Dodgers calling up top prospect Corey Seager
by Michael Hurcomb |
(10:07 am ET) The Dodgers are calling up top prospect Corey Seager, according to CBS Sports Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. 

The top-10 prospect arrives at the majors with a career .306/.368/.523/.891 slash line over four seasons in the minors. 

The 21-year-old shortstop prospect and former first-round pick has spent most of the 2015 season with Triple-A Oklahoma City. In 104 games at Triple-A, he hit .276 with a .331 on-base percentage, .450 slugging percentage and .781 OPS. He also had 13 home runs, 29 doubles and 59 RBI.

Mets SS Ruben Tejada circles bases on inside-the-park homer
by Marty Gitlin |
(9/2/2015) Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada has just 10 lifetime home runs. Nine have left the yard. The one that didn't helped his team beat Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

His inside-the-park sprint around the bases in the second inning gave New York a 3-0 lead and jump-started what turned out to be a rout.

Tejada also drove in runs with a single and groundout later in the game.

Giants SS Brandon Crawford a no-go again Wednesday
by Marty Gitlin |
(9/2/2015) As expected, Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is again out of the lineup Wednesday night against the host Dodgers with a calf issue.

Bruce Bochy revealed Tuesday that he would be sidelined for at least a couple days.

Crawford is on a 2-for-23 slide. His .263 average is at its lowest point since July 20.

Giants release SS Everth Cabrera
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(9/2/2015) The Giants parted ways with shortstop Everth Cabrera on Wednesday, reports CSN Bay Area. Cabrera was signed to a minor-league deal earlier this season, but was never called up.

Mets' Wilmer Flores not with team due to family emergency
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(9/2/2015) Mets infielder Wilmer Flores will not play in Wednesday's game after leaving the team due to a family emergency, reports The Wall Street Journal. Flores is expected to rejoin the team for Friday's contest in Miami.

Pirates recall Pedro Florimon; place Deolis Guerra on 60-day DL
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(9/2/2015) The Pirates promoted infielder Pedro Florimon from Triple-A on Wednesday, the team announced. To make room for Florimon, the team transferred pitcher Deolis Guerra  from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL due to left knee inflammation.

Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria leaves game with hamstring injury
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(9/2/2015) Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria left Wednesday's game against the Braves in the second inning with left hamstring tightness.

Hechavarria reached on a bunt single with one out in the second, and was seen stretching out his hamstring. He was immediately lifted for a pinch runner.

Hechavarria is being considered day-to-day at this point.

Braves SS Andrelton Simmons hitting second in return to lineup
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(9/2/2015) After missing the last two games with ankle inflammation, Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has returned to the starting lineup for Wednesday's series-finale with the Marlins. 

Simmons has been hitting well lately, batting .324 (12 for 37) with three doubles over his last 10 games.

Diamondbacks 3B Aaron Hill (hamstring) removed from game
by Marty Gitlin |
(9/1/2015) A hamstring pull sustained after hitting a two-run double in the seventh inning Tuesday night at Colorado knocked Diamondbacks third baseman Aaron Hill out the game, per Nick Ahmed replaced him at second base.

Hill was used as a pinch-hitter.

Calf issue to sideline Giants SS Brandon Crawford for short time
by Marty Gitlin |
(9/1/2015) Bruce Bochy has announced that Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford will miss a couple days with a sore calf sustained on a hit-by-pitch, per CSN Bay Area.

Crawford just returned from an oblique injury.

He has just two hits in his last 23 at-bats. His slash line sits at .265/.324/.482.

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