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Mets | Yoenis Cespedes still not 100%
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:38:32 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes is still not 100% and the bruise on his right leg still exists. "I don't know how we're going to monitor it, because when the game goes on, you've got to just react," manager Terry Collins said Friday, April 29. "I just told him ... take it easy. Because I don't need him back in that training room."


Rockies | Carlos Gonzalez out vs. lefty
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:25:13 -0700

Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez is not in the starting lineup against Arizona Diamondbacks left-handed SP Robbie Ray Friday, April 29. OF Ryan Raburn draws into the lineup in left field and is hitting fifth in the order. 1B Mark Reynolds is batting cleanup.


Rockies | Charlie Blackmon activated, in lineup
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:23:48 -0700

Colorado Rockies OF Charlie Blackmon (toe) was activated from the 15-day disabled list and is back in the leadoff spot against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Robbie Ray Friday, April 29. As a result, OF Gerardo Parra drops back down to the No. 6 spot in the batting order.


Cubs | Kris Bryant unlikely for Saturday
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:12:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kris Bryant (ankle) is feeling better Friday, April 29, but he is still unlikely to play against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, April 30, according to manager Joe Maddon.


Dodgers | Howie Kendrick the odd-man out
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:59:39 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. 2B Chase Utley is starting at the keystone and hitting leadoff against San Diego Padres SP Cesar Vargas.


Nationals | Wilson Ramos could return this weekend
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:56:54 -0700

Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos, who is on bereavement leave, could return to the lineup this weekend, according to manager Dusty Baker.


Diamondbacks | Nick Ahmed takes a seat
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:46:52 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. SS Jean Segura moves to shortstop and 3B Brandon Drury is starting at second base and is hitting seventh against Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood.


Cardinals | Kolten Wong remains sidelined
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:42:11 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong (illness) remains out of the starting lineup Friday, April 29. 2B Jedd Gyorko is starting at second base and batting sixth against Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg.


Giants | Sergio Romo playing catch
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:38:13 -0700

San Francisco Giants RP Sergio Romo (elbow) played catch from 60 feet Friday, April 29.


Marlins | J.T. Realmuto sitting Friday
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:29:10 -0700

Miami Marlins C J.T. Realmuto is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. C Jeff Mathis is doing the catching and is hitting eighth against Milwaukee Brewers SP Zach Davies.


Marlins | Different middle infield for Miami
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:27:52 -0700

Miami Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. SS Miguel Rojas is at shortstop and is hitting seventh, while 2B Derek Dietrich is at second base and is hitting sixth with 2B Dee Gordon starting his suspension. The Marlins are facing Milwaukee Brewers SP Zach Davies Friday.


Marlins | Giancarlo Stanton sitting vs. Dodgers
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:43:34 -0700

Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton is not in the lineup Friday, April 29. OF Ichiro Suzuki is starting in right field and batting first against Milwaukee Brewers SP Zach Davies Friday.


Cardinals | Jeremy Hazelbaker out vs. Nats
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:30:16 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jeremy Hazelbaker is not in the starting lineup against the Washington Nationals Friday, April 29.


Cardinals | Matt Adams starting vs. Nationals
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:25:33 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B Matt Adams is starting at first base and batting fourth against Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg Friday, April 29. 1B/OF Brandon Moss is not in the starting lineup Friday.


Cardinals | Yadier Molina sitting vs. Nats
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:18:41 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. C Eric Fryer is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg Friday.


Phillies | Adam Morgan starting vs. Cleveland
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:13:52 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Adam Morgan was officially recalled to start against the Cleveland Indians Friday, April 29.


Mets | Yoenis Cespedes starting vs. Giants
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:28:08 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes (knee) is starting in center field and batting fourth against San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy Friday, April 29.


Reds | Devin Mesoraco sitting vs. Pirates
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:16:36 -0700

Cincinnati Reds C Devin Mesoraco is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. C Tucker Barnhart is starting behind the plate and batting sixth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Juan Nicasio Friday.


Reds | Jay Bruce back from paternity leave
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:11:53 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce has been activated from the paternity list and is batting fifth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Juan Nicasio Friday, April 29.


Reds | Brandon Phillips back in the lineup
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:05:39 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips (finger) is back in the starting lineup and batting fourth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Juan Nicasio Friday, April 29.


Braves | Bud Norris could be booted from rotation
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:36:08 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Bud Norris could be bumped from the starting rotation soon, and SP Mike Foltynewicz looks like he could be the favorite to take Norris' spot. Foltynewicz could start in Norris' spot against the New York Mets Monday, May 2. Foltynewicz was scratched from his start at Class AAA Gwinnett Friday, April 29. Norris has an 8.74 ERA in his first five starts.


Brewers | Taylor Jungmann sent down
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:31:59 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers SP Taylor Jungmann was optioned to the minors Friday, April 29. In a corresponding move, RP David Goforth was called up.


Braves | Ender Inciarte nearing return
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:05:40 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Ender Inciarte (hamstring) is expected to be back from the disabled list no later than the team's next homestand, and he could return early next week in New York.


Braves | Nick Markakis likes leadoff spot
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:04:16 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Nick Markakis is 15-for-49 (.306) with a .424 on-base percentage and 11 RBI since he moved to the leadoff spot April 15.


Cubs | Kris Bryant expected to avoid DL
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:52:23 -0700

Chicago Cubs 3B Kris Bryant (ankle) is expected to avoid the disabled list after suffering a mild ankle sprain Thursday, April 28. Bryant is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29, and he could be out for a few days.


Braves | Mallex Smith sits again
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:46:20 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Mallex Smith is out of the lineup Friday, April 29, with OF Drew Stubbs hitting eighth.


Cubs | Javier Baez in the lineup
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:34:48 -0700

Chicago Cubs INF Javier Baez is hitting sixth Friday, April 29, in place of 3B Kris Bryant (ankle). 2B Ben Zobrist is hitting third.


Braves | Freddie Freeman back up to three
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:32:26 -0700

Atlanta Braves 1B Freddie Freeman was moved back into the three-hole Friday, April 29.


Cubs | Kris Bryant out Friday
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:04:22 -0700

Chicago Cubs 3B Kris Bryant (ankle) will sit out Friday, April 29, but the Cubs aren't worried about his mild ankle sprain.


Braves | Daniel Castro hits a snag
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:46:55 -0700

Atlanta Braves SS/2B Daniel Castro is hitless in his last 18 at-bats over the last four games.

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