Royals call up four from Double-A
by Chris Towers |
(1:58 pm ET) The Royals added infielder Christian Colon , outfielder Terrance Gore and pitchers Liam Hendriks and Aaron Crow from Double-A Northwest Arkansas Tuesday, the team announced. 

Marlins add four from Triple-A
by Chris Towers |
(12:41 pm ET) The Marlins added four players from Triple-A New Orleans Tuesday, as part of September roster expansion.

The Marlins recalled pitchers Anthony DeSclafani and Andrew Heaney , along with infielders Jusin Bour and Enrique Hernandez , the team announced.  

Brewers part ways with Caleb Gindl, Hiram Burgos
by Chris Towers |
(12:08 pm ET) The Brewers designated outfielder Caleb Gindl for assignment and released pitcher Hiram Burgos Tuesday, the team announced.

Gindle had just three hits in 19 at-bats with the Brewers earlier in the season, while Burgos finished the season with a 6.50 ERA in 18 innings at Triple-A Nashville before undergoing shoulder surgery. 

Blue Jays add nine to expanded roster
by Chris Towers |
(11:59 am ET) The Blue Jays added nine players to the active roster Tuesday as a result of the expanded rosters, the team announced.

The team reinstated pitcher Brandon Morrow and infielder Dan Johnson from the disabled list Tuesday, while adding seven other players from the minors. They are: Ryan Goins, Anthony Gose, Kendall Graveman, Sean Nolin, Daniel Norris, Dalton Pompey and George Kottaras .

Rangers adding five to expanded roster
by Chris Towers |
(11:37 am ET) The Rangers are set to call up five players from the minors Tuesday, reports.

Pitchers Nick Tepesch, Michael Kirkman, Spencer Patton and Lisalverto Bonilla will be joined by infielder Luis Sardinas as rosters expand.  

Kris Medlen begins light throwing for first time
by Chris Towers |
(10:54 am ET) Braves pitcher Kris Medlen is nearly six weeks removed from his second Tommy John surgery, and his recovery has gone as expected so far.

Medlen begin light throwing for the first time Tuesday since the surgery, and he told the Atlanta Journal Constitution he felt great while doing so. Medlen underwent the surgery in late March, and will likely not return to game action until April or May of next season. 

Cardinals 'leaning toward' starting Marco Gonzalez Thursday
by Chris Towers |
(10:21 am ET) The Cardinals are leaning toward starting Marco Gonzalez Thursday against the Brewers, according to Tuesday.

The report indicates that nothing is official regarding Thursday's start, but the team is believed to be considering Gonzalez over Justin Masterson. Gonzalez tossed six strong innings in his last start Saturday, allowing just one run on three hits.  

Astros adding five to expanded roster
by Chris Towers |
(10:13 am ET) The Astros are set to call up five players to the majors to take advantage of expanded rosters, reports Tuesday.

The team will add outfielder L.J. Hoes, shortstop Jonathan Villar, catcher Max Stassi and pitchers Nick Tropeano and Jorge De Leon to the active roster as early as Tuesday. 

Gio Gonzalez gives up three runs in win vs. Dodgers
by R.J. White |
(9/1/2014) Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez earned a win Monday, surrendering three earned runs on three hits and two walks in six-plus innings while striking out four in his team's 6-4 victory over the Dodgers.

Gonzalez (7-9) walked a batter with two outs in the first inning before serving up a two-run blast to fall behind. It was the only hit he allowed until the seventh inning, when the starter surrendered two singles to start the inning before being yanked. Gonzalez owns a 3.89 ERA and 135:53 K:BB ratio in 132 innings. He's scheduled to face the Phillies Sunday.

Roberto Hernandez allows five runs in loss Monday
by R.J. White |
(9/1/2014) Dodgers pitcher Roberto Hernandez took a loss Monday, giving up five earned runs on five hits and one walk in 4 1/3 innings while striking out four in his team's 6-4 defeat against the Nationals.

Hernandez (8-10) was victimized by the long ball Monday, surrendering four home runs after getting through his first four starts with the Dodgers without allowing any home runs. The ugly outing gives him a 4.00 ERA and 94:64 K:BB ratio in 148 1/3 innings. Hernandez is scheduled to face the Padres next Monday.

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