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Orioles Injury Update: Ubaldo Jimenez placed on DL with sprained ankle

The Baltimore Orioles placed right-handed starter Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day DL with a sprained ankle, according to Brittany Ghiroli and David Wilson of MLB.com. Jimenez was replaced on the roster by right-hander Kevin Gausman, who will start on Sunday against the Yankees. Jimenez has a disappointing 3-8 record with a 4.52 ERA in 18 starts.Orioles manager Buck Showalter said...
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Blue Jays Injury Update: Munenori Kawasaki, Nolan Reimold exit game

During the course of Friday night's 8-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, the Toronto Blue Jays lost two players to leg injuries: right fielder Nolan Reimold pulled up limping in the fourth inning with a left calf strain, and second baseman Munenori Kawasaki left in the seventh inning with right hamstring tightness, according to David Adler of MLB.com. Both are listed as day...
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Rockies Injury Update: Carlos Gonzalez, Corey Dickerson

The Colorado Rockies will play outfielder Carlos Gonzalez in right field when he returns from the disabled list on Friday, reports Thomas Harding of MLB.com. #Rockies will play OF Carlos Gonzalez in right field when he returns Friday.— Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) July 9, 2014Colleague Cody Ulm reports that fellow outfielder Corey Dickerson is dealing with a sore left wrist...
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Yankees Injury Update: Carlos Beltran out with swollen knee

Yankees right-fielder/designated hitter Carlos Beltran was held out of the Yankees' lineup for Monday night's game against the Cleveland Indians after he reported mild swelling in his right knee, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. Manager Joe Girardi said, "We're going to give him a day off. I'll find out later on if he's available to pinch-hit."...
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Rockies Injury Update: Nick Masset placed on DL

The Colorado Rockies' disabled list continues to grow. The latest edition is relief pitcher Nick Masset, whom the Rockies placed onto the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained tendon in his left knee. At this point, there is no timetable for his return. The Denver Post's Nick Grote reported the disablement Sunday afternoon. Masset threw a passed ball and jammed...
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Giants Injury Update: Pablo Sandoval exits after HBP

According to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News, Pablo Sandoval left Saturday’s game after getting hit by a pitch in his left arm in the first inning. He stayed in for one more pitch, but Brandon Belt was thrown out at second to end the inning. Joaquin Arias replaced him in the bottom of the first inning.  Joaquin Arias now playing third base. Sandoval was hit by...
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Mets Injury Update: Dillon Gee rehab result

The New York Mets entered a weekend series against the Texas Rangers with a 37-48 record, fourth in the National League East. The Mets have been relying on a pitching staff that is a little above the middle of the pack in team ERA. One pitcher that Mets desperately need if they have any chance of making a push in the division, is Dillon Gee. The good news is that Gee was stellar...
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Rays Injury Update: Jeremy Hellickson makes final rehab start

The Tampa Bay Rays dropped to 38-50 on the season following an 8-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Erik Bedard was hammered three home runs and five runs in the first inning and six runs over two innings to take the loss. The Rays, who are 21st in the league in runs scored, managed only two hits off Matt Scherzer and Chad Smith. With the bad news of the win came some...
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Rockies Injury Update: Carlos Gonzalez, Boone Logan, Jhoulys Chacin

The Colorado Rockies lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday by the score of 3-2, to drop the Rockies to 36-50 on the season. Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu had two hits each in a losing effort. LaTroy Hawkins allowed a run in the ninth inning to take the loss. On the injury front, Boone Logan and Carlos Gonzalez should return soon, while Jhoulys Chacin may need surgery...
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Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt to be activated Friday

The San Francisco Giants will finally get first baseman Brandon Belt back on Friday as they look to snap out of the slump that has seen them surrender their huge lead in the NL West to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweeted that the Giants optioned rookie Adam Duvall back to the minors to make space for Belt's activation on Friday:#sfgiants...
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Brewers Injury Update: Jim Henderson makes first rehab appearance

The Milwaukee Brewers begin a weekend series against the Cincinnati Reds today coming off a 7-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. Even with the loss, the Brewers hold a comfortable five-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League West. Although the Brewers had a day off on Thursday, reliever Jim Henderson was in action, making his first rehab appearance...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Joe Kelly, Kevin Siegrist

Joe Kelly will not be returning to the St. Louis Cardinals rotation before the All-Star break, according to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com. Manager Mike Matheny told Langosch that the team wants Kelly to build up his pitch count enough to be able to handle a normal starter's workload when he returns.Langosch writes that Kelly should throw around 70 pitches in his next rehab outing...
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Angels Injury Update: Fernando Salas may need rehab assignment

The Los Angeles Angels defeated the Houston Astros on Thursday by the score of 5-2. The win improved the Angles to 48-36, just 3 1/2 games behind the Oakland As' in the American League West. David Freese led the offense going 2-for-3 with two RBI. Matt Shoemaker allowed only two runs and struck out seven, in six innings to get the win. On the injury front, reliever Fernando...
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Yankees Injury Update: CC Sabathia to see Dr. James Andrews

The news keeps getting worse for New York Yankees lefty CC Sabathia. After a Thursday MRI revealed swelling in his injured right knee, the Yankees had to shut him down from his rehab assignment even though he felt well after Wednesday night's game. Sabathia will next see Dr. James Andrews.#489292571 / gettyimages.comIn his midnight report, MLB.com's Alex Smith reported that...
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Athletics Injury Update: Josh Donaldson, Drew Pomeranz, Yoenis Cespedes

Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson has sat out of two consecutive games, with manager Bob Melvin telling MLB.com's Aaron Leibowitz that the likely All-Star starter is experiencing back stiffness:Melvin said Donaldson is dealing with some back stiffness, which is why he was out yesterday and again today.— Aaron Leibowitz (@aaron_leib) July 3, 2014It had initially...
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Blue Jays Injury Update: Colby Rasmus, Jose Bautista, Brett Cecil

Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus sat out of Thursday's loss to the Oakland A's with a wrist issue, according to Barry Davis of Sportsnet. Rasmus apparently hurt his right wrist when colliding with the outfield wall during Wednesday's game:Rasmus tweaked his wrist hitting the wall yesterday. Not serious, but Gibbons having him rest today. #bluejays— Barry...
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Orioles Injury Update: Bud Norris hopes to return Monday

The Baltimore Orioles got a solid outing from starter Bruce Chen on Thursday in the Orioles 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers. Chen allowed just two runs on six hits in six innings to pick up his 8th win of the season. The win improved the Orioles to 46-39 on the season, first in the American League East. Ranked 20th in the Major Leagues in team ERA, the Orioles should get a boost...
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Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado returns from DL

The injury-plagued Colorado Rockies got their third baseman back on Thursday as Nolan Arenado was activated from the disabled list to start in their 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB Roster Moves announced the transaction, with starter Christian Friedrich making way on the roster:The @Rockies activate 3B Nolan Arenado from 15-day DL; option LHP Christian Friedrich to Triple...
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Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro to play second rehab game Thursday

The San Francisco Giants fell to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday by the score of 7-2. The loss dropped the Giants to 47-38 on the season. The Giants, who have dropped to the lower half of the league in runs scored, managed just seven hits and scored their only run on an RBI single by pitcher Madison Bumgarner. There is good news on the injury front, as veteran Marco Scutaro...
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Dodgers Injury Update: Hanley Ramirez returns, won't start every day

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was back in the starting lineup on Thursday night for the first time since Friday - but manager Don Mattingly said he won't be in there every day coming up to the All-Star Break. Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register tweeted the return of Ramirez, along with Mattingly's intentions for managing his primary shortstop:Hanley...
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Athletics Injury Update: Eric O'Flaherty activated

Relief pitcher Eric O’Flaherty has been activated from the disabled by the Athletics, as the team announced Thursday. Jeff Francis has been designated for assignment. #167407088 / gettyimages.comO’Flaherty, 29, had Tommy John last year and has been working his way back since. While rehabbing he pitched 9.1 innings posting a 3.86 ERA with a 0.96 WHIP, and 8 strikeouts.In 2012...
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Yankees Injury Update: C.C. Sabathia heading for MRI

Earlier on Thursday, we reported on New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia's progress on his right knee following his second Minor League rehab assignment Wednesday night. Unfortunately for Sabathia and the Yankees, that progress may have to slow down pending the results of an MRI ordered Thursday.New York Newsday's David Lennon reported late Thursday afternoon that Sabathia...
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Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis has no timetable for return

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis underwent an epidural to treat the bulging disc in his thoracic spine as expected, but David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that there is no current timetable for his return. Manager Fredi Gonzalez told O'Brien that they would need to wait 3-5 days for the epidural to take effect before they can put a timetable in place...
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Rockies Injury Update: Brett Anderson rehab result

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson pitched 3.2 innings giving up two hits and one walk while recording four strikeouts for Triple-A Colorado Springs as reported by MiLB's twitter account.#Rockies LHP @BAnderson_30 pitches 3 2/3 scoreless innings in a rehab start for @skysox (2H, 1BB, 4K). http://t.co/DNlWnCnZ13— MiLB.com (@MiLB) July 3, 2014 According to our own Rose Ingberman...
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Angels Injury Update: Tyler Skaggs strong in return from DL

The Los Angeles Angels lost to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday by the score of 3-2. The loss dropped the Angels to 47-36 on the season, second in the American League West. David Freese and Josh Hamilton accounted for the Angels' runs with solo home runs. The good news coming out of the loss was the return of Tyler Skaggs, who made his first start since returning from the...
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