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Nationals | Trevor Gott optioned back to minors
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:38:35 -0700

Washington Nationals RHP Trevor Gott was optioned to Class AAA Syracuse on Monday, July 16.

Dodgers | Edward Paredes back in minors
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:53:42 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Edward Paredes cleared waivers and was outrighted to Class AAA Oklahoma City on Monday, July 16.

Nationals | Sean Doolittle throws from flat ground
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:22:58 -0700

Washington Nationals LHP Sean Doolittle (toe) told The Washington Post's Chelsea Janes on Monday, July 16, that he is fine throwing and believes his stay on the disabled list will be a short one.

Mariners | Cameron Rupp latches on with Seattle
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:52:26 -0700

Free-agent C Cameron Rupp (Twins) signed a minor-league deal with the Seattle Mariners on Monday, July 16.

Red Sox | Andrew Benintendi back with Boston
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:41:44 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Andrew Benintendi was activated from the bereavement leave list Monday, July 16. 1B/OF Sam Travis was optioned to Class AAA Pawtucket in a corresponding move.

Rays | Christian Arroyo reinstated, optioned
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:23:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays INF Christian Arroyo was activated from the 10-day disabled list and optioned to Class AAA Durham on Monday, July 16.

Braves | Atlanta signs two to minor league deals
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:11:57 -0700

Free-agents OF Lane Adams (Cubs) and RHP Fernando Salas (Diamondbacks) were signed to minor league deals and assigned to Class AAA Gwinnett Monday, July 16.

Rangers | Texas makes two roster moves
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:47:26 -0700

Texas Rangers C Carlos X. Perez (ankle) was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list and assigned to Class AAA Round Rock Monday, July 16. Additionally, LHP Joe Palumbo (elbow) was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Class A Down East.

Mariners | Matthew Festa sent down
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:31:54 -0700

Seattle Mariners RHP Matthew Festa was optioned to Class AA Arkansas Monday, July 16.

Mets | Yoenis Cespedes may return Friday
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:36:32 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes (hip) performed well during his simulated game Monday, July 16, and could be activated from the 10-day disabled list as early as Friday, July 20.

Royals | Rosell Herrera activated
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:24:04 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Rosell Herrera was activated from the paternity list Monday, July 16. The team also designated OF Abraham Almonte for assignment.

Braves | Rob Brantly released
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:27:34 -0700

Atlanta Braves C Rob Brantly was released Sunday, July 15, from Class AAA Gwinnett.

Rockies | DJ LeMahieu back in action
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:27:03 -0700

Colorado Rockies 2B DJ LeMahieu (back) was in the starting lineup Sunday, July 15, after missing the previous game with tightness in his back.

Rays | Andrew Kittredge optioned
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:25:12 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RHP Andrew Kittredge was optioned to Class AAA Durham Sunday, July 15.

Rays | Wilson Ramos likely DL bound
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:42:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays C Wilson Ramos (hamstring) is expected to end up on the disabled list due to his hamstring injury, and although there's no immediate timetable for a return, there is concern that the team will be unable to deal Ramos prior to the July 31 trade deadline since rules prohibit a player on the DL from being traded.

Red Sox | Steve Pearce returns
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:35:11 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B/DH Steve Pearce (shin) returned to the starting lineup Sunday, July 15, after missing the previous two games with a bruised shin.

Rangers | Texas sets second-half rotation
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:16:09 -0700

Texas Rangers LHP Martin Perez will start the team's first game after the All-Star break on Friday, July 20, and will be followed by RHP Bartolo Colon, LHP Cole Hamels, RHP Yovani Gallardo and LHP Mike Minor.

Brewers | Jonathan Villar gets MRI
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:12:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers 2B Jonathan Villar (thumb) underwent an MRI on his injured thumb that revealed no structural damage. There's no timetable for Villar's return from a sprained thumb.

Pirates | Francisco Cervelli to switch positions?
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:04:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli (concussion) might have to change positions, according to GM Neal Huntington, who expressed concern over Cervelli's issues with post-concussive symptoms. Cervelli was placed on the DL Saturday, July 14, and there is no timetable for his return.

Padres | Freddy Galvis hit on elbow
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:18:12 -0700

San Diego Padres SS Freddy Galvis (elbow) exited against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, July 15, after being hit by a pitch on the right elbow.

Twins | Fernando Romero sent down
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:25:29 -0700

Minnesota Twins RHP Fernando Romero was optioned to Class AAA Rochester Sunday, July 15.

Mets | Asdrubal Cabrera expects to be fine
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:00:13 -0700

New York Mets INF Asdrubal Cabrera (hand) suffered a hand injury during the game Sunday, July 15, but expects to be fine for the second half of the season. He underwent X-rays on the hand, but they came back negative.

Indians | Andrew Miller to make rehab appearance
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:41:19 -0700

Cleveland Indians LHP Andrew Miller (knee) is scheduled to make a rehab appearance for Class AAA Columbus Tuesday, July 17.

Blue Jays | Kevin Pillar out 4-6 weeks
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:35:54 -0700

Updating previous reports, Toronto Blue Jays OF Kevin Pillar (clavicle) is expected to miss four to six weeks because of his sternoclavicular joint sprain.

Orioles | Andrew Cashner to return next week
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:32:58 -0700

Baltimore Orioles RHP Andrew Cashner (neck) will be activated from the 10-day disabled list next week and will start either Saturday, July 21, or Sunday, July 22, according to manager Buck Showalter.

Orioles | Two Orioles out for a while
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:28:00 -0700

Baltimore Orioles INF Steve Wilkerson (oblique) and OF Craig Gentry (rib) likely will not be activated from the disabled list until August at the earliest, according to manager Buck Showalter.

Rangers | Nomar Mazara sits Sunday
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:27:15 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Nomar Mazara (hand) was not in the starting lineup Sunday, July 15, because he injured his hand during the game Saturday, July 14.

Braves | Anibal Sanchez to start second-half opener
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:37:48 -0700

Atlanta Braves RHP Anibal Sanchez has been named the starting pitcher for the opener of a three-game road series Friday, July 20, against the Washington Nationals. He will be followed by LHP Sean Newcomb, RHP Mike Foltynewicz and RHP Julio Teheran.

Indians | Francisco Mejia sent down
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:27:00 -0700

Cleveland Indians C/OF Francisco Mejia was optioned to Class AAA Columbus on Sunday, July 15.

Yankees | Clint Frazier headed back to the minors
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:55:07 -0700

New York Yankees OF Clint Frazier was optioned to Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, July 15.

Red Sox | Eduardo Rodriguez done for a while
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:46:47 -0700

Boston Red Sox LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (ankle) will not need surgery but has sustained "serious damage" to the ligaments in his right ankle, according to manager Alex Cora, who is optimistic Rodriguez will be able to pitch again this season. Rodriguez will be in a walking boot for at least two weeks before undergoing further evaluation.

Athletics | Jed Lowrie back in action
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:38:27 -0700

Oakland Athletics 2B Jed Lowrie (leg) is back in the lineup and batting third versus the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, July 15. Lowrie sat out the team's previous game as a precautionary measure after suffering a left leg contusion in a collision with teammate Stephen Piscotty on Friday, July 13.

Indians | Edwin Encarnacion avoids injury scare
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:28:23 -0700

Cleveland Indians DH Edwin Encarnacion (forearm) was removed from the game against the New York Yankees for precautionary reasons after he was hit in the left forearm with a pitch Sunday, July 15.

Tigers | Francisco Liriano pulled Sunday
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:45:08 -0700

Detroit Tigers LHP Francisco Liriano (back) was removed from his start versus the Houston Astros with lower back tightness on Sunday, July 15.

Pirates | Josh Harrison tweaks hamstring
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:33:11 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison (hamstring) was removed from the game against the Milwaukee Brewers with left hamstring discomfort Sunday, July 15.

White Sox | Nate Jones making progress
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:30:17 -0700

Chicago White Sox RHP Nate Jones (arm) is headed to Charlotte on Tuesday, July 17, in hopes he can throw a simulated game shortly thereafter, according to's Scott Merkin.

Cardinals | Harrison Bader injury update
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:25:27 -0700

Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals OF Harrison Bader (knee) was diagnosed with a mild left knee hyperextension after he was lifted from the game versus the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, July 15.

Athletics | Matt Joyce receives epidural
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:23:07 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Matt Joyce (back) has yet to resume baseball activity and recently received an epidural to help him recover from a lumbar strain.

Athletics | Daniel Gossett throws off flat ground
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:18:34 -0700

Oakland Athletics RHP Daniel Gossett (elbow) threw from 90 feet Saturday, July 14.

Dodgers | Julio Urias might return in August
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:14:55 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Julio Urias (shoulder) could return to the parent club in four to six weeks, according to manager Dave Roberts.

Cardinals | Harrison Bader exits early Sunday
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:13:08 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Harrison Bader (leg) was removed from the game against the Cincinnati Reds with an apparent leg injury Sunday, July 15.

Dodgers | Justin Turner could pinch hit Sunday
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:09:23 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner (hip) is not in the lineup for a fourth straight game against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, July 15. However, manager Dave Roberts suggested Turner is running at 70 percent and could be available as a pinch hitter. INF Max Muncy will get the start at third base and hit second.

Rockies | Colorado sends two pitchers to Albuquerque
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:05:51 -0700

Colorado Rockies RHP Brooks Pounders cleared waivers and was sent outright to Class AAA Albuquerque on Sunday, July 15. RHP Carlos Estevez was also activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Albuquerque.

Angels | Jose Fernandez demoted
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:56:52 -0700

Los Angeles Angels INF Jose Miguel Fernandez was optioned to Class AAA Salt Lake on Sunday, July 15. RHP Eduardo Paredes was recalled from Salt Lake in a corresponding move.

Giants | Jeff Samardzija back to DL
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:45:03 -0700

San Francisco Giants RHP Jeff Samardzija (shoulder) was placed on the on 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation Sunday, July 15. INF Kelby Tomlinson was recalled from Class AAA Sacramento in a corresponding move.

Twins | Addison Reed received cortisone injection
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:00:54 -0700

Minnesota Twins RHP Addison Reed (elbow) was given a cortisone injection in an effort to speed up the healing process as he recovers from a right elbow impingement, according to Mike Berardino of The St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Blue Jays | Aaron Sanchez to work through All-Star break
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:57:24 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez (finger) is expected to continue his throwing progression at the team's spring training complex during the All-Star break, according to's Gregor Chisholm.

Cubs | Albert Almora Jr. takes family leave
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:41:53 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Albert Almora Jr. was placed on the family medical emergency leave list Sunday, July 15. INF David Bote was recalled from Class AAA Iowa in a corresponding move.

Tigers | Jordan Zimmermann away from team
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:31:21 -0700

Detroit Tigers RHP Jordan Zimmermann (shoulder, back) is reportedly in Dallas to receive another nerve-blocking shot in his shoulder or back Sunday, July 15. Zimmermann has reportedly told reporters doing so is "preventative maintenance."

Tigers | Leonys Martin on the comeback trail
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:23:45 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Class AAA Toledo on Monday, July 16.

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