Calf issue to sideline Giants SS Brandon Crawford for short time
by Marty Gitlin |
(8:19 pm ET) 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.

Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton likely won't be back by Friday
by Marty Gitlin |
(8:12 pm ET) Hope that Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton can return by his Friday target date has faded, per

Stanton said Tuesday he felt "not 100 percent."

A broken hand has prevented Stanton from playing since June 26. He has not played in any rehab games.

Angels unsure if Johnny Giavotella will return this season
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(8:11 pm ET) Angels infielder Johnny Giavotella is not progressing well from his medical condition and the team is unsure if he can return this season, reports the Los Angeles Times. Giavotella was placed on the DL because of an illness.

MRI on Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez reveals only inflammation
by Marty Gitlin |
(7:45 pm ET) A team official has stated that an MRI on Orioles scuffling starter Miguel Gonzalez came back "pretty good," per He is dealing only with right shoulder and elbow inflammation.

He is also dealing with a horrible slump. He has allowed 29 runs over his last 35 innings pitched and has dropped five straight decisions.

A's pitcher Evan Scribner to miss a few games
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(7:31 pm ET) A shoulder issue will prevent Athletics pitcher Evan Scribner from pitching in the next few games, reports SportsNet California. Scribner left Monday's game after experiencing discomfort in his shoulder.

Dodgers place Josh Ravin on 60-day DL
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(7:24 pm ET) The Dodgers recalled pitcher Josh Ravin from the minors and placed him on the 60-day disabled list, reports the Los Angeles Times. Ravin had a 6.75 ERA over 9 1/3 innings before being demoted.

Dodgers add RP Joe Wieland, OF Justin Ruggiano to roster
by Marty Gitlin |
(7:21 pm ET) The Dodgers wasted no time placing just-acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano on their roster after trading for him Tuesday.

They have also recalled Joe Wieland from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Wieland pitched in just one game for the Dodgers earlier in the year and has a mere 10 appearances in the big leagues since 2012.

A's Sam Fuld dealing with back issue
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(7:15 pm ET) Athletics outfielder Sam Fuld was not in Tuesday's lineup because of back spasms, reports SportsNet California. The issue will likely sideline him until Friday's contest.

Reds DFA Dylan Axelrod
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(7:06 pm ET) The Reds designated pitcher Dylan Axelrod for assignment, the team announced Tuesday. Axelrod has a 7.30 ERA over 12 1/3 innings.

Rangers add Josh Hamilton, Joey Gallo to active roster
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(6:56 pm ET) The Rangers activated outfielder Josh Hamilton from the disabled list, the team announced Tuesday. With rosters expanding, the team also called up prospect Joey Gallo.

Moreover, the team activated Carlos Corporan from the DL while recalling Luke Jackson, Ross Ohlendorf and Drew Stubbs.

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