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September 23, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Some NL pitchers are getting extra rest as teams have begun to set up their playoff rotations. Among non-contenders, some players are under consideration to be shut down, while spot-start opportunities are opening up for others...
September 22, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
The Angels address their imploding endgame situation; Ellsbury sits while Thome enjoys late-inning heroics. J.D. and Fernando Martinez look ahead to 2013; LA gets some good news while MIA's woes keep on coming, and more...
September 21, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Chris Carpenter (RHP, STL) registered a PQS-3 in his 2012 debut Friday, allowing five hits and two ER with 2K/1 BB in five innings. He had been plagued since spring training by nerve issues in his neck and shoulder which eventually required mid-season thoracic outlet syndrome surgery.
September 20, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Frank Francisco and Carlos Quentin are bit again by the injury bug, while Travis Hafner, Corey Hart and Neil Walker have all returned, but at less than 100% for the season's final two weeks.
September 19, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
An oblique strain may have finished Brett Anderson, but the prognosis for Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre is less clear. Simmons is still out for ATL, AL SB news, and more ...
September 18, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Andy Pettitte will make his first start since June 27 in Game 1 of Thursday's double header. David Phelps will start Game 2, then head to the bullpen. Also, Giancarlo Stanton out until the weekend with sore oblique, Scherzer leaves start with shoulder fatigue, and more...
September 17, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Joe Nathan, Mike Adams and Alexi Ogando have all struggled recently, but the Rangers have plenty of back-up talent. Brian Matusz' bullpen success, Danny Espinosa's balky shoulder, and more ...
September 16, 2012 11:06 PM GMT
James McDonald has been demoted from the Pirates rotation, and he has company in Jeanmar Gomez and, perhaps, Scott Feldman. Meanwhile, rumors of Troy Tulowitzki's return have unfortunately been exaggerated...
September 15, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (LHP, LA) has had an exceptional 2012. However, he will miss his September 16th start against STL, and may possibly need season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum. Also, BAL deals with another key injury, TEX receives good news with the return of Mike Napoli (C, TEX) and more ...
September 14, 2012 11:05 PM GMT
Lance Lynn's (RHP, STL) six-inning PQS-5 September 13 win has secured him at least one additional start. Banished to the bullpen following a second-half fade, Lynn made an emergency start replacing injured Jake Westbrook (RHP, STL). Latest reports have Westbrook likely sidelined until at the season's final week, meaning he is likely to miss at least two more starts. Lynn could finish the season in the rotation if he continues to impress.
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