Tony Watson
Pirates' Tony Watson: Racks up save No. 7 on Wednesday
Tony Watson, RP, PIT
6:13 AM
News: Watson gave up a hit over 1.1 scoreless innings Wednesday to pick up his seventh save of the season in a 6-5 win over the Cubs.

After Daniel Hudson served up a two-run shot to Anthony Rizzo in the eighth inning to close the gap to one run, Watson came in to finish the inning. The lefty ran into some danger of his own in the ninth, but got a double play out of Albert Almora with runners on first and second to seal the victory. Watson's 0.96 ERA appears elite, but his 5:5 K:BB through 9.1 innings is not up to his usual standards and could be a sign of trouble down the road.

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Pedro Baez
Dodgers' Pedro Baez: Gives up first run in loss
Pedro Baez, RP, LAD
2:41 AM
News: Baez gave up a run while striking out two in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Giants.

The 29-year-old had tossed seven shutout innings before giving up a game-tying home run to Michael Morse. Fellow reliever, Sergio Romo, also gave up a homer Wednesday, so Baez's role as manager Dave Roberts' right-handed setup man appears to be safe, making him the most-appealing target for holds on the Dodgers.

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Sergio Romo
Dodgers' Sergio Romo: Continues to struggle Wednesday
Sergio Romo, RP, LAD
2:34 AM
News: Romo recorded just one out before surrendering a two-run home run in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Giants.

Romo was brought into the game to protect a three-run lead against his former club, but he served up a two-run blast to Christian Arroyo, which sparked a late-inning comeback for the Giants. The veteran reliever technically earned his third hold of the season Wednesday, but with a 10.57 ERA in 10 appearances, even owners in holds leagues will find it hard to roster him until he settles down.

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Mauricio Cabrera
Braves' Mauricio Cabrera: Rehab assignment set
Mauricio Cabrera, RP, ATL
4/26/2017
News: Cabrera is set to begin his minor-league rehab assignment with High-A Florida Friday, Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan reports.

Cabrera will throw one inning Friday and hopefully toss two more in his next outing barring any setbacks. If all goes well in Florida, the 23-year-old will then head to Triple-A Gwinnett where he'll get his footing before returning to the Braves' bullpen.

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Koda Glover
Nationals' Koda Glover: Eying activation when eligible
Koda Glover, RP, WAS
4/26/2017
News: Glover (hip) is expecting to be activated from the 10-day disabled list once eligible, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

Glover was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip impingement earlier Wednesday, though he said he is "extremely confident" that he'll be ready to go once his 10 days are up. He's allowed four runs and struck out six through 8.2 innings this season, collecting two saves in the process. Shawn Kelley should take over the bulk of closing duties while Glover is sidelined.

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Walker Weickel
Rangers' Walker Weickel: Agrees to minor-league deal with Rangers
Walker Weickel, RP, SD
4/26/2017
News: Weickel signed a minor-league contract with the Rangers on Wednesday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Weickel hasn't played higher than High-A ball in his five-year career, accumulating a combined 5.42 ERA through 260.2 innings over that time. He'll head straight to extended spring training, and he'll likely find himself in the lower minors when reassigned.

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Kevin Quackenbush
Padres' Kevin Quackenbush: Sent back to minors
Kevin Quackenbush, RP, SD
4/26/2017
News: Quackenbush was optioned to Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday.

Quackenbush gave the Padres three scoreless appearances before being sent back to El Paso, striking out seven across four innings while allowing five hits. He should remain one of the Padres' top relief options in Triple-A should the team need any bullpen help in the future.

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Matt Grace
Nationals' Matt Grace: Promoted to Nationals
Matt Grace, RP, WAS
4/26/2017
News: Grace was added to the Nationals' 25-man roster Wednesday, Dan Kolko of MASN reports.

Grace will take the roster spot of Koda Glover (hip), who was placed on the disabled list earlier Wednesday. He's sitting on a 5.62 ERA through eight innings at Triple-A this season, though he has struck out 10 batters during that span. The 28-year-old will provide a needed bullpen arm for the Nationals, who deployed five different relievers during Tuesday's 15-12 victory over the Rockies, though he'll likely head back to Syracuse when Glover is activated.

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Zack Godley
Diamondbacks' Zack Godley: Officially promoted
Zack Godley, RP, ARI
4/26/2017
News: Godley was recalled from Triple-A Reno on Wednesday.

This was simply procedural, as Godley is slated to start Wednesday's game against the Padres in place of the injured Shelby Miller (forearm). He's pitched well in the minors so far this year, but given his track record in the majors (5.34 ERA and 1.41 WHIP across two seasons), it would likely be unwise to expect much out of him.

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John Gant
Cardinals' John Gant: Could be taking next step in rehab
John Gant, RP, STL
4/26/2017
News: Gant (groin) has progressed to the point in his rehab where the team believes he can "start pushing" on his activity level, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

The 24-year-old has been on the disabled list since just before Opening Day after an impressive spring that included a 1.50 ERA and 0.92 WHIP in 12.0 innings of work. The Cardinals bullpen has been solid thus far, meaning that Gant is still likely destined to start the campaign in Triple-A Memphis once he's healthy enough to pitch. He last saw game action in a March 25 spring tilt versus the Marlins, when he exited with the groin tightness that's led to his prolonged absence.

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