Robinson Cano returns to Mariners' lineup at DH
by Shawn Krest |
(3:38 pm ET) Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano returned to the starting lineup on Saturday, but he'll take at least another day to return to the field. 

Cano has missed the last three games with a strained abdominal muscle. He's in the lineup at designated hitter on Saturday.

Ketel Marte gets the start at second base for the second straight day and second time this season. 

Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler collects four hits in Friday's loss
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(10:54 am ET) Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler went 4 for 5 at the plate during Friday's 8-7 loss to the Orioles.

Kinsler scored two runs and also drove in one run. Over his last 12 games, Kinsler is hitting .407 with two home runs and seven RBI.

Blue Jays promote Munenori Kawasaki, DFA Ezequiel Carrera
by Marty Gitlin |
(10:33 am ET) The Blue Jays have announced that they have recalled second baseman Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo and designated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

Kawasaki has been tearing it up for the Bisons with 19 hits in 52 at-bats since his demotion in late June.

Carrera lost his job despite a hot streak in which he smacked eight hits in his last 14 at-bats to sweeten his slash line to .279/.327/.374.

Mariners 2B Robinson Cano still out with abdominal strain
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/31/2015) As expected, Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano remains out of the starting lineup on Friday. Cano is dealing with a strained abdominal muscle, and will miss his third straight game.

Rookie Ketel Marte will make his big-league debut on Friday, as he will fill in at second base for Cano.

Cano is expected to be sidelined until early next week.

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) on DL again
by Marty Gitlin |
(7/31/2015) The Blue Jays have placed second baseman Devon Travis on the disabled list with a shoulder injury that has prevented him from playing the last two games, per Sportsnet.

The 24-year-old Travis, who was sidelined for more than a month earlier in the year, has been limited to 217 at-bats. His slash line rests at .304/.361/.498.

Mariners 2B Robinson Cano sidelined again Thursday
by Marty Gitlin |
(7/30/2015) An abdominal strain has Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano out of the lineup again Thursday night at Minnesota.

Cano, who sat Wednesday as well, will likely need to serve as a designated hitter upon his return to get back in action.

Rangers 2B Rougned Odor gets night off against Yankees
by Marty Gitlin |
(7/30/2015) Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor, who has finally slowed down after a torrid run, is set to sit Thursday against the Yankees.

Odor, who has not missed a game since July 1, is 0-for-13 over his last three games. He had nine hits in his previous 16 at-bats.

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis misses second straight game
by Michael Hurcomb |
(7/30/2015) Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis missed a second straight start Thursday against the Royals due to a shoulder injury. Ryan Goins started in his absence.

Travis is batting .357 with a .402 on-base percentage, .488 slugging percentage and .890 OPS in 26 games since coming off the disabled list in late June. He has one home run, eight doubles, 14 runs, nine RBI, seven walks and 16 strikeouts in that span.

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) not starting Wednesday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/29/2015) Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis is out of the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Phillies. Travis left Tuesday's game with a shoulder injury and it is possible that he lands on the disabled list, though nothing has been confirmed yet.

Travis did spend significant time on the DL with a similar shoulder injury earlier this year, so there is some concern there. Ryan Goins is getting the start at the keystone position on Wednesday. 

White Sox recall INF Leury Garcia on Wednesday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/29/2015) The White Sox have recalled infielder Leury Garcia on Wednesday. Garcia recorded a hit off the bench last week, his only plate-appearance of the season. He has spent the majority of the season Triple-A Charlotte, where he owns a .296 batting average and 28 stolen bases in 75 games.

Garcia takes the roster spot of Emilio Bonifacio, who was placed on the disabled list with an oblique strain. 

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