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Max Scherzer
Removed with apparent injury
PWashington Nationals
Undisclosed
August 5, 2020
Scherzer was removed from Wednesday's game against the Mets after one inning for an undisclosed reason, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
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Nick Burdi
Lands on 45-day injured list
PPittsburgh Pirates
Elbow
August 5, 2020
Burdi was placed on the 45-day injured list with an unspecified elbow injury Wednesday.
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Ozzie Albies
Facing shutdown
2BAtlanta Braves
Wrist
August 5, 2020
Albies (wrist) will be shut down for a week to see if his injury heals, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
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Kwang-Hyun Kim
Returning to rotation
PSt. Louis Cardinals
August 5, 2020
Kim will pitch out of the rotation going forward, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
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Juan Soto
Set for season debut
OFWashington Nationals
August 5, 2020
Soto will make his season debut Wednesday against the Mets, batting cleanup and playing left field, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
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Ozzie Albies
Lands on IL
2BAtlanta Braves
Wrist
August 5, 2020
The Braves placed Albies (wrist) on the 10-day injured list Wednesday.
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Hansel Robles
Out of closer role
PLos Angeles Angels
August 4, 2020
Manager Joe Maddon said during his pregame interview Tuesday that Robles is no longer the closer and the team will go "closer by committee," Trent Rush of Angels Radio Network reports.
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Mike Trout
Officially back Tuesday
OFLos Angeles Angels
August 4, 2020
Trout is starting in center field and batting second Tuesday against the Mariners, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
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Jo Adell
Batting seventh in debut
OFLos Angeles Angels
August 4, 2020
Adell will start in right field and bat seventh in his major-league debut Tuesday in Seattle, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
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Shohei Ohtani
Unlikely to pitch again in 2020
PLos Angeles Angels
Forearm
August 4, 2020
Ohtani (forearm) isn't expected to pitch again this season, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
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Monte Harrison
Starting in big-league debut
OFMiami Marlins
August 4, 2020
Harrison was recalled from the Marlins' alternate training site Tuesday and is starting in center field and batting ninth against the Orioles, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
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Mookie Betts
Still feeling discomfort
OFLos Angeles Dodgers
Finger
August 4, 2020
Betts (finger) swung in the cage Monday but is still experiencing a lot of discomfort, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
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Juan Soto
Not starting right away
OFWashington Nationals
August 4, 2020
Soto will be on the bench Tuesday but could start Wednesday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
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Juan Soto
Officially back
OFWashington Nationals
August 4, 2020
Soto (illness) was officially activated from the injured list as expected Tuesday, Byron Kerr of MASNSports.com reports.
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Roberto Osuna
Likely needs Tommy John surgery
PHouston Astros
Elbow
August 4, 2020
Osuna's (elbow) initial diagnosis is that he needs Tommy John surgery, Mark Berman of Fox 26 reports. He is getting a second opinion.
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Roberto Osuna
Outlook not good
PHouston Astros
Elbow
August 4, 2020
Astros manager Dusty Baker said, "The reality is it's probably not really good news," when asked about Osuna's elbow injury Tuesday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Paul DeJong
Reveals positive test
SSSt. Louis Cardinals
Illness
August 4, 2020
DeJong revealed Tuesday that he is part of the group of Cardinals who have tested positive for COVID-19.
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Yadier Molina
Tests positive for COVID-19
CSt. Louis Cardinals
Illness
August 4, 2020
Molina revealed on his personal Instagram page Tuesday that he tested positive for COVID-19.
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Austin Meadows
Returns from injured list
OFTampa Bay Rays
August 4, 2020
Meadows (illness) was activated from the COVID-19 injured list Tuesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Mike Soroka
Suffers torn Achilles
PAtlanta Braves
Achilles
August 3, 2020
Soroka suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Monday's game against the Mets and will miss the rest of the season.
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Mike Soroka
Helped off field Monday
PAtlanta Braves
Lower Body
August 3, 2020
Soroka landed awkwardly after throwing a pitch in Monday's game against the Mets and was helped off the field with one out in the top of the third inning. There were runners on first and third and Soroka had already allowed three runs on three hits and four walks prior to exiting.
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Jeff McNeil
Last-minute scratch Monday
2BNew York Mets
Undisclosed
August 3, 2020
McNeil was a last-minute scratch from Monday's lineup against the Braves, Steve Gelbs of SNY TV reports.
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Mookie Betts
Not starting Monday
OFLos Angeles Dodgers
Finger
August 3, 2020
Betts (finger) isn't in the lineup Monday against the Padres.
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Nick Senzel
Scratched from Monday's lineup
OFCincinnati Reds
Finger
August 3, 2020
Senzel was scratched from Monday's lineup against Cleveland with a sprained left ring finger, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
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Jo Adell
Set for big-league debut
OFLos Angeles Angels
August 3, 2020
Adell was called up by the Angels on Monday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
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