Brandon Crawford
Giants SS Brandon Crawford out again Friday
Brandon Crawford, SS, SF
7:32 PM
News: Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford remains sidelined Friday night against St. Louis with a left oblique strain. It's his third straight absence.

"It's not something you want to rush," Bruce Bochy told Associated Press.

Crawford was on a 2-for-19 skid before going down.


Yasiel Puig
Dodgers place RF Yasiel Puig on DL with hamstring pull
Yasiel Puig, RF, LAD
7:17 PM
News: When Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig stated that the hamstring injury he sustained Thursday was worse than his last one, he wasn't kidding. He has been placed on the disabled list.

Puig grabbed at the back of his leg after hightailing down the line trying to beat out an infield hit.

He goes down on a 10-game hitting streak in which he's batting .305 (13-for-37). His .256 average is at its highest point in five weeks.


Matt Cain
Giants SP Matt Cain back on DL with elbow nerve irritation
Matt Cain, SP, SF
7:07 PM
News: The Giants have placed embattled starter Matt Cain on the disabled list with right elbow nerve irritation, CSN Bay Area has reported.

Cain is having easily his worst season after losing the first three months to an elbow issue. His 6.15 ERA is nearly two points higher than any he has compiled in a full season during his career.


Josh Hamilton
Rangers OF Josh Hamilton takes BP; could be back soon
Josh Hamilton, LF, TEX
6:17 PM
News: Shelved Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is taking batting practice on the field Friday, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which indicates that he's getting closer to returning to action.

Hamilton is eligible to be activated Monday off the disabled list. He has been sidelined since Aug. 20 with left knee inflammation.


George Springer
Astros' George Springer to begin rehab assignment Saturday
George Springer, RF, HOU
6:15 PM
News: Astros outfielder George Springer will begin a rehab assignment Saturday at Double-A, reports the Houston Chronicle. Springer has not played since July 1 after fracturing his wrist.

Clay Buchholz
Season officially over for Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz
Clay Buchholz, SP, BOS
5:49 PM
News: What was expected is now official - Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz is done for the year.

That announcement was made by new President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski, who indicated that the team will pick up on his 2016 option if he's healthy.

Buchholz ends his abbreviated season with a 7-7 record and 3.26 ERA in 18 starts. He managed the best strikeout ratio of his career with 107 in 113 1/3 innings.


Aaron Hicks
Twins CF Aaron Hicks to start rehab assignment Saturday
Aaron Hicks, CF, MIN
5:43 PM
News: Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks will begin a rehab assignment for Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, according to

Hicks is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.


Chris Johnson
Francona: Indians 1B Chris Johnson to be activated Tuesday
Chris Johnson, 3B, CLE
5:12 PM
News: Terry Francona has declared that Indians first baseman Chris Johnson will rejoin the team Sunday and be activated off the disabled list Tuesday, barring any setbacks, per

Johnson, who landed on the DL due to a spider bite infection, hit well with his new team before going down. He is batting .429 (9-for-21) since arriving in Cleveland. He had all but taken over as the starting first baseman with Carlos Santana moving to designated hitter.


Miguel Sano
Twins DH Miguel Sano sitting Friday with mild hamstring strain
Miguel Sano, DH, MIN
5:01 PM
News: Twins rookie slugger Miguel Sano is not in the lineup Friday night against visiting Houston. He is sidelined with what Paul Molitor describes as a minor hamstring issue, per

Sano is on a four-game hitting streak with two home runs and six RBI.


Chaz Roe
Orioles' Chaz Roe to begin rehab assignment Monday
Chaz Roe, RP, BAL
4:52 PM
News: After throwing 25 pitches during a simulated game Friday, Orioles pitcher Chaz Roe will begin his rehab assignment Monday, reports

Roe is on the disabled list with tendinitis in his right shoulder. If the rehab start goes well, he is expected to return Wednesday.


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