Francisco Rodriguez
Tigers' Francisco Rodriguez: Notches 22nd save Thursday
Francisco Rodriguez, RP, DET
6/30/2016
News: Rodriguez pitched a scoreless ninth inning while allowing one hit to earn his 22nd save of the year Thursday at the Rays.

Rodriguez was protecting a three-run lead, and only needed seven pitches to close out the contest. He's only allowed runs to score in one of his last 11 outings, and his ERA is at 3.14 on the year.

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Jeurys Familia
Mets' Jeurys Familia: Struggles to earn 27th save Thursday
Jeurys Familia, RP, NYM
6/30/2016
News: Familia allowed no runs on one hit and two walks while striking out two to earn his 27th save Thursday against the Cubs.

Familia was protecting a one-run lead and put runners on second and third base before retiring a batter. He then sandwiched a pair of strikeouts around an intentional walk before getting a pop out to end the game. Although coming dangerously close to blowing the save, he's now converted each of his 27 save opportunities this year.

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Wade Davis
Royals' Wade Davis: Notches 19th save of year Thursday
Wade Davis, RP, KC
6/30/2016
News: Davis pitched a scoreless ninth inning while allowing one hit and striking out one to earn his 19th save of the year Thursday at the Cardinals.

Davis was protecting a two-run lead, and despite allowing a base runner, was able to close out the contest on only 11 pitches. After blowing his second save of the year Wednesday, he quickly got back on track, and he now has a 1.23 ERA to go along with a 1.02 WHIP.

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David Robertson
White Sox's David Robertson: Picks up 21st save Thursday against Twins
David Robertson, RP, CHW
6/30/2016
News: Robertson allowed one hit and struck out the side while notching his 21st save in Thursday's 6-5 win over the Twins.

By slamming the door Thursday, Robertson moved into second in the AL for saves -- behind Orioles closer Zach Britton (23). The only knock on the 31-year-old could be his 1.40 WHIP, much of which stems from his unusually high walk rate of 5.23, which comes on the heels of a career-best 1.85 BB/9 in 2015.

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Oliver Drake
Orioles' Oliver Drake: Optioned to Triple-A
Oliver Drake, RP, BAL
6/30/2016
News: Drake was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Back-to-back three-run blowups on Tuesday and Wednesday spelled the end for Drake's tenure with the big club. He's done a good job in terms of run prevention with Norfolk so far this season, but if he can't cut down on the walks, Drake could find himself on the list of DFA candidates the next time the Orioles need to free up a spot on the 40-man roster.

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Vance Worley
Orioles' Vance Worley: Activated from disabled list
Vance Worley, RP, BAL
6/30/2016
News: Worley (groin) was activated from the DL on Thursday, the Baltimore Sun reports.

As expected, Worley will rejoin the O's ahead of their series opener in Seattle after spending just over the minimum 15 days on the disabled list. He has posted a 1.80 ERA in 30 innings as a reliever this season (compared to a 5.06 ERA in two starts) and will likely continue in a long-relief role for the time being.

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Chaz Roe
Orioles' Chaz Roe: Called up to major leagues
Chaz Roe, RP, BAL
6/30/2016
News: Roe was called up by the Orioles on Thursday, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports.

T.J. McFarland (knee) was placed on the 15-day DL, opening the door for Roe to join the major league team for the first time this season. He was designated for assignment just prior to the start of the season and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 29-year-old has turned in a 2.39 ERA and 0.98 WHIP with Triple-A Norfolk this season after posting a 4.14 ERA and 1.48 WHIP in 36 appearances with the big club in 2015.

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Aroldis Chapman
Yankees' Aroldis Chapman: Gets win Thursday against Rangers
Aroldis Chapman, RP, NYY
6/30/2016
News: Chapman (2-0) picked up the win, allowing one hit while striking out one, in Thursday's game against the Rangers.

The Bronx Bombers walked off in the bottom of the ninth to give the closer his second victory of the season, and 20th of his career. Chapman has a 3.00 ERA and ridiculous 32:4 K:BB through 21 innings this season.

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Jake Smith
Giants' Jake Smith: DFA'd by Giants
Jake Smith, RP, SF
6/30/2016
News: The Giants will designate Smith for assignment Thursday, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

Smith was added to the Giants' 40-man roster in November after an electric 2015 campaign in which he notched a 2.35 ERA to go with a .84 WHIP. However, a bump up to Double-A has affected him this season as he's been lit up for a 7.08 ERA across 20.1 innings. He'll now be subject to waivers, but given his struggles at Double-A, it's possible that he goes unclaimed and ends up being outrighted back onto the Double-A Roster.

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Adam Warren
Cubs' Adam Warren: Will make start in majors next week
Adam Warren, RP, CHC
6/30/2016
News: Warren will start either Tuesday or Wednesday against the Reds, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Warren was sent down to the minors last week to stretch out as a starter, and though he lasted just 3.2 innings in his lone start thus far, it appears he'll be ready to come back up after making one more start. He'll draw a favorable matchup against Cincinnati, but it remains to be seen how many turns through the rotation he'll be given.

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