MLB

Mets' Nimmo day-to-day with bruised right quad

Mets centerfielder Brandon Nimmo is day-to-day with a bruised right quadriceps after fouling a ball off his own leg in Tuesday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. ... Continue Reading

Mets' Nimmo fouls ball off knee, leaves game

Mets centerfielder Brandon Nimmo fouled a ball off his right knee and was forced to leave Tuesday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. ... Continue Reading

Cubs place Heyward on IL with no designation

The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the injured list without a designation and selected pitcher Brandon Hughes from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Harper, after injection in elbow, out of Phils' lineup

Philadelphia star Bryce Harper did not start for the Phillies in Tuesday's game against San Diego, and the reigning NL MVP could miss at least one more game as he recovers from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow. ... Continue Reading

Astros' Odorizzi to IL after being stretchered off

Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi had an MRI on Tuesday for what the team is describing as lower left leg discomfort and has been put on the 15-day injured list. ... Continue Reading

Rays' Lowe likely out at least month due to back

A stress reaction in Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe's lower back is likely to sideline him for at least a month. ... Continue Reading

MRI shows continued healing of deGrom's injury

An MRI performed on Jacob deGrom's right shoulder blade revealed continued healing, the Mets announced Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Brewers' Mejia suspended 80 games for PEDs

Brewers pitcher J.C. Mejía was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. ... Continue Reading

Braves put postseason star Matzek on 15-day IL

Braves left-hander Tyler Matzek was placed on the 15-day IL because of discomfort in his pitching shoulder. ... Continue Reading

Guardians' Francona still sidelined with COVID-19

Guardians manager Terry Francona missed his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. ... Continue Reading

Astros' Odorizzi (leg discomfort) exits on stretcher

Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi, 32, left his start against the Boston Red Sox on Monday night on a stretcher after experiencing lower left leg discomfort in the fifth inning at Fenway Park. ... Continue Reading

Parra to retire as player, become Nats assistant

Gerardo Parra says he is retiring from baseball after 12 seasons in the major leagues and will become a special assistant to Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. ... Continue Reading

Yanks' Cortes off Twitter after old tweets surface

Yankees left-hander Nestor Cortes said he deactivated his Twitter account after screenshots surfaced Sunday of tweets from a decade ago that included racial slurs. ... Continue Reading

Back injury forces Rockies' Senzatela from game

Colorado Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela left a game against the San Francisco Giants on Monday night with a back injury after throwing a warm-up pitch in the third inning. ... Continue Reading

Struggling Royals fire hitting coach Bradshaw

The Kansas City Royals fired hitting coach Terry Bradshaw on Monday and announced that Alec Zumwalt, the team's senior director for player development and hitting performance, will join the major league staff "to oversee all hitting efforts." ... Continue Reading