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  • Enrique Hernandez BOS CF
    Red Sox's Enrique Hernandez: Leaves yard twice for WooSox
    1h ago

    Hernandez (hamstring) went 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI for Triple-A Worcester on Sunday.

    Hernandez played two games for the WooSox over the weekend and could be activated off the injured list in time for Tuesday series-opener on the road against the Blue Jays, who trail the Red Sox by 1.5 games in the AL East.

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  • Brock Holt TEX 3B
    Rangers' Brock Holt: Rehab assignment on tap
    1h ago

    Holt (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment this week and possibly be activated later in the week, Sam Blum of the Dallas Morning News reports.

    The Rangers have been getting by with Charlie Culberson and Andy Ibanez at the hot corner while Holt is unavailable.

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  • Chas McCormick HOU LF
    Astros' Chas McCormick: Delivers insurance runs
    1h ago

    McCormick went 1-for-3 with a walk, two RBI and a run scored in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Rangers.

    McCormick had a bases-loaded single as part of a four-run, eighth-inning uprising that seized the lead and secured the win. The backup outfielder got a rare start, playing left field in place of Michael Brantley, who served as the designated hitter Sunday. Aledmys Diaz is usually the first choice to back up at corner outfield, but the Astros need to keep McCormick fresh, so he was given the start Sunday. He's batting .176 with a .668 OPS over 39 plate appearances.

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  • Enoli Paredes HOU RP
    Astros' Enoli Paredes: Used immediately upon activation
    1h ago

    Paredes allowed one hit and struck out two over a scoreless ninth inning in Sunday's 6-2 win over Texas.

    Paredes was activated off the injured list earlier in the day after Houston placed starter Jose Urquidy (shoulder) on the IL. Paredes is a hard-throwing reliever that struck out nine of 15 batters faced while on rehab assignment. The right-hander has a high-90s fastball that he complements two breaking pitches and used all of them Sunday.

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  • Jose Abreu CHW 1B
    White Sox's Jose Abreu: Aggressive, scores winning run
    2h ago

    Abreu went 2-for-4, was hit by a pitch and scored the winning run in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Royals.

    Abreu, standing on third with two out and the game knotted in the bottom of the ninth inning, took off for home after after a Wade Davis pitch bounced a few feet away from catcher Cam Gallagher. He was ruled safe, beating Gallagher's dive, which was upheld on review. It was an indication that Abreu is feeling no ill effects from Friday's nasty collision with Hunter Dozier.

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  • Alex Young ARI RP
    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Enters early for Weaver
    2h ago

    Young allowed one hit and struck out one over two scoreless innings in Sunday's 3-0 loss to Washington.

    Young entered the game after starter Luke Weaver was removed due to right-shoulder discomfort. Weaver joins starters Zac Gallen (elbow) and Taylor Widener (groin) on the list of ailing starters, which leaves the team scrambling for depth. Young, who has starter experience in the minor leagues, has not built up enough to be part of the rotation at this time. He has, however, overcome a rough start. After losing three of first six appearances and posting a 5.06 ERA, Young has a 2.19 ERA with 17 strikeouts over the last 12.1 innings.

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  • Trill Williams 2005 S
    Trill Williams: Waived after failed physical
    8h ago

    Williams (undisclosed) was waived by the Saints on Friday after failing his physical, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    Before Williams gets a chance to live out his dream of competing in the NFL, the defensive back out of Syracuse will need to overcome whatever injury caused him to fail his physical.

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  • Eric Burrell 2005 S
    Eric Burrell: Fails physical with Saints
    8h ago

    Burrell (undisclosed) was waived by the Saints on Friday after failing his physical, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    It's unclear what caused Burrell to fail his physical, but the safety will need to get healthy before he can compete for a spot at the NFL level.

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  • Josh Johnson SEA RB
    Seahawks' Josh Johnson: Signing made official
    9h ago

    Johnson has signed with Seattle, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

    This move had been expected for a couple weeks, but it has now been made official. Johnson will try to climb a deep Seahawks running back depth chart but is a long shot to make the roster.

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  • BJ Emmons SEA RB
    Seahawks' BJ Emmons: Signs with Seattle
    9h ago

    Emmons has signed with the Seahawks, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

    Emmons went undrafted out of Florida Atlantic. He rushed for 237 yards and six touchdowns in five games as a junior but added a mere 116 yards and one touchdown over four appearances in his senior season.

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  • Josh Pederson SF TE
    49ers' Josh Pederson: Latches on with San Fran
    9h ago

    Pederson has signed with the 49ers.

    Pederson's an undrafted rookie out of Louisiana Monroe. He had 567 yards and nine touchdowns in 12 games during an outstanding junior season but regressed with only 367 yards and no touchdowns over 10 games as a senior.

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  • Alex Kessman LAC K
    Chargers' Alex Kessman: Signs with Chargers as UDFA
    9h ago

    Kessman has signed with the Chargers.

    Kessman will compete with Michael Badgley and Tristan Vizcaino for the kicking job in Los Angeles. Even if he loses the competition, the undrafted rookie out of Pittsburgh could put himself on the map for kicker-needy teams if he performs well in camp and preseason.

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  • Isaac Okoro CLE SF
    Cavaliers' Isaac Okoro: Scores team-high 18 points
    2m ago

    Okoro produced 18 points (6-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 4-8 FT) and three rebounds across 34 minutes in Sunday's 123-109 loss to the Nets.

    Darius Garland (ankle) missed the season finale, so the team slid Collin Sexton to the point and employed Okoro in a hybrid guard-forward role in the loss. The Cavs' backcourt has suffered through many injuries in the backcourt, and Okoro has benefited, especially over the last month of the season. The 2020 first-round pick should have a bright future in Cleveland's youth-focused rebuild.

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  • Jeff Green BKN PF
    Nets' Jeff Green: Puts up 13 points in finale
    9m ago

    Green recorded 13 points (4-6 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot across 22 minutes in Sunday's 123-109 win over the Cavaliers.

    Green provided his usual spark off the bench, which typically includes a flurry of three-point production. Green's minutes have taken a hit since the Nets are injury-free, but now that the Nets are healthy, they will probably see their share of lopsided games in the playoffs. Although he'll provide relief throughout many games, impending garbage time may inflate his totals in the coming weeks.

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  • Mike James BKN PG
    Nets' Mike James: Logs 14 points from bench
    14m ago

    James totaed14 points (6-16 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 0-1 FT), eight assists, four rebounds and two steals across 28 minutes in Sunday's 123-109 win over the Cavaliers.

    James is a solid addition to the backcourt corps and should provide excellent support for Kyrie Irving and James Harden in the playoffs. The Lamar product will likely see a good amount of cleanup work, as the trio of Harden, Irving and Kevin Durant should combine for some blowout victories in the first round.

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  • Kyrie Irving BKN PG
    Nets' Kyrie Irving: Solid performance in finale
    19m ago

    Irving produced 17 points (7-11 FG, 3-3 3Pt), six rebounds, three steals, three blocked shots and two assists across 29 minutes in Sunday's 123-109 win over the Cavaliers.

    It wasn't Irving's best scoring night by any means, but he turned up the heat defensively with three steals and three blocked shots. Irving's shot volume is typically much higher, and his 11 attempts Sunday matched his second-lowest total of the season. He put up the ball 16 times with James Harden in the lineup against the Bulls, and once the playoffs begin, he'll likely get that volume back to a reasonable number.

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  • Kevin Durant BKN PF
    Nets' Kevin Durant: Superb in season finale
    28m ago

    Durant totaled 23 points (8-10 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 6-6 FT), 13 assists and eight rebounds across 29 minutes in Sunday's 123-109 win over the Cavaliers.

    Durant and Kyrie Irving put an exclamation point on their regular season campaign with a decisive win. The Nets are 6-2 with Durant, Harden and Irving in the lineup, so while eight games isn't a significant sample size, it's reasonable to assume we will see the big three right away after getting several days of rest. The combination will cause Durant's scoring to drop slightly, but he'll more than make up for it with nightly triple-double potential.

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  • Mamadi Diakite MIL PF
    Bucks' Mamadi Diakite: Puts up 13 points Sunday
    5h ago

    Diakite registered 13 points (4-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 5-8 FT), seven rebounds, three steals, an assist and a block across 38 minutes in Sunday's loss against the Bulls.

    Diakite logged a team-high 38 minutes and while he failed to shoot the ball efficiently, he ended just three rebounds away from a double-double while making an impact on the defensive court as well. That said, Diakite is not expected to see a lot of playing time during the postseason and should be a fantasy non-factor moving forward.

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  • Alexander Edler VAN D
    Canucks' Alexander Edler: Mixed bag Sunday
    6h ago

    Edler notched an assist, four blocked shots, two shots on net and two PIM in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.

    Edler helped out on the game-tying goal by Brock Boeser at 17:58 of the third period. That and his solid-as-always defense would have made for a decent game. Edler unfortunately deflected an Elias Lindholm pass into his own net in overtime for the decisive goal. The 35-year-old blueliner has just eight assists to go with 118 blocked shots, 80 hits, 99 shots on net and 56 PIM through 51 contests.

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  • Jimmy Vesey VAN LW
    Canucks' Jimmy Vesey: Assists in consecutive games
    6h ago

    Vesey notched a shorthanded assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.

    Vesey helped out on J.T. Miller's shorthanded goal at 11:28 of the third period. The 27-year-old Vesey has assists in consecutive games, but he's picked up only three helpers in 18 outings with the Canucks. The Massachusetts native has 10 points, 56 shots on net and a minus-12 rating in 48 appearances overall when accounting for his time with the Maple Leafs this year.

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  • Quinn Hughes VAN D
    Canucks' Quinn Hughes: Distributes three helpers
    6h ago

    Hughes managed three assists in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.

    He set up Travis Hamonic for the Canucks' first goal in the second period. In the third, Hughes helped out on power-play markers by Tyler Graovac and Brock Boeser to help spark a four-goal comeback. Sunday's performance put Hughes at the 40-point mark in 54 contests. He's racked up 96 shots on net, 19 power-play points and a minus-23 rating as a high-scoring, top-four option this year.

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  • Travis Hamonic VAN D
    Canucks' Travis Hamonic: Tickles twine Sunday
    6h ago

    Hamonic scored a goal on five shots and blocked two shots in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.

    Hamonic got the Canucks on the board with a second-period tally. He's picked up four of his eight points this season in the last seven games. The veteran defenseman has added 76 shots on net, 80 blocked shots, 37 PIM and a minus-3 rating in 36 contests overall.

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  • Tyler Graovac VAN C
    Canucks' Tyler Graovac: Scores on power play
    6h ago

    Graovac scored a power-play goal on three shots in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.

    Graovac got some rare power-play time with the Canucks down four goals in the third period, although his tally cut the deficit to three. Both of his goals last season game with the man advantage. This year, he's scored three times in 12 games. The Ontario native has added 14 shots on net, 13 hits and a minus-2 rating in a bottom-six role.

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  • J.T. Miller VAN C
    Canucks' J.T. Miller: Three-point effort Sunday
    6h ago

    Miller scored a shorthanded goal and supplied a pair of assists, one on the power play, in Sunday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Flames.

    Miller showed off his all-situations skill in Sunday's third-period comeback. The 28-year-old forward has racked up 10 points in as many games in May. For the season, the Ohio native has 14 tallies, 44 points, 101 shots on net and 89 hits through 51 outings. He's picked up 18 of his points with the man advantage.

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