Michael Saunders dealing with illness on assignment
Saunders, who is on assignment as he recovers from a back injury, might need extra time on assignment given his absence. His assignment is set to end Aug. 26, but the Times reports the team may figure out how to get him more time.
Salvador Perez returns to action Friday
Perez has been dealing with a knee issue. He went for an MRI Thursday, which came back clean. Perez is hitting .268/.304/.417 over 441 at-bats.
Yan Gomes dealing with minor concussion; no DL move yet
Mike Napoli expected back Saturday
Napoli is dealing with back spasms. He's missed two games due to the injury. Napoli is hitting .266/.385/.446 over 354 at-bats.
Joakim Soria should return shortly after eligible
"He can be activated on Monday," Dombrowski told MLB Network Radio. "I'm not sure he'll be activated right then, but he's very close."
Soria should not need much more time than the minimum to return from his injury, which has kept him out since Aug. 9. He had allowed five earned runs in 4 1/3 innings since joining the Tigers.
David Holmberg returns to Triple-A Friday
Holmberg was simply making a spot start, and will likely return to the Louisville rotation for the time being. He has been tagged for 11 runs in 5 1/3 innings in two appearances in the majors this season.
Daniel Corcino gets the call from Double-A
Corcino will be making his major-league debut the first time he appears in a game with the Reds. The 23-year-old has a 4.13 ERA In 143 2/3 innings at Double-A this season, and will likely serve as bullpen depth for the Reds.
Carlos Beltran still sidelined Friday
Beltran had a cortisone injection in the elbow Wednesday, the team announced, and his status moving forward is expected to be determined Saturday.
Yoenis Cespedes returns to lineup following family issue
Allen Craig returns to outfield Friday
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August 21, 2014
Fantasy Baseball Today: News & Notes (8/21) (8:10)