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Zack Wheeler (biceps) threw a bullpen session Sunday, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

Impact

Earlier in the week, the Mets insinuated that Wheeler could only miss one start due to his presence on the 10-day disabled list. On Sunday, though, they were noncommittal about whether the right-hander would make his next start, which is scheduled for July 1 against the Phillies.

Ben Gamel was sidelined Sunday with a minor groin issue, MLB.com's Josh Horton reports.

Impact

What appeared to be a rare day off is actually a lymph node issue that could cause Gamel to miss a few games. With a scheduled off day coming Monday, consider Gamel day-to-day for now until more information arises. Guillermo Heredia takes over in left in his stead, and would likely continue to do so in the event that Gamel is out for an extended period of time.

Hunter Strickland has completed his six-game suspension and is eligible to rejoin the Giants on Sunday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Impact

Strickland will take back his role as one of the Giants' primary late-inning relievers. The 28-year-old currently holds a 2.08 ERA on the year.

Addison Russell exited Sunday's game against the Marlins with shoulder soreness, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Impact

Russell has had issues with his shoulder at various points during the season and it appears that the shoulder pain may have re-emerged. He'll be listed as day-to-day for the time being.

Collin McHugh (elbow) completed a simulated game with all of his pitches Saturday, and will head to the minors for a rehab start next week, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Impact

McHugh recently threw live batting practice, and appears to be making strides with his injury that has caused him to miss all of the 2017 season thus far. With a rehab assignment on the horizon, McHugh could be back with the club before the All-Star break barring any setbacks.

Yasiel Puig is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rockies.

Impact

Puig has been swinging a hot bat during the month of June, but the 26-year-old will head to the bench Sunday as the Dodgers face off against Tyler Anderson and the Rockies. J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports that Puig is dealing with a nagging hamstring injury, but that it's nothing serious at all. Cody Bellinger will start right field with Logan Forsythe taking over at first base and Austin Barnes drawing the start at the keystone.

Dallas Keuchel (neck) is likely to be out until after the All-Star break, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Although the southpaw has began throwing at 120 feet, he has yet to make any pitches on a mound, causing the Astros to be realistic about his return date. Since the team has little reason to rush their ace back into the fold, it becomes more and more likely that he will be out until the end of the All-Star break, placing his return around July 14.

Corey Seager (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rockies.

Impact

Though he will again be held out of the starting lineup, manager Dave Roberts announced that Seager is "feeling considerably better" and has a chance to make a pinch-hit appearance Sunday. It certainly sounds like the star shortstop won't require a trip to the disabled list. Enrique Hernandez will draw the start in his stead.

Trevor Story is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers.

Impact

Story continues to scuffle at the plate this season, slashing just .224/.309/.414 on the season. He'll get the day off with Pat Valaika drawing the start at shortstop.

Victor Martinez (chest) is set to take batting practice Tuesday with a return from the disabled list likely coming Wednesday, Evan Woodbery of MLive Media Group reports.

Impact

Martinez has missed nine games up to this point with an irregular heartbeat issue that forced him to spend a few nights in the hospital. The 38-year-old appears to have recovered, and should be back with the Tigers and in the lineup Wednesday against Kansas City.

Carlos Gonzalez (shoulder) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

Impact

Gonzalez will stay on the bench for the third consecutive game as he's been plagued by a bout of shoulder soreness. The veteran right fielder took swings in the batting cage Sunday and reportedly felt "not good, but better." He hopes to avoid a trip to the disabled list and has his sights set on returning for their upcoming series against the Giants. Raimel Tapia will again draw the start in right field in his stead, batting fifth.

Gregory Polanco is not in Sunday's lineup against the Cardinals.

Impact

Polanco will get the day off after going hitless during the first two contests of the series. In his place, John Jaso takes over in right field and will bat third in the order.

Mike Freeman was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday.

Impact

Franklin Gutierrez was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday with a back injury, so Freeman will bring his services to the major-league club. The 29-year-old was hitting .295 over 65 plate appearances with Oklahoma City this season.

Franklin Gutierrez was placed on the 10-day disabled list with ankylosis spondylitis Sunday.

Impact

Gutierrez is apparently dealing with a bout of arthritis in his spinal region and will take some time off to allow his body to heal. Mike Freeman was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.

Andrew Cashner (oblique) will not be taking the hill for Sunday's contest with the Yankees.

Impact

Nick Martinez takes the mound for the series finale as Cashner continues to battle back from a strained oblique. As signs indicate the right-hander returning Thursday or Friday with Yu Darvish (triceps) able to make his scheduled start Wednesday.

Dan Altavilla fired two scoreless innings in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Astros, recording a strikeout.

Impact

Altavilla had been knocked around for seven runs (six earned) on five hits and a walk in the two innings he'd pitched over his previous two appearances, so Saturday's outing was a bright spot despite the team's loss. The 24-year-old right-hander has been a touch on the erratic side thus far, blowing four save chances and giving up multiple earned runs in five appearances overall. The recent struggles have boosted his ERA to a bloated 5.79, but Altavilla does bring plenty of strikeout upside (34 whiffs in 28 innings).

Nelson Cruz went 2-for-4 with a double and a run in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Astros.

Impact

The slugging outfielder was the only Mariners player to log multiple hits Saturday, as Lance McCullers and a cadre of Astros relievers largely stymied the Seattle offense. Despite a quiet month in the long-ball department, Cruz is enjoying his best stretch of the season at the plate, having amassed 10 multi-hit efforts this June as part of a .333/.420/.520 line. The surge has served to raise his season average 18 points to .295 since June 2, and he continues to dominate the team's offensive leaderboard with high-water marks in batting average, home runs (14), RBI (58), OBP (.379) and hits (76).

Alex Avila is not in Sunday's lineup against the Padres.

Impact

With left-hander Clayton Richard on the mound for San Diego, Avila will hit the bench in favor of James McCann. Following a scheduled off day, Avila should be back in the lineup Tuesday.

Ben Gamel is not in Sunday's lineup for the series finale against the Astros.

Impact

Gamel gets a rare day off, his first this entire month as Guillermo Heredia makes the start in left. June has been kind to Gamel, as the 25-year-old is batting .394/.426/.532 at the plate with 20 runs scored.

Howie Kendrick (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks.

Impact

Kendrick will now miss his third consecutive game with a lingering hamstring ailment. The 33-year-old has a chance to return Monday, but Ty Kelly will take over at second base in the meantime.