Jose Altuve Nearing Return

Jose Altuve Nearing Return Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, on the injured list since May 11, will start a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock on Sunday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle relays. The Astros are “hoping” to get Altuve back by Wednesday, their last contest before a seven-game road trip, general manager Jeff…

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Didi Gregorius To Begin Rehab Assignment

Didi Gregorius To Begin Rehab Assignment The first-place Yankees have been without injured shortstop Didi Gregorius all season, but it appears he’s moving closer to a return. Gregorius is set to begin a rehab assignment with Single-A Tampa, per an announcement from New York. Gregorius, one of the Yankees’ most valuable players dating back to…

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Diamondbacks Designate John Ryan Murphy

Diamondbacks Designate John Ryan Murphy The Diamondbacks announced Saturday that they’ve designated catcher John Ryan Murphy for assignment. His 25-man roster spot went to right-hander Taylor Clarke, whom the Diamondbacks recalled from Triple-A El Paso. Clarke started Arizona’s game in San Francisco on Saturday. We may have seen the last of Murphy in Arizona, where…

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