Eduardo Nunez
Giants' Eduardo Nunez: Being evaluated for possible concussion
Eduardo Nunez, 3B, SF
1:18 PM
News: Nunez is not in the lineup Monday against the Nationals as he is being evaluated for a possible concussion, Alec Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Nunez apparently got knocked in the head at some point during Sunday's contest but was able to stay in the game. A decision on whether he'll land on the disabled list should be available following Monday's tests. Should Nunez be forced to hit the concussion DL, Orlando Calixte would be recalled to take his spot. Mac Williamson is starting for him in left field Monday, batting eighth.

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Brock Stewart
Dodgers' Brock Stewart: Shifts to 60-day DL
Brock Stewart, SP, LAD
11:59 AM
News: Stewart (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Monday, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.

Given Stewart has been sidelined all season with a shoulder injury, the Dodgers decided to shift him to the 60-day DL to clear a spot on the 40-man for Brandon Morrow. He'll be eligible to return at the start of June, though he'll likely need more time before he is ready to rejoin the big club.

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Stephen Piscotty
Cardinals' Stephen Piscotty: Remains out Monday
Stephen Piscotty, RF, STL
11:23 AM
News: Piscotty is not in the lineup Monday against the Dodgers.

This will mark the fourth game Piscotty has missed while attending to a family matter, and it remains unclear when he will rejoin the big club. In the absence, Jose Martinez will draw the start in right field, batting eighth.

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Alex Wood
Dodgers' Alex Wood: Hits DL with joint inflammation
Alex Wood, SP, LAD
11:12 AM
News: Wood was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday with inflammation in his left SC joint, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.

According to Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times, Wood told the Dodgers he could pitch through the issue, so it doesn't appear to be anything overly serious; nonetheless, the Dodgers will err on the side of caution with the young arm and give him some time to recover. Wood has been stellar for the big club this season, compiling a 1.69 ERA and 60:15 K:BB through 48 innings (10 games, eight starts). Brandon Morrow was recalled from Triple-A to take his spot on the roster, though Hyun-Jin Ryu will likely take any turns in the rotation he will miss. He'll be eligible to come off the disabled list June 5, so he could only miss one start barring any setbacks.

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Taijuan Walker
Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker: Will throw simulated game Tuesday
Taijuan Walker, SP, ARI
10:18 AM
News: Walker (finger) is scheduled to throw a simulated game Tuesday, Carson Mason of MLB.com reports.

Manager Torey Lovullo noted Sunday that Walker has nearly recovered from a blister on his right index finger that forced him to the disabled list May 21, but the Diamondbacks are still proceeding cautiously with the 24-year-old so as not to irritate the finger. After throwing a successful bullpen session Saturday, Walker will be cleared to face hitters Tuesday before the Diamondbacks assess if he's ready to come off the DL. Randall Delgado entered the rotation in place of Walker last week and will make another start Monday against the Pirates, but Walker could be ready to go by the time his next turn in the rotation comes up.

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Chris Heisey
Nationals' Chris Heisey: Begins rehab assignment
Chris Heisey, LF, WAS
9:42 AM
News: Heisey (biceps) will begin a rehab assignment Monday with Double-A Harrisburg.

It was initially speculated that Heisey would be in store for a long-term absence after he was diagnosed with a ruptured biceps tendon last week, but despite the serious-sounding nature of the injury, it appears the outfielder will be able to play through the issue so long as he can tolerate the pain. He's on track to play three games in Harrisburg before potentially coming off the disabled list later this week.

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Tony Cingrani
Reds' Tony Cingrani: Rehab outing Monday
Tony Cingrani, RP, CIN
9:22 AM
News: Cingrani (oblique) will pitch in a rehab game Monday for High-A Dayton, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Cingrani began the season in the Cincinnati bullpen, but a strained oblique paired with lingering soreness in the area has kept him on the shelf since mid-April. With a few successful bullpen sessions now under his belt, the left-hander will now be deployed in the minors, with a multiple game rehab schedule likely on tap.

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Daniel Nava
Phillies' Daniel Nava: Kicks off rehab assignment Monday
Daniel Nava, RF, PHI
9:07 AM
News: Nava (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Monday, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.

Nava has already been sidelined for the requisite 10 days due to the hamstring injury, so once he completes the rehab assignment, he'll be immediately eligible for activation. With a .425 on-base percentage over 73 plate appearances this season, Nava has been a pleasant surprise for the Phillies, but he won't be in line for a regular starting role once he's back to full strength. Aaron Altherr, Odubel Herrera, Michael Saunders and Howie Kendrick (oblique) all seem to rank ahead of Nava in the outfield pecking order.

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Brandon Phillips
Braves' Brandon Phillips: Unlikely to play Monday
Brandon Phillips, 2B, ATL
8:58 AM
News: Phillips had his knee heavily wrapped after Sunday's game, and seems doubtful for Monday's road contest against the Angels, David O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. "I think it's one of them where we'll just see when we get there," Braves manager Brian Snitker said Sunday night. "Probably not the best thing to put a guy in the air in an airplane after something like that, but we'll just see how he feels tomorrow."

The second baseman fouled a ball off his kneecap and left after the fourth inning Sunday, and he wore about a foot of wrapping around the knee after the game to try and prevent further swelling. If Phillips is unable to play Monday, Jace Peterson would likely get the start at the keystone for Atlanta.

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Steven Matz
Mets' Steven Matz: Perfect in second rehab start
Steven Matz, SP, NYM
8:34 AM
News: Matz (elbow) fired five perfect innings while striking out eight in a rehab start for Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday.

Making the outing even more impressive was the fact that it came in a day game at Cashman Field, a notoriously hitter-friendly park. Matz threw 50 of his 73 pitches for strikes, and while the Mets haven't yet announced their plans for the left-hander, his next start seems almost certain to come in the majors. If he stays on schedule, he could take the mound Friday at home against the Pirates, although a Saturday start in place of Robert Gsellman also seems plausible.

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