Dodgers' Corey Seager goes 2 for 4, drives in two in MLB debut
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Dodgers rookie Corey Seager
had an impressive big-league debut on Thursday. The young infielder went 2 for 4 four with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in the 10-7 loss to the Padres.
Since 1914, Seager is just one of two Dodgers rookies to have at least two hits, two RBI and a double in his Major League debut. Russell Martin was the other.
Seager struck out in his first big-league at-bat, but he shook that off for what was a very fine debut.
Mets SS Ruben Tejada circles bases on inside-the-park homer
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Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada
has just 10 lifetime home runs. Nine have left the yard. The one that didn't helped his team beat Philadelphia on Wednesday night.
His inside-the-park sprint around the bases in the second inning gave New York a 3-0 lead and jump-started what turned out to be a rout.
Tejada also drove in runs with a single and groundout later in the game.
Giants SS Brandon Crawford a no-go again Wednesday
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As expected, Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
is again out of the lineup Wednesday night against the host Dodgers with a calf issue.
Bruce Bochy revealed Tuesday that he would be sidelined for at least a couple days.
Crawford is on a 2-for-23 slide. His .263 average is at its lowest point since July 20.
The Giants parted ways with shortstop Everth Cabrera
, reports CSN Bay Area. Cabrera was signed to a minor-league deal earlier this season, but was never called up.
Mets' Wilmer Flores not with team due to family emergency
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Mets infielder Wilmer Flores
will not play in Wednesday's game after leaving the team due to a family emergency
, reports The Wall Street Journal
. Flores is expected to rejoin the team for Friday's contest in Miami.
Pirates recall Pedro Florimon; place Deolis Guerra on 60-day DL
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The Pirates promoted infielder Pedro Florimon
from Triple-A on Wednesday, the team announced. To make room for Florimon, the team transferred pitcher Deolis Guerra
from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL due to left knee inflammation.
Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria leaves game with hamstring injury
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Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria
left Wednesday's game against the Braves in the second inning with left hamstring tightness
Hechavarria reached on a bunt single with one out in the second, and was seen stretching out his hamstring. He was immediately lifted for a pinch runner.
Hechavarria is being considered day-to-day at this point.
Braves SS Andrelton Simmons hitting second in return to lineup
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After missing the last two games with ankle inflammation, Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons
has returned to the starting lineup
for Wednesday's series-finale with the Marlins.
Simmons has been hitting well lately, batting .324 (12 for 37) with three doubles over his last 10 games.
Rockies recall Wilin Rosario, two others from Triple-A on Tuesday
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Rockies slugger Wilin Rosario
has been recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque
. Rosario had two stints with the Rockies earlier this season, but was rather disappointing at the plate.
The catcher/first baseman hit .273 with just five home runs in 183 at-bats for the Rockies. His numbers were a little bit better with the Isotopes, hitting .297 with five dingers.
Rosario is in the starting lineup for Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Diamondbacks. He will be at first base and bat cleanup.
The Rockies also recalled infielder Cristhian Adames and left-hander Rex Brothers from Triple-A, as rosters expanded on Tuesday.
SS Jhonny Peralta out of Cardinals' lineup Sunday
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Shortstop Jhonny Peralta
will get a break Sunday, as he is not in the Cardinals' starting lineup or the series finale against the Giants.
Peralta is 0-for-17 in his last four games and is hitting just .229 in 96 at-bats in August. He will be replaced in the starting lineup by Greg Garcia.