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Diamondbacks | No further elbow damage for Shelby Miller
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:45:14 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks RHP Shelby Miller (elbow) got a second opinion on his MRI results Thursday, July 19, and it was discovered that there was no further damage to his ulnar collateral ligament. However, he's being shut down for "another week or so."

Cubs | Cubs option James Norwood
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:03:10 -0700

Chicago Cubs RHP James Norwood was optioned to Class AAA Iowa on Thursday, July 19.

Cubs | Albert Almora back from bereavement list
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:09:36 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Albert Almora was activated from the bereavement list on Thursday, July 19.

Cubs | Yu Darvish still 'weeks away' from return
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:06:31 -0700

Chicago Cubs RHP Yu Darvish (elbow, triceps) is considered to be "weeks away" from a return, according to pitching coach Jim Hickey. Manager Joe Maddon had no update on Darvish's progress, meanwhile.

Cubs | Willson Contreras, Javier Baez sitting
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:57:10 -0700

Chicago Cubs C Willson Contreras (rest) and 2B Javier Baez (rest) are both out of the starting lineup Thursday, July 19, opposite the St. Louis Cardinals. C Victor Caratini will fill in behind the plate and bat eighth while 2B Ben Zobrist gets the start at second base, hitting cleanup against RHP Carlos Martinez.

Cardinals | Jose Martinez on bench again
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:55:04 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B/OF Jose Martinez (rest) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, July 19, against the Chicago Cubs. 3B Matt Carpenter has once again shifted over to first base, while OF Dexter Fowler is getting a start in right field and batting seventh versus RHP Kyle Hendricks. Martinez has now been benched for both games since interim manager Mike Shildt took over.

Brewers | Manny Pina starting rehab assignment
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:42:00 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers C Manny Pina (biceps) is starting a rehab assignment with Class A Wisconsin on Thursday, July 19.

Giants | Evan Longoria set for rehab assignment
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:34:11 -0700

San Francisco Giants 3B Evan Longoria (hand) will begin a rehab assignment with Class AAA Sacramento on Friday, July 20.

Cubs | Brandon Morrow placed on DL
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:34:05 -0700

Chicago Cubs RHP Brandon Morrow (elbow) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday, July 19, because of right elbow inflammation. The team also activated RHP Anthony Bass (illness) from the 10-day disabled list.

Braves | Michael Reed recalled
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:58:02 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Michael Reed was recalled from Class AAA Gwinnett Thursday, July 19. The team also designated OF Danny Santana for assignment.

Mets | Yoenis Cespedes expected back Friday
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:56:05 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes (hip) is expected to be activated from the 10-day disabled list Friday, July 20.

Padres | Francisco Mejia will be sent down
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:19:37 -0700

San Diego Padres C Francisco Mejia is expected to be optioned to Class AAA El Paso and will maintain his catcher position for the time being.

Padres | Francisco Mejia headed to San Diego
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:47:46 -0700

Cleveland Indians C Francisco Mejia was acquired by the San Diego Padres Thursday, July 19, in exchange for LHP Brad Hand and RHP Adam Cimber.

Brewers | Matt Albers begins rehab
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:06:23 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RHP Matt Albers (shoulder) began a rehab assignment with Class A Wisconsin Wednesday, July 18.

Pirates | Nick Burdi starts rehab assignment
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:47:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates RHP Nick Burdi (elbow) was sent on a rehab assignment to Class A Bradenton Monday, July 18.

Cubs | Carl Edwards Jr. activated
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:33:25 -0700

Chicago Cubs RHP Carl Edwards Jr. was activated from the paternity list Monday, July 16.

Cubs | Chicago options two
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:28:40 -0700

Chicago Cubs INF David Bote and LHP Rob Zastryzny were optioned to Class AAA Iowa on Monday, July 16.

Diamondbacks | Arizona signs Barry Enright
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:25:07 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed RHP Barry Enright (Rockies) to a minor league contract Monday, July 16, and assigned him to Class AAA Reno.

Dodgers | Manny Machado to work at SS, 3B
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:58:29 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SS Manny Machado will receive playing time at shortstop and third base, according to general manager Farhan Zaidi.

Phillies | Alexi Amarista cut by Phils
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:46:29 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 2B Alexi Amarista was released Wednesday, July 18.

Dodgers | Manny Machado officially traded to LA
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:31:32 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS Manny Machado was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for OF Yusniel Diaz, 3B Ryan Bannon, RHPs Zach Pop, Dean Kremer and 2B Breyvic Valera on Wednesday, July 18.

Cardinals | Matthew Bowman recalled by Cards
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:14:26 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals RHP Matthew Bowman was recalled from Class AAA Memphis on Wednesday, July 18.

Pirates | Josh Harrison could start soon
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:35:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison (hamstring) hopes to have avoided a serious injury in regards to his hamstring discomfort. He will work out Thursday, July 19, and if that goes well then he may be in the starting lineup this weekend.

Mets | T.J. Rivera shut down
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:04:29 -0700

New York Mets 3B T.J. Rivera (elbow) has been shut down for a 10-day period as he recovers from soreness in his surgically repaired elbow. He will resume baseball activities after the 10-day break.

Cardinals | Miles Mikolas to start Sunday
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:08:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals RHP Miles Mikolas (personal) is expected to start Sunday, July 22, despite being placed on the paternity list Wednesday, July 17.

Reds | Scott Schebler placed on disabled list
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:32:09 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Scott Schebler (shoulder) was sent to the 10-day disabled list Wednesday, July 18.

Cardinals | Miles Mikolas takes paternity leave
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:28:46 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals RHP Miles Mikolas was placed on the paternity list Wednesday, July 18. RHP Matt Bowman was recalled from Class AAA Memphis in a corresponding move.

Mets | Yoenis Cespedes playing 1B
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:30:46 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes (hip) is playing first base in a minor league rehab game Wednesday, July 18. Manager Mickey Callaway previously said Cespedes wouldn't be playing there upon his return.

Brewers | Josh Hader won't be suspended
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:27:13 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers LHP Josh Hader will not be suspended by Major League Baseball for past social media posts that came to light during the All-Star Game festivities.