Placed on disabled list

Michael Kopech: Kopech was placed on the disabled list retroactive to June 24 with a calf strain, Ryan Hannable of reports. Visit for more analysis on this update.

Hot bat forcing roster decision

Sandy Leon: Leon, who has hit .467 (14-for-30) since being called up to Boston, could force the Red Sox to demote Christian Vazquez to Triple-A when Ryan Hanigan (neck) is ready to return from the disabled list, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Her...

Takes loss in CWS championship game

Bobby Dalbec: Dalbec allowed four unearned runs over 5.2 innings for Arizona in their loss to Coastal Carolina in the championship game of the College World Series. Visit for more analysis on this update.

Candidate to start for Boston on Sunday

Sean O'Sullivan: O'Sullivan's scheduled start for Triple-A Pawtucket was skipped on Thursday, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports. Visit for more analysis on this update.

Sent back to Triple-A after rough start Thursdsy

Dillon Overton: Overton was optioned to Triple-A on Thursday night after surrendering eight runs to the Giants, reports Jane Lee of Visit for more analysis on this update.

MRI reveals “subtle changes’ in labrum

Sean Doolittle: Doolittle's MRI showed inflammation in the front of his shoulder and "subtle changes" in his labrum, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Visit for more analysis on this update.

Andrew Heaney to undergo TJ surgery Friday – Andrew Heaney | LAA

Andrew Heaney (elbow) will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on Friday.

Yulieski Gurriel worked out for Yankees Thursday – Yulieski Gurriel | INT

Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel posted a picture of himself wearing Yankees gear on his Instagram account.

Carrasco fans season-high 14 in win over Jays – Carlos Carrasco | CLE

Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14 batters over 7 1/3 innings Thursday, allowing just one run in the Indians' 4-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Familia dodges trouble in closing out Cubs – Jeurys Familia | NYM

Jeurys Familia loaded the bases with one out but escaped unscathed Thursday, earning his 27th save in a 4-3 win over the Cubs.