Curt Casali
Curt Casali sent back to minors
Curt Casali, C, TB
News: The Rays sent catcher Curt Casali back to Class A Charlotte Tuesday, to make room on the active roster for the return of Ryan Hanigan.

Casali appeared in 23 games for the Rays, hitting .169/.246/.203 in 59 at-bats. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Casali was sent to Class A so he can return when rosters expand Sept. 1. 


Ryan Hanigan
Ryan Hanigan brought back from DL
Ryan Hanigan, C, TB
News: Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, ahead of the team's Orioles.

Hanigan has been out since July 8 with an oblique injury, but was expected to return Tuesday after finishing up his rehab assignment in Class A. He hit .250/.375/.400 in 20 at-bats on assignment. 


Geovany Soto
Geovany Soto to start Tuesday
Geovany Soto, C, OAK
News: Athletics catcher Geovany Soto is not in the team's lineup Monday.

Soto has been told he'll start Tuesday, according to Soto was recently acquired by the club. He's hit .237 over 38 at-bats. 


John Jaso
John Jaso lands on 7-day DL
John Jaso, C, OAK
News: The Athletics officially placed catcher John Jaso on the 7-day disabled list -- retroactive to Aug, 24 -- with a concussion, the team announced. Jaso has been experiencing concussion symptoms that have worsened over the past two weeks. He owned a .264/.337/.430 with nine homers and 40 RBI over 307 at-bats before landing on the DL.

Brian McCann
Brian McCann notches walkoff pinch-hit home run Sunday
Brian McCann, C, NYY
News: Yankees catcher Brian McCann wasn't in the starting lineup Sunday, but he came through with a pinch-hit three-run home run in the 10th inning to send his team home with a walkoff 7-4 win.

McCann hit for Francisco Cervelli in the bottom of the 10th after an intentional walk put runners on first and second with two outs, and he delivered his fourth home run of August. McCann has hit .235/.288/.391 with 15 home runs and 54 RBI in 391 at-bats.


Tomas Telis
Rangers to bring up Tomas Telis Monday
Tomas Telis, C, TEX
News: The Rangers will purchase the contract of Triple-A catcher Tomas Telis before Monday's game, the team announced.

Telis will take the roster spot of Geovany Soto, who has been traded to the A's. Telis has hit .319/.353/.434 with five home runs, 49 RBI and eight stolen bases in 401 at-bats between Double-A and Triple-A.


Yan Gomes
Yan Gomes slows baseball activity Sunday
Yan Gomes, C, CLE
News: Indians catcher Yan Gomes slowed his baseball activity Sunday after still experiencing concussion symptoms Saturday, reports.

"I don't think that it'll be more than [seven days], but there's phases," manager Terry Francona said Sunday. "They ramp up progressively. I think there's three or four steps, and each one you have to pass. When you pass one, you go on to the next one. How fast, it just depends on how you feel."

Gomes won't be rushed back to action as he recovers from his injury. He has hit .284/.324/.477 with 17 home runs and 53 RBI in 384 at-bats.


Chris Gimenez
Chris Gimenez acquired by Indians
Chris Gimenez, C, CLE
News: Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez has been acquired by the Indians Saturday.

Gimenez will replace Yan Gomes on the team's roster. Gomes was placed on the 7-day disabled list due to a concussion. Gimenez is hitting .262 over 107 at-bats in the majors. 


Dioner Navarro
Key clout ends slump for Dioner Navarro
Dioner Navarro, C, TOR
News: Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro came up with the biggest hit of the Saturday clash against the Rays until the game-winner.

Navarro turned a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 lead with a home run in the seventh inning. The blast was a welcome one for Navarro, who had been mired in a 4-for-25 slump coming into the at-bat.


Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez sitting out, but not with injury
Salvador Perez, C, KC
News: Royals catcher Salvador Perez was not in the team's starting lineup Saturday against the Rangers.

Perez is coming off a knee injury, but his absence is not related to the issue. Instead, manager Ned Yost said he wants to keep Perez out of the Texas heat. It should be viewed as a normal day off for Perez. 


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