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  • Rangers option Jared Hoying to Round Rock
    Rangers optioned OF Jared Hoying to Triple-A Round Rock.

    Advice: The move opens a roster spot for 22-year-old slugger Joey Gallo, who has been called up to Arlington, Texas. Hoying owns a .554 OPS this year at the big league level. 21 minutes ago
  • Angels DFA outfielder Todd Cunningham
    Angels designated OF Todd Cunningham for assignment.

    Advice: It's the third time he's been pushed off the Angels' 40-man roster this season. Cunningham, 27, is a .207/.256/.264 career hitter at the major league level. 48 minutes ago
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  • McAllister (hip) to make one more rehab app
    Zach McAllister (hip) is scheduled to make one more minor league rehab appearance.

    Advice: McAllister has allowed one run in three innings between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus. The righty was placed on the disabled list July 7 with a hip injury. 54 minutes ago
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  • Khris Davis out of A's lineup on Tuesday
    Khris Davis is out of the A's lineup Tuesday.

    Advice: Coco Crisp is in left field and Jake Smolinski is in center versus the Rangers. This appears to be a routine day off for Davis, who's sitting on 23 homers and 64 RBI. 59 minutes ago
  • Yankees option Chasen Shreve to Triple-A
    Yankees optioned LHP Chasen Shreve to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

    Advice: The move clears a spot for Adam Warren, who rejoined the Yankees in the Aroldis Chapman trade. Shreve holds a 4.30 ERA in 23 innings this season at the MLB level. Today, 1:54 pm
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  • A's option Daniel Mengden to Nashville
    Athletics optioned RHP Daniel Mengden to Triple-A Nashville.

    Advice: Mengden had allowed 23 earned runs in his last 23 innings with the Athletics. The young right-hander has a 5.73 ERA in 48 2/3 total innings this season. Today, 1:50 pm
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  • Padres making progress toward Cashner trade
    According to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi, the Padres are making progress on an Andrew Cashner trade.

    Advice: Morosi says a deal could be finalized before Cashner's scheduled start Tuesday night in Toronto. There's known to be interest from the Marlins, Orioles, and Rangers. Cashner, 29, holds a 4.79 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, and 61/27 K/BB ratio in 73 1/3 innings this year with San Diego. He can become a free agent in the offseason. Today, 1:16 pm
  • O's activate Jimenez from paternity leave
    Orioles activated RHP Ubaldo Jimenez from the paternity leave list.

    Advice: Jimenez was away from the O's for three days as his wife gave birth. He could start Thursday against the Twins, but if that doesn't happen it's back to long relief. Today, 1:05 pm
  • Jays option RHP Tepera to Triple-A
    Blue Jays optioned RHP Ryan Tepera to Triple-A Buffalo.

    Advice: The move clears the way for the newly-acquired Melvin Upton on the active roster. Tepera was just called up over the weekend, but didn't make an appearance during his brief stay with the big club. Today, 12:42 pm
  • Nunez (2-5, HR, 2 RBI) stars in Monday's win
    Athletics 3B prospect Renato Nunez homered and drove in two runs Monday in a win for Triple-A Nashville.

    Advice: Nunez plated a run with an RBI single in the fourth before driving a solo home run off Omaha right-hander Clayton Mortensen in the fifth inning. The 22-year-old has contributed at least one RBI in each of his last four games. Nunez has shown nice power this year with 15 round-trippers in 359 at-bats, though it's come with a disappointing .228 batting average. Today, 11:47 am
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  • Harrison not in Tuesday's lineup
    Josh Harrison is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Mariners.

    Advice: David Freese will also take a seat against right-hander Felix Hernandez. Adam Frazier will start at second base and bat second while Jung Ho Kang will play third and bat fifth. Today, 11:44 am
  • Royals option Merrifield to Triple-A
    Royals optioned INF Whit Merrifield to Triple-A Omaha.

    Advice: Merrifield started out red-hot, but he was hitting just .170 (9-for-53) with 17 strikeouts and a .487 OPS through 16 games this month. The Royals have called up top prospect Raul Mondesi to take his place on the active roster. Today, 11:32 am
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  • Arismendy Alcantara explodes for four hits
    Athletics minor league INF/OF Arismendy Alcantara produced four hits in Monday's win for Triple-A Nashville.

    Advice: He drove in four runs as the Sounds rolled to an easy 12-5 win over Omaha. Alcantara has been scorching hot over his last 10 games, hitting .510 with 12 RBI during that span while raising his season average from .238 to .282. The 24-year-old leads the Pacific Coast League with 28 steals and has only been caught three times this season. Alcantara was traded from the Cubs last month in a deal that sent Chris Coghlan back to Chicago. He's gone 3-for-13 in five games in the majors this year. Today, 11:30 am
  • Pirates option C Diaz to Triple-A
    Pirates optioned C Elias Diaz to Triple-A Indianapolis.

    Advice: Diaz was up with the big club while Eric Fryer was away on paternity leave. He went 0-for-4 with an RBI ground out in his lone start. Today, 11:19 am
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  • Pirates activate Fryer from paternity leave
    Pirates activated C Eric Fryer from the paternity leave list.

    Advice: Fryer left the team after his wife gave birth to twins on Saturday. The Pirates optioned Elias Diaz to Triple-A Indianapolis to clear a spot on the active roster. Today, 11:17 am
  • Cards to call up Sam Tuivailala
    The Cardinals will call up right-hander Sam Tuivailala from Triple-A Memphis to serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader agianst the Mets.

    Advice: Tuivailala has made three appearances in the majors this season and owns a 5.45 ERA over 32 games in Triple-A. On the plus side, he has struck out 54 batters in 36 1/3 innings. Today, 10:44 am
  • Madison Bumgarner changes agents
    Madison Bumgarner is now represented by the Legacy Agency.

    Advice: Bumgarner left Relativity for Excel Sports Management earlier this year, but now he has switched representation again. The southpaw is under contract through 2017 with a pair of affordable club options for 2018 and 2019, so this is a move with a look toward the future. Today, 7:12 am
  • Jake Arrieta gives up four runs to White Sox
    Jake Arrieta surrendered four runs in six innings Monday in a no-decision against the White Sox.

    Advice: It looked like it'd be a second straight fine outing for Arrieta, but then Todd Frazier connected on a three-run homer with two outs in the sixth, ruining his night. The Cubs went on to lose the game, the fourth straight time they've lost one of Arrieta's starts. In fact, they're just 3-7 in his outings since their streak of 23 straight wins with him on the mound ended in May. Yesterday, 9:17 pm
  • Chase Anderson only goes five but gets win
    Chase Anderson lasted just five frames but picked up a win Monday, permitting two runs in a 7-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.

    Advice: Anderson recorded five strikeouts, but he allowed seven hits and one walk and got his pitch count up to 93 after his five frames, necessitating an early exit. Of course, an early exit is nothing new for Anderson, as he hasn't gone more than five innings in a start since June 8. His next outing will come against the Pirates. Yesterday, 9:14 pm
  • Addison Russell starts, goes 0-for-3
    Addison Russell went 0-for-3 with a walk Monday against the White Sox.

    Advice: Russell started at shortstop tonight after leaving Sunday's game with a bruised left heel. Yesterday, 9:09 pm
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