Collin Cowgill
Angels LF Collin Cowgill (wrist) takes batting practice
Collin Cowgill, LF, LAA
1:35 PM
News: Angels left fielder Collin Cowgill took batting practice Tuesday as he continues to work his way back from a sprained right wrist, according to the Orange County Register.

Cowgill has taken batting practice a number of times before, but has felt discomfort the following day on each occasion.


George Springer
Astros RF George Springer to have injured wrist examined again
George Springer, RF, HOU
1:18 PM
News: Astros right fielder George Springer will have his injured right wrist examined again within the next two weeks, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Springer, though, is staying active by participating in cardio work, which includes tossing balls to coaches who hit ground balls during batting practice.

“Chasing down some fly balls, doing anything he can to avoid being stir crazy,” manager A.J. Hinch said. “He’s not doing anything really with his right hand.”


Robinson Cano
Abdomen strain has Mariners 2B Robinson Cano sidelined
Robinson Cano, 2B, SEA
1:11 PM
News: Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is dealing with an abdomen strain that resulted Wednesday in his first day off since June 18. He will be getting an MRI.

Cano lost his eight-game hitting streak Tuesday, but still has 13 hits in his last 32 at-bats with three of the 11 home runs he has slugged this season.


Jed Lowrie
Astros SS Jed Lowrie is on track for return this week
Jed Lowrie, SS, HOU
1:11 PM
News: Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a thumb inury, could return during his team's current homestand, according to the Houston Chronicle.

“We’ll get one more game in before we get the brains together and figure out what’s the next step for him,” manager A.J. Hinch said Tuesday afternoon. “I’m happy with his progress. Talked to him this morning, he was really happy with some of the action he’s gotten at third, some of the at-bats he’s taken. We’re still hopeful that at the end of this homestand or very quickly, we’ll have a chance to maybe get him back.”

Lowrie has played five minor-league rehab games as he continues to work his way back to a return to the Astros.


Byron Buxton
Twins CF Byron Buxton (thumb) takes batting practice
Byron Buxton, CF, MIN
12:57 PM
News: Twins center fielder Byron Buxton is progressing from the thumb injury that landed him on the 15-day disabled list, as he has begun to take batting practice, according to the Star Tribune.

Buxton will continue to take batting practice this week and then progress to participating in on-field pregame drills. If he has no set backs, Buxton could begin a rehab assignment as early as next week.


Ivan Nova
Yankees SP Ivan Nova declares himself fine for Sunday start
Ivan Nova, SP, NYY
12:22 PM
News: Yankees starter Ivan Nova provided a positive report after leaving his last start with arm fatigue. He expects to make his next start Sunday against the host White Sox.

"I'm not hurt or anything like that, so there isn't any reason to think that I'm not going to pitch," he told the New York Daily News. "...I feel good."

Nova was removed from his last start after throwing 75 pitches. Joe Girardi confirmed that he was dealing with some fatigue in his triceps area. His outing was only his sixth since returning from Tommy John surgery.


Desmond Jennings
Rays' Desmond Jennings to get 30 at-bats on rehab assignment
Desmond Jennings, LF, TB
9:28 AM
News: Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings (knee) will begin a rehab assignment Friday with Triple-A Durham, according to The Tampa Tribune. He is expected to receive around 30 at-bats before his activation from the disabled list.

I don’t like to say anybody’s starting over, but we need to get his timing (back) and get him out there,” manager Kevin Cash said.


Mike Trout
Angels CF Mike Trout (wrist) day-to-day, could play Wednesday
Mike Trout, CF, LAA
12:09 AM
News: Angels center fielder Mike Trout underwent an MRI on his left wrist on Tuesday. Manager Mike Scioscia confirmed that the results came back normal and Trout is day-to-day.

He even left the door open for the possibility of Trout playing in Wednesday's game against the Astros, according to

Trout did not play on Tuesday after experiencing wrist pain during batting practice. The injury is not considered serious at this time.


Brad Peacock
Astros' Brad Peacock likely done for the season
Brad Peacock, SP, HOU
News: Astros pitcher Brad Peacock is likely done for the year, general manager Jeff Luhnow said on Tuesday. 

"Peacock we're still waiting," Luhnow said, per the Houston Chronicle. "I'm not optimistic he's going to make it back any time soon and we still don't know what the right course of action is. There's a couple different doctors working on it. There's another doctor appointment coming up. We'll have to figure out what the best path is for him, but unfortunately it looks like potentially a lost year for him."

Peacock has made one appearance this year. He's suffering from a left intercostal strain. 


Charlie Furbush
Mariners' Charlie Furbush throws off mound
Charlie Furbush, RP, SEA
News: Mariners pitcher Charlie Furbush returned to the mound on Tuesday. Furbush is on the disabled list with a biceps injury. 

Furbush tested the injury with his first throwing session off a mound since suffering the injury on July 7. 

"Just 10 pitches," Furbush said, per the News Tribune. "This was a, 'Let's see what's happening. Let's see where I am.' Honestly, it was encouraging. It had been a while, but it felt pretty good."

Furbush will throw again on Thursday.


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