Yadier Molina C STL 13 hours ago
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is in the lineup Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds after being removed from Monday's game because of dehydration, according to the team's official website. Molina also took a foul ball off his mask, but he does not appear to have suffered a head injury.
Randal Grichuk OF STL 13 hours ago
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk is not in the lineup for the second consecutive game Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds because of a groin injury, according to the team's official website. An MRI taken Monday did not reveal a serious injury, and Grichuk is considered day-to-day.
Mike Trout CF LAA 13 hours ago
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Houston Astros after injuring his wrist Sunday against the Texas Rangers, according to the team's official website. Trout appeared to roll his wrist while attempting to make a diving catch in the fourth inning, but he was able to stay in the game and finish 4-for-4 with two home runs, including a grand slam. The big day, combined with an off day Monday, led to talk that Trout would be in the lineup Tuesday, as he said he felt better after suffering the injury. “It’s just a scary thing for me,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “I didn’t know what to expect. It hurt pretty bad. It scared me more than anything. But once I got up there and moved it around, it was just a little sore and I was able to stay in the game.” Daniel Robertson will get the start in center field in Trout's absence.
Travis d'Arnaud C NYM 13 hours ago
New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud is expected to be activated from the disabled list Friday after recovering from an elbow injury, according to ESPN New York. d'Arnaud has been progressing in his recovery since suffering the injury in a game against the Atlanta Braves in June, as he was able to catch seven innings while rehabbing at Double-A Binghamton on Monday. He said he is eagerly awaiting his activation and is grateful that his collision with catcher A.J. Pierzynski did not result in a more serious injury. "I thought it was going to be worse, honestly, when it happened," d'Arnaud said. "A.J.'s a big guy. When it happened, I felt like my whole arm -- my elbow, my everything -- when I lifted it up, I thought it was going to be dangling the opposite way. I'm actually happy it was this." d"Arnaud is scheduled to catch a full game at Binghamton on Tuesday.
David Wright 3B NYM 13 hours ago
New York Mets third baseman David Wright went through baseball activities Tuesday while recovering from a back injury, according to ESPN New York. Wright has not played since mid-April as a result of the injury, but he has maintained that he will be back this season.
Matt Joyce LF/RF/DH LAA 13 hours ago
The Los Angeles Angels placed outfielder Matt Joyce on the 7-day concussion disabled list Tuesday after colliding with shortstop Erick Aybar on Sunday against the Texas Rangers, according to the team's official website. Shane Victorino, who was acquired in a trade with the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, will take over the primary role in left field while Joyce is sidelined.
Brock Holt IF/LF/RF BOS 13 hours ago
Boston Red Sox outfielder Brock Holt is not in the lineup for the second consecutive game Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox because of a knee injury according to the team's official website. Jemile Weeks will replace Holt in the lineup.
Ben Zobrist 2B/SS/LF/RF OAK 14 hours ago
Oakland Athletics second baseman Ben Zobrist was traded to the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, according to Fox Sports. Zobrist is hitting .268 with 28 extra-base hits and 33 RBI this season and was traded in exchange for pitching prospects Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks.
Manny Banuelos P ATL 15 hours ago
Atlanta Braves pitcher Manny Banuelos was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday due to an elbow injury. Banuelos has inflammation in his left elbow and will be eligible for activation on August 9.
Jaime Garcia SP STL 16 hours ago
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia was activated from the disabled list Tuesday and will start against the Cincinnati Reds after recovering from a groin injury. Garcia has not pitched for the Cardinals since June 24 but is ready to return after completing a rehab assignment with Low-A Peoria.