Ryan Howard returns to starting lineup
The Phillies have been giving Howard time off recently due to his struggles, and have discussed the possibility of using him in a platoon moving forward.
Jeremy Hellickson set to start Saturday vs. Boston
James Paxton expected to accompany Mariners on six-game road trip
Phil Gosselin called back up Saturday
Gosselin has yet to appear in a major-league gab this season, and has just two hits in six career at-bats.
Report: Ryan Zimmerman could be out until September
Zimmerman suffered the injury in Tuesday's game, and might be out until late September if this timeline holds up. The report indicates the team is looking at a six-to-eight week absence, due to what is considered a serious hamstring strain.
Scooter Gennett sits out Saturday's game
Yonder Alonso returns from DL Saturday
Alonso was hitting just .210/.250/.341 in 69 games prior to the injury.
Andrew Susac gets the call Saturday
Susac will make his major-league debut whenever he appears in his first game for the Giants. He was hitting .268/.379/.451 in 213 at-bats at Triple-A.
Hector Sanchez placed on concussion DL
Eric Hosmer held out of starting lineup Saturday
Hosmer has been held out of the lineup since Wednesday due to the ailment, but has entered as a defensive substitute in back-to-back games. He is hitting .271 with six homers and 45 RBI in 399 at-bats this season. His status remains uncertain for Sunday's series finale.
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CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman talks trade rumors with the Fantasy Baseball Today crew, which compels Scott White to consider Troy Tulowitzki's and Carlos Gonzalez's value away from Coors Field.
Ryan Howard proves with 25-homer, 95-RBI pace that he's not ready for glue factor
Drew Stubbs has been reinvigorated by a move to Colorado. With trade talks starting to heat up, Fantasy owners should be worried that he might be changing homes.
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