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2014/09/18
2B
Alcantara, Arismendy
CHC
Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara (wrist) hit in a cage Thursday, Sept. 18, and will take batting practice. He could return as early as Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/18
3B
Arenado, Nolan
COL
Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado (chest) said he felt better Thursday, Sept. 18, but noted there is a good chance he will miss the rest of the season.
2014/09/18
3B
Arenado, Nolan
COL
Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado (chest, illness) will not be able to return this season because of a bruised chest and pneumonia, according to manager Walt Weiss.
2014/09/18
SS
Aybar, Erick
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OFs Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton; 1B Albert Pujols; 2B Howie Kendrick; and SS Erick Aybar are not in the startng lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (personal) was available off the bench during the team's game Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (personal) is batting fifth as the designated hitter Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/18
RP
Benoit, Joaquin
SD
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) could be available to pitch Friday, Sept. 19, but would not be used as the closer, according to manager Bud Black.
2014/09/19
OF
Blackmon, Charlie
COL
Colorado Rockies OFs Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson are in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. Blackmon is leading off and playing center field, and Dickerson is batting fifth and playing left field.
2014/09/18
OF
Blackmon, Charlie
COL
Colorado Rockies OFs Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson are not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
SS
Blanco, Andres
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 2B Chase Utley is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. SS Andres Blanco is batting eighth and playing second base.
2014/09/19
OF
Bradley Jr., Jackie
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. went 0-for-4 and left six runners on base Thursday, Sept. 18, and he is just 1-for-27 since being recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket Sept. 5. He's hitting .203, which is the lowest ever for a rookie in team history with at least 350 plate appearances, breaking a record that stood since 1907.
2014/09/18
OF
Calhoun, Kole
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OFs Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton; 1B Albert Pujols; 2B Howie Kendrick; and SS Erick Aybar are not in the startng lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
SP
Carrasco, Carlos
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco warmed up only five minutes before his start Wednesday, Sept. 17, before throwing the first two-hit shutout of his career while striking out 12. It has become his new approach before games, avoiding long bullpen sessions before he takes the mound. Carrasco learned how to get warm quickly after spending three months as a reliever, and he's 5-1 with a 1.17 ERA in eight starts since rejoining the rotation in August.
2014/09/19
OF
Castillo, Rusney
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo is batting seventh and playing center field Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/19
C
Castillo, Welington
CHC
Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) left in the first inning Friday, Sept. 19, with a left rib contusion.
2014/09/19
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes is batting cleanup and playing left field Friday, Sept. 19. Cespedes had an off-day Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
RP
Collins, Tim
KC
Kansas City Royals RP Tim Collins was recalled Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/19
OF
Craig, Allen
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. OF Allen Craig is batting sixth and playing first base.
2014/09/19
1B
Davis, Chris
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis will report to the team's spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla. Tuesday, Sept. 23.
2014/09/18
OF
Davis, Khris
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. OF Gerardo Parra is starting in left field for the third consecutive game.
2014/09/19
OF
Davis, Khris
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is batting fifth and playing left field Friday, Sept. 19. Davis had not started since Sunday, Sept. 14. OF Gerardo Parra has started in left field the past three games.
2014/09/19
OF
Dickerson, Corey
COL
Colorado Rockies OFs Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson are in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. Blackmon is leading off and playing center field, and Dickerson is batting fifth and playing left field.
2014/09/18
OF
Dickerson, Corey
COL
Colorado Rockies OFs Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson are not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
C
Doumit, Ryan
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Ryan Doumit is batting sixth and playing right field Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/19
2B
Flaherty, Ryan
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. 2B Ryan Flaherty is playing shortstop and batting seventh.
2014/09/19
2B
Flores, Wilmer
NYM
The New York Mets are not inclined as much as before to add a shortstop in the offseason, given the strong play as of late of SS Wilmer Flores.
2014/09/19
SP
Gee, Dillon
NYM
The New York Mets may not include SP Dillon Gee in next year's rotation based on his 2014 struggles. Gee is under team control for next year.
2014/09/19
2B
Gennett, Scooter
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. 2B Rickie Weeks is hitting sixth and playing second base. Gennett had started the previous four games.
2014/09/19
2B
Gosselin, Phil
ATL
Atlanta Braves 2B Phil Gosselin is starting at third base and leading off Friday, Sept. 19. 3B Chris Johnson is not in the starting lineup.
2014/09/18
OF
Hamilton, Josh
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is now having tightness and pain in the front part of his right shoulder, which is a different spot than his previous injury. It flared up before the game Wednesday, Sept. 17.
2014/09/18
OF
Hamilton, Josh
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OFs Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton; 1B Albert Pujols; 2B Howie Kendrick; and SS Erick Aybar are not in the startng lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
SS
Hardy, J.J.
BAL
Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. 2B Ryan Flaherty is playing shortstop and batting seventh.
2014/09/19
SP
Hernandez, Felix
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez set a new career high with his 236 strikeouts on the season. He struck out 11 over seven shutout innings to beat the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
OF
Heyward, Jason
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (thumb) is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. He left the game early Wednesday, Sept. 17, after being hit by a pitch on his left thumb.
2014/09/19
2B
Hill, Aaron
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. 1B Mark Trumbo is batting fifth and playing first base, after sitting Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
3B
Holt, Brock
BOS
Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt (concussion) will be able to start some baseball activities after receiving some encouraging news from a concussion specialist Thursday, Sept. 18. Manager John Farrell did not rule out the possibility of Holt playing again this season. Farrell said Holt could get some at-bats in the instructional league if he does not return this season.
2014/09/18
3B
Holt, Brock
BOS
Boston Red Sox 3B Brock Holt (concussion) was cleared to start baseball activities Thursday, Sept. 18. There is still no indication whether Holt will return to play this season.
2014/09/18
1B
Howard, Ryan
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ryan Howard is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. He did not start Wednesday, Sept. 17, either.
2014/09/18
SP
Hudson, Daniel
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks RP Daniel Hudson will be shutdown for the season. It is not injury related, the team does not want to push Hudson, and he showed them what they wanted to see.
2014/09/18
SP
Hughes, Phil
MIN
Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes' 11.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio (176 strikeouts and 16 walks) equals the single-season record set by retired SP Bret Saberhagen in 1994.
2014/09/19
SP
Jackson, Edwin
CHC
Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (lat) was officially activated from the disabled list Friday, Sept. 19, to start against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2014/09/19
3B
Johnson, Chris
ATL
Atlanta Braves 2B Phil Gosselin is starting at third base and leading off Friday, Sept. 19. 3B Chris Johnson is not in the starting lineup.
2014/09/19
OF
Jones, Adam
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. It was expected he would get an extra day of rest after the team's off-day Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
2B
Kendrick, Howie
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OFs Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton; 1B Albert Pujols; 2B Howie Kendrick; and SS Erick Aybar are not in the startng lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
2B
Kipnis, Jason
CLE
Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis (legs) returned to the lineup Thursday, Sept. 18, after getting the day off to rest his sore legs Wednesday, Sept. 17.
2014/09/19
1B
Konerko, Paul
CWS
Chicago White Sox 1B Paul Konerko (hand) is batting sixth and playing first base Friday, Sept. 19. Konerko has not played since Saturday, Aug. 30.
2014/09/18
1B
LaRoche, Adam
WSH
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) is getting an additional off-day to rest his back. Manager Matt Williams said he plans to play his regulars for the rest of the season.
2014/09/19
1B
LaRoche, Adam
WSH
Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) is batting fourth and playing first base Friday, Sept. 19. LaRoche was rested Wednesday, Sept. 17, and Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
OF
Markakis, Nick
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. Markakis said his right shoulder is still really sore and stiff, but there is no rush to return. He noted he is not concerned about the injury and hopes to play Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/19
OF
Marte, Starling
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is batting second Friday, Sept. 19. He has only batted second four times in his past 39 games.
2014/09/18
C
Martin, Russell
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. C Chris Stewart is batting eighth and starting behind the plate.
2014/09/19
SP
Masterson, Justin
STL
St. Louis Cardinals SP Justin Masterson isn't expected to receive another chance at returning to the starting rotation. Masterson was sent to the bullpen with a 7.53 ERA, and he has pitched just 1 1/3 innings since Aug. 30.
2014/09/18
3B
McGehee, Casey
MIA
Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
3B
McGehee, Casey
MIA
Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee is batting third and playing third base Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/18
SS
Mercer, Jordy
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (back) is batting seventh and playing shortstop Thursday, Sept. 18. Mercer has not started a game since Sunday, Sept. 14.
2014/09/19
SP
Morton, Charlie
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) will not start Sunday, Sept. 21, SP Vance Worley will start in his place. Morton said it is not just discomfort in his groin, but also abdominal and hip pain.
2014/09/18
SP
Morton, Charlie
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip, hernia) threw a bullpen session Thursday, Sept. 18. Morton likely would start Sunday, Sept. 21, if he feels good after the session.
2014/09/19
1B
Napoli, Mike
BOS
Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. OF Allen Craig is batting sixth and playing first base.
2014/09/19
OF
Parra, Gerardo
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is batting fifth and playing left field Friday, Sept. 19. Davis had not started since Sunday, Sept. 14. OF Gerardo Parra has started in left field the past three games.
2014/09/18
OF
Parra, Gerardo
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. OF Gerardo Parra is starting in left field for the third consecutive game.
2014/09/19
RP
Perkins, Glen
MIN
Updating previous reports, Minnesota Twins CL Glen Perkins (elbow) has some nerve irritation and possibly a slight muscle strain in his left elbow. However, it doesn't appear to be serious.
2014/09/18
1B
Pujols, Albert
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OFs Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton; 1B Albert Pujols; 2B Howie Kendrick; and SS Erick Aybar are not in the startng lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
SP
Redmond, Todd
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman is expected to make his next scheduled start since he is appealing his suspension. Manager John Gibbons said RP Todd Redmond would start the game if Stroman has to start the suspension early, and would use several relievers during the game.
2014/09/18
SS
Rollins, Jimmy
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) could play at some point this weekend, according to manager Ryne Sandberg. Rollins has been out since Sept. 8, because of a strained hamstring.
2014/09/19
SP
Ryu, Hyun-Jin
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder) isn't sure when he'll resume throwing, but he's certain that he can pitch in the postseason. Ryu is hoping to throw in the next day or two, but he's unsure when he'll be ready to pitch in a game.
2014/09/18
SP
Ryu, Hyun-Jin
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder) is unlikely to start Monday, Sept. 22, against the San Francisco Giants
2014/09/18
OF
Stanton, Giancarlo
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (face) said it will take six to eight weeks for his facial fractures to heal.
2014/09/18
C
Stewart, Chris
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. C Chris Stewart is batting eighth and starting behind the plate.
2014/09/19
SP
Stewart, Dave
RET
Sources indicate former Oakland Athletics SP and current player agent Dave Stewart is the favorite to take the Arizona Diamondbacks general manager job.
2014/09/18
SP
Stroman, Marcus
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman is expected to make his next scheduled start since he is appealing his suspension. Manager John Gibbons said RP Todd Redmond would start the game if Stroman has to start the suspension early, and would use several relievers during the game.
2014/09/19
SP
Tanaka, Masahiro
NYY
New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) will make another start, if everything goes well in his start Sunday, Sept. 21, according to manager Joe Girardi. Girardi noted it is a risk worth taking.
2014/09/18
OF
Trout, Mike
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OFs Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton; 1B Albert Pujols; 2B Howie Kendrick; and SS Erick Aybar are not in the startng lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19
OF
Trumbo, Mark
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. 1B Mark Trumbo is batting fifth and playing first base, after sitting Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/18
OF
Trumbo, Mark
ARI
Updating a previous report, Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Mark Trumbo (back) was given a rest day Thursday, Sept. 18, after he left the game Wednesday, Sept. 17, with back spasms.
2014/09/18
2B
Utley, Chase
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies 2B Chase Utley is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. SS Andres Blanco is batting eighth and playing second base.
2014/09/18
C
Vogt, Stephen
OAK
Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt (ankle) will test his injured ankle by running the bases Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/19
SP
Wada, Tsuyoshi
CHC
Chicago Cubs SP Tsuyoshi Wada has been shutdown for the remainder of the season.
2014/09/19
MAN
Washington, Ron
TEX
Former Texas Rangers 3B Michael Young has support within the organization to take over as full-time manager from Ron Washington, who stepped down earlier this month.
2014/09/19
2B
Weeks, Rickie
MIL
Milwaukee Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. 2B Rickie Weeks is hitting sixth and playing second base. Gennett had started the previous four games.
2014/09/19
SP
Worley, Vance
PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) will not start Sunday, Sept. 21, SP Vance Worley will start in his place. Morton said it is not just discomfort in his groin, but also abdominal and hip pain.
2014/09/19
3B
Young, Michael
RET
Former Texas Rangers 3B Michael Young has support within the organization to take over as full-time manager from Ron Washington, who stepped down earlier this month.
2014/09/19
3B
Zimmerman, Ryan
WSH
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) went 1-for-7 as the designated hitter in a simulated game at the team's spring training facility in Florida Thursday, Sept. 18.