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  • Tanner Scott MIA RP
    Marlins' Tanner Scott: Picks up save
    3m ago

    Scott picked up the save in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Nationals, allowing no runs one one hit while striking out none and walking none in one inning of relief.

    Four Marlins pitchers have earned saves this season, but Scott leads them with nine after picking up a save against the Nationals. The lefty seems to have a firm grasp on the closer role at this point. His ERA spiked to 5.04 after a poor performance on June 15, but Scott has not allowed a run in six appearances since then and his ERA now sits at 4.06.

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  • Daniel Castano MIA SP
    Marlins' Daniel Castano: Picks up first win
    8m ago

    Castano (1-1) earned the win against the Nationals on Saturday, allowing three runs on four hits while striking out three and walking two over five innings.

    Castano threw 51 of 82 pitches for strikes and though he allowed three runs, only one was earned because of throwing errors in the second inning. Castano appeared in several games this season as a reliever, but has started in his last four appearances. He will take a 2.42 ERA into his next appearance.

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  • Avisail Garcia MIA RF
    Marlins' Avisail Garcia: Two RBI in win
    13m ago

    Garcia went 1-for-4 with two RBI in Saturday's 5-3 win over Washington.

    Garcia sent Garrett Cooper home on a fielder's choice in the third inning, then sent Jesus Aguilar home on a single in the seventh. The outfielder extended his hitting streak to five games, but thanks to seven strikeouts during that span, his batting average has remained at .227.

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  • Jesus Aguilar MIA 1B
    Marlins' Jesus Aguilar: Two-run homer in win
    17m ago

    Aguilar went 2-for-5 with a double and a two-run home run in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Nationals.

    Aguilar sent Jon Berti home on a first-inning shot. It was Aguilar's 10th home run of the year and his first since June 14. The first baseman has hits in three straight games and in 10 of his last 12, but has also struck out twelve times during that span. His season slash line now sits at .254/.300/.419.

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  • Emilio Pagan MIN RP
    Twins' Emilio Pagan: Picks up win in relief
    24m ago

    Pagan (2-3) earned the win in Saturday's 4-3 win over Baltimore allowing no runs on no hits while striking out one and walking one over one inning of relief.

    Pagan pitched a clean ninth inning to help secure a win for the Twins. He entered the game with his team down 3-2, but picked up the win thanks to two ninth-inning runs. This was a step in the right direction for Pagan who pitched to an 11.42 ERA for the month of June. The good performance helped the righty reliever shave a few points off his season ERA, which now sits at 5.06.

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  • Sonny Gray MIN SP
    Twins' Sonny Gray: Allows three runs in win
    29m ago

    Gray did not factor into the decision Saturday against the Orioles, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out five and walking three over five innings.

    The Orioles got out to an early lead after Gray allowed three runners to cross the plate, but his offense would save him later as they came back to win the game. Gray threw 53 of 87 pitches for strikes across five frames. The Twins seem to be cautious with the righty as he has yet to surpass 100 pitches in a game and has thrown more than five innings four times in 11 appearances this season. Gray will take a 2.47 ERA into his next appearance.

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  • Siran Neal BUF DB
    Bills' Siran Neal: In mix for starting spot
    1d ago

    Neal is expected to compete for a starting spot opposite Tre'Davious White, Dante Lasting of the Bills' official site reports.

    The open spot seems to be up for grabs between Dane Jackson, first-round rookie Kaiir Elam and Neal. The latter may be more valuable in a more all-around role due to his versatility, and if that comes into fruition, Neal will end up playing a key jack-of-all-trades role, a hybrid spot he's excelled at. While his two teammates are more natural cornerbacks, Neal does have the most tenure of the three and has done well with anything the Bills have thrown at him in his four-year career. This is a job battle worth monitoring throughout the summer, and if White is slow to return from his knee injury, it could end up being two of the three competitors that end up with a starting job to begin the season.

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  • C.J. Uzomah NYJ TE
    Jets' C.J. Uzomah: Held out of June minicamp
    1d ago

    Uzomah (undisclosed) didn't participate in June minicamp, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports.

    While the injury isn't believed to be serious, it did allow fellow free-agent acquisition Tyler Conklin to take more reps with the first-team offense. Competition for snaps should be fierce this summer, as the Jets suddenly have good depth at both wide receiver and tight end.

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  • Jeremy Ruckert NYJ TE
    Jets' Jeremy Ruckert: Misses minicamp
    1d ago

    Ruckert (foot) didn't participate in June minicamp, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports.

    Neither did fellow tight end C.J. Uzomah, who reportedly was nursing a minor injury. Ruckert came to the Jets with a foot injury when they drafted him in the third round at the end of April, but he should have time to recover before training camp. Earning Year 1 snaps will be more of a challenge, as the Jets signed both Uzomah and Tyler Conklin earlier this offseason.

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  • Michael Pittman IND WR
    Colts' Michael Pittman: Impressed with his new QB
    2d ago

    Pittman, who approaches training camp as the Colts' top wide receiver, looks forward to working with veteran QB Matt Ryan this coming season, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis reports.

    In 17 games last season, the 2020 second-rounder caught 88 of his 129 targets for 1,082 yards and six TDs. Pittman posted those numbers while working in a run-heavy offense paced by Jonathan Taylor, with Carson Wentz handling the team's signal-caller duties. Wentz's uneven play led to his offseason trade to Washington, paving the way for the arrival of Ryan, a steady veteran QB whose ball placement has impressed the 24-year-old wideout. While Pittman remains the team's clear cut top pass-catching option, Alec Pierce (a 2022 second-round pick) and Parris Campbell, who's had trouble staying on the field, are next up in the Colts' WR pecking order. With that in mind, Pittman is a candidate to see an uptick in production this year, assuming he continues to build chemistry with Ryan as the summer rolls along.

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  • Alvin Kamara NO RB
    Saints' Alvin Kamara: No timeline for league ruling
    2d ago

    Per Ross Jackson of USA Today, there's no clear timetable for when Kamara could potentially face NFL discipline stemming from his February arrest following an altercation in Las Vegas.

    The report suggests that the league will wait for the legal process to wrap up before making any determination. Kamara's next hearing is currently scheduled for early August, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports, though Jackson notes that if the case goes on beyond that juncture, the process could extend into the regular season. There's been speculation that the running back could be facing a six-game suspension from the NFL down the road, and in the event that Kamara misses any time, Mark Ingram, Tony Jones, Dwayne Washington, Devine Ozigbo and Abram Smith are currently next up on the Saints' backfield depth chart.

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  • Jonathan Garibay DAL K
    Cowboys' Jonathan Garibay: Faces kicking competition
    2d ago

    Garibay now has competition for the Cowboys' kicking job following the team's signing of Lirim Hajrullahu, Calvin Watkins of The Dallas Morning News reports.

    Prior the move, Garibay, who signed with the Cowboys on May 2 after going undrafted in April, had been the team's only kicker. Now the Texas Tech product is in line to compete with the 32-year-old Hajrullahu, a former CFL player, who has four regular-season games (all in 2021) worth of NFL experience.

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  • Neemias Queta SAC C
    Kings' Neemias Queta: Back with Kings on another two-way
    12h ago

    Queta and the Kings agreed to a two-way contract Saturday.

    Queta was on a two-way deal with the Kings last year as well. He appeared in 14 games with the parent club and averaged 3.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 8.6 minutes. He should have a similar role this year.

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  • Vince Williams Jr. MEM F
    Grizzlies' Vince Williams: Gets two-way deal from Memphis
    12h ago

    Williams and the Grizzlies agreed on a two-way contract Saturday.

    Williams was a four-year player at VCU who was drafted No. 47 overall by the Grizzlies last month. As a senior, he was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team behind 14.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 32.5 minutes. He also shot 38.9 percent from three on 5.6 attempts per game. Williams will presumably spend much of next season in the G League.

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  • Josh Okogie MIN SF
    Suns' Josh Okogie: Joins Phoenix
    12h ago

    Okogie and the Suns agreed to a one-year contract Saturday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

    Okogie's playing time has decreased each of the past two seasons, and he garnered just 10.5 minutes per game in 49 appearances last season with the Timberwolves. He'll be a depth option for Phoenix and may not be an every-game player.

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  • Jock Landale ATL C
    Suns' Jock Landale: Traded to Suns
    14h ago

    Landale was traded from the Hawks to the Suns on Saturday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

    Landale ended up on the Hawks in the trade between Atlanta and San Antonio that resulted in Dejounte Murray heading to the Eastern Conference. He played 54 games as a 26-year-old rookie last season and averaged 4.9 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.9 minutes. He may not be an every-game player for the Suns, though that could depend on whether Deandre Ayton returns.

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  • Kessler Edwards BKN SF
    Kessler Edwards: Becomes unrestricted free agent
    15h ago

    Edwards had his qualifying offer rescinded by the Nets on Saturday, making him an unrestricted free agent, Michael Scotto of USA Today reports.

    The rookie appeared in 48 games for the Nets last season and averaged 5.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in 20.6 minutes. It's possible a rebuilding team takes a chance on developing him.

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  • Cody Martin CHA SG
    Hornets' Cody Martin: Returns to Charlotte
    17h ago

    Martin and the Hornets agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract Saturday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

    Martin saw an expanded role in his third year with Charlotte, averaging 7.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 26.3 minutes per game in 2021-22. The 26-year-old was drafted by the Hornets with the 36th overall pick in the 2019 draft and has emerged as a nice reserve option on the wing. He should continue seeing minutes in the mid-20s.

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  • Nathan Walker STL LW
    Blues' Nathan Walker: Undergoes wrist surgery
    14h ago

    Walker underwent a small "tidy-up" surgery on his wrist recently, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

    Walker's surgery is considered less significant than the one Alexei Toropchenko (shoulder) underwent recently. The 28-year-old Walker's status for training camp isn't likely to be in doubt, though he may initially be eased into on-ice activities if his recovery lags. Walker is expected to compete for a bottom-six role in 2022-23 after posting career highs in points (12) and games played (30) last season.

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  • Matt Tennyson NSH D
    Matt Tennyson: Waived unconditionally
    16h ago

    Tennyson was placed on unconditional waivers by the Predators on Saturday for the purpose of terminating his contract, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

    Tennyson will now be free to seek a new deal and perhaps a larger role with a different NHL organization. The 32-year-old defender picked up three helpers through eight appearances with the Predators in 2021-22.

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  • Carson Meyer CLB RW
    Blue Jackets' Carson Meyer: Signs two-way deal
    16h ago

    Meyer signed a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Blue Jackets on Saturday.

    Meyer spent most of the 2021-22 season in the minors, collecting 16 goals and 27 points through 57 games with AHL Cleveland, but he also drew into 13 games with the big club, picking up three points over that span. The 24-year-old winger may have a slightly larger role with the Blue Jackets in 2022-23, but don't count on him developing into a viable fantasy option.

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  • Kirill Kaprizov MIN LW
    Wild's Kirill Kaprizov: Undergoes minor procedure
    2d ago

    Kaprizov (undisclosed) underwent a minor surgery and is expected to be ready "well in advance of camp," Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.

    It's unclear exactly what Kaprizov was dealing with, but it doesn't sound too serious. The 25-year-old winger racked up 47 goals and 108 points during the regular season before tallying another eight points in six postseason appearances. Barring a setback, Kaprizov will be in his usual top-line role to begin the 2022-23 campaign.

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  • Julien Gauthier NYR RW
    Rangers' Julien Gauthier: Secures one-year extension
    2d ago

    Gauthier signed a one-year, $800,000 deal with the Rangers on Friday, per CapFriendly.

    Gauthier tallied seven points in 49 games last season and spent the entire postseason as a healthy scratch. He also dished out 98 hits while averaging 10:18 of ice time. The 24-year-old should see a similar role next season, splitting time as a bottom-six forward and a healthy scratch.

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  • Brock Boeser VAN RW
    Canucks' Brock Boeser: Secures three-year extension
    2d ago

    Boeser signed a three-year, $6.65 million AAV extension with Vancouver on Friday.

    Boeser entered last season with a career 0.83 points-per-game but he tallied just 46 points through 71 contests for a career-worst 0.65 points-per-game. He ended the season on a positive note with four goals and eight points in his final seven contests. The 25-year-old winger will avoid becoming a restricted free agent and is now signed with the Canucks through the 2024-25 campaign while receiving a raise of just under $1 million per year. Boeser will keep a secure top-six role in Vancouver while getting a healthy share of power-play time.

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