Pirates | Charlie Morton still contemplating surgery
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:20:11 -0700
Phillies | Expected to promote five or six players
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:59:09 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said the team will call up "five to six" players from the minor leagues when rosters expand in September, although this number does not include rehabbing players. Decisions have been reached on which players will be promoted, although their identities were not revealed. The bulk of the additions are likely to occur Tuesday, Sept. 2, after the minor league seasons have ended.
Pirates | Brent Morel recalled
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:49:27 -0700
Giants | Buster Posey on fire
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:45:09 -0700
San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey is 20-for-40 (.500) with five home runs and 13 RBIs over his last nine games. He went 5-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and three RBIs against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, Aug. 29.
Giants | Hector Sanchez could play winter ball
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:39:20 -0700
Nationals | Jayson Werth used as DH Friday
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:32:13 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) was used as the designated hitter against the Seattle Mariners Friday, Aug. 29, in order to give his sore ankle a break. He went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer.
Cubs | Zach Rosscup optioned for Game 1, will be recalled for Game 2
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:17:14 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Zach Rosscup was optioned to Triple-A Iowa Saturday, Aug. 30, as a corresponding move for SP Felix Doubront (calf) being activated from the 15-day disabled list in time for the first game of a doubleheader. However, Rosscup will return to the major league roster prior to the second game Saturday, because teams are allowed to carry 26 players on doubleheader days.
Cubs | Felix Doubront starting Saturday
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:13:57 -0700
Cubs | Jorge Soler not playing
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:25:59 -0700
Cubs | Anthony Rizzo still out
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:25:07 -0700
Cardinals | Mark Ellis will not go on assignment
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:19:18 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Mark Ellis (oblique) will not go on a rehab assignment before he returns to the team. The team hopes Ellis will be able to come off the 15-day disabled list at some point next week. He has been hitting off a tee but has not been cleared to start swinging without restriction.
Cardinals | Jason Motte throws
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:01:05 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Jason Motte (back) threw between 30 to 35 pitches during a bullpen session Friday, Aug. 29, and said he did not have any issues. Motte could go on a rehab assignment or throw a simulated game in the near future.
Mets | Daniel Murphy undergoes MRI
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:59:45 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (calf) underwent an MRI, which should a significant issue in his injured calf, according to general manager Sandy Alderson. The team believes Murphy will miss a significant portion of September.
Marlins | Two RPs expected back soon
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:53:57 -0700
Brewers | Matt Garza throws simulated game
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:53:50 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza (oblique) threw a simulated game Friday, Aug. 29, and is ready to return to the starting rotation, according to manager Ron Roenicke. Garza was able to throw all of his pitches during the game.
Giants | Unsure how Tim Lincecum will be used
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:23:40 -0700
Dodgers | Hyun-Jin Ryu expected to return
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:18:54 -0700
Nationals | Ryan Zimmerman undergoes MRI
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:11:57 -0700
Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) underwent an MRI on his hamstring this week, which should that his hamstring is healing well. Zimmerman has started jogging but is not able to swing a bat at this point.
Cubs | Kris Bryant will not join team
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:58:11 -0700
Braves | Evan Gattis may be on trade block
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:46:58 -0700
Giants | Yusmeiro Petit staying in rotation
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:37:46 -0700
Cubs | Will use six-man rotation
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:30:28 -0700
The Chicago Cubs will use a six-man starting rotation for the rest of the season, because they want to see SPs Jacob Turner and Felix Doubront start some games, according to general manager Jed Hoyer.
Diamondbacks | Several could come off DL
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:25:22 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks OF Cody Ross (calf), SS Chris Owings (shoulder) and OF A.J. Pollock (thumb) could all be activated from the 15-day disabled list when the rosters expand Monday, Sept. 1, according to manager Kirk Gibson. Gibson also said SP Daniel Hudson (elbow) could be activated from the 60-day disabled list.
Diamondbacks | Cody Ross does some activities
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:24:33 -0700
Dodgers | Juan Uribe feeling good
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:13:03 -0700
Cubs | Ryan Sweeney begins rehab
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:01:18 -0700
Pirates | Gerrit Cole optioned
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:37:46 -0700
Cubs | Edwin Jackson set to throw
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:33:14 -0700
Cubs | Anthony Rizzo improving
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:31:14 -0700
Cubs | Moving to six-man rotation?
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:27:37 -0700