechanics.
2014/07/29
SP
Wilson, C.J.
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson (ankle) tossed 5 1/3 innings in his first rehab outing with Double-A Arkansas Monday, July 28, and he is expected to return to the team during the current road trip.
2014/07/29
SP
Workman, Brandon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is still listed as the probable pitcher for Wednesday, July 30, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Manager John Farrell said Tuesday, July 29, that SP Brandon Workman will start if Lester is dealt.
2014/07/29
3B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) visited a doctor Monday, July 28, but the team is not releasing the exam results or giving a timetable for his return.
2014/07/30
3B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.