Felix Doubront
Felix Doubront getting the start Saturday
Felix Doubront, SP, CHC
1:52 PM
News:  Cubs pitcher Felix Doubront will start the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, according to ESPN.com Friday.

Doubront, who is working his way back from a calf injury suffered just after his acquisition from the Red Sox, finished his rehab assignment last week at Double-A Tennessee. He allowed nine runs in 14 innings overall while on assignment, and it is not clear if the team intends to keep him in the rotation moving forward.  

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Carter Capps
Carter Capps' return from DL could come soon
Carter Capps, RP, MIA
12:19 PM
News: Marlins reliever Carter Capps could return to the team shortly after rosters expand Sept. 1, MLB.com reports Friday.

Capps, who has been out since late May with an elbow injury, began his minor-league rehab assignment at the team's Gulf Coast League affiliate earlier this week. He had a 3.00 ERA with 15 strikeouts in 12 innings prior to injuring his elbow. 

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Charlie Morton
Charlie Morton goes four innings in rehab start
Charlie Morton, SP, PIT
12:29 AM
News: Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton went four innings during a rehab start Thursday.

Morton allowed two runs on four hits over four innings. He struck out six and walked one during the outing. Morton threw 73 pitches. He's working his way back from hip inflammation. Morton has not pitched since August 15 due to the issue. 

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Daniel Murphy
Daniel Murphy headed to the disabled list
Daniel Murphy, 2B, NYM
8/28/2014
News: Mets infielder Daniel Murphy has been placed on the disabled list Thursday.

Murphy is dealing with a calf injury. He had not progressed as expected, and was sent for an MRI Thursday. The results of the MRI have yet to be revealed, but the injury is serious enough to require a stint on the DL.

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Yadier Molina
Yadier Molina driving back to St. Louis for Friday's game
Yadier Molina, C, STL
8/28/2014
News: Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will drive back to St. Louis following Thursday's Double-A rehab game, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Molina will catch five innings Thursday, and drive back to St. Louis. As long as he doesn't have any setbacks, Molina will push to be activated for Friday's game. Molina has been out since July 9 due to thumb surgery. 

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Vic Black
Vic Black lands on disabled list
Vic Black, RP, NYM
8/28/2014
News: Mets pitcher Vic Black was placed on the disabled list Thursday.

Black received an injection in his neck in order to treat bone spurs. He'll need some time to recover following the injection. Black posted a 2.20 ERA over 32 2/3 innings. 

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Josh Edgin
Josh Edgin could be available Thursday
Josh Edgin, RP, NYM
8/28/2014
News: Mets pitcher Josh Edgin could be available Thursday, according to MetsBlog.

Edgin is dealing with bone spurs and hasn't pitched since August 23. He's posted a 1.40 ERA over 25 2/3 innings. 

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Jonny Venters
Jonny Venters diagnosed with torn elbow ligament
Jonny Venters, RP, ATL
8/28/2014
News: Braves reliever Jonny Venters has a torn ligament in his elbow, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Venters is now facing a third Tommy John surgery. He'll have to decide whether he wants to continue his career or have surgery. Venters has not pitched in the majors since 2012.

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Brandon Crawford
Brandon Crawford dealing with shoulder issue, out Thursday
Brandon Crawford, SS, SF
8/28/2014
News: Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was scratched from the lineup for the second day in a row Thursday against the Rockies, due to a right shoulder that "has been bugging me pretty good the last four or five day," he told the San Francisco Chronicle.

Crawford was also out of the lineup Wednesday, and it is not clear when he is expected back. It seems like he could play through the injury, but it is affected his throwing right now. 

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Joaquin Arias
Joaquin Arias still sidelined by neck issue
Joaquin Arias, 3B, SF
8/28/2014
News: Giants infielder Joaquin Arias is out of the starting lineup yet again Thursday against the Rockies, as he continues to deal with neck soreness. He has not played since Monday as a result of this injury. 
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