Yusniel Diaz
Dodgers' Yusniel Diaz: Currently out with hand injury
Yusniel Diaz, CF, LAD
12:54 PM
News: Diaz (hand) is currently on the disabled list but is expected to return soon, Kyle Glaser of Baseball America reports.

Diaz has been on the disabled list since July 9, but was having a pretty solid year before the injury. With High-A Rancho Cucamonga this season, Diaz is slashing .291/.355/.438 with eight home runs and seven stolen bases, albeit on 15 attempts.

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Will Smith
Dodgers' Will Smith: Out at least four more weeks with hand fracture
Will Smith, C, LAD
12:48 PM
News: Smith (hand) was hit by a pitch during his debut with Double-A Tulsa on July 10 and is out at least another four weeks, Kyle Glaser of Baseball America reports.

It wasn't exactly the dream promotion that most prospects imagine when they get moved up. Smith was hit twice in the game, with the second one proving costly as it fractured his hand. Before the promotion, Smith was hitting .232 with 11 home runs with High-A Rancho Cucamonga.

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Rodolfo Martinez
Giants' Rodolfo Martinez: Season marred by trips to disabled list
Rodolfo Martinez, RP, SF
12:30 PM
News: Martinez (oblique) is currently on the disabled list due to his oblique injury, but also missed time earlier this season due to a muscle injury in his shoulder, J.J. Cooper of Baseball America reports.

Martinez has really been beaten up this season, being limited to only 8.0 innings for Double-A Richmond. Last season, the reliever spent half the season at the Double-A level and recorded an ERA of 6.65 with 17 strikeouts in 23.0 innings. Even in his limited time this season, his numbers have been similar to last season with a 5.63 ERA and five strikeouts.

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Reyes Moronta
Giants' Reyes Moronta: Recovering from muscle issue in shoulder
Reyes Moronta, RP, SF
12:13 PM
News: Moronta has missed time this season with a muscle issue in his shoulder, J.J. Cooper of Baseball America reports.

The injury caused Double-A Richmond to put him on the disabled list June 3, but the reliever appears to be nearing as a return as he just made his first rehab appearance with the Arizona League Giants on July 16. Before the injury, Moronta had an ERA with 4.00 with 26 strikeouts in 18.0 innings for Double-A Richmond. He was also on the big league roster for one game in May but did not make an appearance.

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Jose Herrera
Diamondbacks' Jose Herrera: Out until August with ankle sprain
Jose Herrera, C, ARI
12:04 PM
News: Herrera (ankle) is out until early August with a sprained ankle, Bill Mitchell of Baseball America reports.

Once the Diamondbacks' top international signee, Herrera has been hurt every season since he joined the organization in 2013. This season, the culprit has been an ankle sprain that has kept him out since June 12. Before the injury, the catching prospect was hitting .216 with 13 doubles for Low-A Kane County.

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Kevin Kramer
Pirates' Kevin Kramer: Pitch broke hand in June
Kevin Kramer, 2B, PIT
11:45 AM
News: Kramer broke his hand in June after being hit by a pitch, J.J. Cooper of Baseball America reports.

Kramer was having a really solid year with Double-A Altoona before being placed on the disabled list June 11, batting .297 with six home runs to earn on a spot in the Eastern League All-Star Game. He hasn't been able to receive any action since then, a tough blow for a young prospect who had been exceeding expectations before the injury.

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Brandon Woodruff
Brewers' Brandon Woodruff: Continues to make progress
Brandon Woodruff, SP, MIL
11:43 AM
News: Woodruff (hamstring) threw 3.2 innings in a rehab game with Triple-A Colorado Springs on Wednesday and is "getting close to being an option" for the big-league squad again, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Woodruff was set to make his big-league debut June 13, but he injured his hamstring in pregame warmups and has been sidelined ever since. It seems likely he will need at least one more rehab outing, but he could be back at 100 percent after that, at which point the Brewers will have to decide whether to keep him on the major-league roster or option back to Colorado Springs.

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Edmundo Sosa
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Recovering from hamate bone surgery
Edmundo Sosa, SS, STL
11:24 AM
News: Sosa (wrist) had hamate bone surgery in June and has begun rehabbing, Kyle Glaser of Baseball America reports.

The average return time for an injury like Sosa's is four to six weeks, but it is unclear how well the shortstop is following that timetable as the Cubs haven't announced a formal return date. Sosa has spent most of his time this season with High-A Palm Beach but appeared in one game with Double-A Springfield before suffering the injury.

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Yangervis Solarte
Padres' Yangervis Solarte: Could hit from both sides Thursday
Yangervis Solarte, 2B, SD
11:19 AM
News: Solarte (oblique) could be cleared Thursday to take batting practice from both sides of the plate, Dennis Lin of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

The oblique issue that has sidelined Solarte for the past month apparently isn't as problematic when he swings the bat, but the injury continues to hamper him in the field. Until Solarte is able to perform full baseball activities for a few days in a row, a rehab assignment shouldn't be considered forthcoming. Solarte's extended absence has allowed rookie Carlos Asuaje to see regular starts at second base.

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Manuel Margot
Padres' Manuel Margot: Expected to hit paternity list Thursday
Manuel Margot, CF, SD
11:14 AM
News: Margot is expected to be placed on the paternity list prior to Thursday's game against the Giants, Dennis Lin of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In anticipation of Margot's absence for the first three games of the Padres' four-game set in San Francisco, the Padres recalled Franchy Cordero from Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday. Cordero is expected to see most of the time in center field while Margot is away, but the rookie should reclaim his everyday role once he's activated. Since coming off the 10-day disabled list in late June following a more than month-long absence due to a calf injury, Margot is slashing .257/.307/.343 with seven runs, four RBI and five steals in 17 games.

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