Daily Dose: Double The Duda

Daily Dose: Double The Duda
Nate Grimm discusses Lucas Duda's big day, a disabled list trip for Devon Travis and Julio Teheran's resurgence in Friday's Daily Dose.
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Will Smith has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his arm during Thursday's game in Atlanta.

It seems like a pretty harsh ruling. Smith has officially appealed the suspension and might be able to get it reduced a bit. He will be allowed to continue pitching in the meantime.
May 22 - 1:30 PM

Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports that the Blue Jays haven't asked the Phillies about Cole Hamels "in months."

The report comes on the heels of a revelation from CBS Sports' Jon Heyman which stated that Hamels would not waive his no-trade clause to go to Toronto. Davidi, though, hears that their inquiry came all the way back during the GM meetings in November. Regardless of when it took place, it appears clear that Hamels isn't going to the Blue Jays.
Source: Sportsnet
May 22 - 1:25 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of INF Andy Parrino from Triple-A Nashville.

Parrino was batting .273/.369/.432 with four homers for Nashville. He'll serve as a utility infielder for the A's.
May 22 - 12:18 PM

Athletics placed RHP Edward Mujica on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right thumb.

Mujica suffered the injury Thursday when he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of the Rays' Bobby Wilson. It's unclear at this point how long he's expected to be sidelined.
May 22 - 12:17 PM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Henderson Alvarez has been pitching through a "90 percent tear" of his right ulnar collateral ligament "for years."

This is the first we've heard about a UCL issue for Alvarez, although he had a brief elbow problem last season and there were whispers when he went on the disabled list last month that he had an elbow injury in addition to a shoulder ailment. There have been some that have pitched through ligament damage in the past, although it's hard to imagine anyone pitching with as much of a tear that Alvarez apparently has. It certainly makes him a medical red flag moving forward.
May 22 - 12:07 PM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Braves inquired on Jonathan Lucroy but were told he was not available.

The Brewers are going to be sellers prior to the trade deadline, but one guy they appear intent on keeping is Lucroy, who is under team control cheaply through 2017. Heyman adds that the Braves have been "disappointed" by the play of Christian Bethancourt, who is batting just .190/.215/.286 and hasn't been as good as expected defensively.
May 22 - 11:54 AM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Blue Jays inquired on Cole Hamels but were told the lefty would not waive his no-trade clause to go to Toronto.

It's not clear whether talks ever really got going, but it's a moot point with Hamels apparently not willing to play in Canada. The Blue Jays are one of 20 clubs on the left-hander's limited no-trade list. Although Toronto can be crossed off as a potential landing spot for Hamels, the southpaw remains a good bet to be dealt prior to the July 31 deadline.
May 22 - 11:48 AM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons indicated Thursday that Daniel Norris could rejoin the club's rotation before long.

Norris is slated to make his fourth start for Triple-A Buffalo on Friday after posting a 2.50 ERA with 20 strikeouts over 18 innings in his first three outings. "His last outing was pretty good, we just want to see that a couple of times, a few times maybe, for his own benefit. He needs that," Gibbons said. "We’re looking to get him back. He got here so quick, he started to struggle, you want to make sure what you did by sending him down was worthwhile, that he’s regrouped enough, instead of rushing him back. If he’s not quite ready yet, then you’re back to square one again."
Source: Sportsnet
May 22 - 11:11 AM
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