A's looking at Tuesday for Sonny Gray's next start
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Athletics manager Bob Melvin says he would like to have right-hander Sonny Gray make his next start on Tuesday
. Gray has been battling a bout of salmonella poisining, and has not pitched since June 25.
Having Gray pitch Tuesday would also line him up to pitch on July 12, the last game before the All-Star break. This would keep Gray from pitching in the Mid-Summer Classic.
"You first have to look at the team and how we can get him pitching for us sooner rather than later," Melvin said, per the Bay Area News Group.
Rays' Jake Odorizzi to make one more rehab start before return
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Rays pitcher Jake Odorizzi
threw a bullpen session on Friday, two days after his first rehab appearance.
Manager Kevin Cash said Odorizzi will make another rehab start on Monday before returning to the Rays, per MLB.com.
Odorizzi has been on the disabled list with a left oblique strain since June 9.
Orioles' Jason Garcia to start rehab stint on Monday
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Orioles pitcher and Rule V draft pick Jason Garcia
will start a minor league rehab assignment on Monday, per the Baltimore Sun
Garcia has been on the disabled list since May 11 with right shoulder tendinitis.
Athletics' Coco Crisp sidelined by kidney stones
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Athletics' outfielder Coco Crisp
is on the 60 day disabled list due to a neck problem. He hasn't played since May 19.
Now, Crisp is plagued by a second health problem. Manager Bob Melvin said Crisp is suffering from kidney stones, per MLB.com.
Crisp is home in Palm Springs and semi-bedridden, Melvin added.
The Red Sox placed catcher Blake Swihart
on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 1.
Swihart has been battling a toe injury for just over two weeks. He's played once since Sunday.
“With Blake, he had been playing with some pain as we know,” manager John Farrell said, per WEEI. “The injury that he suffered to that small left toe is obviously still there. The symptoms never really subsided to the point where the recommendation at the time with the number of days needed initially, we kind of took a shortcut initially to get him back in the lineup. But we’re afforded the ability to give him so added rest right now.”
Rangers to start Matt Harrison this Tuesday
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The Rangers will start pticher Matt Harrison
on Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, according to MLB.com
Harrison has been on the disabled list with a back injury. During his rehab assignment, Harrison allowed three runs over six innings.
Astros OF Jake Marisnick could rejoin roster this weekend
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Astros manager A.J. Hinch said outfielder Jake Marisnick
will be re-evaluated following Friday's game
against the Red Sox, according to the Houston Chronicle
. The team will make a decision if Marisnick will join the team in Boston or next week in Cleveland.
Marisnick, who has been sidelined since mid-June due to a hamstring injury, is 1 for 9 with three strikeouts through two games on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno.
Astros SP Scott Feldman to make at least two rehab starts
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Astros starting pitcher Scott Feldman
, who will begin a rehab assignment Sunday with Double-A Corpus Christi, will make at least two rehab starts
before coming off the disabled list, manager A.J. Hinch said Friday.
Feldman has been sidelined since late May due to a knee injury.
Astros LF Colby Rasmus remains out with skin infection
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A skin infection that has sidelined Astros left fielder Colby Rasmus
since June 27 has him out again Friday night in Boston.
Rasmus, who was hospitalized with the condition, was on a 3-for-17 mini-slide before going down. He claimed to have been bitten by an unknown insect that caused a rash on his wrist and up his right arm, per the Houston Chronicle.
He added that he hopes to play Saturday.
Angels take Rasmus off DL, option to minors; Cowgill to 60-day DL
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The Angels activated pitcher Cory Rasmus
(abdominal) from the 60-day disabled list Friday
and optioned him to Triple-A Salt Lake. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, outfielder Collin Cowgill
(wrist) was transferred from the 15- to 60-day disabled list.