Jesus Guzman
Jesus Guzman departs with back spasms
Jesus Guzman, 1B, HOU
2:13 AM
News: Astros first baseman Jesus Guzman left Friday's game against the Blue Jays with back spasms, the team announced.

Guzman was removed from the game in the fifth inning for Jon Singleton. He is hitting .200/.275/.269 with two homers and eight RBI in 145 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for the second game of a three-game set against Toronto.


Cole Gillespie
Cole Gillespie smacks a double in rehab debut
Cole Gillespie, LF, TOR
2:08 AM
News: Blue Jays outfielder Cole Gillespie began a minor-league rehab assignment Friday with Class A Dunedin. Gillespie played right field the entire game and finished 1 for 5 with a double He has been sidelined since early July with a ribcage injury and remains without a timetable.

Brett Lawrie
Brett Lawrie plays second base in rehab game
Brett Lawrie, 3B, TOR
2:05 AM
News: Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie began a minor-league rehab assignment Friday with Class A Dunedin. Lawrie played second base for six innings and finished 1 for 3 with a walk and two runs scored in his first game action.

Lawrie has been out since June 23 with a fractured right index finger. He'll play at least a few more games at Class A before moving his rehab to Triple-A, manager John Gibbons told

"He's going to need some playing time," Gibbons said. "Last year, we brought him back a couple of times without a lot of playing time down there and he suffered for it. We brought him back out of desperation, so he needs to get his timing back. I have to believe it's at least a week."

David Ross
Report: David Ross has ruptured plantar fascia in right foot
David Ross, C, BOS
1:55 AM
News: Red Sox catcher David Ross ruptured the plantar fascia in his right foot during Friday's game against the Yankees, according to a report from WEEI. Ross sustained the injury while covering first base on a sixth-inning ground out. He will be heading to the disabled list on Saturday.

"We’?'ll evaluate him tomorrow. Looks like he’??s got some pain in that plantar fascia tendon," manager John Farrell said. "We’?'ll take a look at him tomorrow to make any determination at that point."

Ryan Hanigan
Ryan Hanigan not expected to return this weekend
Ryan Hanigan, C, TB
News: Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan (oblique) is not expected to rejoin the team this weekend, the Tampa Bay Times reports. He will resume a minor-league rehab assignment with Class A Charlotte at the start of the week, which will run through at least until Wednesday. 

Josh Hamilton
Josh Hamilton dealing with fractured middle finger
Josh Hamilton, LF, LAA
News: Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton underwent X-rays following Friday's game against Tampa Bay, which revealed a left middle finger fracture, per the Los Angeles Times.

The medical staff is unsure if Hamilton's fracture is a new or an old one from a couple of years ago. He has been listed as day to day moving forward, leaving his status uncertain for Saturday's game at Tropicana Field.

Nick Tepesch
Nick Tepesch tosses 'pen session, tentatively scheduled for Wednesday
Nick Tepesch, SP, TEX
News: Rangers pitcher Nick Tepesch completed a bullpen session without any issues on Friday, according to Tepesch was scratched Friday because of a knee injury. He is tentatively scheduled to pitch Wednesday against the White Sox.

Coco Crisp
Coco Crisp receives injections to deal with neck pain
Coco Crisp, CF, OAK
News: Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp received some treatment, which included injections to deal with his neck injury, the Bay Area News Group reports. Crisp is not available to play Friday against the Royals and is listed as day to day moving forward.

Adam Lind
Adam Lind expected to start rehab assignment next week
Adam Lind, DH, TOR
News: Blue Jays designated hitter Adam Lind is expected to start a minor-league rehab assignment at some point next week, manager John Gibbons told reports. Lind suffered a seback earlier in the week while running. He has been sidelined since July 7 because of a foot injury.

Ubaldo Jimenez
Ubaldo Jimenez could be back after Sunday rehab start
Ubaldo Jimenez, SP, BAL
News: Disappointing right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will accompany the Orioles to Toronto after making his rehab start for Norfolk on Sunday. It remains to be seen when he returns to the mound for Baltimore.

Jimenez has struggled after signing a free agent contract in the offseason. He has just five quality starts in 18 outings and has compiled a 3-8 record and 4.52 ERA. He has been ravaged by control problems with 60 walks in 99 2/3 innings.


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