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Sun Sep 2403:46RHP Shawn Kelley (right forearm) scheduled to undergo what manag...Shawn KelleyRPNationalsFree Agent
RHP Shawn Kelley (right forearm) is scheduled to undergo what manager Dusty Baker called "extensive testing" early next week. Baker said Kelley, who left Friday's game after recording one out in the eighth inning when his right arm went numb and his hand swelled up after delivering a pitch to Mets CF Juan Lagares, is dealing with inflammation and nerve issues in his arm, though the testing will determine exactly where the problem is located. Kelley also battled a similar injury during the playoffs last season. Kelley, who missed two months earlier this season because of a back injury, is 3-2 with a 7.27 ERA and four saves in 33 games this year.
Sun Sep 2403:461B Ryan Zimmerman (general soreness) sat out second straight gam...Ryan Zimmerman1BNationalsFree Agent
1B Ryan Zimmerman (general soreness) sat out his second straight game Saturday, when the Nationals beat the Mets 4-3 in 10 innings. Manager Dusty Baker said Zimmerman is still feeling the effects of a head-first slide against the Atlanta Braves earlier this week. Baker added he expected Zimmerman to also miss Sunday's series finale in hopes of having him fully rested and healthy for the playoffs. Zimmerman is batting .302 with 34 homers and 103 RBIs in 138 games this season.
Sun Sep 2403:46RF Max Kepler taken out of game after two innings Saturday night...Max KeplerRFTwinsFree Agent
RF Max Kepler was taken out of the game after two innings Saturday night because he hurt his left hip on a first-inning single by Detroit DH Alex Presley. "He's okay," manager Paul Molitor said. "I just think he kind of took an awkward fall there. We're going to check him out again in the morning. I don't think it's anything major. Just that there was some discomfort when tried to swing down there in the runway. It was enough to where I thought to be cautious, go ahead and get him out." Kepler did not bat.
Sun Sep 2403:46SS Jordy Mercer 3-3 with four RBIs and two runs scoredJordy MercerSSPiratesFree Agent
SS Jordy Mercer was 3-for-3 with four RBIs and two runs scored. That included a triple in the first that got behind St. Louis CF Dexter Fowler and was close to being an inside-the-park grand slam. "Definitely was thinking about it," Mercer said. "Didn't allow me to do that today, but it was a good day." It was Mercer's first multi-hit game since Aug. 28, when he also went 3-for-3. He is one RBI shy of his career high of 59 set last season.
Sun Sep 2403:46OF Tyler Naquin took over in center field for Jason Kipnis on Sa...Tyler NaquinCFIndiansFree Agent
OF Tyler Naquin took over in center field for Jason Kipnis on Saturday, his first start for Cleveland since Sept. 13. Naquin went 0-for-5 and saw his season average drop to .222. He moved to right field in the fifth inning.
Sun Sep 2403:45RF Hunter Renfroe needs one more home run to set Padres' rookie ...Hunter RenfroeRFPadresFree Agent
RF Hunter Renfroe needs one more home run to set the Padres' rookie mark. He shares the distinction now with Nate Colbert, who hit 24 in 1969, the Padres' first season. Padres rookies have hit 55 homers this season, breaking the team's single-season record set last year with 40.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Zack Wheeler (stress reaction in right arm) transferred from...Zack WheelerSPMetsFree Agent
RHP Zack Wheeler (stress reaction in right arm) was transferred from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list Saturday. The transaction, which made room for RHP Noah Syndergaard on the 40-man roster, was purely a procedural move by the Mets, who announced Aug. 24 that Wheeler would miss the remainder of the season. Wheeler was placed on the disabled list July 24 (retroactive to July 23). He also missed 10 days in June with a right biceps injury. Wheeler, who missed the previous two seasons recovering from Tommy John surgery, finished 3-7 with a 5.21 ERA in 17 starts this season.
Sun Sep 2403:45DH Logan Morrison continues to swing powerful batLogan Morrison1BRaysFree Agent
DH Logan Morrison continues to swing a powerful bat. Morrison clubbed his team-leading 37th home run of the season on the first pitch in the ninth inning of Saturday's 9-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Morrison has now recorded hits in back-to-back games for the first time since Sept. 1-2.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Charlie Morton recorded 10th quality start and 13th win of s...Charlie MortonSPAstrosFree Agent
RHP Charlie Morton recorded his 10th quality start and 13th win of the season, allowing one run on four hits with five strikeouts over seven innings. In 14 starts since being activated from the 10-day disabled list on July 7, Morton is 8-4 with a 3.33 ERA with 94 strikeouts and a .211 opponent batting average.
Sun Sep 2403:45C Kurt Suzuki agreed to contract extension through 2018 season, ...Kurt SuzukiCBravesFree Agent
C Kurt Suzuki agreed to a contract extension through the 2018 season, Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella announced Saturday. The teams did not release financial terms. Suzuki, who turns 34 next month, is batting .271 with a career-high 18 home runs in just 76 games (255 at-bats) in his first season with the Braves.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Adam Morgan pitched scoreless inning on SaturdayAdam MorganRP/SPPhilliesFree Agent
RHP Adam Morgan pitched a scoreless inning on Saturday. He has given up only two runs in his last 23 innings. He is averaging 10.26 strikeouts over nine innings.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Luis Garcia saw streak of good outings end on Saturday when ...Luis GarciaRPPhilliesFree Agent
RHP Luis Garcia saw his streak of good outings end on Saturday when he allowed three runs in the eighth inning of a game the Phillies lost. Garcia had not allowed an earned run in his previous 12 1/3 innings, a stretch of 12 appearances. His 0.48 ERA since Aug. 12 was the best among anyone with as many innings during that stretch.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Henderson Alvarez pitched five shutout innings, but failed t...Henderson AlvarezSPPhilliesFree Agent
RHP Henderson Alvarez pitched five shutout innings, but failed to earn his first victory in three years when the bullpen failed to hold the lead. Alvarez was seeking his first major-league win since Sept. 23, 2014, when he beat the Phillies while a member of the Miami Marlins. The veteran right-hander pitched five shutout innings in his second start since being recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Chad Bettis (1-4) took loss Saturday night but he fairly eff...Chad BettisSPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Chad Bettis (1-4) took the loss Saturday night but he was fairly effective. He allowed one run, the fewest he has relinquished this season since his first start Aug. 14 versus the Braves. He did not allow run in that outing.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Arodys Vizcaino struck out side to earn 13th save on Saturda...Arodys VizcaĆ­noRPBravesFree Agent
RHP Arodys Vizcaino struck out the side to earn his 13th save on Saturday. The third strike on the last two batters were dropped, forcing Tyler Flowers to throw each man out at first. Since his meltdown on Wednesday, when he walked all three batters he faces, Vizcaino has struck out all hitters he's faced.
Sun Sep 2403:45LF Alex Gordon 1-3 with solo home run and has recorded hit in 14...Alex GordonLFRoyalsFree Agent
LF Alex Gordon went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and has recorded a hit in 14 of his past 17 games. Gordon is batting .327 (18-for-55) during that span. "Just to see him raise his batting average the way he has in September (is nice)," Royals manager Ned Yost said.
Sun Sep 2403:45SS Tim Anderson extended hitting streak to career-high 14 games ...Tim AndersonSSWhite SoxFree Agent
SS Tim Anderson extended his hitting streak to a career-high 14 games with a leadoff single in the fourth inning. Anderson is batting .409 (25-for-61) during the streak, the longest for the White Sox this season.
Sun Sep 2403:452B Yoan Moncada 1-4 and hitting .344 (21-61) with five home runs...Yoan Moncada2BWhite SoxFree Agent
2B Yoan Moncada went 1-for-4 and is hitting .344 (21-for-61) with five home runs and 11 RBIs in his past 11 games.
Sun Sep 2403:45RHP Chris Beck had first scoreless outing since AugChris BeckRPWhite SoxFree Agent
RHP Chris Beck had his first scoreless outing since Aug. 26 at Detroit, pitching the final 1 2/3 innings and spacing one hit and three strikeouts.
Sun Sep 2403:45OF Brian Goodwin (left groin strain) participated in simulated g...Brian GoodwinCF/LF/RFNationalsFree Agent
OF Brian Goodwin (left groin strain) participated in a simulated game Saturday afternoon prior to the Nationals' 4-3, 10-inning win over the Mets. Manager Dusty Baker said that Goodwin was not as far along in his rehab as RF Bryce Harper, who also played a simulated game Saturday. Baker's comments are an indication Goodwin may not make it back to the Nationals before the end of the regular season. Goodwin was placed on the disabled list Aug. 14 (retroactive to Aug. 12). He is batting .251 with 13 homers and 30 RBIs in 74 games this season.
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