Cole Gillespie smacks a double in rehab debut
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(2:08 am ET) Blue Jays outfielder Cole Gillespie began a minor-league rehab assignment Friday with Class A Dunedin. Gillespie played right field the entire game and finished 1 for 5 with a double He has been sidelined since early July with a ribcage injury and remains without a timetable.

Carlos Quentin seeking second opinion
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(2:00 am ET) Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin told reporters that he has damage to the bone in his left knee and will seek a second opinion in hopes of playing again this season, per MLB.com Friday. Quentin has had three surgeries on his right knee over his career.

"I'm waiting to get the second opinion to get some more information, get a set rehab [schedule] and a set direction of how to come back and prevent this from happening again," Quentin said. "But right now ... this just needs to heal. There's nothing else that can be done."

Yasiel Puig exits game with mild hamstring injury
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(1:35 am ET) Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was forced out of Friday's game at home against the Cubs because of a mild left hamstring, according to Los Angeles Times.

Puig may have sustained the injury while making a slide at the plate in the sixth inning. He was replaced by Andre Ethier in the seventh. He finished 1 for 3 with a run scored in an 8-2 defeat. He owns a .319/.405/.551 slash line with 13 homers and 55 RBI in 376 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game against Chicago.


Josh Hamilton dealing with fractured middle finger
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(8/1/2014) Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton underwent X-rays following Friday's game against Tampa Bay, which revealed a left middle finger fracture, per the Los Angeles Times.

The medical staff is unsure if Hamilton's fracture is a new or an old one from a couple of years ago. He has been listed as day to day moving forward, leaving his status uncertain for Saturday's game at Tropicana Field.

Khris Davis leaves Friday's game with calf injury
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(8/1/2014) Brewers outfielder Khris Davis exited Friday's game against the Cardinals with left calf tightness, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Davis left the game in the bottom of the seventh inning. He finished 0 for 4 with three strikeouts and is hitting .251 over 371 at-bats this season. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game in St. Louis.


Josh Hamilton exits game with finger injury
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(8/1/2014) Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was forced out of Friday's game against the Rays in Tampa because of a left middle finger contusion, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Hamilton homered in the third, singled in the fifth and was hit by a pitch in the seventh, which caused the injury.  He is hitting .289/.360/.443 with seven homers and 33 RBI in 228 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game against the Rays.


Carlos Gonzalez exits game with ankle injury
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(8/1/2014) Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was forced out of Friday's game against the Tigers in Detroit with an ankle injury, per the Detroit News.

Gonzalez sustained the injury while sliding into the short fence in the fifth inning. He was replaced by Brandon Barnes in the sixth. He finished 0 for 2 before the injury and is hitting .237 over 249 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game in Detroit.

Michael Cuddyer starts swinging off a tee
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(8/1/2014) Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer progressed to swinging off a tee on Friday, as he continues to work his way back from a shoulder injury, MLB.com. Cuddyer has been sidelined since June 5 with the injury. He is still a "a few weeks away," according to manager Walt Weiss.

"I got a really good report about his work in the cage," Weiss said. "Everything's a go. We're going to start giving him more and more."

Coco Crisp receives injections to deal with neck pain
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(8/1/2014) Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp received some treatment, which included injections to deal with his neck injury, the Bay Area News Group reports. Crisp is not available to play Friday against the Royals and is listed as day to day moving forward.

Jon Jay nursing a wrist injury
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(8/1/2014) Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay was held out of the starting lineup Friday night against Brewers because of a wrist injury, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Jay is batting .289 with one home run and 24 RBI in 253 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday against Milwaukee.

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