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Daniel Hudson LAD RP
Dodgers' Daniel Hudson: Moves to injured list2m ago
Hudson (knee) was diagnosed with a torn ACL and placed on the 15-day injured list Saturday, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
The veteran right-hander suffered the injury during Friday's win over Atlanta, and he'll miss the rest of the season after the diagnosis of a torn ACL was confirmed. Hudson finishes 2022 with a 2.22 ERA, 0.90 WHIP and 30:5 K:BB across 24.1 innings, and it's unclear if he'll be healthy for spring training should he opt to return for a 14th MLB season.
Stefen Romero LAD 2B
Dodgers' Stefen Romero: Designated for assignment3m ago
Romero was designated for assignment by the Dodgers on Saturday.
Romero's contract was selected by the Dodgers on Wednesday, but he didn't appear in any games during his brief stint in the majors. He's slashed .270/.337/.461 with three homers, 21 RBI, 15 runs and a stolen base over 24 games at Triple-A Oklahoma City this year, and it's possible that he'll return to the Triple-A club if he goes unclaimed on waivers.
Hanser Alberto LAD 2B
Dodgers' Hanser Alberto: Activated by Dodgers6m ago
Alberto (personal) was activated from the paternity list Saturday.
Alberto will rejoin the active roster after he spent three days away from the team following the birth of his child. The 29-year-old typically plays against left-handed pitchers and has hit .242 with a homer, seven runs and four RBI over 34 games this season.
Mitch White LAD RP
Dodgers' Mitch White: Officially recalled prior to start8m ago
White was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City ahead of Saturday's start against Atlanta.
The 27-year-old is stepping in as Saturday's starter after Andrew Heaney (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day injured list Friday. White should have the chance to remain in the Dodgers' rotation during Heaney's absence after he posted a 3.86 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in 25.2 innings over nine appearances (four starts) in the majors earlier this season.
Brandon Crawford SF SS
Giants' Brandon Crawford: Not in Saturday's lineup16m ago
Crawford is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Reds, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
Crawford missed two games with a bruised left knee before rejoining the lineup Friday, and he went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts and a hit by pitch. Thairo Estrada will shift to shortstop Saturday while Wilmer Flores starts at the keystone.
Curt Casali SF C
Giants' Curt Casali: Not in Saturday's lineup28m ago
Casali isn't starting Saturday's game against the Reds, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
Casali will get a breather after he went 3-for-5 with an RBI over the last two games. Austin Wynns is starting behind the dish and batting eighth.
Marquez Callaway NO WR
Saints' Marquez Callaway: Returns for minicamp1h ago
Callaway (thumb) participated in June minicamp, the Saints' official website reports.
Callaway had thumb surgery early in the offseason, but there weren't any reports of limitations at spring practices. His bigger concern for this year is a beefed-up WR room that now has Jarvis Landry and first-round pick Chris Olave joining Callaway, Michael Thomas (ankle), Deonte Harty and Tre'Quan Smith. There's still some opportunity for Callaway to earn a top-three spot on the depth chart -- especially if Thomas isn't ready for Week 1 -- but the 24-year-old just easily drop to the No. 4/5 role after starting 11 games last season.
Jimmy Garoppolo SF QB
49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo: Not throwing yet5h ago
Garoppolo (shoulder) is expected to resume throwing in the coming weeks, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.
The 49ers have maintained the veteran quarterback is still on pace to participate in training camp after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery in early March, but Garoppolo has yet to participate in any offseason OTAs as he continues to rehab from the injury. Second-year quarterback Trey Lance has taken all the starting reps in Garoppolo's absence and figures to be the frontrunner for the starting job, especially if the 30-year-old continues to miss time.
Demario Davis NO OLB
Saints' Demario Davis: Agrees to one-year extension1d ago
Davis and the Saints agreed on a contract restructure Friday that will keep the linebacker signed through the 2024 campaign, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Davis' base salary will drop slightly in 2023, but he'll still be eligible for hefty incentives during each season remaining on his new three-year deal. Last year, the veteran linebacker earned second-team All-Pro honors after registering his fifth straight season with more than 100 tackles and will likely continue being the leader of the Saints' defense moving forward.
Matthew Adams CHI OLB
Bears' Matt Adams: Arrested Thursday1d ago
Adams was arrested in Chicago on Thursday and charged with misdemeanor illegal gun possession and possessing a high-capacity magazine and metal-piercing bullets, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun Times reports.
Adams, who joined the Bears on a one-year deal this offseason, had a license for the weapon but it wasn't registered in the state of Illinois. His court date is scheduled for Aug. 24, but it's unclear what type of discipline he'll face from the league.
David Andrews NE C
Patriots' David Andrews: Restructures contract1d ago
The Patriots restructured Andrews' contract Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
New England converted $3.15 million of Andrews' contract into a signing bonus, which created $2.1 million in cap space for the 2022 campaign. The undrafted center out of Georgia underwent offseason shoulder surgery, but he's expected to be fine for the regular season and should serve as the Patriots' starting center once again.
Cade Otton TB TE
Buccaneers' Cade Otton: May have more opportunity3d ago
Otton (ankle) could see a boost in his overall opportunity in the wake of Rob Gronkowski's retirement earlier this week, Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The rookie will first have to demonstrate his surgically repaired ankle is back to full health during training camp, but assuming that comes to pass, Otton should have an opportunity to make a mark relatively early in his career. Knight points out that the Buccaneers are likely to sign one of several veteran tight ends still on the market as insurance, but if Otton proves a quick study in the offense and pass-protection schemes, it's conceivable that he garners more snaps than originally planned with no dominant option at the top of the depth chart. Veteran Cameron Brate is currently the Bucs' No. 1 tight end.
Zach Collins SA PF
Spurs' Zach Collins: Contract for 2022-23 guaranteed1d ago
Collins had his contract for the 2022-23 season guaranteed by the Spurs on Friday, Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News reports.
Collins is under contract for two more seasons with San Antonio, though the final year is still not guaranteed. The organization has opted to bring Collins back after a solid first season, though much of it was spent rehabbing ankle/foot issues, and he didn't make his debut until Feb. 4. During his final 12 appearances, Collins averaged 10.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 20.5 minutes.
Trevion Williams NBADRAFT C
Celtics' Trevion Williams: Inks deal with Boston1d ago
Williams signed a Summer League deal with the Celtics on Friday, Jonathan Givony of ESPN.com reports.
Williams went undrafted Thursday, but he'll still get a chance to compete for an NBA roster spot during Summer League. The 6-foot-10 forward averaged over 11.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in each of his final three seasons at Purdue.
Jordan Hall NBADRAFT SF
Spurs' Jordan Hall: Inks deal with San Antonio1d ago
The Spurs signed Hall to an Exhibit 10 deal Friday, Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com reports.
Hall went undrafted Thursday, but he'll get a chance to compete for an NBA roster spot during Summer League. The 6-foot-7 guard averaged 14.1 points, 6.7 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.2 steals during his sophomore campaign at Saint Joseph's.
Lonzo Ball CHI PG
Bulls' Lonzo Ball: Making progress in rehab1d ago
Ball (knee) is making progress in his rehabilitation of left knee issues that bothered him last season, K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Ball is rehabbing in Los Angeles, with the Bulls sending performance staff to see him every week to track progress. The point guard underwent surgery for a torn meniscus Jan. 28, and despite initial reports that he could be back as soon as six weeks, he never ended up playing again. The expectation should be that Ball will be ready for training camp in October.
Dom Barlow NBADRAFT PF
Spurs' Dominick Barlow: Inks two-way deal with Spurs1d ago
Barlow agreed to a two-way deal with the Spurs on Friday, Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News reports.
The 6-foot-9 forward went undrafted Thursday, but Barlow now finds himself with the Spurs after agreeing on a two-way deal with the team. Barlow averaged 14.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per game while playing in the Overtime Elite league last season.
Jean Montero NBADRAFT SG
Knicks' Jean Montero: Signs deal with Knicks1d ago
Montero signed an Exhibit 10 deal with the Knicks on Friday, Jonathan Givony of ESPN.com reports.
Montero has officially become the first player from the Overtime Elite league to agree to a deal with an NBA team. The 6-foot-3 guard averaged 16.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists over 24 appearances in the Overtime Elite's inaugural season.
Andre Burakovsky COL LW
Avalanche's Andre Burakovsky: Could play in Game 65h ago
Burakovsky (hand) traveled with the Avalanche to Tampa Bay and could be an option for Game 6 against the Lightning, per Mike Zeisberger of NHL.com.
Burakovsky has been sidelined since Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals with a hand injury. The 27-year-old winger has three goals and five assists in 12 postseason contests.
Devon Toews COL D
Avalanche's Devon Toews: Adds assist Friday16h ago
Toews logged an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 5.
Toews set up a Cale Makar goal in the third period, but that was the last goal the Avalanche scored in the game. Through five Stanley Cup Finals outings, Toews has been limited to two assists, so the Lightning have found a way to keep him at least partially in check. The 28-year-old has 15 points, 43 shots on net, 29 hits, 24 blocked shots and a plus-6 rating in 19 playoff contests as he continues to play huge minutes on the top pairing.
Nathan MacKinnon COL C
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Notches assist in loss17h ago
MacKinnon posted an assist and six shots on goal in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 5.
MacKinnon helped out on Valeri Nichushkin's second-period marker. While it's now been eight games since MacKinnon posted a multi-point effort, he's earned three goals and four assists in that span to remain steady on offense. The superstar center is up to 12 tallies, 10 assists, 110 shots on net, 26 hits and a plus-10 rating in 19 playoff contests.
Cale Makar COL D
Avalanche's Cale Makar: Collects two points in loss17h ago
Makar scored a goal on five shots, dished an assist, logged six hits and added two PIM in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 5.
Makar set up Valeri Nichushkin's second-period marker before scoring one himself in the third. This was Makar's fourth multi-point game in his last six outings as he continues to dazzle on both offense and defense. The 23-year-old Norris Trophy winner has earned eight goals, 21 helpers, 70 shots on net, 42 blocked shots, 27 hits and a plus-8 rating through 19 playoff appearances this year.
Darcy Kuemper COL G
Avalanche's Darcy Kuemper: Can't clinch series Friday17h ago
Kuemper stopped 26 of 29 shots in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 5.
The first goal Kuemper gave up was a softie to Jan Rutta in the first period. He also allowed Nikita Kucherov (on the power play) and Ondrej Palat to score in the contest, which saw the Avalanche squander their first chance to secure the Stanley Cup. Kuemper's given up 13 goals across five contests in the Cup finals, and he'll likely get the nod in Sunday's Game 6 in Tampa.
Victor Hedman TB D
Lightning's Victor Hedman: Sets up game-winner17h ago
Hedman notched an assist, five shots on goal and two blocked shots in Friday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 5.
Hedman set up Ondrej Palat for a one-timer that went in at 13:38 of the third period. In the Stanley Cup Finals, Hedman has a goal and four helpers in five games as he continues to lead the way on the blue line. The 31-year-old defenseman is up to 19 points, 74 shots, 41 blocked shots, 34 hits and a plus-3 rating through 22 playoff contests.