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Daniel Murphy Headshot

Daniel Murphy has left Friday's game for an undisclosed reason.

According to reports it looked as if Murphy may have tweaked something while running the bases as he was removed from the game immediately following the innings. There will definitely be an update from the team coming out shortly so fantasy owners stay tuned.
1 hour ago
Todd Frazier Headshot

White Sox third basemen Todd Frazier was scratched from Friday's lineup due to the flu.

Frazier was apparently available off the bench on Friday but reporters around the clubhouse have commented that he looks pretty sick which will put his status for Saturday's game in question. Fantasy owners will need to monitor this one closely.
1 hour ago
Zack Greinke Headshot

Zack Greinke allowed one unearned run on four hits while walking none and striking out five over three innings during his rehab start on Friday.

The ace right-hander has been sidelined since June 29 because of a left oblique strain. He could return to the Diamondbacks after his successful minor league rehab start on Friday.
1 hour ago
A.J. Pollock Headshot

A.J. Pollock faced live pitching Friday and is taking another step towards a possible return this season.

More than three-and-a-half months have passed since Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock underwent a complex elbow surgery to repair a poorly-healed rebreak of a 2010 injury. Wednesday morning, Pollock took in his first batting practice and told FOX Sports Arizona he’s mentally prepared to make his return. Whether that comes soon, in a few weeks or even a couple months remains a mystery to Pollock. He faced live pitching on Friday, which was another step the right direction towards his return.The Diamondbacks have no reason to rush the 2015 All-Star back, especially if they continue to slump, so a return for Pollock is still a ways away.
2 hours ago
Alex Dickerson Headshot

Alex Dickerson left Friday's game with a left hip injury. Christian Bethancourt has replaced him in left field.

Alex Dickerson left Friday's game after a collision with Jankowski in left center. He hurt his hip on the play. If this issue lingers the DL could be the destination of Dickerson, but hopefully the injury isn't serious. Christian Bethancourt will take over in left.
2 hours ago
Vince Velasquez Headshot

Rangers are talking to the Phillies about RHP VInce Velasquez.

The Rangers have also expressed interest in Jeremy Hellickson, though he appears to be a fallback option if they can't obtain Velasquez. The Rangers had several scouts on hand Friday, watching Velasquez pitch well in a loss to the Braves. Velasquez has a 3.34 ERA on the season with the Phillies in 91.2 innings pitched in 2016.
2 hours ago
Marco Estrada Headshot

Marco Estrada says his back was bothering him early in Friday's start and that's why his velocity was down.

Even with his velocity being down due to a back issue, Estrada racked up six strikeouts on the night. The Orioles got to him early, with a two-run double from Mark Trumbo in the first inning, but the right-hander was able to settle in nicely afterwards. He has been tremendous for the Jays this season, registering a 3.02 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 108/42 K/BB ratio across 116 1/3 innings. Next up for Estrada is the Astros in Houston on Wednesday.
2 hours ago
Francisco Cervelli Headshot

Francisco Cervelli is not putting any weight on his right foot has he is helped into the clubhouse.

Cervelli exited in the 8th inning after being hit by a pitch. He had just returned from the DL 10 days ago. Cervelli had to be helped off the field after going down with a foot injury.
2 hours ago
Jose Reyes Headshot

Jose Reyes may need to be placed on the disabled list. Reyes has been out with a strained intercostal muscle on his left side.

Reyes was diagnosed with a Grade 1 intercostal strain on Tuesday afternoon and is still dealing with some discomfort. Mets manager Terry Collins was not considering a DL stint at first due to the club having a string of games in American League parks next week that would have allowed Reyes to DH. This didn't make sense as the veteran infielder suffered the injury on a swing. It is now likely that Reyes is headed for the DL.
2 hours ago
Yoan Moncada Headshot

Red Sox GM Mike Hazen confirmed that the organization has been working Yoan Moncada at third base.

Hazen said the plan is to continue the pregame work at different positions other than second base. It's likely that the Red Sox will introduce outfield into the practice sessions in the near future. There is still the possibility Moncada will see game action at one of the alternate positions. If a permanent switch is made it will likely take place during the offseason. Moncada entered Friday hitting .270 with a .902 OPS with Double-A Portland.
3 hours ago
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