Reds pitcher Jon Moscot underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery Tuesday on his right elbow.
The Pirates’ bullpen showed up at PNC Park on Tuesday sporting a new look: shaved heads, from bullpen coach Euclides Rojas to closer Mark Melancon.
The Brewers and Pirates renewed acquaintances Tuesday and will do it again Wednesday night, when Milwaukee’s Chase Anderson meets Pittsburgh’s Jeff Locke in a matchup of starters riding rollercoaster seasons.
Phillies No. 2 prospect Jake Thompson looks to continue his strong recent stretch against Indianapolis at 1:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.
There are a few teams looking for bullpen help as the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches and one reliever that could assist is Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez.
Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph has heard that these final couple of months are huge for him. He has a chance to earn a job in 2017 with a strong finish in 2016.
The non-waiver Trade Deadline is less than two weeks away and the Nationals are still looking to acquire an outfielder and bullpen help.
The Washington Nationals rank last among Major League Baseball teams in OPS from the leadoff spot. As a group, their center fielders are third from the bottom. It’s not surprising, then, that they’ve had trade talks with the Colorado Rockies about Charlie Blackmon — a productive, leadoff-hitting center fielder.
Gio Gonzalez and Bud Norris will square off Wednesday at Nationals Park in the second game of a three-game set between the Nationals and Dodgers.
While they have a spot in their starting rotation free, the Nationals wanted to take the opportunity to see what their young pitching prospects could do in the Majors. It started with Lucas Giolito, baseball’s top prospect, earlier this month and continued with the debut of hard-throwing right-hander Reynaldo Lopez on Tuesday night.
Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks has yet to allow an earned run in July. He’ll look to keep that trend intact when he takes on Bartolo Colon on Wednesday for the series finale between the Mets and Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon’s much awaited return had to be put on hold an extra 24 hours because of rain, and when the night finally came against the Sacramento River Cats, it wound up being cut short after he had to exit the second game of a doubleheader with a cramp.