Brett Anderson underwent successful surgery Thursday on his fractured left index finger.
Anderson had four pins inserted into the broken finger to stabilize it and allow for proper healing. The left-hander has already been placed on the disabled list and is expected to be out for the next 4-6 weeks.
Carlos Gonzalez is not in the Rockies' starting lineup on Thursday night against the Padres.
It's just a day of rest for the star outfielder. Corey Dickerson will bat third versus San Diego.
Bryce Harper (quad) is back in the Nationals' starting lineup Thursday night against the Cardinals.
Harper sat out Wednesday with tightness in his left quad. It obviously wasn't a serious issue. He'll hit second and playing left field against Adam Wainwright.
White Sox purchased the contract of RHP Zach Putnam from Triple-A Charlotte.
Putnam will take over the bullpen spot left vacant by left-hander Donnie Veal, who was designated for assignment on Thursday after a brutal start to the season. Putnam had fanned 11 batters in six innings at Triple-A.
White Sox designated LHP Donnie Veal for assignment.
Veal had allowed six hits, seven walks, and five earned runs in six innings this season for the White Sox. The 29-year-old left-hander will likely clear waivers.
Angel Pagan is out of the Giants' starting lineup on Thursday because of minor knee soreness.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reports that Pagan is "playable" but that he wanted to practice caution here in mid-April. Pagan should return to action Friday.
Brandon Crawford (hamstring) is not in the Giants' starting lineup on Thursday against the Dodgers.
Crawford also missed Wednesday's game with tightness in his right hamstring, but he was able to take grounders on Thursday afternoon and is aiming to return Friday.
Chase Headley (biceps) is out of the Padres' starting lineup again on Thursday versus the Rockies.
Headley is considered day-to-day with a right biceps strain. Alexi Amarista is playing third base.