MLB Recent Player News
|8/1/2015||Corey Dickerson, Col, LF|
|Dickerson is on the DL with two broken ribs.
Analysis: Dickerson broke two ribs while diving for Jason Heyward's line drive during Thursday's 9-8 loss to the Cardinals. Dickerson is hitting .315 with five homers and 18 RBIs.
|8/1/2015||Nick Rumbelow, NYY, P|
|The New York Yankees recalled Rumbelow from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday and optioned right-hander Nick Goody to the Triple-A club.
Analysis: Rumbelow went 0-0 with a 2.70 ERA in 3 1-3 innings with the Yankees earlier this season. He was 2-2 with a 4.60 ERA and seven saves in 31 games at Triple-A.
|8/1/2015||J.B. Shuck, CWS, RF|
|The Chicago White Sox placed Shuck on the 15-day disabled list Saturday for a strained left hamstring and recalled right-handed pitcher Scott Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte.
Analysis: Shuck was hitting .278 with 11 RBIs in 54 games. He was injured Friday when he scored on a wild pitch in the seventh inning of Chicago's 13-6 loss to the New York Yankees.
|8/1/2015||J.A. Happ, Pit, P|
|The Pirates optioned left-hander Bobby LaFromboise back to Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday to open a roster spot for Happ, who was acquired from Seattle.
Analysis: Happ joined the club in Cincinnati on Saturday. He'll move into the spot of A.J. Burnett, who is on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his pitching elbow. Happ went 4-6 with a 4.64 ERA in 20 starts and one relief appearance for Seattle this season.
|8/1/2015||Bobby LaFromboise, Pit, P|
|The Pirates optioned LaFromboise back to Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday to open a roster spot for starter J.A. Happ, who was acquired from Seattle.
Analysis: LaFromboise was called up on Friday and didn't appear in a 5-4 win over the Reds on Friday night. He was called up one time previously this season and threw a scoreless inning at Philadelphia on May 14.
|8/1/2015||Domonic Brown, Phi, RF|
|Brown is showing some life at the plate for the Phillies, who are 11-2 since the All-Star break. He's homered in the past two games after failing to go deep in his previous 36 games this season.
Analysis: Brown also has gone 14 for 33 (.424) over his last nine games.
|8/1/2015||Ryan Howard, Phi, 1B|
|Howard went 2 for 3 with a double and four RBIs in Friday's 9-3 win over the Braves.
Analysis: Howard has heated up like the rest of the Phillies, going 9 for 22 with 11 RBIs over his past six games.
|8/1/2015||Danny Salazar, Cle, P|
|Salazar allowed one unearned run and one hit over eight innings in Friday's 2-1 win at Oakland.
Analysis: Salazar, who only struck out four, has gone 2-2 with a 1.53 ERA over his last four starts.
|8/1/2015||Lonnie Chisenhall, Cle, 3B|
|Chisenhall went 3 for 4 with a double in Friday's 2-1 win at Oakland.
Analysis: Chisenhall went 0 for 3 on Thursday in his first game since getting recalled from the minors.
|8/1/2015||Taijuan Walker, Sea, P|
|Walker allowed only a Miguel Sano fourth-inning home run in Friday's 6-1 win at Minnesota. He struck out 11 in the complete-game effort.
Analysis: Walker had been 0-1 with an 8.02 ERA with 20 strikeouts over his previous four starts.
|8/1/2015||Nelson Cruz, Sea, RF|
|Cruz went 4 for 5 with his 27th home run and a double in Friday's 6-1 win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Cruz is batting .400 with six home runs and 10 RBIs over his last 11 games.
|8/1/2015||Adam LaRoche, CWS, 1B|
|LaRoche broke out of his slump Friday, going 4 for 5 with a double in a loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: LaRoche had been batting .134 with just two extra-base hits over his previous 25 games.
|8/1/2015||Mark Teixeira, NYY, 1B|
|Teixeira went 3 for 4 with two home runs and six RBIs in a 13-6 win at U.S. Cellular Field.
Analysis: Teixeira has gone a ridiculous 6 for 8 with four homers and eight RBIs in his last two games.
|8/1/2015||Evan Longoria, TB, 3B|
|Longoria extended his hitting streak at Fenway Park by going 3 for 4 in Friday's 7-5 loss to the Red Sox.
Analysis: Longoria is batting .464 during an eight-game hitting streak at Fenway.
|8/1/2015||Josh Donaldson, Tor, 3B|
|Donaldson went 3 for 5 with two doubles and four RBIs in Friday's 7-6, 11-inning win over Kansas City.
Analysis: Donaldson has heated up, going 7 for 13 in his last three games.
|8/1/2015||Adam Jones, Bal, CF|
|Jones went 3 for 5 with his 17th home run - a three-run shot - in Friday's 8-7 win over the Tigers.
Analysis: Jones has gone 11 for 29 (.379) with two homers over his last seven games.
|8/1/2015||Jefry Marte, Det, 1B|
|Marte went 3 for 4 with a home run and a double in Friday's 8-7 loss at Baltimore.
Analysis: Marte entered the game with a .167 batting average in 11 games.
|8/1/2015||Ian Kinsler, Det, 2B|
|Kinsler stayed hot Friday, going 4 for 5 with a double in an 8-7 loss at Baltimore.
Analysis: Kinsler has gone 7 for 10 in the first two games of this series.
|8/1/2015||Cole Hamels, Tex, P|
|Hamels was officially added to the Texas Rangers' active roster on Saturday.
Analysis: The three-time National League All-Star is scheduled to make his American League debut on Saturday night at home against the San Francisco Giants. In his last start for the Philadelphia Phillies, the 31-year-old left-hander no-hit the Chicago Cubs on July 25.
|8/1/2015||Mike Wright, Bal, P|
|The Baltimore Orioles have placed Wright on the 15-day disabled list because of a left calf strain.
Analysis: Wright was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday night. He entered in the fourth inning and got three outs before the injury forced him from the game.
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