Tigers SS Jose Iglesias (knee) still sidelined Tuesday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/26/2015) Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias remains out of the lineup for the third game in a row on Tuesday. Iglesias hasn't played since Saturday when he banged up his knee on a play at first base. Manager Brad Ausmus told MLive.com that there's a chance Iglesias could play on Wednesday.

"If he comes in and tells me he can play tomorrow, I'll play him. It's kinda on him if he feels like he's ready."

Andrew Romine will get the start at shortstop and bat eighth against the A's on Tuesday. 


Twins SS Danny Santana in starting lineup Tuesday vs. Red Sox
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/26/2015) Twins shortstop Danny Santana is back in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Red Sox. Santana, who had been out for the last two games, is batting ninth for manager Paul Molitor.

Santana's return ultimately slides Eduardo Nunez back to the bench on Tuesday.


Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy able to start on Tuesday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/26/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Astros. Hardy exited Monday's game early with back discomfort, though he was never expected to miss much time. 

Hardy said that core exercises have helped his back improve, according to MLB.com. He also feels the minor back injury he suffered Monday would have kept him out longer last year.

Hardy recently returned from stint on the disabled list, and has 11 hits over 58 at-bats, including two home runs, in his first 16 games of the season. 


Guyer, Beckham continue to replace injured Souza, Cabrera in Rays lineup
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/26/2015) Rays shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) and Steven Souza (wrist) were held out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the Mariners. It was the second straight day both players were sidelined.

Tim Beckham started at shortstop and Brandon Guyer was back in right field for a second straight day as well.

Souza said his wrist is feeling better. He said some mild pain, but there is no swelling. He is hoping to avoid the disabled list.

Cabrera said he is available to pinch-hit and is hoping to be back in the lineup Friday.


Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes hits double in return Monday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Playing in his first game since April 27, Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes doubled during Monday's 6-0 win over the White Sox.

"I need to get comfortable swinging the bat hard," Reyes said, per MLB.com.

The double was his only hit in four at-bats during the game. Reyes missed nearly a month with a fractured rib.

"It's OK, I've been swinging the bat for like two weeks now, at least BP-ing and stuff like that," Reyes said. "The more ABs I take, the more comfortable I'm going to feel. I'm not going to promise anything like I'm going to go 5-for-5 out of the gate, I hope so, but it's going to take a little bit of time. I feel very comfortable about it. I'll be working on my swing, too."


Rangers SS Elvis Andrus hits second home run of season
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus hit his second home run of the season in Monday afternoon's 10-8 victory over the Indians. 

This is the first homer for Andrus since an April 14 game against the Angels. It was a solo shot that he hit in the eighth inning. Andrus finished the game 2 for 4 and also hit a double, which scored Josh Hamilton and Mitch Moreland in the third. 

Andrus is now hitting .236/.293/.309. 


Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (back) says he'll be able to play Tuesday
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(5/25/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is blaming an uncomfortable bed in Miami as the reason why he left Monday's game with back tightness, saying that he'll be available to play on Tuesday, per MASNSports. 

Hardy was out of the lineup Sunday for the final game of the Marlins series but started Monday. However, he left in the seventh inning of the Orioles' victory over the Astros. After the game, he said he was already feeling better. 

"I think just kind of protecting it a little bit. It was tight, I think, from the bed in Miami," Hardy said. "So I was protecting it a little bit and I think Buck (Showalter) saw it and he just wanted to get me out of there."


Orioles' J.J. Hardy exits game with back tightness
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy was removed from Monday's game aganist the Astros due to back tightness, the team announced.

Hardy was out of the lineup Sunday but returned to action on Monday. However, he was replaced in the top of the eighth inning on defense after recording a single in the previous inning. The shortstop finished the game 1 for 3, giving him a .190/.217/.310 line with two home runs and four RBI in 58 at-bats.


Rays' Asdrubal Cabrera, Steven Souza out of lineup Monday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Rays shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera and right fielder Steven Souza are out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Mariners.

Cabrera suffered a mild groin sprain on Sunday and will be replaced by Tim Beckham at shortstop on Monday. He did say that he's feeling better and hopes to play Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Souza was removed from Sunday's game after suffering a sprained left wrist on a foul tip. His absence will earn Monday call-up Jake Elmore a start in left field.

The Rays are favorites (-128) at home on Monday, per VegasInsider.com.


Blue Jays activate Jose Reyes, option Munenori Kawasaki
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) The Blue Jays activated shortstop Jose Reyes from the 15-day disabled list on Monday, optioning infielder Munenori Kawasaki to Triple-A Buffalo in a corresponding move.

Reyes, who has been sidelined since April 27 while recovering from a fractured rib, played three games with Buffalo this weekend before making his return on Monday. He has hit .250/.266/.300 with three stolen bases in 60 at-bats. Reyes will bat leadoff against the White Sox on Monday in his return.

Kawasaki went 1 for 5 in three appearances with the Blue Jays. He returns to a .222/.349/.278 line in 72 at-bats with Buffalo.


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