Miguel Montero C CHC 12 hours ago
Montero is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals.
Montero has started two of the last three games for Chicago, but will take a seat Sunday to give way to Jon Lester's personal catcher, David Ross.
Brandon McCarthy SP LAD 12 hours ago
McCarthy (hip) was reinstated from the 15-day DL on Sunday, MLB.com reports.
McCarthy had already been announced as Sunday's starter, but this move to the active roster will make it official. The 33-year-old hasn't taken the hill for the Dodgers since Aug. 13, but posted a respectable 3.63 ERA over 34.2 innings in 2016 prior to experiencing the hip stiffness that landed him on the disabled list.
DTDJarred Cosart SP SD 12 hours ago
Cosart (elbow) is awaiting MRI results that could confirm a potential bone spur, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union Tribune reports.
Cosart exited Saturday's start early due to elbow inflammation, and the team ended up sending him for additional test results. While those results are not in just yet, Cosart is a near certainty to be ruled out of his final scheduled start of the season. It remains too early to tell if this recent ailment will affect his status for 2017.
DTDBryce Harper CF/RF WSH 13 hours ago
Harper left Sunday's gamein the third inning with a hand injury, Dan Kolko of the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network reports.
Harper seemed to hurt his hand while sliding into third base on a triple. After the slide, he stayed in and scored a run, but was pulled from the outfield shortly after. Upon his departure, Harper was replaced by Chris Heisey in right field. More details regarding the severity of Harper's injury should be available in the near future.
Brandon Crawford SS SF 13 hours ago
Crawford (finger) is in Sunday's lineup against the Padres.
Crawford missed four games with a dislocated pinkie, but is back in action Sunday. He'll start at shortstop and hit seventh against Clayton Richard and the Padres. Crawford had gone just 5-for-24 (.208) over his last seven games prior to getting injured.
Brandon Belt 1B SF 13 hours ago
Belt is not in the lineup for Sunday's outing against San Diego.
Buster Posey will take over at first base while Belt gets his first game off since Sept. 13. The Giants have Monday off, so look for Belt to return to action Tuesday when San Francisco hosts the Rockies.
Denard Span CF SF 13 hours ago
Span is not in the lineup Sunday against the Padres.
Over the last 30 days, Span has hit just .196/.282/.326, bringing his line down to .261/.328/.375 for the year. He'll sit out for the third time in the last seven games as Gorkys Hernandez starts in center field.
Joe Panik 2B SF 13 hours ago
Panik is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres.
Panik is hitting just .236 against left-handed pitching, so he'll sit out Sunday against San Diego's Clayton Richard. Kelby Tomlinson will head out to second base and hit second in Panik's absence.
Daniel Descalso 1B/2B/SS/LF/DH COL 14 hours ago
Descalso is out of the lineup Sunday against the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.
Descalso has started six of Colorado's last seven games, but will have Sunday afternoon off. In his place, Cristhian Adames will start at shortstop and hit seventh against Brandon McCarthy and the Dodgers.
Chase Utley 2B LAD 14 hours ago
Utley is out of the lineup for Sunday's contest against Colorado.
Utley owns a weak .165 batting average against lefties, so he'll sit out of Sunday's game. With Utley out, Charlie Culberson will take over at second base and bat eighth.