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Royals | Salvador Perez injury update
Updating previous items, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (hip) was out of the lineup Tuesday, May 21, a night after bruising his right hip crashing into a railing chasing a foul ball. An MRI revealed no damage and he hopes to play on Wednesday, May 22.
Royals | Mike Moustakas snaps hitless slump
Marlins | Giancarlo Stanton to take live BP
Marlins | Jose Fernandez has rough start, but bullpen blows Tuesday game
Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez lasted five innings in his latest start Tuesday, May 21, against the Philadelphia Phillies. It marked his shortest outing since being pulled after giving up two runs in four innings against the New York Mets on April 29. After he left, however, Marlins relievers were tagged for six runs in a 7-3 loss.
Raiders | Charles Woodson agrees to terms
Dolphins | Nate Garner rotates in two spots
Dolphins | Michael Egnew works with starters
Miami Dolphins TE Michael Egnew began team drills in organized team activities (OTAs) Tuesday, May 21, ahead of TE Dustin Keller. Head coach Joe Philbin said Egnew earned the reps after a strong offseason.
Dolphins | Lamar Miller works with first-team offense
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller worked predominantly with the first-team offense, but RBs Daniel Thomas, Mike Gillislee and Marcus Thigpen also saw carries Tuesday, May 21, in organized team activities (OTAs).
Dolphins | Jamar Taylor undergoes surgery
Miami Dolphins CB Jamar Taylor (hernia) was in Philadelphia Tuesday, May 21, undergoing surgery to repair a sports hernia. The recovery time is three to six weeks, and he is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.
Buccaneers | Darrelle Revis feeling confident
Rangers | Alexi Ogando playing catch
Rangers | Three candidates to start Monday
The Texas Rangers have a doubleheader scheduled for Monday, May 27. The team could use SP Ross Wolf, who is expected to start Wednesday, May 22, too. SPs Josh Lindblom and Martin Perez are also candidates. SP Yu Darvish will start the other game of the twin bill.
Rangers | Nick Tepesch tentatively set for Sunday
The next turn in the rotation for Texas Rangers SP Nick Tepesch (blister) is set for Sunday, May 26. He was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday, May 22, due to a blister on his right middle finger. The team is hopeful he can start Sunday with a doubleheader set for Monday, May 27.
Rangers | Jurickson Profar already making history
Texas Rangers 2B Jurickson Profar drove in two runs with a groundout and sacrifice fly Monday, May 20, against the Oakland Athletics. He is the fifth player in franchise history to drive in multiple runs from the ninth spot in the order without the benefit of a hit. The last player to accomplish the feat was INF D'Angelo Jimenez back in 2006.
Rangers | Nick McBride promoted
Rangers | Ross Wolf to start Wednesday
Updating a previous report, the Texas Rangers will recall SP Ross Wolf from Triple-A Round Rock to start the game Wednesday, May 22, against the Oakland Athletics in place of the injured SP Nick Tepesch (blister). Wolf is also a candidate to stick around and start one of the two games of a doubleheader Monday, May 27.
FANTASY TIP: Wolf could be a decent short-term fantasy addition in AL-only play, as he might also draw a second start in Monday's doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners. If you need a back-end fantasy rotation arm, Wolf has been pitching well in the minors and is worth a look.
Orioles | Kevin Gausman to start Thursday
The Baltimore Orioles are expected to recall SP Kevin Gausman from Double-A Bowie to start Thursday, May 23, against the Toronto Blue Jays, an industry source confirmed Tuesday, May 21. Gausman is 2-4 with a 3.11 in eight start for Bowie, posting just five walks with 49 strikeouts in 46 1/3 innings.
FANTASY TIP: Gausman, the team's top pick in last year's draft, is worth adding in all AL-only fantasy leagues and long-term keeper formats. He is also worth taking a chance on in deeper mixed leagues.
Dodgers | A.J. Ellis expected to sit Wednesday
Dodgers | Mark Ellis gets scheduled day off
Dodgers | Scott Elbert might return soon
Los Angeles Dodgers P Scott Elbert (elbow) might be back with the team within the next week. He is scheduled to pitch three times in four days this week during his minor-league rehab assignment. Manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday, May 21, that Elbert's velocity has increased in recent appearances to 90-92 mph.