Jackie Bradley Jr. CF/RF BOS 11 hours ago
Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket and is starting in center field Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, according to CSN Northeast. Bradley figures to draw the majority of the starts while outfielder Mookie Betts is on the disabled list.
Mookie Betts 2B/CF/RF BOS 11 hours ago
Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list Wednesday, according to CSN Northeast. Betts sustained a head injury as he crashed over the outfield wall during Tuesday's game and will be out until at least Aug. 4.
Devon Travis 2B TOR 11 hours ago
Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies because of a shoulder injury, according to the team's official website. Travis injured himself during Tuesday's game but has said that he hopes to play through the issue, though the team has not disclosed the severity of the injury. The rookie missed 36 games earlier this season after sustaining a shoulder injury and it is not known if his latest setback is related. "Obviously, it's pretty frustrating," Travis said following Tuesday's game. "I'll do all that I can to play through this one." Travis underwent an MRI on Wednesday, and the results will help determine if he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list. Ryan Goins and Danny Valencia are candidates to see an increase in playing time while Travis is out.
Troy Tulowitzki SS TOR 11 hours ago
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will make his team debut Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies, according to the team's official website. Tulowitzki was unavailable Tuesday after being acquired from the Colorado Rockies, but he will start at shortstop and bat leadoff Wednesday.
Emilio Bonifacio 2B/CF/DH CWS 12 hours ago
Chicago White Sox infielder Emilio Bonifacio was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of an oblique injury. Bonifacio, who was diagnosed with an oblique strain after leaving Tuesday's game with discomfort in his rib area, will be out until at least Aug. 12.
Felix Doubront SP TOR 12 hours ago
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Felix Doubront was designated for assignment Wednesday, according to Sportsnet. Doubront, who posted a 4.76 ERA in five appearances, will go through waivers and end up back in the minor leagues if he goes unclaimed.
Gregory Polanco LF/RF PIT 13 hours ago
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco left Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Twins in the fifth inning due to discomfort in his left knee, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Polanco suffered a left knee injury earlier this season, though it is unclear if the latest issue is related.
Chris Capuano P NYY 13 hours ago
New York Yankees pitcher Chris Capuano was designated for assignment Wednesday. Caupano was rocked for five runs in less than one inning in Tuesday's start, bringing his season ERA to 6.97, and he is likely to end up at the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate.
Aaron Harang SP PHI 13 hours ago
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Harang will be activated from the disabled list to start Thursday against the Atlanta Braves after recovering from a foot injury, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. Harang was initially scheduled to make a rehab start with Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday but was deemed healthy enough to return to the majors.
Byron Buxton CF MIN 14 hours ago
Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton will take batting practice Thursday and could participate in simulated games this weekend as he continues to recover from a thumb injury, according to MLB.com. Buxton has not played since late June after spraining his thumb, but he appears on track to return some time in late August.