Daily Baseball Update - 6/14/2021

In baseball yesterday: Blue Jays and Astros win big, MLB to release a memo on the sticky substance issue, & more.

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It’s June 14th, 2021 and here’s everything that happened in the world of baseball yesterday.

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The Most Important Thing

Major League Baseball seems serious now about finally addressing the doctored baseball issue. From Buster Olney’s report:

Major League Baseball is putting the final touches on a memo that will detail the sport's rule against foreign substances with the expectation, sources say, that the document will be forwarded to teams sometime in the next few days and presented to coaching staffs and players.

Everything Else

Sunday Recaps

Sunday Notables

  • Carlos Rodon, White Sox: 7 IP, 9 K, 2 BB, 1 H, 1 ER

  • Zach Davies, Cubs: 6.2 IP, 6 K, 2 BB, 2 H, 0 ER

  • Matt Olson, A’s: 2-4, 2 HR

  • Bo Bichette, Blue Jays: 4-5, HR, 5 R, 3 RBI, SB, BB

  • Teoscar Hernández, Blue Jays: 3-4, 2 HR, 6 RBI

  • Robbie Ray, Blue Jays: 6 IP, 10 K, 3 BB, 4 H, 3 ER

  • Kyle Schwarber, Nationals: 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, BB

  • Joe Ross, Nationals: 8 IP, 9 K, 0 BB, 5 H, 0 ER

Standings Update

Today’s Schedule


  • Angels moves: Claimed INF Jack Mayfield off waivers from Seattle.

  • Blue Jays moves: Recalled RHP Jeremy Beasley from Buffalo (Triple-A). Placed LHP Steven Matz on the 10-day IL.

  • Dodgers moves: Claimed 2B Jack Mayfield off waivers from Seattle.

  • Giants moves: Optioned LHP Caleb Baragar to Sacramento (Triple-A).

  • Indians moves: Recalled 2B Ernie Clement from Columbus (Triple-A). Optioned RHP Triston McKenzie to Columbus.

  • Marlins moves: Designated RHP Preston Guilmet for assignment. Reinstated LHP Trevor Rogers from the 10-day IL. Sent SS Miguel Rojas to Jacksonville (Triple-A) for a rehab assignment. Acquired C/1B Lorenzo Quintana from Houston in exchange for cash considerations.

  • Mets moves: Sent RHP Dellin Betances to St. Lucie (Triple-A) for a rehab assignment. Sent 2B Jeff McNeil to Brooklyn (High-A) on a rehab assignment.

  • Nationals moves: Optioned RHP Andres Machado to Rochester (Triple-A).

  • Red Sox moves: Designated RHP Brandon Brennan for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Ryan Weber from Worcester (Triple-A).

  • Reds moves: Optioned RH Mark Payton to Louisville (Triple-A). Reinstated RF Aristides Aquino from the 60-day IL. Transferred CF Nick Senzel from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.

  • Tigers moves: Optioned RHP Beau Burrows to Toledo (Triple-A). Selected the contract of RHP Buck Farmer from Toledo. Sent RHP Erasmo Ramirez to Lakeland (Low-A) on a rehab assignment. Sent C Grayson Greiner to Toledo on a rehab assignment.

  • Twins moves: Sent RF Max Kepler to St. Paul (Triple-A) on a rehab assignment. Signed RHP Adam Lau to a minor league contract.

  • Yankees moves: Sent 1B Luke Voit to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A) on a rehab assignment.


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