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Angels manager Phil Nevin said Hunter Renfroe (paternity) is due to return Saturday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Michael Conforto went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Rockies.
Michael Brantley (shoulder) hit in the cage, ran the bases and made throws Thursday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Mets manager Buck Showalter said Pete Alonso underwent both a CT scan and MRI on his left wrist Thursday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
Lance McCullers (forearm) will get an MRI on Friday after reporting discomfort, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
Gunnar Henderson went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in Thursday's 6-3 victory over the Brewers.
Ramon Urias went 3-for-4 with a double, a solo home run and a stolen base in Thursday's victory over the Brewers.
Jared Walsh is out of the lineup Thursday versus the Cubs.
Anthony Rendon is absent from the lineup Thursday against the Cubs.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said that Alex Verdugo will be benched Thursday against Cleveland due to a "lack of hustle," Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora indicated that Adam Duvall (wrist) will be activated Friday, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.
Matt Vierling (back) began workouts at Triple-A Toledo on Thursday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli expressed optimism Thursday that Jorge Polanco (hamstring) will avoid the injured list, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports. "He's still, I think, pretty strong in the muscle," said Baldelli. "But he definitely felt something. We're going to have to pay attention to it."
AJ Smith-Shawver will make his first major-league start Friday against the Nationals, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Alec Bohm (hamstring) is likely to return from the 10-day injured list Saturday, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said Thursday that Alek Manoah will be away from the club for at least two turns through the rotation, Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun reports.
X-rays on Austin Barnes' right wrist came back negative Thursday, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.
Corey Julks is not in the lineup Thursday against the Blue Jays.
Alex Verdugo is absent from the lineup for Thursday's game against the Guardians, Mac Cerullo of the Boston Herald reports.
Austin Barnes was sent for X-rays on his right hand Thursday, Matthew Moreno of DodgerBlue.com reports.