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Padres | Joaquin Benoit could be available Friday
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:49:36 -0700

San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) could be available to pitch Friday, Sept. 19, but would not be used as the closer, according to manager Bud Black.


Phillies | Jimmy Rollins may return soon
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:46:35 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) could play at some point this weekend, according to manager Ryne Sandberg. Rollins has been out since Sept. 8, because of a strained hamstring.


Rockies | Nolan Arenado done for season
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:46:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado (chest, illness) will not be able to return this season because of a bruised chest and pneumonia, according to manager Walt Weiss.


Pirates | Charlie Morton throws bullpen session
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:51:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (hip, hernia) threw a bullpen session Thursday, Sept. 18. Morton likely would start Sunday, Sept. 21, if he feels good after the session.


Marlins | Giancarlo Stanton needs time to heal
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:42:19 -0700

Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (face) said it will take six to eight weeks for his facial fractures to heal.


Diamondbacks | Daniel Hudson shutdown
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:51:24 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks RP Daniel Hudson will be shutdown for the season. It is not injury related, the team does not want to push Hudson, and he showed them what they wanted to see.


Dodgers | Hyun-Jin Ryu a stretch for Monday
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:34:08 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder) is unlikely to start Monday, Sept. 22, against the San Francisco Giants


Diamondbacks | Mark Trumbo resting back
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:31:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Mark Trumbo (back) was given a rest day Thursday, Sept. 18, after he left the game Wednesday, Sept. 17, with back spasms.


Brewers | Khris Davis out again
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:57:49 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. OF Gerardo Parra is starting in left field for the third consecutive game.


Marlins | Casey McGehee sitting
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:51:58 -0700

Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.


Rockies | Nolan Arenado done for 2014?
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:40:06 -0700

Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado (chest) said he felt better Thursday, Sept. 18, but noted there is a good chance he will miss the rest of the season.


Phillies | Ryan Howard out again
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:25:08 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ryan Howard is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. He did not start Wednesday, Sept. 17, either.


Nationals | Adam LaRoche resting his back
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:24:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) is getting an additional off-day to rest his back. Manager Matt Williams said he plans to play his regulars for the rest of the season.


Cubs | Arismendy Alcantara hits
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:01:51 -0700

Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara (wrist) hit in a cage Thursday, Sept. 18, and will take batting practice. He could return as early as Friday, Sept. 19.


Pirates | Jordy Mercer returns to lineup
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:52:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (back) is batting seventh and playing shortstop Thursday, Sept. 18. Mercer has not started a game since Sunday, Sept. 14.


Pirates | Russell Martin out
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:50:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. C Chris Stewart is batting eighth and starting behind the plate.


Rockies | Charlie Blackmon, Corey Dickerson sitting
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:41:59 -0700

Colorado Rockies OFs Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson are not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18.


Diamondbacks | No Mark Trumbo
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:29:11 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Mark Trumbo is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. C Jordan Pacheco is batting seventh and playing first base.


Dodgers | Carl Crawford sitting
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:24:40 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. OF Scott Van Slyke is batting sixth and playing left field.


Dodgers | Hanley Ramirez back in the lineup
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:20:27 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez is batting fifth and playing shortstop Thursday, Sept. 18. Ramirez has not started a game since Monday, Sept. 15.


Marlins | Jose Fernandez visits doctor
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:19:03 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) visited a doctor Thursday, Sept. 18, to see if he will be cleared to begin throwing Wednesday, Oct. 1.


Cardinals | Oscar Taveras gets the start
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:13:12 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras is batting seventh and playing right field Thursday, Sept. 18. Taveras has not started a game since Sunday, Sept. 14.


Cardinals | Kolten Wong returns
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:12:23 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong is batting eighth and playing second base Thursday, Sept. 18. Wong did not start Wednesday, Sept. 17.


Nationals | Adam LaRoche gets day off
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:01:13 -0700

Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. INF Kevin Frandsen is playing first base and batting eighth.


Mets | Will scout Yasmani Tomas
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:38:42 -0700

Cuban free-agent OF Yasmani Tomas will be scouted by three New York Mets scouts Sunday, Sept. 21, during his showcase in the Dominican Republic. Tomas is a corner outfielder with plus-power and a strong arm.


Cubs | Anthony Rizzo sitting
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:18:33 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. 3B Mike Olt is playing first base and batting sixth. Rizzo is expected to play every other day for the remainder of the season.


Nationals | Claim Pedro Florimon
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:03:45 -0700

The Washington Nationals claimed INF Pedro Florimon from the Minnesota Twins Thursday, Sept. 18. The move corresponds with OF Eury Perez being designated for assignment.


Nationals | Eury Perez designated
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:06:27 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Eury Perez was designated for assignment Thursday, Sept. 18.


Dodgers | Red Patterson outrighted
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:25:42 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers P Red Patterson cleared waivers and was outrighted to the minors Wednesday, Sept. 17.


Cardinals | Michael Wacha to start Saturday
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:09:58 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) is scheduled to start against the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, Sept. 20. Wacha has a 7.71 ERA in two starts (seven innings) this month. He did enough to convince the team he was ready to return in his bullpen session Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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