• C.J. Cron (hand) back in Rockies lineup Sunday
    C.J. Cron (hand) is in the Rockies starting lineup Sunday against the Padres. 

    Advice: Cron had missed three straight games with hand soreness after he was hit by a pitch on Wednesday. He's ready to go on Sunday, playing first base and batting cleanup against the Padres.  NBCSportsEDGE.com 1 minute ago
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  • Hoerner (triceps) returns to Cubs lineup Sunday
    Nico Hoerner (triceps) is in the Cubs starting lineup Sunday against the Pirates. 

    Advice: Hoerner is finally ready to return after missing nearly two weeks with a right triceps strain. Though he never hit the injured list. He'll be the designated hitter Sunday against the Pirates, batting fifth in the lineup.  NBCSportsEDGE.com 52 minutes ago
     
  • Ronald Acuña Jr. (back) out again Sunday vs. PHI
    Ronald Acuña Jr. (back) is not in the Braves starting lineup Sunday against the Phillies. 

    Advice: Acuña Jr. will miss his fourth consecutive game with back tightness. He is still considered day-to-day at this point and could return to the lineup Monday against the Nationals. Robbie Grossman will get another start in right field.  NBCSportsEDGE.com 57 minutes ago
     
  • Phillies designate Johan Camargo for assignment
    Phillies designated INF Johan Camargo for assignment. 

    Advice: Camargo was waived to make space for Chris Devenski on the 40-man roster. The 28-year-old infielder was hitting just .213/.311/.298 with two homers over 167 plate appearances in Triple-A.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Today, 7:29 am
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  • Smith's homer helps Dodgers get by Cardinals
    Will Smith homered and went 2-for-4 with a solo homer on Saturday in a victory over the Cardinals.

    Advice: Smith got the party started for the Dodgers with a blast in the first off Jordan Montgomery; one of three homers that Los Angeles would hit off Montgomery. It's been an outstanding season for the 27-year-old backstop, as he's up to 23 homers, 84 RBI and a solid .264/.352/.476 slash with a couple weeks left.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 9:15 pm
     
  • Vargas hits first MLB homer as Dodgers beat STL
    Miguel Vargas hit a two-run homer Saturday in a 6-2 victory for the Dodgers over the Cardinals.

    Advice: Congrats to Vargas on his first MLB homer. The 22-year-old connected on the blast off Jordan Montgomery with a runner on. Vargas has mostly struggled to start his MLB career, but his upside competes with most infield prospects in the sport. There are many more bright days ahead. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 9:12 pm
     
  • Arenado homers, drives in 100th run vs. Dodgers
    Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer in a loss to the Dodgers on Saturday for the Cardinals.

    Advice: Arenado took Clayton Kershaw deep in the sixth inning with a runner on. It helped the star third baseman hit a couple of season milestones, as it was the 30th homer of the season, and also gave him 100 RBI. Arenado is deserving of MVP consideration; even if it's very likely the guy playing across from him on the infield is going to win it.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 9:09 pm
  • Javier Báez crushes three-run homer to lead Tigers
    Javier Báez crushed a three-run homer on Saturday night, leading the Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the White Sox.

    Advice: The 29-year-old has made some changes to his swing over the final month of the season and has actually started to show signs of life at the plate for the first time all year. He blasted his his 410-foot shot off of Jake Diekman in the seventh inning, extending the Tigers lead to 7-2. He also singled twice and scored a pair of runs in the ballgame. He's hitting just .243/.283/.398 with 15 homers, 61 RBI and nine stolen bases on the season -- though he has hit .354 (28-for-79) with four homers and 14 RBI in 21 games since the calendar flipped to September. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 8:54 pm
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  • Harold Castro homers, plates three in win Saturday
    Harold Castro went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI on Saturday night as the Tigers defeated the White Sox in Chicago.

    Advice: Castro opened the scoring in the ballgame with a 416-foot shot off of White Sox starter Davis Martin in the first inning. He then tacked on a run-scoring single off of Martin in the fifth -- giving the Tigers a 3-2 lead. With the three-hit attack, the 28-year-old is now slashing an empty .266/.295/.379 with seven homers, 44 RBI and zero stolen bases through 413 plate appearances on the season. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 8:54 pm
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