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Ryan Hanigan not expected to return this weekend
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:50 pm ET) Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan (oblique) is not expected to rejoin the team this weekend, the Tampa Bay Times reports. He will resume a minor-league rehab assignment with Class A Charlotte at the start of the week, which will run through at least until Wednesday. 

Josh Hamilton dealing with fractured middle finger
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:47 pm ET) Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton underwent X-rays following Friday's game against Tampa Bay, which revealed a left middle finger fracture, per the Los Angeles Times.

The medical staff is unsure if Hamilton's fracture is a new or an old one from a couple of years ago. He has been listed as day to day moving forward, leaving his status uncertain for Saturday's game at Tropicana Field.

Adrian Gonzalez exits game with knee contusion
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:43 pm ET) Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez left Friday's game against the Cubs after two innings with a right knee contusion. He appeared to have sustained the injury while sliding at the plate. The team has listed him day to day moving forward, leaving his status uncertain for Saturday's game against Chicago.

Jarred Cosart takes the loss in Miami debut
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:40 pm ET) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart took the loss in his Miami debut Friday night against the Reds, dropping to 9-8 on the year. The right-hander permitted four runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three over 5 1/3 innings of a 5-2 defeat.

Cosart has allowed four-plus runs in each of his last two starts. He owns a 4.51 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP over 21 starts (121 2/3 innings). His next start will come Thursday in Pittsburgh.

Aroldis Chapman closes out Marlins
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:37 pm ET) Reds closer Aroldis Chapman allowed a hit and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning for the save Friday night in Miami. Chapman has converted 25 of 27 save attempts, with a 2.04 ERA and a 0.79 WHIP over 35 1/3 innings of relief.

Mat Latos picks third win of the season Friday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:33 pm ET) Reds pitcher Mat Latos (3-3) moved back to .500 with a win Friday night in Miami, scattering one run on five hits and four walks while striking out five over seven innings of a 5-2 victory.

Over his last two starts covering 13 innings, Latos has allowed only four earned runs. He owns a 3.07 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP over nine starts (58 2/3 innings). He will look to stay sharp Wednesday at home against Cleveland.

Danny Salazar slides back to .500
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:29 pm ET) Indians pitcher Danny Salazar worked another quality start for the win Friday night at home against the Rangers, improving to 4-4 on the year. The right-hander permitted one unearned run on four hits and three walks while striking out four over six innings of a 12-2 victory.

Salazar has allowed one unearned run or fewer in two of his last three starts . He owns a 4.45 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP over 11 starts (58 2/3 innings). He will make his next start Wednesday at Cincinnati.

Jerome Williams gets absolutely obliterated in spot-start
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:22 pm ET) Rangers pitcher Jerome Williams was obliterated by the Indians in Cleveland on Friday, dropping to 2-5 on the year. The right-hander was shelled for 10 runs on 13 hits and three walks while striking out two over four innings of a 12-2 defeat.

Williams became the sixth starter in the past 100 years to allow at least 10 runs, 13 hits and three walks in no more than four innings of work. He will likely be demoted to the bullpen moving forward.

Koji Uehara retires side in order for the save
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:15 pm ET) Red Sox closer Koji Uehara struck out one and needed 13 pitches to retire the side in order for the save Friday night at home against the Yankees. Uehara has converted 22 of 24 save attempts, with a 1.45 ERA and a 0.72 WHIP over 49 2/3 innings of relief.

Anthony Ranaudo picks up win, posts quality start in MLB debut
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11:12 pm ET) Red Sox pitcher Anthony Ranaudo put together a quality start in his major-league debut Friday night against the Yankees.

Ranaudo permitted a solo home run to Carlos Beltran in the fourth and a run-scoring single to Beltran again in the sixth. He permitted two runs on four hits and four walks while striking out two over six innings of work for his first career victory. Of his 91 pitches, 53 were strikes.

It remains to be seen if Ranaudo will remain in the rotation moving forward.

 
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Which of these third basemen would you want on your teams for the second half?

Nolan Arenado, Rockies
17%
Manny Machado, Orioles
25%
Todd Frazier, Reds
33%
Martin Prado, Diamondbacks
4%
Kyle Seager, Mariners
17%
Pedro Alvarez, Pirates
4%

Total Votes: 3,689


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