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There are almost too many two-start options for owners to sift through in advance of Week 4. Our Al Melchior shares his perspective on your rotations. Full story
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Shane Victorino set for rehab game Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10:48 am ET) Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino began his rehab Saturday at Triple-A, according to the Providence Journal

Victorino is set to play right and hit second. He will receive three at-bats, and should see five or six innings in the field. He's attempting to come back from a hamstring injury.


Braves contemplating rotation for near-future
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10:47 am ET) Gavin Floyd or David Hale could be the odd man out when all shakes out for the sizzling Braves starting rotation, which boasts a major-league best 1.47 ERA this season.

The surprising start by Aaron Harang could result in Floyd not landing a starting spot when he completes his rehab from Tommy John surgery, MLB.com has speculated. Floyd gave up four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings in a rehab appearancce Friday for Double-A Mississippi. He will likely require at least two more rehab starts before he is ready to return.

Hale owns a 2.89 ERA in two starts for the Braves, but might be the most likely to be on the outside looking in once Floyd returns.


Xander Bogaerts gets a rest Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10:45 am ET) Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is not in the team's starting lineup Saturday.

It's the first game Bogaerts has missed all season. He's hitting .271 in 59 at-bats. Bogaerts will be replaced by Jonathan Herrera at short.


Yadier Molina resting Saturday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10:31 am ET) Cardinals sizzling catcher Yadier Molina won't get a chance to extend his 10-game hitting streak Saturday unless he pinch-hits. He has been given the day off as Tony Cruz takes over the position for the game against Washington.

Molina has 16 hits in his last 37 at-bats and owns .344/.373/.547 stat line on the season.


Denard Span back Saturday with Nationals
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10:22 am ET) Nationals center fielder Denard Span has returned to the lineup for the Saturday game against St. Louis after recovering from a concussion that has kept him out since April 11.

Span, who told MASN that he felt like he never sustained the head injury, is hoping to hit better than he had been before leaving for a minor league rehab. He had just three hits in his previous 24 at-bats to drop his average to .222.


Jose Reyes returns to action Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10:19 am ET) Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes returned to the starting lineup Saturday against the Indians.

Reyes was activated from the disabled list Friday, and was expected to return Saturday. He missed a couple weeks due to a hamstring injury. Reyes will hit leadoff against Cleveland in his return.


Michael Bourn sitting out Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10:12 am ET) Indians outfielder Michael Bourn is not in the team's lineup Saturday against the Blue Jays.

Bourn returned to the lineup this week after missing time with a hamstring injury. It's assumed that Saturday is just a routine day off for Bourn. He should return to the lineup in a few days.


Adam LaRoche boasts fine numbers despite mini-slump
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10:10 am ET) Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has cooled off after a torrid start, but still boasts strong numbers heading into late April.

LaRoche has just one RBI in the last nine games and 4 for 21 in the last five, but he does own a three-game hitting streak and a fine .412 on-base percentage this season. His 11 runs and 10 RBI this year also show far greater productivity than what he managed in a highly disappointing 2013.


David Ortiz back in the lineup Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9:59 am ET) Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is back in the team's starting lineup Saturday.

Ortiz sat out Friday's game, but it was not injury-related. Ortiz is set to hit third against the Orioles. 


Alex Avila sitting Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9:52 am ET) Tigers catcher Alex Avila is not in the lineup Saturday against the Angels.

Avila will be replaced by Bryan Holaday behind the plate. Avila is receiving a normal day of rest. He should return to the lineup Sunday.


 
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