Mets Make Handful Of Roster Moves

Mets Make Handful Of Roster Moves The Mets announced a few moves before their loss to the Marlins on Friday. The club activated right-hander Robert Gsellman from the injured list, optioned lefty Daniel Zamora to its alternate training site, added infielder Luis Carpio to its 60-man player pool and outrighted outfielder Ryan Cordell. Gsellman hasn’t…

Reds Acquire Mark Payton From Athletics

Reds Acquire Mark Payton From Athletics The Reds have acquired outfielder Mark Payton from the Athletics for cash considerations, Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer tweets. Cincy took Payton from Oakland during last winter’s Rule 5 Draft, but it returned him to the A’s on July 21. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/08/reds-acquire-mark-payton-from-athletics.html

Twins Place Josh Donaldson On IL

Twins Place Josh Donaldson On IL The Twins have placed third baseman Josh Donaldson on the injured list with a strained calf, Dan Hayes of The Athletic was among those to report. The move’s retroactive to Aug. 4. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/08/twins-place-josh-donaldson-on-il.html

Royals Place Mike Montgomery On 45-Day IL

Royals Place Mike Montgomery On 45-Day IL The Royals announced that they have moved left-hander Mike Montgomery and righty Glenn Sparkman from the 10-day injured list to the 45-day version. They also reinstated righty Chance Adams from the IL and optioned him to their alternate training site. The most notable name here is Montgomery, who…

George Springer Suffers Sprained Right Wrist

George Springer Suffers Sprained Right Wrist AUG. 7: Springer has a sprained wrist, manager Dusty Baker said Friday (via Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle). AUG. 6: Astros outfielder George Springer departed the team’s loss to the Diamondbacks on Thursday with a right wrist strain, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic was among those to report.…

Cardinals-Cubs Series Postponed Due To Additional Covid-19 Positive(s)

Cardinals-Cubs Series Postponed Due To Additional Covid-19 Positive(s) 5:04pm: MLB will postpone this weekend’s Cards-Cubs series, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. 12:25pm: Major League Baseball has officially announced that tonight’s game is postponed due to one additional positive test. However, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale tweets that there’s “concern” of a second positive…

Stephen Strasburg To Make 2020 Debut Sunday

Stephen Strasburg To Make 2020 Debut Sunday Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will make his 2020 debut Sunday against the Orioles, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports. Manager Dave Martinez indicated the Nationals are hopeful that Strasburg will give them 75 to 80 pitches in his first start of the season. Strasburg has been on the shelf…

Reds Add 3 To Player Pool

Reds Add 3 To Player Pool The Reds have added left-hander Brandon Finnegan, infielder Rece Hinds and outfielder TJ Friedl to their 60-man player pool, Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer tweets. All three players will report to the team’s alternate site. While he was formerly a high-end prospect whom the Reds acquired from the…