Indians activate Ryan Raburn from DL
Ryan Raburn | CLE
(September 2, 2014 2:58 PM EDT)
Indians activated OF/INF Ryan Raburn from the 15-day disabled list.
Raburn ended up missing the minimum due to right wrist soreness. He'll start at the DH spot and bat seventh Tuesday against the Tigers.
White Sox call up OF Taylor from AAA
Michael Taylor | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:56 PM EDT)
White Sox purchased the contract of OF Michael Taylor from Triple-A Charlotte.
Taylor, a former top prospect was just acquired from the Athletics in July. The 28-year-old batted .275/.371/.437 with 11 homers and 69 RBI over 123 games this season between Double- and Triple-A.
White Sox recall RHP Bassit from Triple-A
Chris Bassitt | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:54 PM EDT)
White Sox recalled RHP Chris Bassit from Triple-A Charlotte.
Bassitt is back with the big club after giving up five earned runs in 6 1/3 innings Saturday in a spot start against the Tigers. He'll likely pitch in long relief this month.
White Sox recall RHP Carroll from Triple-A
Scott Carroll | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:52 PM EDT)
White Sox recalled RHP Scott Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte.
Caroll was optioned to Triple-A after he was hit third in a loss to the Tigers on Friday, but the White Sox brought him back now that rosters have expanded. The 29-year-old owns a 5.07 ERA over 16 starts and six relief appearances in the majors this year and can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
White Sox call up Danks from Triple-A
Jordan Danks | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:50 PM EDT)
White Sox recalled OF Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte.
Danks was optioned down to Triple-A when Adam Eaton came off the DL last week, but he's back now that rosters have expanded. The 28-year-old is batting .190/.270/.278 over 89 plate appearances in the big leagues this year and is unlikely to be fantasy relevant this month.
White Sox call up LHP Surkamp
Eric Surkamp | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:48 PM EDT)
White Sox recalled LHP Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Charlotte.
Surkamp had a 6.91 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 14 1/3 innings with the White Sox earlier this year. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Semien called up from Triple-A
Marcus Semien | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:47 PM EDT)
White Sox recalled INF Marcus Semien from Triple-A Charlotte.
Semien batted just .218/.287/.327 with three homers and three steals prior to his demotion in early June, but he finished the season on a high note in Triple-A. He figures to share playing time with Carlos Sanchez at second base this month and is worth watching in deeper fantasy leagues.
White Sox call up C Phegley
Josh Phegley | CWS
(September 2, 2014 2:44 PM EDT)
White Sox recalled C Josh Phegley from Triple-A Charlotte.
Phegley will serve as a third catcher for the White Sox in September. He's not a fantasy option.
Rangers call up Kirkman from Triple-A
Michael Kirkman | TEX
(September 2, 2014 2:25 PM EDT)
Rangers purchased the contract of LHP Michael Kirkman from Triple-A Round Rock.
Kirkman was booted off the Rangers' 40-man roster at the end of March, but he's back after posting a 4.47 ERA with 62 strikeouts and 29 walks over 54 1/3 innings this season in Triple-A. He figures to pitch in middle relief.
Rangers recall RHP Tepesch from minors
Nick Tepesch | TEX
(September 2, 2014 2:22 PM EDT)
Rangers recalled RHP Nick Tepesch from Triple-A Round Rock.
Tepesch was optioned to the minors over the weekend, but he's back with the big club now that rosters have expanded. The 25-year-old holds a mediocre 4.44 ERA and 47/34 K/BB ratio over 97 1/3 innings with the Rangers this season.