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Pirates 3B Ke'Bryan Hayes scratched with lower back tightness. Grandal starts rehab assignment

Apr. 17, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Glove third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes was scratched from the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup Tuesday night against the New York Mets because of tightness in his lower back. “It just kind of locked up on him a little bit trying to work out. He couldn't get it really...

Outfielder Tommy Pham finalizes minor league deal with slumping White Sox

Apr. 16, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Pham has found a home, finalizing a minor league deal with the slumping Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. The 36-year-old Pham will report to Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday, giving him some time to ramp up before joining the White Sox. Pham hit .256...

Ozzie Albies put on injured list by Atlanta Braves with broken right big toe

Apr. 16, 2024 19:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Second baseman Ozzie Albies was put on the 10-day injured list by the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday because of a broken right big toe. Manager Brian Snitker didn’t give a timetable for Albies' return. Albies was hit on his foot by a curveball from...

Chicago White Sox activate slugger Eloy Jiménez from the 10-day injured list

Apr. 15, 2024 23:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The slumping Chicago White Sox got Eloy Jiménez back on Monday, activating the slugger from the 10-day injured list. The White Sox also brought up right-hander Nick Nastrini from Triple-A Charlotte. Infielder Zach Remillard and right-hander Justin Anderson were sent...

Dodgers recall pitcher Ricky Vanasco from minors. His next appearance will be his major league debut

Apr. 15, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled pitcher Ricky Vanasco from Triple-A Oklahoma City and optioned right-handed pitcher J.P Feyereisen on Monday. Vanasco’s next appearance will be his major league debut. The 25-year-old right-hander made four appearances with...

Cubs place Seiya Suzuki on 10-day injured list with right oblique strain

Apr. 15, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs placed right fielder Seiya Suzuki on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain Monday. The 29-year-old Suzuki, in his second season with the Cubs after coming over from Japan, had a similar injury last year on the left side and missed six...

Padres sign veteran infielder Donovan Solano to minor league deal

Apr. 15, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Infielder Donovan Solano signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres. The deal was announced Monday before the Padres’ game with the Milwaukee Brewers. The 36-year-old Solano will report to the Padres’ extended spring camp in Arizona. ...

Verlander throws 77 pitches over 4 innings for Astros' Double-A affiliate in 2nd rehab start

Apr. 14, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Astros ace Justin Verlander pitched four innings Saturday night for Double-A Corpus Christi in what is expected to be his final minor league rehab outing before rejoining Houston's rotation. The three-time Cy Young Award winner gave up six runs — five earned...

With so many prospects playing well in the minors, Orioles GM has some tricky decisions ahead

Apr. 13, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles general manager Mike Elias faces a fascinating challenge in the coming weeks and months. His farm system is overflowing with hitting prospects who look increasingly ready for the major leagues, but finding room for them could be tricky. The...

Astros' Verlander to make second and likely final rehab start Saturday for Double-A Corpus Christi

Apr. 12, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston ace Justin Verlander is scheduled to make his second and likely final rehabilitation start for Double-A Corpus Christi on Saturday night. The three-time Cy Young Award winner opened the season on the injured list with inflammation in his right shoulder. ...