MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for May 26
Monday's daily recap includes updates on the injured Jose Abreu, Josh Hamilton, Ryan Zimmerman, Mark Teixeira and James Paxton.
Happy Memorial day everyone, especially those of you who have served or are serving in the armed forces. It's people like you who allow the rest of us to enjoy baseball everyday. Here is a recap of Monday's news from around the league.
RUMORS & TRANSACTIONS
Mets: Top prospect RHP Noah Syndergaard was placed on the minor league disabled list with a "flexor pronator strain."
OF Aaron Hicks: Will stop switch-hitting immediately because he has no confidence as a left-handed hitter.
OF Hunter Pence: Offering a signed bobblehead to whoever returns his stolen scooter.
NCAA: Oregon State was named the top seed for the NCAA baseball postseason.
The Astros scored seven runs in Game 6 after scoring nine runs total in Games 1-5
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With a six-run lead in the ninth, the Astros used closer Ken Giles for 23 pitches
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Verlander's stuff was insane during Game 6 of the ALCS