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  1. Andrew McCutchen scratched from Pirates’ starting lineup

    May 19, 2013, 1:10 PM EDT

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    Tom Singer of reports that the Pirates have scratched center fielder Andrew McCutchen from their starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale against the Astros because of soreness in his right knee. Starling Marte will slide over to center, Travis Snider will play left field and Garrett Jones will get the start in right. Gaby…

  2. Dodgers activate Mark Ellis from 15-day disabled list

    May 19, 2013, 12:21 PM EDT

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    As first reported by beat writer Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, the Dodgers have activated infielder Mark Ellis from the 15-day disabled list. Tim Federowicz was optioned to the Dodgers’ Triple-A affiliate in Albuquerque to open up a roster spot. Ellis is in the Dodgers’ starting lineup on Sunday afternoon against the Braves,…

  3. Stephen Drew out of Red Sox lineup again on Sunday

    May 19, 2013, 11:36 AM EDT

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    From’s Evan Drellich comes word that Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew is out of the starting lineup again on Sunday against the Twins due to lingering discomfort in his lower back. Pedro Ciriaco will get the start in his place. Drew also sat out of Saturday’s game, but he is not believed to be…

  4. Ike Davis assured by Mets GM demotion is not imminent

    May 19, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

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    Ike Davis went 0-for-4 in the Mets’ loss to the Cubs on Saturday and is batting just .156/.238/.359 in 39 total games this season. But the Mets’ decision-makers still aren’t ready to do anything drastic. Despite some reports to the contrary, Davis was assured Saturday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson that a demotion to…

  5. Jake Odorizzi will indeed make his Rays debut on Monday

    May 19, 2013, 9:40 AM EDT

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    The Rays confirmed late Saturday that 23-year-old right-hander Jake Odorizzi, who was acquired from the Royals this winter in the James Shields trade, will make his debut for Tampa Bay in Monday afternoon’s series opener against the Blue Jays. This from Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Odorizzi is filling for staff ace David…

  6. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    May 19, 2013, 8:54 AM EDT

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    Because the Cardinals have been just as hot and currently hold the top spot in the National League Central standings, the Reds’ run of success over the past couple of weeks has flown somewhat under the radar. Cincinnati was at it again on Saturday evening at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park, routing the host Phillies by…

  7. Mike Adams could be headed to the 15-day disabled list

    May 15, 2013, 10:29 PM EDT

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    Phillies setup man Mike Adams hasn’t made an appearance since last Friday because of lower back discomfort. And he’s not getting closer to returning. According to John Finger of, the right-hander experienced lingering pain in his back Tuesday while trying to play catch and could be placed on the 15-day disabled list at some…

  8. David Price leaves start with strained left triceps

    May 15, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT

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    A frightening development tonight for Tampa Bay. Rays left-hander David Price made an early exit from his start against the Red Sox after feeling some discomfort in his left triceps muscle. He appeared to be clenching his fist when a trainer came out to visit him, which suggests that there might have been pain shooting…

  9. Angels plan to keep rehabbing reliever Ryan Madson in the minor leagues for “several weeks”

    May 15, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT

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    Ryan Madson was hoping to finally join the Angels’ bullpen this weekend. But that will not be happening. According to beat writer Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times, the right-hander is going to spend “several weeks” on a minor league rehab assignment at Triple-A Salt Lake before being cleared to pitch in the major…

  10. Franklin Gutierrez ready for rehab assignment

    May 15, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT

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    From’s Greg Johns comes word that Mariners center fielder Franklin Gutierrez ran the bases for a second time Wednesday in Seattle and is set to begin playing in minor league rehab games on either Thursday or Friday of this week. Gutierrez has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 23 due to a…

  11. Dodgers activate Zack Greinke from the 15-day disabled list and place Josh Beckett on it

    May 15, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT

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    Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Dodgers have officially activated right-hander Zack Greinke from the 15-day disabled list. He will make his third start of the 2013 regular season on Wednesday night against the visiting Nationals. To clear a roster spot, right-hander Josh Beckett was placed on the disabled list with…

  12. Johnny Cueto sharp in rehab start, says he’s ready to return

    May 14, 2013, 10:48 PM EDT

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    C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer was with the Low-A Dayton Dragons on Tuesday night to take in Johnny Cueto‘s latest minor league rehab start. And he reported back promising news. Cueto allowed no runs and just three hits over five innings against an affiliate of the Tigers, issuing no walks and fanning four.…

  13. Don Mattingly confirms Zack Greinke will return Wednesday

    May 14, 2013, 9:32 PM EDT

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    Dodgers manager Don Mattingly confirmed to reporters this evening that Zack Greinke will return from the 15-day disabled list to start at home on Wednesday night against the visiting Nationals. This according to Ken Gurnick of Greinke has been on the shelf since fracturing his left collarbone in a wrestling match with Padres outfielder…

  14. Melky Cabrera receives 2012 World Series ring … privately

    May 14, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT

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    Andrew Baggarly of has the story from Rogers Centre: Giants managerBruce Bochy presented the four-month sensation turned disgraced outfielder with the signature baby blue Tiffany bag. The exchange was made where lenses and note pads couldn’t go, in a tunnel between the two clubhouses – a private affair, which is what Cabrera wanted. “It’s not…

  15. Chris Heisey re-strains hamstring, pulled off rehab assignment

    May 14, 2013, 7:37 PM EDT

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    A frustrating development here for the Redlegs. According to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer, outfielder Chris Heisey re-strained his troublesome right hamstring Monday in a rehab game at Double-A Pensacola. He has been pulled off his minor league rehab assignment and sent to Cincinnati to be examined by the organization’s medical staff. Heisey had been hoping to rejoin…

  16. Zack Wheeler to be examined in NYC for sore clavicle

    May 14, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT

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    Marc Carig of Newsday reports that Mets prospect Zack Wheeler has been pulled out of the rotation at Triple-A Las Vegas and sent to New York City for an examination by team doctors after complaining of some soreness in his right clavicle (or collarbone). The Mets do not think that Wheeler has a serious injury…

  17. Astros designate Philip Humber for assignment

    May 12, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT

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    Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros have designated Philip Humber for assignment. He’ll either be released or outrighted to Triple-A Oklahoma City if he clears waivers. Humber opened the 2013 regular season in the Astros’ rotation but got demoted to the bullpen after seven disastrous starts. He wound up posting an…

  18. Frank Francisco experiencing renewed elbow discomfort

    May 12, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT

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    ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin has the news out of Port St. Lucie, Florida: Injured New York Mets closer Frank Francisco suffered a setback as he experienced discomfort in his right elbow and missed his bullpen session Saturday, manager Terry Collins said. Collins said Francisco, who is on the disabled list, will be seen by a doctor this week.…

  19. Yankees put Eduardo Nunez on 15-day disabled list, transfer Mark Teixeira to 60-day disabled list

    May 12, 2013, 3:32 PM EDT

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    As first reported by Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger, the Yankees have placed utilityman Eduardo Nunez on the 15-day disabled list with a rib cage injury. Alberto Gonzalez has been called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to fill the vacant roster spot and Mark Teixeira was shifted to the 60-day disabled list as a procedural…

  20. Michael Cuddyer hits 15-day disabled list with neck injury

    May 12, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT

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    Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer has not appeared in a game since Wednesday because of discomfort in his neck. And now it will be at least another 10 days before we see him again. Cuddyer was placed on the 15-day disabled list with what is officially being called an inflamed cervical disc. The move was…

  21. Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera have made up

    May 12, 2013, 2:11 PM EDT

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    Yankees relievers Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera got into a bit of a spat before Saturday’s game. You can read all about that here. But it seems that they have already put the incident behind them: Brothers don’t shake hands, brothers gotta hug… — Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) May 12, 2013

  22. Jake Westbrook heads to disabled list, John Gast will make major league debut on Tuesday

    May 12, 2013, 1:23 PM EDT

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    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak told KMOX on Sunday that right-hander Jake Westbrook has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation and that prospect John Gast will be called up from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday to start in Westbrook’s place against the Mets. Westbrook presumably developed the elbow issue in his…

  23. Bryce Harper is back in the Nationals’ lineup on Sunday

    May 12, 2013, 12:39 PM EDT

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    Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper sat out Friday and Saturday after undergoing a procedure to remove an ingrown toenail from his right foot, but he’s back in action for Sunday’s series finale against the Cubs. Harper felt some lingering discomfort in his toe while taking batting practice on Saturday afternoon, but he’s a trouper and…

  24. David Wright (and many others) will swing pink bats today

    May 12, 2013, 11:50 AM EDT

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    Here’s a look, via’s Anthony DiComo, at the Mother’s Day bats that Mets third baseman David Wright will use in Sunday afternoon’s series finale against the Pirates …

  25. Curtis Granderson goes 2-for-4 in third rehab game

    May 12, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT

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    If everything continues to go smoothly, Curtis Granderson could be back in a Yankees uniform for Tuesday night’s series-opener against the Mariners. The veteran outfielder went 2-for-4 with an RBI on Saturday night at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. It was his third minor league rehab game and he came out of it feeling fine. Granderson is now…

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