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David Holmberg returns to Triple-A Friday
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:51 pm ET) Reds pitcher David Holmberg was sent back to Triple-A Louisville Friday, one day after he surrendered six runs in 2 2/3 innings in a start against the Braves.

Holmberg was simply making a spot start, and will likely return to the Louisville rotation for the time being. He has been tagged for 11 runs in 5 1/3 innings in two appearances in the majors this season. 


Daniel Corcino gets the call from Double-A
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:49 pm ET) The Reds recalled pitch Daniel Corcino from Double-A Pensacola Friday, the team announced.

Corcino will be making his major-league debut the first time he appears in a game with the Reds. The 23-year-old has a 4.13 ERA In 143 2/3 innings at Double-A this season, and will likely serve as bullpen depth for the Reds.  


Carlos Beltran still sidelined Friday
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:38 pm ET) Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran's absence from the lineup Friday should come as little surprise, as the veteran continues to deal with issues with his elbow.

Beltran had a cortisone injection in the elbow Wednesday, the team announced, and his status moving forward is expected to be determined Saturday. 


Yoenis Cespedes returns to lineup following family issue
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:37 pm ET) Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is back in the starting lineup Friday against the Mariners, after leaving Thursday's game due to a family issue. He is batting fourth and starting in left field for the opener of a three-game series at home. 

Allen Craig returns to outfield Friday
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:30 pm ET) Red Sox first baseman Allen Craig is starting in right field Friday, just one day after he made his return from the disabled list as a designated hitter. This will be Craig's first appearance in the field since suffering the foot injury that landed him on the DL Aug. 1. 

Yan Gomes still sidelined Friday
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:24 pm ET) Indians catcher Yan Gomes was unable to return to the lineup Friday for the start of a series against the Astros, as he continues to deal with the effects of taking a foul ball off the mask Thursday. At this point, he is considered day to day, and the extent of the issue is not yet known.

Craig Gentry brought back from DL
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:23 pm ET) Athletics outfielder Craig Gentry was activated from the disabled list Friday and is expected to be in the starting lineup Friday against the Angels, according to InsideBayArea.com.

Gentry has been out since late July with a hand injury, but just finished a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacramento, where he hit .267 in four games. 


Back injury still keeping Mike Napoli sidelined
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:08 pm ET) Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli is still out of the lineup Friday against the Mariners, as he continues to deal with back spasms. He has missed the team's last three games now, and remains day to day moving forward through the team's weekend series against the Mariners. 

David Ortiz returns to lineup after day off
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:07 pm ET) Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is back in the lineup Friday against the Mariners, after missing the team's previous game with soreness. He is in his usual spot, batting third and serving as the DH for the start of a weekend series. 

Ryan LaMarre returns to Reds organization
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3:01 pm ET) The Reds re-signed outfielder Ryan LaMarre to a minor-league deal Friday, just days after designating him for assignment and releasing him. He should return to Triple-A Louisville, where he has was hitting .200/.310/.300 on the season. 

 
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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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