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Marlins' Alvarez a few weeks away from rehab assignment
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:45 pm ET) Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez (shoulder) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Tuesday, according to The Miami Herald. Manager Dan Jennings said the right-hander could begin a rehab assignment right after the All-Star break in mid-July.

Braves' Freddie Freeman won't be ready to come off DL Friday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:34 pm ET) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman (wrist) will not be ready to come off the 15-day disabled list when eligible Friday, manager Fredi Gonzalez told reporters Tuesday.

Gonzalez said Freeman's wrist is not improving and the team is trying some other therapy to help with the recovery.

The Braves are still hopeful Freeman will return before the All-Star break.


Athletics option Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:25 pm ET) The Athletics optioned Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday. He hit .203 with two home runs, six RBI, eight walks, 11 runs and 24 strikeouts in 34 games with Oakland.

Rays 1B James Loney starting rehab assignment Tuesday
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4:23 pm ET) Rays first baseman James Loney will begin his rehab assignment Tuesday night with Class A Charlotte, according to the Tampa Bay Tribune

Loney is on the disabled list with a fractured left middle finger. He will be Charlotte's designated hitter during the rehab start. 


Royals SS Alcides Escobar returns from finger injury Tuesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:22 pm ET) Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar returned to the starting lineup Tuesday against the Astros after being a late scratch Monday due to a finger injury he suffered Sunday.

Escobar is batting .382 (21 for 55) with one triple, three doubles, 10 RBI, nine runs, three walks, six strikeouts and one stolen base in his last 13 games. His batting average has increased from .255 to .281 in that span.


Astros DH Evan Gattis returns to lineup Tuesday
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4:14 pm ET) Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis will return to the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Royals. 

Gattis took Monday off with Jon Singleton filling in for him. This season, Gattis is hitting .235/.266/.440 and has 13 home runs with 47 RBI. 


Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter takes a seat with Sale on the mound
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(3:58 pm ET) Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is getting the day off and is being held out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the White Sox. Carpenter had started five straight games, collecting just three hits in 21 at-bats over that span.

And, with a .222 batting average against left-handers this season, Carpenter will be shielded from one of the finest southpaws in the game, Chris Sale, who is starting on Tuesday.

Mark Reynolds is handling the hot corner while Xavier Scruggs handles first base on Tuesday.


Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong not starting on Tuesday vs. White Sox
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(3:56 pm ET) Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is getting just his second day off in the last 19 games, as he is being held out of the lineup on Tuesday. Wong has been hitting at a decent clip recently, batting .275 with two home runs over his last 10 games.

And, despite a strong .284 average against southpaws this season, the lefty-swinging Wong will take a seat against a tough left-hander in Chris Sale.

Pete Kozma is getting the start at second base while batting eighth against the White Sox on Tuesday.


White Sox back in NL park, Adam LaRoche back on bench
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3:54 pm ET) White Sox DH Adam LaRoche was not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals, as Chicago opened up a two-game series in an NL park. 

He also started the game on the bench for two of three games at Milwaukee in May and a two-game series at Pittsburgh in mid-June.

LaRoche is batting just .189 (10 for 53) with one home run, four doubles, seven RBI, three runs, five walks and 22 strikeouts in his last 15 games.


Pirates' Harrison sits Tuesday as HR drought reaches 37 games
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3:46 pm ET) Pirates infielder Josh Harrison was held out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the Tigers for the first time since June 10. It was just the ninth time in 76 games this season he did not start.

Harrison is batting .346 (28 for 81) with four doubles, four RBI, six runs, three walks, 12 strikeouts and three stolen bases in his last 19 games.

He still hasn't homered in 37 games, which is the third-longest drought of his career, according to Baseball-Reference.com. His longest home-run drought was 46 games.


 
 
 
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