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Amazin Avenue

Mets activate Michael Conforto, designate Rajai Davis for assignment

Conforto returns to the lineup after spending nine days on the injured list with a concussion. The Mets announced that Michael Conforto will be activated from the concussion injured list for today’s game. To make room on the roster for Conforto, Rajai Davis—just three days removed from his long Uber ride and pinch-hit heroics—has been designated for assignment. The Mets are hoping that he will pass through waivers and accept an assignment to Triple-A Syracuse, but it is possible that he may get claimed by another team. Conforto suffered the concussion during the Mets’ game against...

Tampa Bay Times

Rays wait and wait and then bounce back to beat Indians 6-2

CLEVELAND : The Rays got a few extra hours to stew over Friday's frustrating loss when Saturday's scheduled 4:10 start got pushed back to nearly 7 due to the threat of heavy rain that never happened.And then they went out and did something about it.A few

Tampa Bay Times

Rays at Indians lineups on a soggy Sunday

After sitting through a nearly three-hour delay for what turned out to be not much rain on Saturday, the Rays and Indians are going to try and wrap up their four-game series this afternoon, though weather figures to be an issue again.There was some light rain early this morning in

Tampa Bay Times

Well-traveled Oliver Drake joins Rays as Casey Sadler is sent down

Right-handed reliever Oliver Drake made history last season when he pitched for five teams, going from the Brewers to the Indians to the Angels to the Blue Jays to the Twins.The Rays "won" the competition for him this off-season, first claiming him on waivers, then DFA-

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2

Charlie Morton struck out a season-high 10 and Ji-Man Choi and Tommy Pham hit two-run homers Saturday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians in a game delayed for nearly three hours because of an incorrect weather forecast.

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates: Mitch Keller’s Promotion Comes With Big Expectations

The Pittsburgh Pirates starting rotation has dealt with a lot of injuries this year.  They are finally giving their top pitching prospect an anticipated promotion. For a couple of weeks now, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been skating by with a makeshift rotation.  With starters Jameson Taillon and Trevor Williams on the Injury List, the team […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Mitch Keller’s Promotion Comes With Big Expectations - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Rays 6, Cleveland 2: Lowe’d contact

Brandon Lowe, Tommy Pham, and Ji-Man Choi back a strong outing from Charlie Morton It took a while to get there, but the Rays eventually dispatched the Cleveland Indians 6-2 behind big hits from Lowe, Choi and Pham, and strong pitching from Charlie Morton. But first, about that delay. I know we make fun of other teams for not having a dome when it rains. But the truth is, there isn’t a dome out there that could have prevented this delay. Because it wasn’t raining. According to at Indians, today's first pitch will be delayed due to inclement weather in the area.#RaysUp...


GDT: Looking for a series win

If this rain stays away... Go Rays!

House of Houston

Houston Astros: What a Garrett Stubbs call-up to the bigs could look like

Top Houston Astros prospect Garrett Stubbs has been called up after an injury to Max Stassi. What should a Stubbs call-up look like? Let’s examine. The Houston Astros have yet another injury to deal with and the team will have to do some shuffling to ensure that continuity remains paramount in terms of this team […] Houston Astros: What a Garrett Stubbs call-up to the bigs could look like - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!


Dodgers Injury News: Alex Verdugo Somewhat Limited By Back Tightness

As a whole the Los Angeles Dodgers arguably are in better health now than when the 2019 season...

South Side Sox

South Side Sox Top Prospect No. 22: Jordan Stephens

It’s been a rough start to 2019 for the presupposed ‘first callup’ to the South Side rotation Jordan Stephens6´1´´190 poundsThrows: RightAge: 262018 Top Prospect Rank: 18SSS rank among all right-handed starting pitchers in the system: 6 Stephens, a native of Alvin, Texas, played college ball for the nearby Rice Owls. He was considered by many scouts at the time of his junior season to be in line for a selection in the third round. However, three starts into that season, Stephens was injured and required Tommy John surgery, missing the remainder of the season. Thus, Stephens...


Rays prospects and minor leagues: Brujan, Haley named FSL All-Stars

A pair of infielders will represent Charlotte in the Florida State League All-Star Game. Vidal Brujan is one of the most talented players in the organization, and he was recognized for his quality season with a spot in the Florida State League All-Star Game. He’ll be joined by Jim Haley in Jupiter on Saturday, June 15. Triple-A Durham Bulls (29-18) A pair of solo home runs made a difference in Durham’s 4-3 win over Charlotte. After the teams traded two-run first innings, Nick Ciuffo went deep to give the Bulls a 3-2 lead in the second. In the eighth, Nick Solak’s seventh homer of the...

New York Post

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero

Juan Lagares one day. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as unpredictable as the weather. The defensive-minded backup catcher was the latest to send the injury-riddled Mets to a victory in their final at-bat, drilling a solo homer to right-center field in a 5-4, 13-inning victory over the...

Pinstripe Alley

Yankees place Jake Barrett on 10-day IL, recall Joseph Harvey

Barrett hits the shelf with right elbow inflammation. Nobody on the 2019 Yankees is safe from the threat of injury, not even the low-leverage reliever. Earlier today the team placed Jake Barrett on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to May 23, with right elbow inflammation. As a corresponding move, Joseph Harvey rejoins the active roster. The Yankees claimed Barrett, 27, off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 4. The right-hander made two appearances for the major league team, allowing six runs over 3.2 innings. He had more success pitching for Triple-A Scranton, where he owned...

House of Houston

Houston Astros: Jose Altuve could be days away from a return

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve could reportedly be back in the lineup as early as a few days. What’s the latest? Let’s examine the possibilities. The Houston Astros are already dealing with the injury bug with some of their top players as we pass through the first quarter of the season.  The team has […] Houston Astros: Jose Altuve could be days away from a return - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!

Amazin Avenue

Brandon Nimmo has bulging disc and whiplash

The injury originally labeled as inflammation turns out to be more serious than that Brandon Nimmo was originally put on the injured list with what the Mets described as a stiff neck. After he received an MRI, the Mets announced that he was suffering from inflammation in his neck. But on Saturday, the Mets have followed up this announcement with news that Nimmo is actually suffering from whiplash and has a bulging disc in his neck. This is significantly more serious than just inflammation. Nimmo’s return date is now not known. He plans on starting his rehab when he regains full range of...

House of Houston

Houston Astros: George Springer’s injuries may wreck his MVP candidacy

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer is heading to the injured list amid a hamstring injury. This could wreck his AL MVP candidacy. Why? Let’s look. The Houston Astros will be without one of their biggest guns for likely awhile.  What’s going on?  George Springer is taking an all-expenses-paid trip to the injured list, capping off […] Houston Astros: George Springer’s injuries may wreck his MVP candidacy - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!

The Crawfish Boxes

Astros Trending Bi-Weekly Review. May 11th - May 25th. Pitching.

All the pitching stats that’s fit to print! Yesterday we covered the last two weeks of Astros Batting. Today we cover the pitching stats. With yesterday’s victory over the Red Sox the Astros are now 34-18 for the season, a .654 winning percentage. Team Pitching Compared to the previous two week period the Astros have improved in almost every category, both starters and relievers. They are still second overall to the Rays in ERA, but closing in (the rays are still .50 better). But advanced stats predict regression for the Rays, they have a low 11.2 HR/FB ratio, and in xFIP and SIERA...

New York Post

Michael Conforto awaiting one final check before Mets return

After going through his second full day of baseball activities without restrictions, Michael Conforto expects to return to the Mets’ lineup on Sunday. All that’s left is receiving MLB’s approval. “They said this morning they should get back to us [Saturday],” Conforto, who suffered a concussion on May 16 after colliding with Robinson Cano while...

New York Post

Brandon Nimmo injury news gets worse with bulging disk reveal

Perhaps this explains all the new outfield moves the Mets have made recently. Brandon Nimmo told MLB.com on Saturday that he has a bulging disk in his neck and is suffering from whiplash. The Mets have been vague about the injury that sent Nimmo to the injured list Wednesday, first describing it as a stiff...

Tampa Bay Times

Rays Tales: The 10 most impactful/influential people in franchise history

CLEVELAND - Seeing Andrew Friedman and Jim Hickey back at the Trop last week, chatting recently with Stuart Sternberg, reading John Romano's tale of the transition from Vince Naimoli's ownership that began 15 years ago this month got us thinking:Who are the 10

Rox Pile

Colorado Rockies: Injury update on Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon was held out of the Colorado Rockies starting lineup for the second consecutive game on Saturday night with an injured right calf. Blackmon originally injured his calf in the Colorado Rockies‘ series finale loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday afternoon at PNC Park.. He fouled a pitch off his calf in the […] Colorado Rockies: Injury update on Charlie Blackmon - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Tampa Bay Times

Rays plan to stick with Jose Alvarado in high-leverage situations

CLEVELAND - Manager Kevin Cash said, as you'd expect, that despite Friday's eighth-inning blowup he would stick with using Jose Alvarado in high-leverage situations. "No concerns whatsoever,'' Cash said. But it was interesting to hear his

Pinstripe Alley

NYY vs. KC: Chad Green vs. Jorge Lopez

It’s take two for the opener as Green starts the back-end of the doubleheader The Yankees took game one of this doubleheader behind the power of their bats, and now have an opportunity to sweep the day and take their seventh consecutive victory. To do so, they’ll have to work through a bullpen game. Chad Green will start and he’ll hope to do better than the performance he gave on May 19. when he opened against the Rays and gave up two runs in 1.2 innings. There are a number of options to get the ball after Green, including Chance Adams who was called up as the 26th man for the...

Over the Monster

Red Sox at Astros lineup: Houston vs. Astro’s dad

The Red Sox look to put a ghoulish Friday game behind them tonight in Houston. The Red Sox (27-24), fresh off a game against the Astros (34-18) that they could have won but for some “Little League” defense, as this site’s editor called it, look to even the score down in Houston tonight at 7:15 p.m (FOX). It’s David Price against Brad Peacock, with no J.D. Martinez to speak of, again, with Christian Vázquez taking over the DH spot in the starting lineup with the big slugger still ailing. On Houston’s side, George Springer, also dogged by injuries, gets the day off, pushing...


David Price Injury: Red Sox Lefty Pulled From Start After Three Hitters

David Price on Saturday was making his second start since returning from the disabled list, but it didn’t last long.... Read More »

Press of Atlantic City

Phillies place Pat Neshek on injured list with shoulder injury

MILWAUKEE — Pat Neshek’s challenging week ended Saturday with him being placed on the injured list after he felt pain in his shoulder while playing catch on Friday afternoon at Miller Park.

Lone Star Ball

Elvis Andrus activated, Delino DeShields optioned

The Rangers have activated Elvis Andrus from the injured list to replace Delino DeShields Texas Rangers transactions: Elvis Andrus has been officially activated from the 10 day injured list, the team announced today. He takes the place of Delino DeShields on the active roster — DeShields was optioned to AAA Nashville after last night’s game. Both moves were, I think, pretty well expected. Elvis played in rehab games with Frisco on Tuesday and Wednesday, and today was the first day he was eligible to be activated from the i.l. Had the injury happened to Elvis in 2020, when there will...

Jacoby Ellsbury won't report to Yankees camp due to injury

The TMKS panel discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's delayed report date to Yankees camp as he deals with a plantar fasciitis injury. Subscribe for daily sports videos! YES' social media pages: YouTube: youtube.com/YESnetwork Facebook: facebook.com/YESnetwork Twit

MLB.com FastCast: Lindor out 7-9 weeks, Giants meet with Harper - 2/8/19

The Indians lose Francisco Lindor for seven to nine weeks to a calf injury, plus the Giants meet with Bryce Harper in Las Vegas About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States

MLB.com FastCast: Angels sign closer Allen - 1/18/19

The Angels add free-agent closer Cody Allen, Avisail Garcia officially joins the Rays, plus the Manny Machado rumor mill keeps churning About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United