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Angels | C.J. Cron with another start
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:49:26 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1B C.J. Cron is serving as the designated hitter and is batting eighth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Tuesday, June 30.


Athletics | Billy Butler hitting cleanup Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:44:42 -0700

Oakland Athletics 1B Billy Butler is hitting cleanup against Colorado Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa Tuesday, June 30.


Athletics | Ike Davis sitting out
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:36:48 -0700

Oakland Athletics 1B Ike Davis is not starting against Colorado Rockies left-handed SP Jorge De La Rosa Tuesday, June 30. C Stephen Vogt is starting at first base, which allows C Josh Phegley to enter the starting lineup. OF Mark Canha is starting in left field and hitting seventh.


Athletics | Josh Reddick sitting vs. lefty
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:31:59 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick is not in the lineup against Colorado Rockies left-handed SP Jorge De La Rosa Tuesday, June 30. OF Sam Fuld is starting in right field and batting ninth.


Mariners | James Paxton throwing Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:27:45 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton (finger) is playing catch at 60 feet Tuesday, June 30. However, manager Lloyd McClendon said it's a slow process for Paxton, and the left-hander will "be out for a while."


Athletics | Sonny Gray in hospital
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:23:59 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (flu) was hospitalized with flu-like symptoms Monday, June 29, and remains there Tuesday, June 30. Manager Bob Melvin said Gray is feeling better.


White Sox | Carlos Rodon to skip a turn
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:08:39 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon will skip his next turn in the rotation. The White Sox are trying to keep Rodon healthy and limit his innings over the full season.


Mariners | Nelson Cruz won't do derby
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:04:48 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz said he will not participate in the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game.


White Sox | Adam LaRoche out in NL park
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:06:44 -0700

Chicago White Sox 1B Adam LaRoche is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, June 30, without the designated hitter in a National League stadium.


Astros | Jason Castro out vs. lefty
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:03:12 -0700

Houston Astros C Jason Castro is not in the lineup against Kansas City Royals left-handed SP Danny Duffy Tuesday, June 30. C Hank Conger is starting and hitting seventh.


Royals | Drew Butera draws a start
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:56:56 -0700

Kansas City Royals C Drew Butera is starting behind the plate and batting ninth against Houston Astros SP Dallas Keuchel Tuesday, June 30, with C Salvador Perez serving as the designated hitter.


Tigers | Alex Avila could return this week
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:32:14 -0700

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (knee) said his knee is feeling "fine," and he could return to the team by the end of the week. He caught in a minor league rehab game with Class AAA Toledo on back-to-back nights Sunday, June 28, and Monday, June 29. "I feel fine, I feel good," Avila said Monday night, after Toledo's 4-1 victory. "My knee feels good. My legs feel good. I have no complaints after today." He plans to be the designated hitter Tuesday, June 30, and catching again for Toledo Wednesday, July 1.


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez could return Wednesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:08:08 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (wrist) will take batting practice on the field Tuesday, June 30, and there's a good chance he'll return to the lineup Wednesday, July 1.


Astros | Colby Rasmus out Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:06:56 -0700

Houston Astros OF Colby Rasmus (illness) will miss his fourth straight game due to a skin infection. OF George Springer is playing in center field in Rasmus's absence, and OF Domingo Santana is in right.


Red Sox | Shane Victorino set for platoon?
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:01:45 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (calf) is expected to be involved in a platoon in right field with OF Alejandro De Aza when he returns. Victorino could return by the weekend.


Twins | Jose Berrios being promoted
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:59:13 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Jose Berrios will make his first start with Class AAA Rochester Friday, July 3, as he's replacing SP Ervin Santana in the starting rotation there.


Astros | Luis Valbuena not starting Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:59:12 -0700

Houston Astros 3B Luis Valbuena is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, June 30, against the Kansas City Royals. SS Marwin Gonzalez is playing third base.


Twins | Kurt Suzuki back in Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:54:44 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki (throat) is back in the lineup Tuesday, June 30, after taking a warmup throw to his throat in the game Monday, June 29. However, he's expected to sit out Wednesday, July 1.


Royals | Alcides Escobar back Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:49:23 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (finger) is back in the lineup and batting leadoff Tuesday, June 30, against the Houston Astros.


Rays | Joey Butler still riding pine
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:45:16 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Joey Butler remains out of the lineup for the third straight game Tuesday, June 30. OF Grady Sizemore is yet again serving as the designated hitter and batting second against Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar.


Orioles | Jonathan Schoop staying in minors
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:42:36 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 2B Jonathan Schoop (knee) will rehab with Class A Frederick this week.


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez remains out
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:13:27 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (wrist) remains out of the lineup Tuesday, June 30. OF Alejandro De Aza is starting in left field and hitting seventh against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada.


Orioles | Travis Snider starting Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:08:57 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Travis Snider is starting in left field and hitting eighth against Texas Rangers SP Colby Lewis Tuesday, June 30.


Yankees | CC Sabathia to stay in rotation
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:07:06 -0700

New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia is not going to be removed from the starting rotation, according to general manager Brian Cashman. Sabathia lost again to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Monday, June 29, and is 3-8 with a 5.59 ERA on the season. His 1.40 WHIP puts him 83rd among 99 qualified starting pitchers. The 19 home runs he's given up in 15 starts is tops in the American League and second in all of baseball. Sabathia has allowed nine home runs in his last five starts. He has only one win in the last six weeks, and he's allowed 27 hits and 17 earned runs in 23 innings since.


Blue Jays | Russell Martin not in lineup Tuesday
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:46:34 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, June 30, against the Boston Red Sox. C Dioner Navarro is batting seventh. In addition, 3B Josh Donaldson is at designated hitter and 3B Danny Valencia is at third base.


Rangers | Joey Gallo sent to minors
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:42:48 -0700

Texas Rangers 3B Joey Gallo was optioned to Class AAA Round Rock on Tuesday, June 30, to make room for OF Josh Hamilton (hamstring).


Rangers | Josh Hamilton activated
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:38:05 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (hamstring) was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, June 30.


Rays | Marc Krauss out of Tuesday lineup
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:10:17 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 1B Marc Krauss is not in the lineup Tuesday, June 30, against the Cleveland Indians. 1B Jake Elmore is batting instead.


Athletics | Sonny Gray is sick
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:49:49 -0700

Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (illness) was scratched from his start Tuesday, June 30, due to an illness.


Athletics | Sonny Gray scratched from start
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:42:05 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (undisclosed) has been scratched from his start against the Colorado Rockies Tuesday, June 30, due to an undisclosed reason.

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