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1) Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg resigned and bench coach Pete Mackanin was named interim manager.

2) The Nationals placed 2B Anthony Rendon on the 15 day DL, called up utilityman Emmanuel Burriss and moved OF Reed Johnson from the 15 to the 60 day DL.

Rendon has a strained left quad.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   23    2    1    1  .329  .396  .725  .507   4.55  .265   7   35    1   98  Nationals    
2014   24   26   27   -1  .351  .473  .824  .634   6.13  .287  21   83   17  153  Nationals    
2015   25   -3   -1   -2  .375  .362  .737  .433   3.79  .290   0    5    0   18  Nationals    
CAREER      25   27   -2  .345  .439  .785  .583   5.41  .280  28  123   18  269  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .329  .393  .722  .500   4.51  .266  23  118   18 

BURRISS
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2010   25    0    0    0  .400  .400  .800  .774   9.00  .400   0    0    0    7  Giants       
2011   26   -8   -9    1  .253  .212  .465  .223   2.03  .204   0    4   11   59  Giants       
2012   27  -14  -11   -3  .270  .221  .491  .151   1.59  .213   0    7    5   60  Giants       
CAREER     -47  -42   -5  .304  .269  .573  .283   2.86  .243   1   42   40  281  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .332  .415  .747  .500   4.73  .263  21   93   15 

JOHNSON
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   36   -3   -3    0  .311  .341  .653  .417   3.62  .244   1   11    0   74  Braves       
2014   37  -12   -9   -3  .266  .348  .614  .306   2.82  .235   2   25    0  113  Marlins      
2015   38   -1   -1    0  .263  .278  .541  .165   1.80  .222   0    2    0   12  Nationals    
CAREER     -41  -35   -6  .335  .405  .740  .468   4.72  .279  65  407   41 1315  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .335  .422  .758  .500   5.03  .269 114  472   61 

3) The Twins placed CF Byron Buxton on the 15 day DL and called up SS-CF Danny Santana.

Buxton has a sprained left thumb and is expected to be out for at least a month.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2015   21   -2   -3    1  .231  .270  .501  .138   1.69  .189   0    0    1   11  Twins        
CAREER      -2   -3    1  .231  .270  .501  .138   1.69  .189   0    0    1   11  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .323  .411  .734  .500   4.59  .263   1    5    1 

SANTANA
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   23   16   21   -5  .353  .472  .824  .662   6.51  .319   7   40   20  101  Twins        
2015   24  -16  -15   -1  .234  .289  .523  .173   1.95  .217   0   11    4   50  Twins        
CAREER       0    6   -6  .317  .415  .732  .538   4.93  .287   7   51   24  151  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .323  .403  .726  .500   4.54  .261  15   69    9 

4) A’s C Stephen Vogt had to leave yesterday’s game, after being hit in the wrist by a pitch, and is expected to be out at least today.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   28   -3   -2   -1  .295  .400  .695  .446   3.75  .252   4   16    0   47  A's          
2014   29    2    5   -3  .321  .431  .752  .573   5.07  .279   9   35    1   84  A's          
2015   30   24   24    0  .399  .545  .943  .756   8.30  .304  13   53    0   71  A's          
CAREER      19   23   -4  .335  .447  .782  .614   5.61  .271  26  104    1  220  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .319  .397  .716  .500   4.34  .255  17   74   11 

5) The Orioles called up P Wei-Yin Chen and sent P T.J. McFarland to the minors.

CHIN
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 27    1   4.07   23  23  137    104  6.83   1.32   7   7   0   7   7  Orioles      
2014 28    3   3.54   31  31  185.2  136  6.59   1.23  16   6   0  11  11  Orioles      
2015 29   12   2.90   14  14   87     76  7.86   1.15   3   4   0   5   2  Orioles      
CAREER    25   3.72  100 100  602.1  470  7.02   1.25  38  28   0  36  30  
LG AVG     0   4.10           602.1  498  7.45   1.31  34  33 

MCFARLAND
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 24   -1   4.22   38   1   74.2   58  6.99   1.49   4   1   0   2   3  Orioles      
2014 25    6   2.76   37   1   58.2   34  5.22   1.41   4   2   0   4   2  Orioles      
2015 26    1   3.18   11   0   11.1   12  9.53   2.03   0   1   0   1   0  Orioles      
CAREER     6   3.55   86   2  144.2  104  6.47   1.50   8   4   0   7   5  
LG AVG     0   3.94           144.2  121  7.55   1.30   8   8 

6) The Giants placed P Jeremy Affeldt on the 15 day DL and called up P Michael Broadway.

Affeldt has a strained shoulder.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 34   -1   3.74   39   0   33.2   21  5.61   1.31   1   5   0   3   3  Giants       
2014 35    8   2.28   62   0   55.1   41  6.67   1.10   4   2   0   4   2  Giants       
2015 36   -6   5.96   33   0   22.2   13  5.16   1.81   0   2   0   1   1  Giants       
CAREER    44   3.94  755  42  913.1  712  7.02   1.41  41  46  28  46  41  
LG AVG     0   4.38           913.1  672  6.62   1.38  51  51 

BROADWAY
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2015 28   -1   4.26    5   0    6.1    4  5.68   1.58   0   0   0   0   0  Giants       
CAREER    -1   4.26    5   0    6.1    4  5.68   1.58   0   0   0   0   0  
LG AVG     0   3.49             6.1    6  7.96   1.27   0   0 

7) The Twins called up P Alex Meyer.

Meyer is ranked as the Twins #5 prospect by Baseball America.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2015 25   -3  21.60    1   0    1.2    2 10.80   2.40   0   0   0   0   0  Twins        
CAREER    -3  21.60    1   0    1.2    2 10.80   2.40   0   0   0   0   0  
LG AVG     0   4.04             1.2    1  7.21   1.30   0   0 

8) The Blue Jays activated 2B Devon Travis from the DL, called up P Matt Boyd and sent INF Munenori Kawasaki and P Rob Rasmussen to the minors.

TRAVIS
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2015   24    3    5   -2  .333  .496  .830  .622   5.71  .270   7   26    2   37  Blue Jays    
CAREER       3    5   -2  .333  .496  .830  .622   5.71  .270   7   26    2   37  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .319  .415  .734  .500   4.36  .255   4   16    2 

KAWASAKI
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   32  -11   -9   -2  .326  .308  .634  .373   3.57  .229   1   24    7   96  Blue Jays    
2014   33   -2   -6    4  .327  .296  .623  .408   3.55  .258   0   17    1   82  Blue Jays    
2015   34   -1   -1    0  .294  .333  .627  .184   1.93  .200   0    1    0   12  Blue Jays    
CAREER     -24  -24    0  .314  .285  .600  .348   3.14  .234   1   49   10  251  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .318  .415  .733  .500   4.43  .253  20   76   12 

RASMUSSEN
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 25    1   3.18   10   0   11.1   13 10.32   1.32   0   0   0   0   0  Blue Jays    
2015 26    0   0.00    1   0    1      1  9.00   1.00   0   0   0   0   0  Blue Jays    
CAREER     1   2.92   11   0   12.1   14 10.22   1.30   0   0   0   0   0  
LG AVG     0   3.89            12.1   11  8.06   1.27   1   1 

9) The Rockies activated P Rafael Betancourt from the DL and sent P Justin Miller to the minors.

BETANCOURT
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 37   15   2.81   60   0   57.2   57  8.90   1.13   1   4  31   4   1  Rockies      
2013 38    1   4.08   32   0   28.2   27  8.48   1.29   2   5  16   4   3  Rockies      
2015 40   -3   6.00   24   0   21     22  9.43   1.14   2   2   1   2   2  Rockies      
CAREER    93   3.28  659   0  667.1  706  9.52   1.09  38  35  75  46  27  
LG AVG     0   4.52           667.1  498  6.72   1.40  38  37 

MILLER
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 27   -2   5.11    8   0   12.1    5  3.65   1.30   1   0   0   0   1  Tigers       
2015 28    1   2.08    5   0    4.1    4  8.31   1.15   1   0   0   1   0  Rockies      
CAREER    -1   4.32   13   0   16.2    9  4.86   1.26   2   0   0   1   1  
LG AVG     0   4.06            16.2   13  7.14   1.33   1   1 

10) The Pirates placed P Rob Scahill on the 15 day DL, called up P Deolis Guerra and moved 1B-OF Andrew Lambo from the 15 to the 60 day DL.

Scahill has forearm tightness.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 26   -3   5.13   23   0   33.1   20  5.40   1.47   1   0   0   0   1  Rockies      
2014 27    0   4.80   12   0   15     11  6.60   1.73   1   0   0   0   1  Rockies      
2015 28    5   2.08   24   0   26     22  7.62   1.50   2   4   0   4   2  Pirates      
CAREER     6   3.69   65   0   83     57  6.18   1.49   4   4   0   4   4  
LG AVG     0   4.22            83     65  7.00   1.33   5   5 

LAMBO
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   24   -2   -1   -1  .303  .400  .703  .391   3.38  .233   1    2    0   18  Pirates      
2014   25   -2   -2    0  .256  .359  .615  .284   2.61  .256   0    1    0   21  Pirates      
2015   26   -4   -4    0  .111  .080  .191  .000   0.00  .040   0    0    0   20  Pirates      
CAREER      -8   -7   -1  .232  .298  .530  .203   2.05  .191   1    3    0   59  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .323  .390  .712  .500   4.33  .260   2   11    2 

11) The Braves placed P Brandon Cunniff on the 15 day DL and called up P Sugar Ray Marimon.

Cunniff has a strained groin.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2015 26   -1   4.23   30   0   27.2   30  9.76   1.27   2   2   0   2   2  Braves       
CAREER    -1   4.23   30   0   27.2   30  9.76   1.27   2   2   0   2   2  
LG AVG     0   3.74            27.2   25  8.28   1.28   2   2 

MARIMON
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2015 26   -5   8.64    5   0    8.1    5  5.40   1.92   0   1   0   0   1  Braves       
CAREER    -5   8.64    5   0    8.1    5  5.40   1.92   0   1   0   0   1  
LG AVG     0   3.74             8.1    8  8.28   1.28   0   0 

12) The Dodgers activated P Pedro Baez from the DL and sent P Ian Thomas to the minors.

BAEZ
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 26    2   2.63   20   0   24     18  6.75   0.88   0   0   0   0   0  Dodgers      
2015 27    4   1.65   16   0   16.1   25 13.78   0.92   1   0   0   1   0  Dodgers      
CAREER     6   2.23   36   0   40.1   43  9.60   0.89   1   0   0   1   0  
LG AVG     0   3.59            40.1   35  7.85   1.22   2   2 

THOMAS
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 27   -1   4.22   16   0   10.2   13 10.97   1.50   1   2   0   1   2  Braves       
2015 28   -3   6.48    6   0    8.1    6  6.48   1.92   0   1   0   0   1  Braves/Dodgers
CAREER    -4   5.21   22   0   19     19  9.00   1.68   1   3   0   1   3  
LG AVG     0   3.63            19     17  8.25   1.26   1   1 

13) The Astros placed P Chad Qualls on the 15 day DL and called up 1B Jon Singleton.

Qualls has a pinched nerve in his neck.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 34    8   2.61   66   0   62     49  7.11   1.23   5   2   0   5   2  Marlins      
2014 35    3   3.33   58   0   51.1   43  7.54   1.15   1   5  19   3   3  Astros       
2015 36   -4   5.11   29   0   24.2   23  8.39   1.26   1   4   4   2   3  Astros       
CAREER    27   3.80  750   0  733.1  568  6.97   1.27  47  46  74  52  41  
LG AVG     0   4.12           733.1  580  7.12   1.35  41  41 

SINGLETON
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   22  -10  -12    2  .285  .335  .620  .348   3.05  .168  13   44    2   95  Astros       
CAREER     -10  -12    2  .285  .335  .620  .348   3.05  .168  13   44    2   95  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .317  .400  .717  .500   4.29  .254  10   39    5 

14) Giants CF Angel Pagan was out of yesterday’s lineup, due to swelling in his left knee.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   31    3    8   -5  .334  .414  .749  .598   5.19  .282   5   30    9   71  Giants       
2014   32   10    8    2  .342  .389  .731  .574   4.96  .300   3   27   16   96  Giants       
2015   33  -10   -7   -3  .305  .330  .634  .397   3.30  .271   0   19    4   70  Giants       
CAREER      60   52    8  .332  .411  .743  .553   5.04  .282  49  341  153  932  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .326  .406  .731  .500   4.48  .257  83  377   61 

15) Nationals CF Denard Span was out of yesterday’s lineup, due to back spasms.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   29    8   -1    9  .327  .380  .707  .493   4.41  .279   4   47   20  153  Nationals    
2014   30   29   21    8  .355  .416  .771  .612   5.82  .302   5   37   31  147  Nationals    
2015   31    9    9    0  .354  .435  .790  .635   5.94  .301   5   21    8   52  Nationals    
CAREER     108   58   50  .352  .394  .746  .550   5.22  .287  37  335  149  941  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .329  .408  .737  .500   4.66  .264  99  452   71 

16) Mets 3B Ruben Tejada had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a left elbow contusion.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   23  -10  -13    3  .259  .260  .519  .234   2.18  .202   0   10    2   57  Mets         
2014   24    6   -4   10  .342  .310  .652  .454   3.67  .237   5   34    1  119  Mets         
2015   25    1    0    1  .333  .369  .703  .510   4.64  .254   1   12    1   42  Mets         
CAREER     -22  -31    9  .328  .321  .649  .432   3.73  .254   8  132   15  506  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .320  .400  .720  .500   4.32  .252  46  192   31 

17) Nationals 3B Yunel Escobar had to leave yesterday’s game, shortly after being hit on the wrist by a pitch.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   30   -9   -7   -2  .332  .366  .698  .447   3.88  .256   9   56    4  153  Rays         
2014   31  -22   -8  -14  .324  .340  .664  .431   3.67  .258   7   39    1  137  Rays         
2015   32   -4    5   -9  .372  .411  .783  .569   5.12  .322   4   27    1   67  Nationals    
CAREER     -19  -25    6  .349  .383  .731  .477   4.48  .279  73  420   32 1141  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .328  .408  .737  .500   4.71  .260 123  518   78 

18) The White Sox sent P Hector Noesi to the minors.

Noesi was removed from the 25 and 40 man rosters when he was designated for assignment on June 18.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 26   -8   6.59   12   1   27.1   21  6.91   1.98   0   1   0   0   1  Mariners     
2014 27  -17   4.75   33  27  172.1  123  6.42   1.37   8  12   0   9  11  Mariners/Rangers/White Sox
2015 28  -11   6.89   10   5   32.2   22  6.06   1.78   0   4   0   1   3  White Sox    
CAREER   -65   5.30  107  53  395.1  279  6.35   1.46  12  31   0  16  27  
LG AVG     0   3.84           395.1  343  7.81   1.28  22  22 

19) The Yankees sent P Jose De Paula to the minors.

De Paula was removed from the 25 and 40 man rosters when he was designated for assignment on Wednesday.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2015 27    0   2.70    1   0    3.1    2  5.40   1.80   0   0   0   0   0  Yankees      
CAREER     0   2.70    1   0    3.1    2  5.40   1.80   0   0   0   0   0  
LG AVG     0   4.02             3.1    3  7.66   1.29   0   0 

20) The Red Sox released minor league C Luke Montz.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2008   24   -1   -1    0  .308  .286  .593  .271   3.00  .143   1    3    0   10  Nationals    
2013   29   -2   -2    0  .200  .393  .593  .239   2.25  .179   1    5    0   13  A's          
CAREER      -3   -3    0  .250  .347  .597  .252   2.57  .163   2    8    0   23  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .327  .407  .734  .500   4.62  .258   2    7    1 

21) The Rays released minor leaguers 1B Allan Dykstra and utilityman Eugenio Velez.

DYKSTRA
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2015   28   -3   -3    0  .289  .226  .515  .169   1.86  .129   1    4    0   13  Rays         
CAREER      -3   -3    0  .289  .226  .515  .169   1.86  .129   1    4    0   13  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .319  .396  .715  .500   4.45  .255   1    4    1 

VELEZ
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2009   27  -10   -9   -1  .308  .400  .708  .396   4.10  .267   5   31   11   84  Giants       
2010   28   -3   -4    1  .246  .309  .555  .264   2.65  .164   2    8    0   29  Giants       
2011   29   -6   -6    0  .075  .000  .075  .000   0.00  .000   0    1    1   34  Dodgers      
CAREER     -39  -32   -7  .287  .367  .654  .339   3.54  .241   8   72   31  259  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .338  .419  .757  .500   5.09  .268  21   91   13 

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