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07/12/2020 7:52pm
Gerrit Cole (NYA) rotowire.com
Cole gave up zero runs on four hits and one walk while striking out nine in 5.2 innings in Sunday's intrasquad game, James Smyth of YES Network reports.
07/12/2020 6:23pm
Jose Iglesias (Bal) rotowire.com
Iglesias (back) took live batting practice Sunday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
07/12/2020 6:20pm
Yordan Alvarez (Hou) rotowire.com
Alvarez (undisclosed) remains absent from the Astros' summer camp as of Saturday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
07/12/2020 5:54pm
Tony Kemp (Oak) rotowire.com
Kemp remains slated to form a platoon at second base with Franklin Barreto this coming season, with the plan remaining unchanged over the three-month-plus shutdown, Shayna Rubin of The Mercury News reports.
07/12/2020 5:41pm
Nick Senzel (Cin) rotowire.com
Senzel hyperextended his left elbow and is expected to be back in the lineup Monday or Tuesday, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
07/12/2020 5:37pm
Anibal Sanchez (Wsh) rotowire.com
Sanchez threw four innings in Sunday's intrasquad game, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
07/12/2020 5:33pm
Robinson Cano (NYN) rotowire.com
Cano (undisclosed) is without a timetable to arrive in camp, according to manager Luis Rojas, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 5:28pm
Kyle Wright (Atl) rotowire.com
Wright is a little behind the rest of the Braves' pitchers in summer camp, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 5:24pm
Franklin Barreto (Oak) rotowire.com
Barreto has already hit home runs off Frankie Montas and Liam Hendriks early in summer camp, providing a glimpse of what the coaching staff sees as his extensive upside as a hitter, Shayna Rubin of The Mercury News reports. "He needs to get consistent at bats because we know what he can do," A's assistant hitting coach Eric Martins said. "I can see him in the lineup because he's as dangerous as anyone we got. He understands it's his time, he has an opportunity."
07/12/2020 5:22pm
Aaron Judge (NYA) rotowire.com
Judge (neck) is not in the lineup for Sunday's simulated game, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports.
07/12/2020 5:19pm
Tommy La Stella (Ana) rotowire.com
La Stella is among a bevy of candidates to provide depth at first base for the Angels this year, Taylor Blake Ward of Locked on Angels reports.
07/12/2020 5:15pm
Patrick Corbin (Wsh) rotowire.com
Corbin's goal is to build up to six innings or 100 pitches by Opening Day, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports. "I feel pretty positive that I'll be able to get there," he said.
07/12/2020 4:17pm
Eric Lauer (Mil) rotowire.com
Lauer confirmed Sunday that the Brewers placed him on the COVID-19 injured list, though the left-hander said he is healthy and expects to be ready to go for the start of the 2020 season, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
07/12/2020 4:12pm
Mookie Betts (LA) rotowire.com
Betts drilled a home run off teammate Josiah Gray in Saturday's intrasquad game.
07/12/2020 3:56pm
Blake Treinen (LA) rotowire.com
Treinen could be in line for early save opportunities if Kenley Jansen (undisclosed) is not ready to pitch ninth innings by Opening Day, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 3:44pm
Diego Cartaya (LA) rotowire.com
Cartaya arrived at the Dodgers' summer camp Saturday and logged time behind the plate in an intrasquad game, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 3:01pm
Jose Peraza (Bos) rotowire.com
Boston manager Ron Roenicke is not ready to name a starter at second base but feels Peraza can play every day, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 3:00pm
Dillon Tate (Bal) rotowire.com
Tate was diagnosed with a sore right forearm after an MRI returned negative Saturday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:54pm
Dane Dunning (ChA) rotowire.com
Dunning is throwing without any restrictions and could make his MLB debut this season, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
07/12/2020 2:42pm
Andrew Velazquez (Bal) rotowire.com
Velazquez's chances of making the 30-man roster have improved with Richie Martin suffering a fractured wrist, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
07/12/2020 2:40pm
Ryan Weber (Bos) rotowire.com
Weber threw four innings and 79 pitches during Saturday's intrasquad game, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:34pm
Ty Blach (Bal) rotowire.com
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Sunday that Blach will receive a second opinion on his left elbow injury, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:30pm
Richie Martin (Bal) rotowire.com
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Martin was diagnosed with a fractured right wrist after undergoing follow-up scans Sunday, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
07/12/2020 2:17pm
Kolby Allard (Tex) rotowire.com
Allard allowed an unearned run on three hits and one walk while striking out five over four innings in Saturday's intrasquad game, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:12pm
Jordan Lyles (Tex) rotowire.com
Lyles is behind other starters and may have his first turn through the rotation skipped, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:06pm
Richard Bleier (Bal) rotowire.com
Orioles pitching coach Doug Brocail said Sunday that Bleier could be in the mix to see save chances against left-handed-heavy lineups, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.
07/12/2020 2:00pm
Danny Santana (Tex) rotowire.com
Santana hit his first home run of camp Friday then followed up with a homer and a triple Saturday, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 1:57pm
Eric Lauer (Mil) rotowire.com
Lauer is healthy and "just got slowed down a little bit", according to manager Craig Counsell, Will Sammon of The Athletic reports.
07/12/2020 1:55pm
Mychal Givens (Bal) rotowire.com
Orioles pitching coach Doug Brocail said Sunday that Givens, remains in the mix to close, but Baltimore has yet to decide on a top option for the ninth inning, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.
07/12/2020 1:50pm
Wade LeBlanc (Bal) rotowire.com
LeBlanc lines up to start the third game of the season in Boston, Steve Melewski of MASNSports.com reports.
07/12/2020 1:46pm
Hunter Harvey (Bal) rotowire.com
Orioles pitching coach Doug Brocail said Sunday that Harvey remains in the mix to close, but Baltimore has yet to decide on a top option for the ninth inning, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.
07/12/2020 1:44pm
Joey Gallo (Tex) rotowire.com
Gallo is expected to participate in Monday's intrasquad game, Sam Blum of the Dallas Morning News reports.
07/12/2020 1:15pm
Yoan Moncada (ChA) rotowire.com
White Sox hitting coach Frank Menechino is uncertain how many at-bats Moncada (undisclosed) will need to be ready for the regular season, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
07/12/2020 12:47pm
Carlos Rodon (ChA) rotowire.com
Rodon (elbow) started Saturday's intrasquad game and threw 45 pitches, Scot Gregor of the Daily Herald reports.
07/12/2020 12:19pm
Ildemaro Vargas (Ari) rotowire.com
Vargas belted two home runs and drove in six runs during Saturday's intrasquad game, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:50am
Harold Castro (Det) rotowire.com
Castro is 7-for-11 in intrasquad action with three doubles, three runs scored and four RBI, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:43am
Jose Cisnero (Det) rotowire.com
Cisnero looked sharp in an intrasquad game Saturday and should be able to secure a bullpen spot with a decent showing the rest of summer camp, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
07/12/2020 2:35am
Nico Hoerner (ChN) rotowire.com
Hoerner has been working out some at shortstop, though he's still likely to see most of his playing time at second base this season, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 2:31am
Anthony Rizzo (ChN) rotowire.com
Rizzo (back) participated in fielding drills and took some swings Saturday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 1:27am
Dexter Fowler (StL) rotowire.com
Fowler has missed multiple days due to back tightness and will not practice Sunday, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
07/12/2020 12:22am
Angel Perdomo (Mil) rotowire.com
Perdomo (illness) was placed on the injured list Saturday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 12:07am
Luis Urias (Mil) rotowire.com
Urias (illness) hit the injured list for undisclosed reasons Saturday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
07/12/2020 12:00am
Eric Lauer (Mil) rotowire.com
Lauer landed on the injured list for undisclosed reasons Saturday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 11:57pm
Shohei Ohtani (Ana) rotowire.com
Ohtani's stiff back has been improving, allowing him to throw a bullpen session and take some at-bats in an intrasquad game Saturday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 11:27pm
Aaron Judge (NYA) rotowire.com
Judge's stiff neck isn't considered a big deal, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 11:22pm
Yasiel Puig () rotowire.com
Puig has drawn interest from the Orioles, who have made at least one contract offer, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 10:27pm
Brian Dozier () rotowire.com
Dozier was released by the Padres on Saturday.
07/11/2020 9:32pm
Socrates Brito (Pit) rotowire.com
Brito (illness) arrived at the Pirates' camp Saturday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 9:25pm
Kyle Ryan (ChN) rotowire.com
Ryan joined the Cubs' summer camp Saturday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 9:20pm
Victor Arano (Phi) rotowire.com
Manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Arano (shoulder) is slightly behind schedule, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 9:20pm
Aaron Judge (NYA) rotowire.com
Judge was scratched from the lineup for Saturday's intrasquad game due to a stiff neck, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 9:16pm
Zach Eflin (Phi) rotowire.com
Eflin is considered day-to-day due to back spasms, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 8:26pm
Delino DeShields (Cle) rotowire.com
DeShields (illness) was cleared to join the Indians for workouts Saturday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 8:17pm
Bobby Dalbec (Bos) rotowire.com
Dalbec (illness) was cleared to return to practice Saturday, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
07/11/2020 8:16pm
Shohei Ohtani (Ana) rotowire.com
Ohtani is experiencing back stiffness that isn't believed to be serious, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 7:45pm
Dillon Tate (Bal) rotowire.com
Tate underwent a precautionary MRI on his right forearm Saturday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
07/11/2020 7:39pm
Trent Thornton (Tor) rotowire.com
Thornton will likely begin the season as the Blue Jays' fifth starter, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
07/11/2020 7:39pm
Richie Martin (Bal) rotowire.com
Martin suffered a laceration under a fingernail on his left hand that isn't believed to be serious, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
07/11/2020 7:02pm
Freddie Freeman (Atl) rotowire.com
Freeman (illness) has been feeling better over the last week, but he still needs to test negative for COVID-19 twice before being allowed to return to the field, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 6:53pm
Zack Britton (NYA) rotowire.com
Britton was listed by managed Aaron Boone on Saturday as the natural candidate to step into the closer role should Aroldis Chapman (illness) remain unavailable early in the year, source reports.
07/11/2020 6:52pm
Yoenis Cespedes (NYN) rotowire.com
Cespedes (ankle) is confident that he'll be ready for Opening Day, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 6:41pm
Aroldis Chapman (NYA) rotowire.com
Chapman tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 6:27pm
Gavin Lux (LA) rotowire.com
Lux will participate in Sunday's intrasquad game, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 6:19pm
Travis Demeritte (Det) rotowire.com
Demeritte has been experiencing groin soreness that has kept him off the field for the past two days, Cody Stavenhagen of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 6:14pm
Touki Toussaint (Atl) rotowire.com
Toussaint (illness) was placed on the COVID-19 injured list.
07/11/2020 5:30pm
Randal Grichuk (Tor) rotowire.com
Grichuk was seen taking batting practice Friday, Kaitlyn McGrath of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 5:14pm
Jose Urena (Mia) rotowire.com
Urena tossed four scoreless innings during Friday's intrasquad game, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 5:00pm
Mike Kickham (Bos) rotowire.com
Kickham was added to Boston's 60-man roster Saturday,
07/11/2020 4:59pm
Sean Newcomb (Atl) rotowire.com
Newcomb appears to be manager Brian Snitker's first choice for the No. 5 rotation spot, Gabriel Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
07/11/2020 4:54pm
Josh Tomlin (Atl) rotowire.com
Tomlin could get a start early in the season if Cole Hamels isn't ready, Gabriel Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
07/11/2020 4:52pm
Cam Gallagher (KC) rotowire.com
Gallagher has tested positive for COVID-19, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
07/11/2020 4:47pm
Scott Kingery (Phi) rotowire.com
Kingery (illness) rejoined the Phillies on Saturday after clearing the league's COVID-19 protocols, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 4:25pm
Max Scherzer (Wsh) rotowire.com
Scherzer will get the start during the Nationals' first exhibition game July 18 against the Phillies, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 4:07pm
Cheslor Cuthbert (ChA) rotowire.com
Cuthbert (not injury related) is starting at third base in Saturday's intrasquad game.
07/11/2020 4:01pm
Erick Fedde (Wsh) rotowire.com
Fedde pitched in a simulated game Friday and drew praise from manager Dave Martinez, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 3:44pm
Cole Hamels (Atl) rotowire.com
Hamels (shoulder) didn't throw his scheduled side session Saturday after experiencing triceps tendinitis, 680 The Fan Atlanta reports.
07/11/2020 2:44pm
Clay Holmes (Pit) rotowire.com
Holmes (foot) threw a scoreless inning during summer camp Friday, The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.
07/11/2020 2:21pm
Bryan Reynolds (Pit) rotowire.com
Reynolds, who primarily batted second in the order last year, is expected to hit from the same spot in the batting order, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.
07/11/2020 12:37pm
Collin McHugh (Bos) rotowire.com
Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke said McHugh (elbow) needs "to start progressing a lot faster" to be ready for the Opening Day roster, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
07/11/2020 12:26pm
Eduardo Rodriguez (Bos) rotowire.com
Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke has not yet ruled out Rodriguez (illness) for Opening Day but added time is running out, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
07/11/2020 11:41am
Scott Heineman (Tex) rotowire.com
Heineman is in the mix as a fourth outfielder, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 11:29am
Luke Farrell (Tex) rotowire.com
Farrell allowed a run during Friday's intrasquad game, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 11:15am
Taylor Hearn (Tex) rotowire.com
Hearn could emerge as a top left-handed reliever for the Rangers, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 11:09am
Nick Solak (Tex) rotowire.com
Solak started in left field and went 2-for-3 in Friday's intrasquad game, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports. He's 7-for-20 during intrasquad play.
07/11/2020 11:01am
Joe Palumbo (Tex) rotowire.com
Palumbo allowed one run in 2.2 innings as a starter in Friday's intrasquad game, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 10:44am
Kyle Gibson (Tex) rotowire.com
Gibson pitched five innings and threw 79 pitches in Friday's intrasquad game, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports. He allowed two runs on five hits and one walk while striking out five.
07/11/2020 10:30am
Jake Lamb (Ari) rotowire.com
Lamb credits a simplification of his swing mechanics for the hot bat he displayed during spring training and still has during intrasquad games, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 10:09am
Robbie Ray (Ari) rotowire.com
Ray tossed five no-hit innings in Friday's intrasquad game, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.
07/11/2020 9:44am
David Peralta (Ari) rotowire.com
Peralta started wearing eyeglasses a month ago, then changed to contact lenses for Friday's workout, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.
07/11/2020 4:03am
Tommy Pham (SD) rotowire.com
Pham (illness) was cleared to rejoin the Padres on Friday, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 3:41am
Zack Greinke (Hou) rotowire.com
Greinke threw one inning of live batting practice Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 3:34am
Cedric Mullins (Bal) rotowire.com
Mullins was added to the Orioles' 60-man roster Friday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
07/11/2020 3:27am
Jimmy Cordero (ChA) rotowire.com
Cordero threw two scoreless innings as a starter in Friday's intrasquad game, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 2:57am
Dallas Keuchel (ChA) rotowire.com
Keuchel threw 2.1 scoreless innings in Friday's intrasquad game, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 2:41am
Edwin Encarnacion (ChA) rotowire.com
Encarnacion confirmed that the lower back and hip injuries that cost him time in spring training are no longer an issue, David Venn of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 2:11am
Starling Marte (Ari) rotowire.com
Marte (undisclosed) returned to the Diamondbacks' camp Friday, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.
07/11/2020 2:00am
Albert Almora Jr. (ChN) rotowire.com
Almora (ribs) was able to return to Friday's intrasquad matchup, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
07/11/2020 1:36am
Joey Bart (SF) rotowire.com
Manager Gabe Kapler said Friday that Bart is unlikely to serve as the Giants' primary catcher to begin the 2020 season, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.
07/11/2020 1:25am
Albert Almora Jr. (ChN) rotowire.com
Almora (undisclosed) left Friday's intrasquad matchup early after crashing into the center field wall, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
07/11/2020 1:19am
Brad Miller (StL) rotowire.com
Manager Mike Shildt revealed Friday that Miller is dealing with a heel injury that isn't believed to be serious, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.