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2016/05/27
1B
Adams, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (back) took swings in the batting cage and said his back in fine, and he should be available off the bench against the Washington Nationals Friday, May 27. 1B Brandon Moss is starting at first base against Nationals SP Max Scherzer Friday.
2016/05/27
SS
Amarista, Alexi
SD
San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte is starting at second base and is hitting cleanup against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Robbie Ray Friday, May 27. 2B Alexi Amarista will start on the bench.
2016/05/27
OF
Aoki, Nori
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Nori Aoki is back in the leadoff spot against Minnesota Twins SP Pat Dean Friday, May 27, with OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) out. OF Stefen Romero was recalled from the minors and is starting in left field and hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
SP
Appel, Mark
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies minor league SP Mark Appel (shoulder), who is currently playing with Class AAA Lehigh Valley, was placed on the minor-league disabled list due to a strained right shoulder.
2016/05/27
SP
Archer, Chris
TB
Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer (3-6) allowed four runs (one earned) on four hits over eight innings in a loss to the New York Yankees Friday, May 27, with three walks and seven strikeouts.
2016/05/27
OF
Asche, Cody
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B/OF Cody Asche (oblique) and RP Mario Hollands (elbow) have had their rehab assignments transferred to Class AAA Lehigh Valley.
2016/05/27
SS
Aybar, Erick
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar (foot) was replaced by SS Daniel Castro after being hit on the right foot Friday, May 27. X-rays were negative, and he is day-to-day with a bruised right foot.
2016/05/28
2B
Barney, Darwin
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki is not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Saturday, May 28. 2B Darwin Barney will start at shortstop and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
OF
Bautista, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista's one-game suspension for an on-field altercation with Texas Rangers 2B Rougned Odor Sunday, May 15, was upheld Friday, May 27. Bautista will serve the suspension in the game against the Boston Red Sox Friday.
2016/05/28
OF
Bautista, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista is in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Saturday, May 28, and is batting first. Bautista missed the last game because he was serving a one-game suspension.
2016/05/27
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) and OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Trevor Brown is starting at first base and hitting eighth, while OF Jarrett Parker is in right field and batting seventh against Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood.
2016/05/27
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
Updating a previous report, San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) said he could play Friday, May 27, or Saturday, May 28, after he took batting practice in the batting cage Friday. Belt sprained his left ankle sliding into second base during the game against the San Diego Padres Wednesday, May 25.
2016/05/27
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran is expected to serve as the designated hitter in one of this weekend's games against the Tampa Bay Rays because manager Joe Girardi doesn't want him playing three consecutive games on the artificial turf at Tropicana field.
2016/05/27
SS
Bogaerts, Xander
BOS
Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts now has the longest hitting streak in the major leagues at 19 games after teammate OF Jackie Bradley Jr.'s streak was snapped after 29 straight.
2016/05/27
SP
Boyd, Matt
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Matt Boyd will be officially recalled from Class AAA Toledo before starting the against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/27
RP
Bracho, Silvino
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Peter O'Brien and RPs Silvino Bracho and Dominic Leone were recalled from Class AAA Friday, May 27. RP Josh Collmenter (shoulder) was also reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. SPs Shelby Miller (finger) and Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) were placed on the disabled list in corresponding moves.
2016/05/27
SP
Bradley, Archie
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SPs Archie Bradley and Edwin Escobar will start against the San Diego Padres Sunday, May 29, and the Houston Astros Monday, May 30, respectively, manager Chip Hale announced Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
OF
Brantley, Michael
CLE
Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley (shoulder) will begin taking dry swings and could start tee work as well Friday, May 27, according to manager Terry Francona. However, there remains no timetable for his return to games.
2016/05/27
OF
Braun, Ryan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is back in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP John Lamb Friday, May 27, after being removed during a rain delay as a precaution Thursday, May 26.
2016/05/27
SS
Brignac, Reid
ATL
Atlanta Braves 3B/OF Adonis Garcia was recalled from Class AAA Gwinnett Friday, May 27, and 2B Reid Brignac was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.
2016/05/27
C
Brown, Trevor
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) and OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Trevor Brown is starting at first base and hitting eighth, while OF Jarrett Parker is in right field and batting seventh against Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood.
2016/05/27
OF
Broxton, Keon
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds left-handed SP John Lamb Friday, May 27. 3B Hernan Perez is starting at third base and batting second, while OF Keon Broxton is in center field and hitting eighth. 3B Aaron Hill moves over to the keystone.
2016/05/27
SP
Buchholz, Clay
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz will pitch out of the bullpen when SP Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) returns from the disabled list Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/27
SP
Butler, Eddie
COL
Colorado Rockies SP Eddie Butler will pitch against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, May 28, and SP Chris Rusin will be pushed back to start against the Giants Sunday, May 29.
2016/05/27
OF
Byrd, Marlon
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes and OF Marlon Byrd are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Chris Gimenez is behind the dish and hitting eighth, while 3B/OF Jose Ramirez is starting in left field and batting fifth against Baltimore Orioles SP Mike Wright.
2016/05/27
SS
Cabrera, Asdrubal
NYM
New York Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera (back) is returning to the starting lineup and is hitting second against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias Friday, May 27.
2016/05/28
OF
Cabrera, Melky
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Melky Cabrera went 1-for-4 with one home run and four RBI against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SP
Cain, Matt
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (hamstring) threw just 26 pitches against the Colorado Rockies on Friday, May 25, before he was removed after straining his right hamstring. Manager Bruce Bochy said after the game that Cain was scheduled to undergo an MRI tomorrow and could end up on the disabled list.
2016/05/27
3B
Campbell, Eric
NYM
With New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda (back) sidelined indefinitely, general manager Sandy Alderson plans to explore external options at first base. INF Eric Campbell has started four consecutive games at the position and INF Wilmer Flores (hamstring) could also see time there once he is activated from the disabled list.
2016/05/28
3B
Carpenter, Matt
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter was activated from the paternity list Saturday, May 28. The team also designated SS Ruben Tejada for assignment.
2016/05/27
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco (hamstring) is set to make his first rehab start for Class AA Akron on Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/27
OF
Carrera, Ezequiel
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays OF Ezequiel Carrera is starting in right field and batting first against Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly Friday, May 27, with OF Jose Bautista out of the lineup serving a one-game suspension.
2016/05/27
C
Casali, Curt
TB
Tampa Bay Rays C Curt Casali is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. C Hank Conger will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
SS
Castro, Daniel
ATL
Atlanta Braves SS Erick Aybar (foot) was replaced by SS Daniel Castro after being hit on the right foot Friday, May 27. X-rays were negative, and he is day-to-day with a bruised right foot.
2016/05/27
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto is not in the starting lineup against Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed SP Julio Urias Friday, May 27. OF Juan Lagares draws into center field and is batting sixth. OF Yoenis Cespedes shifts over to left field and is hitting cleanup.
2016/05/27
SP
Chatwood, Tyler
COL
Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood earned his sixth win of the season on Friday, May 27, against the San Francisco Giants. He pitched seven innings, allowed four hits and one unearned run. Chatwood entered play with a 1-3 record and 6.65 ERA in four previous starts at Coors Field.
2016/05/27
RP
Collmenter, Josh
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Peter O'Brien and RPs Silvino Bracho and Dominic Leone were recalled from Class AAA Friday, May 27. RP Josh Collmenter (shoulder) was also reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. SPs Shelby Miller (finger) and Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) were placed on the disabled list in corresponding moves.
2016/05/27
OF
Conforto, Michael
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto will not be used at first base while 1B Lucas Duda (back) remains sidelined, even though he has been spotted fielding grounders at the position recently, according to manager Terry Collins. "He is not a first baseman," Collins said. "We here are not here to take a kid who has never played first base at the major-league level - and in a situation where we're expected to win a lot - and put an inexperienced guy in a tough position."
2016/05/27
OF
Conforto, Michael
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto is not in the starting lineup against Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed SP Julio Urias Friday, May 27. OF Juan Lagares draws into center field and is batting sixth. OF Yoenis Cespedes shifts over to left field and is hitting cleanup.
2016/05/27
C
Conger, Hank
TB
Tampa Bay Rays C Curt Casali is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. C Hank Conger will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
P
Conley, Adam
MIA
Miami Marlins SP Adam Conley allowed two runs on eight hits while walking one and striking out three in 4 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 27. He also threw a wild pitch and hit three batters.
2016/05/27
OF
Crawford, Carl
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick is starting in left field and batting fifth against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Friday, May 27. OF Carl Crawford is not in the starting lineup Friday.
2016/05/28
RP
Davis, Wade
KC
Kansas City Royals RP Wade Davis pitched a scoreless ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox Friday, May 27, to pick up his 13th save of the season.
2016/05/27
SP
De La Rosa, Rubby
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Peter O'Brien and RPs Silvino Bracho and Dominic Leone were recalled from Class AAA Friday, May 27. RP Josh Collmenter (shoulder) was also reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. SPs Shelby Miller (finger) and Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) were placed on the disabled list in corresponding moves.
2016/05/27
SP
De La Rosa, Rubby
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) said he will miss a month with inflammation in his right elbow. For now, surgery is not an option.
2016/05/27
SP
De La Rosa, Rubby
ARI
Updating a previous report, Arizona Diamondbacks SP Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) is dealing with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, according to manager Chip Hale. De La Rosa will consult with Dr. James Andrews, who performed Tommy John surgery on De La Rosa in 2011.
2016/05/28
SP
Dean, Pat
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Pat Dean shut down the Seattle Mariners on Friday, May 27, working seven innings and allowing just two runs on four hits. He walked none and struck out eight to earn his first major-league win.
2016/05/27
OF
Dickerson, Corey
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. OF Brandon Guyer will start in right field, while OF Corey Dickerson will start in left field. 1B Steve Pearce will serve as the designated hitter, while INF Taylor Motter will start at second base and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
3B
Donaldson, Josh
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson went 4-for-5 with two home runs, five RBI and two runs scored in a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
1B
Duda, Lucas
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto will not be used at first base while 1B Lucas Duda (back) remains sidelined, even though he has been spotted fielding grounders at the position recently, according to manager Terry Collins. "He is not a first baseman," Collins said. "We here are not here to take a kid who has never played first base at the major-league level - and in a situation where we're expected to win a lot - and put an inexperienced guy in a tough position."
2016/05/27
1B
Duda, Lucas
NYM
With New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda (back) sidelined indefinitely, general manager Sandy Alderson plans to explore external options at first base. INF Eric Campbell has started four consecutive games at the position and INF Wilmer Flores (hamstring) could also see time there once he is activated from the disabled list.
2016/05/28
OF
Dyson, Jarrod
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Whit Merrifield will start in left field and is batting second, while 2B Omar Infante will start at second base and is batting ninth.
2016/05/27
OF
Eaton, Adam
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton is out for the second straight day against Kansas City Royals left-handed SP Danny Duffy Friday, May 27. OF Austin Jackson moves up to the leadoff spot and OF Jerry Sands is serving as the designated hitter and batting fifth. OF Avisail Garcia moves to right field and is hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
OF
Eibner, Brett
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) and 2B Omar Infante are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Brett Eibner is serving as the designated hitter and is batting eighth, while OF Whit Merrifield is starting at the keystone and hitting second against Chicago White Sox SP Miguel Gonzalez.
2016/05/28
OF
Eibner, Brett
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Brett Eibner will serve as the designated hitter and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
SS
Escobar, Eduardo
MIN
Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. SS Eduardo Nunez is playing the 6 and is hitting leadoff against Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez.
2016/05/27
SP
Escobar, Edwin
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SPs Archie Bradley and Edwin Escobar will start against the San Diego Padres Sunday, May 29, and the Houston Astros Monday, May 30, respectively, manager Chip Hale announced Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SS
Espinosa, Danny
WSH
Washington Nationals SS Danny Espinosa homered for the second straight game, going 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
1B
Fielder, Prince
TEX
Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder has gone 32 games and 119 at-bats without a home run, which is the longest drought of his career.
2016/05/28
SP
Fiers, Mike
HOU
Houston Astros SP Mike Fiers allowed seven runs on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Friday, May 27, to suffer his third loss of the season. He struck out one batter and walked two during the game.
2016/05/27
SS
Flores, Wilmer
NYM
With New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda (back) sidelined indefinitely, general manager Sandy Alderson plans to explore external options at first base. INF Eric Campbell has started four consecutive games at the position and INF Wilmer Flores (hamstring) could also see time there once he is activated from the disabled list.
2016/05/27
SS
Flores, Wilmer
NYM
New York Mets SS Wilmer Flores (hamstring) will not be activated from the disabled list Friday, May 27, as he remains on a minor league rehab assignment and will play again for Class AA Binghamton Friday. Flores was hitless in both games this week but should be activated shortly.
2016/05/27
OF
Francoeur, Jeff
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Mallex Smith is not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins left-handed SP Adam Conley Friday, May 27. OF Jeff Francoeur is starting in left field and is hitting sixth.
2016/05/27
3B
Freese, David
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B David Freese is starting at third base and batting third against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SP
Friedrich, Christian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Christian Friedrich scattered three hits over seven shutout innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, May 27. It was his first major-league win since July 13, 2012.
2016/05/28
SP
Fulmer, Michael
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Michael Fulmer pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings against the Oakland Athletics Friday, May 27, to pick up his fourth win of the season. He allowed three hits during the game, while striking out three batters and walking one.
2016/05/27
3B
Garcia, Adonis
ATL
Atlanta Braves 3B/OF Adonis Garcia was recalled from Class AAA Gwinnett Friday, May 27, and 2B Reid Brignac was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.
2016/05/27
OF
Garcia, Avisail
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton is out for the second straight day against Kansas City Royals left-handed SP Danny Duffy Friday, May 27. OF Austin Jackson moves up to the leadoff spot and OF Jerry Sands is serving as the designated hitter and batting fifth. OF Avisail Garcia moves to right field and is hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
2B
Garcia, Greg
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Greg Garcia is starting at third base and leading off against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SP
Garcia, Jaime
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia allowed two runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out four over seven innings in a win over the Washington Nationals Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
2B
Gennett, Scooter
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds left-handed SP John Lamb Friday, May 27. 3B Hernan Perez is starting at third base and batting second, while OF Keon Broxton is in center field and hitting eighth. 3B Aaron Hill moves over to the keystone.
2016/05/27
OF
Gillespie, Cole
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Ichiro Suzuki is playing right field and batting leadoff again, while OF Cole Gillespie is starting in left field and batting seventh against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez.
2016/05/27
C
Gimenez, Chris
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes and OF Marlon Byrd are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Chris Gimenez is behind the dish and hitting eighth, while 3B/OF Jose Ramirez is starting in left field and batting fifth against Baltimore Orioles SP Mike Wright.
2016/05/28
OF
Goeddel, Tyler
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Tyler Goeddel is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks Saturday, May 28. OF David Lough will start in left field and is hitting seventh in the lineup.
2016/05/27
C
Gomes, Yan
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes and OF Marlon Byrd are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Chris Gimenez is behind the dish and hitting eighth, while 3B/OF Jose Ramirez is starting in left field and batting fifth against Baltimore Orioles SP Mike Wright.
2016/05/27
SP
Gray, Sonny
OAK
Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (neck, shoulder) is scheduled to throw 35-40 pitches during a bullpen session Saturday, May 28. He has played catch in each of the last two days.
2016/05/27
SP
Greene, Shane
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Shane Greene (finger) will "ideally" have another rehab start with Class AAA Toledo, but the organization is also considering whether Greene is better suited to start or pitch out of the bullpen, bench coach Gene Lamont said Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
OF
Guyer, Brandon
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. OF Brandon Guyer will start in right field, while OF Corey Dickerson will start in left field. 1B Steve Pearce will serve as the designated hitter, while INF Taylor Motter will start at second base and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
SP
Hamels, Cole
TEX
Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels was touched up for six runs (five earned) on eight hits in 4 2/3 innings in a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, May 27. It was Hamels' first loss since August 7, 2015, and ended a streak of 12 straight winning decisions.
2016/05/27
SP
Harvey, Matt
NYM
New York Mets SP Matt Harvey had hitters in the batter's box during his side session Friday, May 27. He is still scheduled to face the Chicago White Sox Monday, May 30. "His sides have been out of sight," manager Terry Collins said Friday. "It's when the games have started that there's some things that are getting changed (mechanically). So we just wanted to put some hitters in there. Basically, it's a side (session) with a hitter in the batter's box, because there are some things we're seeing when the hitters are in there that need to get fixed."
2016/05/27
INF
Hernandez, Marco
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 1B Hanley Ramirez is serving as the designated hitter, while 3B Travis Shaw moves over to first base and is batting cleanup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez. INF Marco Hernandez draws a start at the hot corner and is hitting seventh.
2016/05/27
3B
Hill, Aaron
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds left-handed SP John Lamb Friday, May 27. 3B Hernan Perez is starting at third base and batting second, while OF Keon Broxton is in center field and hitting eighth. 3B Aaron Hill moves over to the keystone.
2016/05/27
3B
Hill, Aaron
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 3B Aaron Hill went 3-for-4 and hit a pair of home runs against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, May 27. That gives Hill five home runs and 12 RBI in the month of May.
2016/05/27
P
Hollands, Mario
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 3B/OF Cody Asche (oblique) and RP Mario Hollands (elbow) have had their rehab assignments transferred to Class AAA Lehigh Valley.
2016/05/28
1B
Hosmer, Eric
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer went 3-for-4 with one home run and four RBI against the Chicago White Sox Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
2B
Infante, Omar
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) and 2B Omar Infante are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Brett Eibner is serving as the designated hitter and is batting eighth, while OF Whit Merrifield is starting at the keystone and hitting second against Chicago White Sox SP Miguel Gonzalez.
2016/05/28
2B
Infante, Omar
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Whit Merrifield will start in left field and is batting second, while 2B Omar Infante will start at second base and is batting ninth.
2016/05/27
OF
Jackson, Austin
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton is out for the second straight day against Kansas City Royals left-handed SP Danny Duffy Friday, May 27. OF Austin Jackson moves up to the leadoff spot and OF Jerry Sands is serving as the designated hitter and batting fifth. OF Avisail Garcia moves to right field and is hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
1B
Jaso, John
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Sean Rodriguez is starting at first base and batting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels Friday, May 27. 1B John Jaso is not in the starting lineup Friday.
2016/05/27
OF
Jones, Adam
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones hit leadoff for the first time this year and went 3-for-5 with a run scored in a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
OF
Jones, Adam
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Adam Jones and Hyun-soo Kim are hitting first and second, respectively, in the lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer Friday, May 27. OF Joey Rickard remains out of the lineup, and OF Nolan Reimold is starting in right field and is batting sixth.
2016/05/27
C
Joseph, Caleb
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Caleb Joseph is catching and is hitting ninth against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer.
2016/05/27
SP
Kelly, Joe
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly allowed five earned runs on nine hits while walking three and striking out eight over 4 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
2B
Kendrick, Howie
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick is starting in left field and batting fifth against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Friday, May 27. OF Carl Crawford is not in the starting lineup Friday.
2016/05/27
OF
Kim, Hyun-soo
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Adam Jones and Hyun-soo Kim are hitting first and second, respectively, in the lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer Friday, May 27. OF Joey Rickard remains out of the lineup, and OF Nolan Reimold is starting in right field and is batting sixth.
2016/05/28
2B
Kinsler, Ian
DET
Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler went 3-for-5 against the Oakland Athletics Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
2B
Kinsler, Ian
DET
Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler (illness) is back in the lineup in his customary leadoff spot against Oakland Athletics SP Sean Manaea Friday, May 27. As a result, OF Cameron Maybin moves down to seventh in the batting order.
2016/05/27
RP
Knebel, Corey
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers RP Corey Knebel (oblique) is set to throw live batting practice Saturday, May 28, and he'll go on a minor league rehab assignment after that if all goes well.
2016/05/27
OF
Lagares, Juan
NYM
New York Mets OF Juan Lagares hit a three-run homer in a victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
OF
Lagares, Juan
NYM
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto is not in the starting lineup against Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed SP Julio Urias Friday, May 27. OF Juan Lagares draws into center field and is batting sixth. OF Yoenis Cespedes shifts over to left field and is hitting cleanup.
2016/05/27
1B
Lee, Dae-ho
SEA
Seattle Mariners 1B Adam Lind is not in the starting lineup against Minnesota Twins left-handed SP Pat Dean Friday, May 27. 1B Dae-Ho Lee is making the start at first base and is hitting fifth.
2016/05/27
RP
Leone, Dominic
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Peter O'Brien and RPs Silvino Bracho and Dominic Leone were recalled from Class AAA Friday, May 27. RP Josh Collmenter (shoulder) was also reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. SPs Shelby Miller (finger) and Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) were placed on the disabled list in corresponding moves.
2016/05/27
SP
Lester, Jon
CHC
Chicago Cubs SP Jon Lester (5-3) allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits over 6 1/3 innings in a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, May 27, with two walks and seven strikeouts.
2016/05/27
1B
Lind, Adam
SEA
Seattle Mariners 1B Adam Lind is not in the starting lineup against Minnesota Twins left-handed SP Pat Dean Friday, May 27. 1B Dae-Ho Lee is making the start at first base and is hitting fifth.
2016/05/28
OF
Lough, David
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Tyler Goeddel is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks Saturday, May 28. OF David Lough will start in left field and is hitting seventh in the lineup.
2016/05/28
RP
Loup, Aaron
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki (quadriceps) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, May 28, because of a right quadriceps strain. The team also activated RP Aaron Loup (from) from the 15-day disabled list.
2016/05/27
3B
Machado, Manny
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado went 4-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and two runs scored in a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SS
Marte, Ketel
SEA
Updating a previous report, Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte (thumb) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Class AAA Tacoma next week.
2016/05/27
SS
Marte, Ketel
SEA
Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte (thumb) took 40 swings off a tee Friday, May 27, and he will field ground balls Saturday, May 28.
2016/05/28
OF
Martin, Leonys
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to his strained left hamstring. The move was made retroactive to Thursday, May 27.
2016/05/27
OF
Martin, Leonys
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Nori Aoki is back in the leadoff spot against Minnesota Twins SP Pat Dean Friday, May 27, with OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) out. OF Stefen Romero was recalled from the minors and is starting in left field and hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
OF
Martin, Leonys
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) will not play Friday, May 27, and is scheduled to see a doctor regarding his hamstring, according to manager Scott Servais.
2016/05/27
OF
Maybin, Cameron
DET
Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler (illness) is back in the lineup in his customary leadoff spot against Oakland Athletics SP Sean Manaea Friday, May 27. As a result, OF Cameron Maybin moves down to seventh in the batting order.
2016/05/27
1B
McBride, Matt
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Josh Phegley (knee) was activated from the disabled list Friday, May 27. In a corresponding move, C Matt McBride was optioned to Class AAA Nashville.
2016/05/27
SS
Mercer, Jordy
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer is leading off against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels Friday, May 27.
2016/05/28
OF
Merrifield, Whit
KC
Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Whit Merrifield will start in left field and is batting second, while 2B Omar Infante will start at second base and is batting ninth.
2016/05/27
OF
Merrifield, Whit
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) and 2B Omar Infante are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Brett Eibner is serving as the designated hitter and is batting eighth, while OF Whit Merrifield is starting at the keystone and hitting second against Chicago White Sox SP Miguel Gonzalez.
2016/05/27
SP
Miller, Shelby
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Peter O'Brien and RPs Silvino Bracho and Dominic Leone were recalled from Class AAA Friday, May 27. RP Josh Collmenter (shoulder) was also reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. SPs Shelby Miller (finger) and Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) were placed on the disabled list in corresponding moves.
2016/05/27
SP
Miller, Shelby
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Shelby Miller (finger) will be placed on the disabled list Friday, May 27. Other moves are expected to be made as well.
2016/05/27
C
Montero, Miguel
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies left-handed SP Adam Morgan Friday, May 27. C David Ross is doing the catching and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
1B
Morales, Kendrys
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) and 2B Omar Infante are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Brett Eibner is serving as the designated hitter and is batting eighth, while OF Whit Merrifield is starting at the keystone and hitting second against Chicago White Sox SP Miguel Gonzalez.
2016/05/28
1B
Morales, Kendrys
KC
Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales (finger) is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Saturday, May 28. OF Brett Eibner will serve as the designated hitter and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
3B
Moran, Colin
HOU
Houston Astros 1B Tyler White is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 3B Luis Valbuena shifts over to first base, which allows 3B Colin Moran to receive a start at third base against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker. Valbuena is hitting sixth and Moran is hitting seventh.
2016/05/27
SP
Morgan, Adam
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Adam Morgan (1-3) allowed six runs on eight hits over four innings in a loss to the Chicago Cubs Friday, May 27, with one walk and three strikeouts.
2016/05/27
1B
Moss, Brandon
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams (back) took swings in the batting cage and said his back in fine, and he should be available off the bench against the Washington Nationals Friday, May 27. 1B Brandon Moss is starting at first base against Nationals SP Max Scherzer Friday.
2016/05/27
SS
Motter, Taylor
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. OF Brandon Guyer will start in right field, while OF Corey Dickerson will start in left field. 1B Steve Pearce will serve as the designated hitter, while INF Taylor Motter will start at second base and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
1B
Myers, Wil
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers has an on-base percentage of .500 and is 12-for-32 with two home runs, four doubles and eight walks in 40 career plate appearances at Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Padres are playing a three-game series in Arizona this weekend.
2016/05/27
1B
Myers, Wil
SD
San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers (forearm) is back in the starting lineup and is facing Arizona Diamondbacks SP Robbie Ray in the two-hole Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SP
Niese, Jon
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jon Niese held the Texas Rangers to one run on seven hits over six innings of work on Friday, May 27. It was Niese's fourth quality start, and he moved his record on the year to 5-2.
2016/05/27
OF
Nieuwenhuis, Kirk
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds left-handed SP John Lamb Friday, May 27. 3B Hernan Perez is starting at third base and batting second, while OF Keon Broxton is in center field and hitting eighth. 3B Aaron Hill moves over to the keystone.
2016/05/27
SS
Nunez, Eduardo
MIN
Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. SS Eduardo Nunez is playing the 6 and is hitting leadoff against Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez.
2016/05/27
OF
O'Brien, Peter
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Peter O'Brien and RPs Silvino Bracho and Dominic Leone were recalled from Class AAA Friday, May 27. RP Josh Collmenter (shoulder) was also reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. SPs Shelby Miller (finger) and Rubby De La Rosa (elbow) were placed on the disabled list in corresponding moves.
2016/05/27
1B
Ortiz, David
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 1B Hanley Ramirez is serving as the designated hitter, while 3B Travis Shaw moves over to first base and is batting cleanup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez. INF Marco Hernandez draws a start at the hot corner and is hitting seventh.
2016/05/27
OF
Parker, Jarrett
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) and OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Trevor Brown is starting at first base and hitting eighth, while OF Jarrett Parker is in right field and batting seventh against Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood.
2016/05/27
1B
Pearce, Steve
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. OF Brandon Guyer will start in right field, while OF Corey Dickerson will start in left field. 1B Steve Pearce will serve as the designated hitter, while INF Taylor Motter will start at second base and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
OF
Pence, Hunter
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) and OF Hunter Pence (hamstring) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Trevor Brown is starting at first base and hitting eighth, while OF Jarrett Parker is in right field and batting seventh against Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood.
2016/05/27
OF
Peralta, David
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF David Peralta (wrist) expects to start playing in extended spring training games Wednesday, June 1. He's expected to play in a few games and then come off the disabled list.
2016/05/27
3B
Perez, Hernan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis are not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds left-handed SP John Lamb Friday, May 27. 3B Hernan Perez is starting at third base and batting second, while OF Keon Broxton is in center field and hitting eighth. 3B Aaron Hill moves over to the keystone.
2016/05/27
C
Phegley, Josh
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Josh Phegley (knee) was activated from the disabled list Friday, May 27. In a corresponding move, C Matt McBride was optioned to Class AAA Nashville.
2016/05/27
OF
Piscotty, Stephen
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Stephen Piscotty went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in a 6-2 win over the Washington Nationals Friday, May 27.
2016/05/28
3B
Plouffe, Trevor
MIN
Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) left the team's game against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning on Friday, May 27, with what was called a mild MCL sprain in his right knee. Manager Paul Molitor indicated Plouffe would undergo an MRI to determine the extent of the injury.
2016/05/27
2B
Profar, Jurickson
TEX
Texas Rangers 2B Jurickson Profar is playing second base and batting leadoff against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jon Niese Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
2B
Profar, Jurickson
TEX
Texas Rangers 2B Jurickson Profar might not receive enough at-bats to remain with Texas after 2B Rougned Odor's seven-game suspension is completed, in the opinion of The Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant.
2016/05/27
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is starting in right field and batting seventh against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Friday, May 27. OF Trayce Thompson is not in the starting lineup Friday.
2016/05/28
1B
Pujols, Albert
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Albert Pujols went 1-for-4 with one home run and two RBI against the Houston Astros Friday, May 27. He has 570 career home runs, which ranks 12th all-time in that category.
2016/05/27
OF
Ramirez, Hanley
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 1B Hanley Ramirez is serving as the designated hitter, while 3B Travis Shaw moves over to first base and is batting cleanup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez. INF Marco Hernandez draws a start at the hot corner and is hitting seventh.
2016/05/27
SS
Ramirez, Jose
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Jose Ramirez went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored in a 6-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SS
Ramirez, Jose
CLE
Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes and OF Marlon Byrd are not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Chris Gimenez is behind the dish and hitting eighth, while 3B/OF Jose Ramirez is starting in left field and batting fifth against Baltimore Orioles SP Mike Wright.
2016/05/27
OF
Reimold, Nolan
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Adam Jones and Hyun-soo Kim are hitting first and second, respectively, in the lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer Friday, May 27. OF Joey Rickard remains out of the lineup, and OF Nolan Reimold is starting in right field and is batting sixth.
2016/05/27
OF
Rickard, Joey
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OFs Adam Jones and Hyun-soo Kim are hitting first and second, respectively, in the lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer Friday, May 27. OF Joey Rickard remains out of the lineup, and OF Nolan Reimold is starting in right field and is batting sixth.
2016/05/27
3B
Rodriguez, Alex
NYY
New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez homered and drove in two runs against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 27. It was his sixth home run of the season and first since May 1.
2016/05/27
SP
Rodriguez, Eduardo
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) will be activated from the disabled list to start against the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/27
1B
Rodriguez, Sean
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Sean Rodriguez is starting at first base and batting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Cole Hamels Friday, May 27. 1B John Jaso is not in the starting lineup Friday.
2016/05/28
SS
Rollins, Jimmy
CWS
Chicago White Sox SS Jimmy Rollins is not in the starting lineup against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, May 28. SS Tyler Saladino will start at shortstop and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
OF
Romero, Stefen
SEA
Seattle Mariners OF Nori Aoki is back in the leadoff spot against Minnesota Twins SP Pat Dean Friday, May 27, with OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) out. OF Stefen Romero was recalled from the minors and is starting in left field and hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
C
Ross, David
CHC
Chicago Cubs C David Ross went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, May 27. It was the 100th home run of his MLB career.
2016/05/27
C
Ross, David
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Miguel Montero is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies left-handed SP Adam Morgan Friday, May 27. C David Ross is doing the catching and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
SP
Ross, Tyson
SD
San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross (shoulder) is doing weighted-ball drills in San Diego. Manager Andy Green said Ross could resume throwing within the next week.
2016/05/27
SP
Rusin, Chris
COL
Colorado Rockies SP Eddie Butler will pitch against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, May 28, and SP Chris Rusin will be pushed back to start against the Giants Sunday, May 29.
2016/05/28
SS
Saladino, Tyler
CWS
Chicago White Sox SS Jimmy Rollins is not in the starting lineup against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, May 28. SS Tyler Saladino will start at shortstop and is batting ninth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
OF
Sands, Jerry
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton is out for the second straight day against Kansas City Royals left-handed SP Danny Duffy Friday, May 27. OF Austin Jackson moves up to the leadoff spot and OF Jerry Sands is serving as the designated hitter and batting fifth. OF Avisail Garcia moves to right field and is hitting eighth.
2016/05/27
3B
Shaw, Travis
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 1B Hanley Ramirez is serving as the designated hitter, while 3B Travis Shaw moves over to first base and is batting cleanup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez. INF Marco Hernandez draws a start at the hot corner and is hitting seventh.
2016/05/28
SP
Shoemaker, Matt
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker allowed two runs on seven hits in 8 1/3 innings against the Houston Astros Friday, May 27, to pick up his third win of the season. He struck out 11 batters during the game.
2016/05/27
SS
Simmons, Andrelton
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Andrelton Simmons (thumb) is hoping he can return to the team in two weeks. It's a sign he's progressing nicely in his recovery, but The Orange County Register's Jeff Fletcher thinks Simmons is probably being unrealistic with his return timeline.
2016/05/27
OF
Smith, Mallex
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Mallex Smith is not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins left-handed SP Adam Conley Friday, May 27. OF Jeff Francoeur is starting in left field and is hitting sixth.
2016/05/27
RP
Smith, Will
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers RP Will Smith (knee) is expected to get in back-to-back outings for Class AAA Colorado Springs before rejoining the major league club. He's already pitched twice for Class A Brevard County.
2016/05/27
RP
Smith, Will
MIL
Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers RP Will Smith (knee) has already thrown twice for Class A Brevard County and will pitch for Class AA Biloxi Sunday, May 29, and then throw a simulated inning or two Monday, May 30. Manager Craig Counsell said Smith will come off the disabled list at the latest Thursday, June 2.
2016/05/27
3B
Solarte, Yangervis
SD
San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte clubbed a pair of two-run home runs in the team's 10-3 shellacking of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, May 27. He now has four extra-base hits, including three homers, in his last two games.
2016/05/27
3B
Solarte, Yangervis
SD
San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte is starting at second base and is hitting cleanup against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Robbie Ray Friday, May 27. 2B Alexi Amarista will start on the bench.
2016/05/27
OF
Souza, Steven
TB
Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza is not in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, May 27. OF Brandon Guyer will start in right field, while OF Corey Dickerson will start in left field. 1B Steve Pearce will serve as the designated hitter, while INF Taylor Motter will start at second base and is batting eighth.
2016/05/27
OF
Stanton, Giancarlo
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Ichiro Suzuki is playing right field and batting leadoff again, while OF Cole Gillespie is starting in left field and batting seventh against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez.
2016/05/27
OF
Stanton, Giancarlo
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (side) swung the bat 30 times in the batting cages Friday, May 27, with 15 swings coming off a tee and the rest coming off flips in the cages. Stanton is listed as day-to-day and hasn't played since Monday, May 23, but could be used as a pinch-hitter during this weekend's series against the Atlanta Braves.
2016/05/27
OF
Suzuki, Ichiro
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Ichiro Suzuki is playing right field and batting leadoff again, while OF Cole Gillespie is starting in left field and batting seventh against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez.
2016/05/28
C
Swihart, Blake
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Blake Swihart is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Saturday, May 28. OF Chris Young will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka has enjoyed recent success as a result of pitching closer to the first-base side of the rubber. The adjustment has given his two-seam fastball more time to break, making it more difficult for right-handed batters to adjust. On the other hand, Tanaka has used his four-seam fastball less frequently in 2016 than in years past, although it's uncertain if injury or ineffectiveness is the primary reason why the pitch has been nearly abandoned.
2016/05/27
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (3-0) allowed two hits and struck out four batters over seven scoreless innings in a victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (neck) said he hopes to be ready to play against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, May 29, and manager Joe Girardi said he is looking at returning Teixeira to the lineup Sunday or Monday, May 30, against the Toronto Blue Jays.
2016/05/28
SS
Tejada, Ruben
STL
St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter was activated from the paternity list Saturday, May 28. The team also designated SS Ruben Tejada for assignment.
2016/05/27
OF
Thompson, Trayce
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is starting in right field and batting seventh against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Friday, May 27. OF Trayce Thompson is not in the starting lineup Friday.
2016/05/27
RP
Thornton, Matt
SD
San Diego Padres RP Matt Thornton (Achilles') is expected to be activated during the team's weekend series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The lefty hasn't taken the hill this season due to tendinitis in his Achilles.
2016/05/27
RP
Tolleson, Shawn
TEX
Texas Rangers RP Shawn Tolleson was placed on emergency family medical leave Friday, May 27. Tolleson must be on the leave list at least three days and a maximum of seven.
2016/05/28
OF
Trout, Mike
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout went 1-for-2 with three RBI against the Houston Astros Friday, May 27.
2016/05/28
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki is not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello Saturday, May 28. 2B Darwin Barney will start at shortstop and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/28
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki (quadriceps) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, May 28, because of a right quadriceps strain. The team also activated RP Aaron Loup (from) from the 15-day disabled list.
2016/05/27
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki (quadriceps) is starting at shortstop and batting fifth against Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
OF
Upton, Justin
DET
Detroit Tigers OF Justin Upton (quadriceps) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting sixth against Oakland Athletics SP Sean Manaea Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SP
Urias, Julio
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias allowed three runs on five hits over 2 2/3 innings in his major-league debut against the New York Mets Friday, May 27, with four walks and three strikeouts.
2016/05/27
2B
Utley, Chase
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Chase Utley went 1-for-2 with a double, four RBI, two runs scored and a walk against the New York Mets Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
3B
Valbuena, Luis
HOU
Houston Astros 1B Tyler White is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 3B Luis Valbuena shifts over to first base, which allows 3B Colin Moran to receive a start at third base against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker. Valbuena is hitting sixth and Moran is hitting seventh.
2016/05/27
SS
Villar, Jonathan
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers SS Jonathan Villar collected three hits in four at-bats, scored twice, drove in two and stole two bases against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, May 27. He's now batting .306 on the year and leads the majors with 17 steals.
2016/05/27
OF
Weeks, Rickie
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Rickie Weeks is hitting cleanup and playing left field against San Diego Padres SP Christian Friedrich Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
1B
White, Tyler
HOU
Houston Astros 1B Tyler White is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 3B Luis Valbuena shifts over to first base, which allows 3B Colin Moran to receive a start at third base against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Matt Shoemaker. Valbuena is hitting sixth and Moran is hitting seventh.
2016/05/27
C
Wieters, Matt
BAL
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. C Caleb Joseph is catching and is hitting ninth against Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer.
2016/05/27
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OFs Giancarlo Stanton (side) and Christian Yelich (back) remain out of the starting lineup Friday, May 27. OF Ichiro Suzuki is playing right field and batting leadoff again, while OF Cole Gillespie is starting in left field and batting seventh against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez.
2016/05/27
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich (back) took pregame batting practice Friday, May 27. Manager Don Mattingly is hesitant to say when he will be able to return to the starting lineup, although he is not ruling out using Yelich as a pinch hitter during this weekend's series against the Atlanta Braves.
2016/05/27
OF
Yelich, Christian
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich (back) walked as a pinch hitter against the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 27, after missing the previous six games.
2016/05/28
OF
Young, Chris
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Blake Swihart is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Saturday, May 28. OF Chris Young will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.
2016/05/27
SP
Young, Chris R.
KC
Kansas City Royals SP Chris R. Young (forearm) is expected to be activated from the disabled list this weekend and will pitch out of the bullpen, manager Ned Yost said Friday, May 27.
2016/05/27
SP
Zimmermann, Jordan
DET
Detroit Tigers SP Jordan Zimmermann (groin) threw from flat ground on the field Friday, May 27, and he will throw a bullpen session Sunday, May 29, before the organization will determine if a stint on the disabled list is required.
2016/05/27
RP
Zych, Tony
SEA
Seattle Mariners RP Tony Zych (shoulder) played catch Friday, May 27. There is still no timetable for him to take the next step of throwing off a mound.
2016/05/27
SP
deGrom, Jacob
NYM
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom allowed one run on three hits over seven innings in a no-decision over the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 27, with three walks and seven strikeouts.