Domonic Brown dealing with sprained hand
by Igor Mello |
(1:22 am ET) Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown was scratched Friday night against the A's because of a right hand sprain, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. Brown landed awkwardly on his wrist making a leaping catch the previous day against the Padres. He is hitting .237 with 10 homers and 61 RBI over 452 at-bats.

Michael Cuddyer plates career-high seven runs vs. D-Backs
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer only needed three hits to drive in a career-high seven runs Friday night at home against Arizona.

Cuddyer launched a grand slam off Eury De La Rosa in the sixth inning. He also doubled in three runs in the eight, to go along with a fifth-inning double. He finished 3 for 5 with three runs scored and seven RBI in a 15-3 victory. He is hitting .335/.378/.593 with nine homers and 29 RBI over 167 at-bats.

Kirk Nieuwenhuis takes a breather after passing kidney stone
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis was held out of action Friday night against the Braves, one day removed from passing a kidney stone, reports.

Nieuwenhuis told the manager he's available as a pinch hitter and could be back in action a early as Saturday. He is hitting .242 with three homers and 14 RBI over 99 at-bats.

Domonic Brown scratched Friday
by Chris Cwik |
(9/19/2014) Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown has been scratched from his Friday start, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The team has yet to announce why Brown has been scratched from the start. He will be replaced by Grady Sizemore. 

Michael Morse still a no-go Friday
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Giants outfielder Michael Morse was held out of the starting lineup Friday night in San Diego. Morse has been sidelined since Aug.31 because of a strained oblique, and remains without a timetable for return. Morse hit .280/.338/.477 with 16 home runs and 61 RBI in 436 at-bats.

Angel Pagan back at leadoff spot Friday
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Giants outfielder Angel Pagan returned to the leadoff spot Friday night in San Diego. Pagan was sidelined since Sunday because of back injuries. He hit .302/.342/.391 with three home runs, 27 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 381 at-bats prior to the injury.

Ryan Zimmerman to be activated Saturday
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman played seven innings in Viera, Fla. on Friday and is expected to be activated from the disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Marlins, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic reports. Zimmerman has been recovering from a hamstring injury that has prevented him from playing since July 22. He has had just 195 at-bats in 2014.

Mark Trumbo, Jake Lamb return to action in Colorado
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Two Diamondbacks starters returned to action Friday night in Colorado.

First baseman Mark Trumbo, who has not played since Wednesday because of back issue, is batting fifth. Third baseman Jake Lamb is also back and batting right behind Trumbo at the No. 6 spot. He missed nearly a week of action because of a quad injury.

David Peralta could be back by Saturday
by Igor Mello |
(9/19/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta was held out of the starting lineup again on Friday against Colorado because of a back issue. He has been sidelined since Sept. 5 because of the injury.

Peralta is available to pinch hit on Friday and could return as early as Saturday. He hitting .293 with seven homers and 34 RBI over 304 at-bats.

Jason Heyward out Friday
by Chris Cwik |
(9/19/2014) Braves outfielder Jason Heyward was not in the team's starting lineup Friday.

Heyward injured his thumb Wednesday, and was sent for an MRI. He will not play Friday, and it's unclear how long the issue will keep him on the bench. 

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