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Nationals right-hander Joe Ross continued to show that he has a bright future. During Washington's 3-2 loss Saturday, Ross gave the Mets a battle, pitching 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six.
Kyle Schwarber passed more tests Saturday night in his crash course on how to play in the big leagues. The rookie hit his fourth big league home run in the Cubs' 4-2 victory over the Brewers, but he also battled starter Matt Garza in an 11-pitch at-bat, and coaxed relievers Jason Motte and newcomer Tommy Hunter in a stressful ninth.
Outfielder Alex Jackson, the Mariners' No. 1 ranked prospect on MLBPipeline.com, has been sidelined for one or two weeks with a left hand injury.
Left-hander Daniel Norris -- who was acquired from Toronto in the David Price trade -- is not looking at his Tigers debut as an audition for next year, but rather as a chance to make a difference for a club still in postseason contention.
Based on a tweet from NBA star Klay Thompson on Saturday, a tweet that since has been deleted, the White Sox might be adding a position player soon -- his brother Trayce, Chicago's No. 15 prospect.
Outfielder Kyle Waldrop understands his time up in the big leagues with the Reds for now will be short lived, but he's still trying to make the most out of it.
With little free space on their revamped roster, the Mets optioned No. 2 prospect Michael Conforto back to the Minor Leagues on Saturday to make room for trade acquisition Yoenis Cespedes. Conforto will report to Triple-A Las Vegas, a level ahead of his prior assignment at Double-A Binghamton.
The Orioles placed Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain prior to Saturday's game, recalling reliever Jorge Rondon in his place.
Standout right-hander Luis Severino, ranked as the Yankees' No. 1 prospect by MLB.com, is scheduled to make his Major League debut against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.
With right-hander Brandon Morrow having his second rehab start cancelled with Triple-A El Paso Thursday night, the Chihuahuas made several moves that resulted in their eighth win in the past 10 games.
Travis Shaw knows the drill by now because he's lived it a few times this season. When the Red Sox have a nagging injury to a corner infielder, he usually gets the call from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Nola has an effective repertoire that includes a two-seam fastball that sits between 92 and 94 mph, an infrequent four-seam fastball, a very good changeup and a curveball that can be very effective. He mixes and matches well between those pitches.