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Dustin May will be the starting pitcher for Game 5 of the NLCS against the Braves on Friday, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.

Josh James left Thursday's win over the Rays in the eighth inning with back tightness according to manager Dusty Baker, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Freddy Galvis hit .220/.308/.404 in 159 plate appearances for the Reds this season and declined defensively, frequently getting replaced in the field late in games, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports. He'll be a free agent this offseason.

Jimmy Yacabonis elected free agency Thursday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

Bryan Shaw elected to become a free agent Thursday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a homer and a pair of RBI in Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 win over the Rays.

Michael Brantley underwent an X-ray after fouling a ball off his foot Wednesday but is in the lineup Thursday for Game 5 of the ALCS against the Rays, batting second as the designated hitter, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Luis Garcia will be the opener for Game 5 of the ALCS against the Rays on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

John Curtiss will be on the hill to start Game 5 of the ALCS against the Astros on Thursday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

Zack Greinke earned the win in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday, allowing two runs on five hits in six innings while striking out seven and walking just one.

Tyler Glasnow took the loss in Game 3 of the ALCS against the Astros on Wednesday, allowing four runs on eight hits while striking out five and walking two over six innings.

Kyle Wright lasted just two thirds of an inning at the start of Wednesday's blowout loss to the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLCS, allowing seven runs on five hits and two walks.

Michael Taylor cleared waivers Thursday and elected free agency, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Julio Urias earned the win in Game 3 of the NLCS on Wednesday, allowing one run on three hits in five innings while striking out five and walking two.

Oliver Drake (elbow) cleared waivers, refused an outright assignment to the alternate training site and became a free agent Wednesday, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.

Max Stassi recently underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip.

Yordan Alvarez (knees) posted a video Wednesday on his personal Instagram account featuring him running on an anti-gravity treadmill, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Padres general manager A.J. Preller said Wednesday that he doesn't expect Mike Clevinger (elbow) to require offseason surgery, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday that Gio Urshela won't require offseason surgery to address the existing bone spur the third baseman has in his right elbow, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday that Luke Voit (foot) has been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and required a platelet-rich plasma injection to address the injury, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.