Daily Dose: Trouble for Trout

Daily Dose: Trouble for Trout
Dave Shovein examines the injury to Angels' superstar Mike Trout, a wild marathon affair between the Twins and Rays and much more in Monday's Dose.
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Athletics recalled RHP Daniel Mengden to Triple-A Nashville.

Mengden will start against the Indians on Monday with Kendall Graveman (shoulder) headed to the disabled list. The 24-year-old got a late start on the year while rehabbing from a foot fracture, but he has posted a 2.21 ERA and 20/5 K/BB ratio in 20 1/3 innings at Triple-A since returning to action. He put up a rough 6.50 ERA in 14 starts with the A's last season, but has shown an ability to miss bats. He's worth trying in AL-only formats as long as he holds down a rotation spot.
May 29 - 11:29 AM

Athletics placed RHP Kendall Graveman on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to May 20, with a right shoulder strain.

The expected move after Graveman was scratched from his scheduled start on Friday. He missed the minimum 10 days last month while dealing with shoulder soreness, but his stint on the DL figures to be a bit longer this time. He won't throw again until the pain subsides. Daniel Mengden has been called up to take his spot in the A's rotation.
May 29 - 11:25 AM

Jason Castro is not in Monday's lineup against the Astros.

It's no surprise to see Castro on the bench after he caught 15 innings on Sunday. Chris Gimenez will start behind the dish and catch Ervin Santana.
May 29 - 11:20 AM

Miguel Sano has returned to the Twins' lineup on Monday against the Astros.

Sano was held out of the lineup for back-to-back games over the weekend in order to clear his head and work on his swing. The young slugger has one hit in his last 16 at-bats with 12 strikeouts. He should get back to mashing soon enough.
May 29 - 11:17 AM

Yulieski Gurriel is not in Monday's lineup versus the Twins.

Gurriel had a nice day at the plate on Sunday, but Marwin Gonzalez will draw the start at first base and hit seventh against Ervin Santana.
May 29 - 11:10 AM

Red Sox activated LHP David Price from the 10-day disabled list.

Price will make his long-awaited season debut Monday against the White Sox. The southpaw allowed six runs in 5 2/3 innings over two minor league rehab starts, but the most important thing is that he didn't have any issues with his elbow. The Red Sox have been playing much better recently and getting a healthy Price back should provide a big lift to this rotation.
May 29 - 11:06 AM

Andrew Benintendi is not in Monday's lineup against the White Sox.

He'll take a seat against lefty David Holmberg. Chris Young will start in left field and fifth. Sam Travis will draw the start at first base.
May 29 - 10:44 AM

Adam Jones (ankle, hip) has returned to the Orioles' starting lineup Monday against the Yankees.

Jones missed back-to-back games over the weekend while nursing minor injuries to his ankle and hip. He'll hit second against Jordan Montgomery in his return to action.
May 29 - 10:41 AM
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