Padres recall RP Cory Mazzoni, place him on 60-day DL
Mazzoni will head to the disabled list because of a shoulder strain.
Brewers, Reds to play doubleheader Saturday after rainout
For the Reds,
Milwaukee will send
Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury leaves Friday's game
An upset stomach caused
Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman to make final rehab start Monday
If all goes well,
"Just a lot of hard work, motivation and faith, that's basically all it took," said Stroman, who went 11-6 with a 3.65 ERA in 26 games last year. "Two-a-days six days a week for four months straight will do the job. A lot went into it, a lot of pain, but we're in the position that we sought to be, and it's exciting."
Reds OF Billy Hamilton to begin rehab assignment Saturday
Hamilton took batting practice Friday and reported no issues. He is on the disabled list with a shoulder injury.
Marlins SP Jose Fernandez to throw simulated game
If all goes well, Fernandez could return by mid-September. A biceps strain has kept him out since early August.
Nationals' Michael Taylor undergoes MRI, hopes to return soon
"I'm ready," Taylor said. "I'm not playing [Friday]. I'm available off the bench. I think it's the same thing as before. The swelling came back a little bit, little bit of stiffness."
Marlins consider Giancarlo Stanton day to day
"It's a just a matter of when the wrist and the soreness goes out of the hand," manager Dan Jennings said. "I think it's a plus that he went down to try the rehab start and test himself to see where he is. Now it's just how much time it will take before he can come back and be as close to 100 percent and the comfort level of his strength with his hand and his wrist."
Mariners' James Paxton has torn fingernail
Paxton was removed in the fourth inning of his outing Wednesday at Triple-A. The injury is expected to halt his recovery for a few more days.
Nationals' Aaron Barrett undergoes Tommy John surgery
"Everything was successful," manager Matt Williams said. "He's on the road to recovery now. It's disappointing for him certainly, but he's a warrior and he'll work hard to be back."
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