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Nationals optioned C Sandy Leon to Triple-A Syracuse.

Leon was no longer needed as a backup catcher with Wilson Ramos (hamstring) returning from the disabled list Thursday. Leon is batting just .169/.234/.237 this year in 18 games at the major league level.
Thu, Jun 26, 2014 03:32:00 PM

Devin Mesoraco (hip, shoulder) is set to be activated from the disabled list on Friday.

Mesoraco will have used the full 20-day allotment on his rehab assignment as he builds up his stamina in game action following two seasons sabotaged by hip and shoulder surgeries. He batted only .175/.283/.275 with one home run over 46 plate appearances so far for Double-A Pensacola and will split playing time at catcher with Tucker Barnhart, so Mesoraco doesn't figure to make a big fantasy impact right away. However, he should get more and more starts if he holds up physically, and the talent has certainly been there in the past.
Source: Reds.mlb.com
Apr 24 - 8:16 PM

Dodgers placed OF Joc Pederson on the 10-day disabled list with a right groin strain.

Pederson hurt himself during Sunday's game in Arizona while lunging for first base in an attempt to beat out a grounder. It's unclear at this point how long he's expected to be sidelined. Enrique Hernandez is in center field Monday and will see more starts there with Pederson out, but the Dodgers figure to mix and match with a few players.
Apr 24 - 8:03 PM

Denard Span (shoulder) is expected to be out of action for 2-4 more days.

Span injured his right shoulder on Saturday when he crashed into the outfield wall, and he's sat out the next two contests. It sounds like he'll need a few more additional days of rest, but the Giants are optimistic he can avoid a stint on the disabled list. Drew Stubbs is in center field Monday.
Apr 24 - 7:58 PM

Shelby Miller (elbow) will receive a second opinion on his ailing right elbow from Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Miller went on the disabled list Monday with what the Diamondbacks are calling right elbow inflammation for now. However, manager Torey Lovullo wouldn't comment when asked if there was anything wrong with Miller's ligament, which could be an ominous sign. We should know more later this week. Archie Bradley is an option to take Miller's spot in the rotation, although the D'Backs are considering keeping him in the bullpen given his success there.
Apr 24 - 7:56 PM

J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group reports that Julio Urias will be recalled to start Thursday against the Giants.

The signs had been pointing to this week being when Urias makes his season debut for the Dodgers. Slotting him in on Thursday will allow the club to give the struggling Kenta Maeda a little extra rest. Urias posted a 1.93 ERA and 15/9 K/BB ratio over 14 innings in his three starts for Triple-A Oklahoma City. The left-hander faces workload limits and can have control issues, but the upside here is obviously sky-high.
Apr 24 - 7:49 PM

Giants purchased the contract of INF Christian Arroyo from Triple-A Sacramento.

The Giants are 6-13 and reeling from the loss of Madison Bumgarner, so they're taking a shot that Arroyo might be able to provide a spark. A first-round pick in the 2013 Draft, Arroyo had a disappointing 2016 at the Double-A level but has been on fire this year at Sacramento, batting .446/.478/.692 with three homers, 12 RBI and two stolen bases. He is batting sixth Monday in his major league debut and will take over as the team's everyday third baseman, with Eduardo Nunez moving to left field. Arroyo might add something to San Francisco's offense, but the 21-year-old's skill set might not lead to much fantasy value, at least not right away.
Apr 24 - 6:26 PM

Major League Baseball has suspended Miguel Sano one game for his involvement in an altercation during Saturday's game versus the Tigers.

Sano took exception to a Matt Boyd pitch that went behind him and then gave a hard shove to James McCann after the catcher intervened. The Twins' third baseman is in Monday's lineup and will continue to play until his appeal is heard.
Apr 24 - 5:47 PM

Ian Desmond (hand) took batting practice on Monday.

It's the first time he's taken BP on the field since he suffered a fracture in his left hand in mid-March. The Rockies haven't said when Desmond would begin a rehab assignment, but it should be just right around the corner. A return in early May is looking likely.
Apr 24 - 5:18 PM

Bryce Harper is not in the Nationals' lineup Monday.

It's Harper's first day off of the season, as he had started each of the team's first 18 games. The timing is unfortunate for his fantasy owners given that the day off comes at Coors Field. Adam Eaton will slide over to right field and Michael Taylor will get a start in center. The Nationals also have Jose Lobaton at catcher over Matt Wieters.
Apr 24 - 5:12 PM

Salvador Perez (neck) is back in the Royals' lineup Sunday.

Perez missed a couple games with a stiff neck. He's catching and batting fifth against Miguel Gonzalez and the White Sox.
Apr 24 - 4:50 PM

Zach Britton (forearm) will throw a full bullpen session on Wednesday.

That's assuming he feels fine Tuesday following Monday's flat-ground session. The Orioles are saying Britton will be re-evaluated after Wednesday's bullpen session but they didn't indicate whether a short rehab assignment might be the next step or if he might just be activated. We'll know more in a few days.
Apr 24 - 4:48 PM




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