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Matt Boyd will be called up from Triple-A Toledo to start Wednesday against the Royals.

Boyd, who was acquired from the Blue Jays in last week's David Price deal, will start in Buck Farmer's place. The 24-year-old struggled in his first two major league starts this season, but he has posted a 1.65 ERA with 8.5 K/9 and 2.1 BB/9 over 19 starts between Double- and Triple-A. Those in mixed formats can wait and see, but he should be relevant in AL-only formats.
Aug 4 - 2:43 PM

Braves recalled RHP Ryan Kelly from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Kelly will take Jason Frasor's spot in the bullpen. Kelly has made three appearances with the Braves this season and has posted a 0.87 ERA and 40/13 K/BB ratio over 41 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A.
Aug 4 - 2:38 PM

Braves recalled INF/OF Joey Terdoslavich from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Terdoslavich will replace the injured Freddie Freeman (oblique) on the active roster. The 26-year-old is batting .147/.171/.265 in 19 games with the Braves this season and will function in a utility role.
Aug 4 - 2:35 PM

Braves placed RHP Jason Frasor on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 2, with a right shoulder strain.

No word on how long he'll be sidelined. Frasor has tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings since joining the Braves last month.
Aug 4 - 2:33 PM

Braves placed 1B Freddie Freeman on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.

A tough break for Freeman, who just recently returned from a right wrist contusion. He suffered the injury during Monday's game and will now require another extended absence. Chris Johnson and Joey Terdoslavich figure to fill in at first base.
Aug 4 - 2:30 PM

C.J. Wilson is scheduled to meet with with Dr. Neal ElAttrache on August 11 for a second opinion on his elbow.

Wilson has been pitching through bone spurs and is currently leaning toward season-ending surgery, but he won't make a final decision until he meets with ElAttrache. The Angels have approached him about potentially putting off surgery and pitching out of the bullpen down the stretch, but there's still a good chance that his season is over.
Aug 4 - 1:50 PM

Dodgers optioned C Austin Barnes to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Barnes will head back down to the minors now that A.J. Ellis (knee) is back to full health. He should be back in September.
Aug 4 - 1:46 PM

Dodgers activated C A.J. Ellis from the 15-day disabled list.

Ellis has been out since July 19 with right knee inflammation. He'll continue to serve as Yasmani Grandal's backup.
Aug 4 - 1:44 PM

Yankees recalled RHP Caleb Cotham from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Cotham made his major league debut last Wednesday, but was sent down after throwing 36 pitches over 1 2/3 innings. He'll hope to stick around longer this time.
Aug 4 - 1:06 PM

Yankees placed OF/INF Dustin Ackley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 3, with a right lumbar strain.

Ackley was acquired from the Mariners last week and was a potential threat for playing time at second base, but that will have to wait for now. The Yankees called up right-hander Caleb Cotham to take his place on the active roster.
Aug 4 - 1:04 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Jose Ramirez to Triple-A Tacoma.

Ramirez was acquired in last week's Dustin Ackley deal, but didn't make an appearance during his brief stint with the team. Mayckol Guaipe is expected to replace him on the active roster.
Aug 4 - 12:38 PM

Brandon Kintzler (knee) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday with the Brewers' rookie league affiliate.

Kintzler has been on the disabled list since the end of May with left knee tendinitis. He might only need a handful of appearances before rejoining the Brewers.
Aug 4 - 11:14 AM

Jarred Cosart (inner ear disorder) is scheduled to see a specialist this week in Chicago.

Cosart landed on the disabled list in May due to vertigo and had a setback last month. The inner-ear disorder is on his right side and has impacted his "balance and gravity," but he's currently taking medication and has been throwing in recent days. More should be known this week, but he's hoping to be an option for the Marlins later this month or in September.
Aug 4 - 10:24 AM

Jeff Blair of writes that the Blue Jays could call up Josh Thole this weekend.

Russell Martin is getting banged up while attempting to catch R.A. Dickey, but of course Thole has extensive experience catching the knuckleballer. Every game is critical for the Blue Jays right now, so they could bring him back for their upcoming series against the Yankees.
Aug 4 - 9:51 AM

James Wagner of the Toledo Blade writes that Matt Boyd's locker was empty after Tuesday's game with Triple-A Toledo.

This would seem to indicate that Boyd could be on his way to the majors. Acquired from the Blue Jays last week in the David Price deal, the southpaw threw two innings and 40 pitches in his organizational debut on Saturday, which some have speculated was a sign that he would be called up to start on short rest. Jason Beck of writes that it's unlikely he'll pitch Tuesday, but that Wednesday is a strong possibility. Stay tuned.
Aug 4 - 8:52 AM

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