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Cory Luebke meets with Padres' doctors after arm pain returns
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(8:45 pm ET) Padres pitcher Cory Luebke suffered a setback in his recovery from two Tommy John surgeries. 

Luebke experienced discomfort in his elbow after his most recent minor league rehab appearance. 

Luebke returned to San Diego and will meet with the team doctor on Tuesday, per MLB.com


Report: Matt Andriese to get 26th man call-up for Rays
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(8:19 pm ET) Rays pitcher Matt Andriese will get called up from Triple-A Durham on Tuesday to start the second game of a doubleheader against Kansas City, per the Tampa Bay Times

The day-night doubleheader resulted from a rainout on Monday. Andriese will get the call-up courtesy of MLB's 26th man rule for twin bills. 

Andriese was scheduled to start for Durham on Tuesday and will be on regular rest. He's 1-0, 2.88 at Durham. 


Cardinals' Marco Gonzalez to start rehab assignment on Friday
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(8:13 pm ET) Cardinals pitcher Marco Gonzalez will begin pitching in games on Friday, general manager John Mozeliak said, per MLB.com

Gonzalez has been sidelined with a pectoral injury and shoulder impingement since May. 

Mozeliak said Gonzalez would pitch for Class A Palm Beach and gradually increase his workload to 100 pitches by the end of the month. 


AL reserves announced for 2015 MLB All-Star game
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7:55 pm ET) The American League reserves for the 2015 MLB All-Star game were announced Monday and the following players were selected:

Catcher: Russell Martin, Blue Jays; Stephen Vogt, Athletics

First Base: Prince Fielder, Rangers; Albert Pujols, Angels (will start in place of injured Miguel Cabrera); Mark Teixeira, Yankees (replaces injured Cabrera on roster)

Second Base: Jason Kipnis, Indians

Shortstop: Jose Iglesias, Tigers

Third Base: Manny Machado, Orioles

Outfield: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays; Adam Jones, Orioles; J.D. Martinez, Tigers

Utility: Brock Holt, Red Sox

Starting Pitchers: Sonny Gray, Athletics; Felix Hernandez, Mariners; David Price, Tigers; Dallas Keuchel, Astros; Chris Sale, White Sox; Zach Britton, Orioles; Chris Archer, Rays

Relief Pitchers: Dellin Betances, Yankees; Brad Boxberger, Rays; Zach Britton, Orioles; Wade Davis, Royals; Kelvin Herrera, Royals; Darren O'Day, Orioles; Glen Perkins, Twins

The following players are eligible to be voted in during the final Fan Vote: SS Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox; OF Yoenis Cespedes, Tigers; OF Brett Gardner, Yankees; 2B Brian Dozier, Twins; 3B Mike Moustakas, Royals


National League All Star reserves, pitchers, Final Vote candidates named
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7:44 pm ET) The National League All Star reserves and pitchers were announced on Monday evening, and there was no room for the reigning National League MVP.

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw was not selected for the All Star team, although he's one of five candidates to take the final spot on the roster in the Final Vote. 

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant made the team as an injury replacement for the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton. Bryant is one of two rookies on the team, along with Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson

The Pirates sent two starting pitchers to the All Star team for the first time since 1960. MLB wins leader Gerrit Cole and fellow Pittsburgh starter A.J. Burnett will both be making their first appearance. 

National League reserves are

Catcher: Yasmani Grandal, Dodgers
Catcher: Yadier Molina, Cardinals
First baseman: Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers
First baseman: Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
Second baseman: DJ LeMahieu, Rockies
Second baseman: Joe Panik, Giants
Third baseman: Nolan Arenado, Rockies
Third baseman: Kris Bryant, Cubs
Shortstop: Brandon Crawford, Giants
Outfielder: Andrew McCutchen, Pirates
Outfielder: Joc Pederson, Dodgers
Outfielder: A.J. Pollock, D-backs
Outfielder: Justin Upton, Padres

National League pitchers are 

LHP: Madison Bumgarner, Giants
RHP: A.J. Burnett, Pirates
LHP: Aroldis Chapman, Reds
RHP: Gerrit Cole, Pirates
RHP: Jacob deGrom, Mets
RHP: Zack Greinke, Dodgers
RHP: Mark Melancon, Pirates
RHP: Shelby Miller, Braves
RHP: Jonathan Papelbon, Phillies
RHP: Francisco Rodriguez, Brewers
RHP: Trevor Rosenthal, Cardinals
RHP: Max Scherzer, Nationals
RHP: Michael Wacha, Cardinals

The five candidates for the Final Vote are 

RHP: Johnny Cueto, Reds
RHP: Jeurys Familia, Mets
RHP: Carlos Martinez, Cardinals
LHP: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers
Shortstop: Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies


Monday's Rays-Royals game postponed due to rain
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7:26 pm ET) Monday's game between the Rays and Royals has been postponed due to inclement weather, the teams announced.

The teams will play a doubleheader Tuesday at Kansas City. Game 1 will feature Matt Moore and Chris Young on the mound. The Rays will call up pitcher Matt Andriese to start Game 2 against  Edinson Volquez, reports the Tampa Bay Times.


Giants sit 2B Joe Panik, SS Brandon Crawford against lefty
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6:59 pm ET) The Giants have benched their starting middle infield Monday. Both second baseman Joe Panik and shortstop Brandon Crawford are out against Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese.

It marks the first absence for Panik since May 21 and third for Crawford since three days later.

Crawford has certainly not struggled against southpaws this season. He is batting .333 (20-for-60). Panik has 19 hits in 68 at-bats against them in 2015.


Mets 1B Lucas Duda not in Monday's lineup
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6:51 pm ET) Mets first baseman Lucas Duda was held out of Monday's lineup at the Giants, the team announced.

He was replaced at first base by Michael Cuddyer, who will bat fifth. Krik Nieuwenhuis received the start in left field. Duda is hitting .138 with two doubles and four RBI in his last 15 games.

The Mets are the underdogs (+135) at San Francisco on Monday.


Dodgers SS Jimmy Rollins batting behind pitcher Monday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6:34 pm ET) Don Mattingly has placed starting pitcher Yimi Garcia into the eighth spot in the Monday lineup against Philadelphia. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins will follow him.

That marks the first time a Dodgers pitcher has not batted ninth since Randy Wolf hit eighth on Aug. 6, 2009.


Phillies' Ben Revere returns to lineup Monday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6:33 pm ET) Phillies outfielder Ben Revere was back in the lineup for Monday's game at the Los Angeles Dodgers, reports TrueBlueLA.com.

He will bat first and play right field. Revere had been held out of Sunday's game because of a hamstring injury. Over his last 13 games, Revere is hitting .364 with one home run and five RBI.

The Phillies are the underdogs (+240) at Los Angeles on Monday. 


 
 
 
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