News report: Mike Trout has back inflammation

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1) A MRI on Angels CF Mike Trout’s sore back shows just inflammation. Trout was out of the lineup again yesterday, but appears to be able to avoid the DL.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   20   80   76    4  .399  .564  .963  .817   9.34  .326  30   83   49  139  Angels       
2013   21   74   85  -11  .432  .557  .988  .811   9.85  .323  27   97   33  157  Angels       
2014   22   19   20   -1  .379  .546  .925  .743   7.89  .293  11   38    5   54  Angels       
CAREER     175  180   -5  .400  .544  .944  .788   8.82  .311  73  234   91  390  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .321  .407  .728  .500   4.52  .256  41  167   25 

2) The Brewers activated 3B Aramis Ramirez from the DL.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   34   23   30   -7  .360  .540  .901  .642   7.02  .300  27  105    9  149  Brewers      
2013   35   -4   12  -16  .370  .461  .831  .613   6.10  .283  12   49    0   92  Brewers      
2014   36   -6   -4   -2  .307  .409  .717  .398   3.60  .252   6   24    1   35  Brewers      
CAREER      53  158 -105  .344  .500  .844  .562   5.99  .285 360 1300   26 1959  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .337  .426  .763  .500   5.05  .267 221  921  127 

3) The Rockies placed LF Carlos Gonzalez on the 15 day DL, designated C Jordan Pacheco for assignment, called up 3B-1B Ryan Wheeler and C Michael McKenry and will place P Jordan Lyles on the 15 day DL.

Gonzalez has inflammation in his left index finger.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   26   -7   12  -19  .371  .510  .881  .561   6.96  .303  22   85   20  135  Rockies      
2013   27   35   33    2  .367  .591  .958  .704   8.21  .302  26   70   21  110  Rockies      
2014   28  -12   -6   -6  .307  .449  .756  .410   4.41  .255   8   31    2   52  Rockies      
CAREER      86   96  -10  .354  .524  .877  .595   6.78  .296 133  450  109  743  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .329  .411  .740  .500   4.72  .261  74  321   48 

PACHECO
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   26  -27  -13  -14  .341  .421  .762  .415   5.04  .309   5   54    7  132  Rockies      
2013   27  -17  -16   -1  .276  .312  .588  .265   2.92  .239   1   22    0   95  Rockies      
2014   28   -6   -5   -1  .300  .347  .647  .279   3.20  .236   0    8    0   22  Rockies      
CAREER     -57  -37  -20  .317  .379  .697  .360   4.15  .281   8   98    7  270  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .325  .408  .733  .500   4.62  .259  24  101   16 

WHEELER
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   23  -10   -7   -3  .294  .339  .634  .285   3.07  .239   1   10    1   50  Diamondbacks 
2013   24   -7   -4   -3  .238  .268  .506  .110   1.64  .220   0    7    0   28  Rockies      
2014   25    1    1    0  .333  .833 1.167  .845  13.50  .333   1    1    0    3  Rockies      
CAREER     -16  -10   -6  .281  .340  .621  .278   3.02  .237   2   18    1   81  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .325  .410  .735  .500   4.64  .260   5   19    3 

MCKENRY
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   27    1    3   -2  .320  .442  .762  .545   4.59  .233  12   39    0   88  Pirates      
2013   28   -8   -5   -3  .262  .348  .610  .331   2.93  .217   3   14    0   41  Pirates      
2014   29   -3   -2   -1  .250  .316  .566  .106   1.69  .211   0    1    0    8  Rockies      
CAREER     -26  -15  -11  .289  .374  .663  .402   3.51  .222  17   65    0  201  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .326  .407  .733  .500   4.63  .259  16   70   11 

Lyles suffered a broken left hand (glove hand) yesterday. He suffered the injury in the 1st inning and lasted 4 innings.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 21  -20   5.09   25  25  141.1   99  6.30   1.42   5  12   0   6  11  Astros       
2013 22  -22   5.59   27  25  141.2   93  5.91   1.51   7   9   1   6  10  Astros       
2014 23    6   3.52   12  12   69     49  6.39   1.30   5   1   0   4   2  Rockies      
CAREER   -50   5.07   84  77  446    308  6.22   1.43  19  30   1  20  29  
LG AVG     0   3.89           446    378  7.62   1.31  25  25 

4) Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion had to leave yesterday’s game, due to back tightness.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   29   49   53   -4  .384  .557  .941  .740   8.11  .280  42  110   13  151  Blue Jays    
2013   30   33   31    2  .370  .534  .904  .656   6.75  .272  36  104    7  142  Blue Jays    
2014   31   16   20   -4  .363  .612  .975  .721   7.89  .273  19   50    2   60  Blue Jays    
CAREER      26  107  -81  .349  .487  .836  .577   5.99  .265 214  656   51 1139  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .331  .419  .750  .500   4.85  .263 122  507   73 

5) Padres 3B Chase Headley had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a calf injury.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   28   46   45    1  .376  .498  .875  .707   7.10  .286  31  115   17  161  Padres       
2013   29    7   13   -6  .347  .400  .747  .585   4.93  .250  13   50    8  141  Padres       
2014   30   -6   -6    0  .287  .333  .621  .329   2.76  .197   5   19    1   43  Padres       
CAREER      71   71    0  .347  .411  .758  .577   5.13  .266  85  388   70  874  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .412  .743  .500   4.76  .262  89  382   56 

6) Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko was out of yesterday’s lineup, due to a plantar fascitis flareup in his left foot, and could be headed to the DL.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   24   -2    3   -5  .301  .444  .745  .525   4.31  .249  23   63    1  125  Padres       
2014   25  -22  -15   -7  .213  .270  .482  .186   1.82  .162   5   24    2   56  Padres       
CAREER     -24  -12  -12  .275  .393  .668  .432   3.52  .223  28   87    3  181  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .322  .401  .723  .500   4.48  .257  20   82   12 

7) Astros P Bud Norris had to leave yesterday’s's game, due to a forearm contusion.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 27  -15   4.65   29  29  168.1  165  8.82   1.37   7  13   0   8  12  Astros       
2013 28   -1   4.18   32  30  176.2  147  7.49   1.49  10  12   0  11  11  Astros/Orioles
2014 29   -3   4.41   11  11   67.1   45  6.01   1.22   4   5   0   4   5  Orioles      
CAREER   -37   4.37  141 138  807.2  745  8.30   1.41  42  54   0  43  53  
LG AVG     0   3.96           807.2  672  7.49   1.32  45  45 

8) The Rangers placed P Alexi Ogando on the 15 day DL and called up P Aaron Poreda.

Ogando has elbow inflammation.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 28    9   3.27   58   1   66     66  9.00   1.00   2   0   3   1   1  Rangers      
2013 29   10   3.11   23  18  104.1   72  6.21   1.23   7   4   0   7   4  Rangers      
2014 30   -8   6.84   27   0   25     22  7.92   1.92   2   3   1   1   4  Rangers      
CAREER    51   3.35  183  48  406    325  7.20   1.18  28  16   4  28  16  
LG AVG     0   4.06           406    326  7.24   1.32  23  23 

POREDA
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2009 22    3   2.70   14   0   13.1   12  8.10   1.73   1   0   0   1   0  White Sox/Padres
2014 27    1   3.29   16   0   13.2   11  7.24   1.54   2   0   0   1   1  Rangers      
CAREER     4   3.00   30   0   27     23  7.67   1.63   3   0   0   2   1  
LG AVG     0   4.19            27     22  7.30   1.36   2   1 

9) Don Zimmer died yesterday, at the age of 83.

10) The Yankees called up P Jose Ramirez, sent P Preston Claiborne to the minors and designated P Alfredo Aceves for assignment.

RAMIREZ
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 24    0   4.50    1   0    2      2  9.00   1.50   0   1   0   0   1  Yankees      
CAREER     0   4.50    1   0    2      2  9.00   1.50   0   1   0   0   1  
LG AVG     0   3.96             2      2  7.68   1.32   0   0 

CLAIBORNE
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 25    0   4.11   44   0   50.1   42  7.51   1.29   0   2   0   1   1  Yankees      
2014 26    1   3.57   15   0   17.2   14  7.13   1.53   2   0   0   1   1  Yankees      
CAREER     1   3.97   59   0   68     56  7.41   1.35   2   2   0   2   2  
LG AVG     0   3.99            68     58  7.66   1.32   4   4 

ACEVES
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 29   -8   5.36   69   0   84     75  8.04   1.32   2  10  25   5   7  Red Sox      
2013 30   -4   4.86   11   6   37     24  5.84   1.73   4   1   0   2   3  Red Sox      
2014 31   -5   6.52   10   0   19.1   16  7.45   1.40   1   2   0   1   2  Yankees      
CAREER    23   3.83  204  15  380.1  282  6.67   1.21  31  16  29  27  20  
LG AVG     0   4.18           380.1  300  7.11   1.34  21  21 

11) The Tigers called up SS Eugenio Suarez and designated INF Danny Worth for assignment.

SUAREZ
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   22    0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    1  Tigers       
CAREER       0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    1  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .321  .395  .717  .500   4.43  .253   0    0    0 

WORTH
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   26  -12   -4   -8  .330  .257  .586  .311   3.05  .216   0    3    0   43  Tigers       
2013   27    0   -1    1  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    3  Tigers       
2014   28   -7   -5   -2  .217  .190  .408  .099   1.42  .167   0    5    0   20  Tigers       
CAREER     -27  -14  -13  .293  .295  .588  .311   3.03  .230   2   19    1  135  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .324  .407  .731  .500   4.58  .258   8   34    5 

12) Astros SS Jonathan Villar was out of yesterday’s lineup, due to a sore elbow.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   22  -16   -9   -7  .321  .319  .640  .346   3.32  .243   1    8   18   58  Astros       
2014   23   -2   -7    5  .260  .355  .615  .347   3.28  .193   5   17   11   53  Astros       
CAREER     -18  -16   -2  .294  .335  .629  .346   3.30  .221   6   25   29  111  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .321  .401  .722  .500   4.47  .255  12   49    7 

13) The Padres called up INF Jace Peterson and sent P Jesse Hahn to the minors.

PETERSON
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   24   -1   -2    1  .231  .167  .397  .108   1.29  .167   0    0    2   11  Padres       
CAREER      -1   -2    1  .231  .167  .397  .108   1.29  .167   0    0    2   11  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .321  .401  .722  .500   4.50  .255   1    3    0 

HAHN
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 24   -3   9.82    1   1    3.2    5 12.27   2.18   0   1   0   0   1  Padres       
CAREER    -3   9.82    1   1    3.2    5 12.27   2.18   0   1   0   0   1  
LG AVG     0   3.62             3.2    3  7.89   1.27   0   0 

14) The Marlins called up 1B Justin Blour and moved P Carter Capps from the 15 to the 60 day DL.

CAPPS
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 21   -1   3.96   18   0   25     28 10.08   1.44   0   0   0   0   0  Mariners     
2013 22  -10   5.49   53   0   59     66 10.07   1.63   3   3   0   2   4  Mariners     
2014 23    1   3.00    9   0   12     15 11.25   1.08   0   0   0   0   0  Marlins      
CAREER   -10   4.78   80   0   96    109 10.22   1.51   3   3   0   2   4  
LG AVG     0   3.97            96     81  7.62   1.31   5   5 

15) The Mets designated P Buddy Carlyle for assignment and will call up OF Andrew Brown.

CARLYLE
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2009 31  -12   8.86   16   0   21.1   12  5.06   2.20   0   1   0   0   1  Braves       
2011 33    0   4.70    8   0    7.2    9 10.57   1.57   0   1   0   0   1  Yankees      
2014 36    2   0.00    2   0    4.1    3  6.23   1.15   1   0   0   1   0  Mets         
CAREER   -35   5.48  114  27  257.2  201  7.02   1.45  12  12   0   9  15  
LG AVG     0   4.37           257.2  195  6.82   1.40  14  15 

BROWN
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   27   -5   -7    2  .302  .429  .730  .323   4.06  .232   5   11    2   46  Rockies      
2013   28   -2   -2    0  .288  .400  .688  .457   3.79  .227   7   24    1   68  Mets         
2014   29   -2   -2    0  .233  .333  .567  .245   2.25  .185   1    5    0   10  Mets         
CAREER     -11  -13    2  .282  .392  .674  .360   3.57  .222  13   43    3  135  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .324  .406  .730  .500   4.57  .259   9   39    6 

16) The Royals released minor league P Brett Tomko.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2008 35  -17   6.30   22  10   70     49  6.30   1.44   2   7   0   3   6  Royals/Padres
2009 36    4   3.77   21   6   57.1   33  5.18   1.10   5   3   0   4   4  Yankees/A's
2011 38    1   4.58    8   0   17.2   14  7.13   1.42   0   1   0   1   0  Rangers      
CAREER   -74   4.65  397 266 1816   1209  5.99   1.37 100 103   2  96 107  
LG AVG     0   4.35          1816   1351  6.70   1.39 102 102 

17) The Astros released minor league P Rhiner Cruz.

Cruz will sign with the Rakuten Eagles, in Japan.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 25  -13   6.05   52   0   55     46  7.53   1.71   1   1   0   1   1  Astros       
2013 26    2   3.38   20   0   21.1   10  4.22   1.69   0   2   0   1   1  Astros       
CAREER   -11   5.31   72   0   76.1   56  6.60   1.70   1   3   0   2   2  
LG AVG     0   3.96            76.1   65  7.68   1.31   4   4 

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