Latest On Scooter Gennett

Latest On Scooter Gennett The Reds have gone without injured second baseman Scooter Gennett all season, but his return is getting closer. Gennett could begin a rehab assignment within “two or three weeks,” manager David Bell said Saturday (via Mark Sheldon of MLB.com). Gennett suffered a right groin strain March 22, at which point he…

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Phillies Close To Acquiring Jay Bruce

Phillies Close To Acquiring Jay Bruce 10:46pm: A deal’s close to the finish line, “pending a review of Bruce’s medicals and other final details,” Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweets. The Mariners will receive cash savings and a minor leaguer in return, Rosenthal adds. 12:57pm: Passan has amended his earlier report to state that a deal…

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Diamondbacks Outright John Ryan Murphy

Diamondbacks Outright John Ryan Murphy Diamondbacks catcher John Ryan Murphy cleared waivers and has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Reno, per a team announcement. The Diamondbacks designated Murphy for assignment last Saturday. The 28-year-old Murphy will now continue with the D-backs, who acquired him from the Twins for left-hander Gabriel Moya in July 2017.…

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Giants Remove Drew Pomeranz From Rotation

Giants Remove Drew Pomeranz From Rotation Left-hander Drew Pomeranz, one of the Giants’ most notable offseason acquisitions, is changing roles. The team has moved Pomeranz out of its rotation and into its bullpen, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Pomeranz is now the third starter the struggling Giants have dropped from their…

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MLB-best Twins overpower Rays

MLB-best Twins overpower Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Minnesota Twins started the new month like they ended the last one. Winning, with home runs leading the way. Marwin Gonzalez and Byron Buxton both connected and drove in two runs as the Twins kept scoring, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday. Minnesota, which…

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