3:52 PM EDT, Mon August 29, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle

Giants bullpen weakened by Law elbow injury

Giants bullpen weakened by Law elbow injury The Giants are awaiting MRI results on the right elbow of reliever Derek Law, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning with what the club is calling an elbow strain. Bochy could not say if the medical staff feared a reinjury to Law's surgically rebuilt elbow ligament. Bochy said Law complained he had trouble extending the elbow properly, and his fastball velocity had been down. Law threw 14 pitches and struck out a hitter in Saturday night's 3-1 loss to the Braves. Even if Law has a less severe injury, such as a flexor strain,...

San Jose Mercury News

Giants place Jake Peavy on disabled list with back injury

San Francisco Giants righty Jake Peavy was supposed to start Saturday night against the Atlanta Braves but has a lower back strain; Albert Suarez will take the mound instead.

Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News

Pence not in lineup vs. Braves, Nunez takes a seat

When Hunter Pence left the game Thursday night in Los Angeles with hamstring tightness, his absence from the lineup vs. Atlanta surely was in doubt. What awaits is to determine how severe the injury is, or whether this is just… Continue Reading → The post Pence not in lineup vs. Braves, Nunez takes a seat appeared first on Giants Extra.

San Francisco Chronicle

Peavy likely candidate to start in place of Cain

Manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday that Jake Peavy likely will take Matt Cain’s turn in the rotation against the Braves on Saturday. Bochy has suggested that Cain can retake his spot when eligible to come off the disabled list against the Cubs on Sept. 2. What if Peavy has a great game against the Braves and Bochy wants to keep him as the fifth starter? Cain has had another season filled with frustration and injuries. When asked whether he would consider the season a success if he can contribute in five or six starts down the stretch, and the Giants win the division, Cain said...

Grand Rapids Press

Live scoring, stats: Short-handed Tigers host Royals (chat)

Justin Verlander is pitching tonight for the injury-riddled Tigers. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on MLive's mobile app, click here. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (63-55) vs. Kansas City Royals (58-60)When: 7:10 p.m. ET Tuesday, August 16Where: Comerica Park in DetroitTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Aaron McMann First, some breaking news tonight. The Tigers have acquired infielder Erick Aybar from the Braves for Mike Aviles and minor...

Red Reporter

DFD Update: Cincinnati and Tampa Bay are tied at the top

The Reds, Rays, and Twins are locked in a tight race for the Dumpster Fire Division lead. It's been three weeks since our last Dumpster Fire Division update. On July 21 the Rays held a 1.5 game lead over the second place Reds. However, things have changed over the course of three weeks. Recently Minnesota and Cincinnati have played their best baseball of the season. The division could be in store for a tight three team race as the season gets closer to the finish line. Meanwhile the Braves are still in last in a division comprised of four of MLB's worst teams. To be fair, they're also...

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB trade rumors: Yankees' Brian McCann on drawing interest from Braves, Rangers

Catcher Brian McCann talked about being in trade rumors after the Yankees' loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night.