Severino Gonzalez limited the Marlins to two runs over five innings, picking up his first career major league win on Sunday.
Gonzalez was hammered in his MLB debut on Wednesday but bounced back nicely against the Fish. He yielded five hits and a walk while striking out five. Only one of the five hits went for extra bases. Gonzalez is likely to be sent back to Triple-A Lehigh Valley as Chad Billingsley is slated to return on Tuesday. Should the Phillies need a spot starter during the season, however, Gonzalez should be at the top of the list.
Indians sent OF Jerry Sands outright to Triple-A Columbus.
He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. Sands will provide outfield depth in the minors.
Jose Iglesias exited Sunday's game versus the Royals with left groin tightness.
The Tigers are listing the shortstop day-to-day for the time being, but it would probably be wise to count on him miss at least a game or two. Iglesias singled in one of his two plate appearances before leaving.
Twins prospect Byron Buxton delivered three hits, including two triples, Saturday in a win for Double-A Chattanooga.
Buxton is really rounding into form. MLB's top prospect has hit .522 with three RBI during his six-game hitting streak, lifting his average from a pedestrian .190 to a much more respectable .284. The 21-year-old has also been flexing his base-running muscles, stealing five bases over his last six contests. Six of Buxton's ten walks this year have come in the last week.
X-rays on Zack Cozart's right index finger came back negative.
He's left with merely a bruise after hurting the finger while attempting to field a ground ball on Sunday. Consider Cozart day-to-day.
Brewers prospect Tyler Wagner looked sharp Saturday for Double-A Biloxi, allowing four hits and one run over seven innings.
Wagner finished with a season-high seven strikeouts, though he failed to win for the first time this year. He's posted a 3.27 ground-out to fly-out rate while limiting opponents to a paltry .198 average in 115 plate appearances. Milwaukee's No. 11 prospect has gone at least five innings in each of his five starts this year.
Diamondbacks prospect Aaron Blair spun seven shutout innings Saturday for Double-A Mobile.
Blair threw six straight balls to start the game but settled down after that, allowing just two hits. The 22-year-old used Saturday's outing to lower his season ERA from 4.01 to 3.13. Nine of the 21 outs he recorded came on the ground. Mobile didn't win until the 11th, leaving Blair with the no-decision.
Steve Pearce had to leave Sunday's game against the Rays with a stomach illness.
He was hitless in two at-bats before exiting. Pearce should be fine following Monday's off day.