NLNLRockies third-base prospect Ian Stewart is learning a new role in his callup, pinch-hitter.

Reds OF Josh Hamilton will get to face some lefties as the season comes to an end.

Bryan Bullington hopes to stick with the Pirates next year.

Phillies rookie Kyle Kendrick is starting to get noticed when he’s not in uniform.

There is no timetable for Milton Bradley’s return to the Padres lineup.

Jonathan Albaldejo is showing the Nationals he belongs in the big leagues.

Mets pitcher Tom Glavine isn’t sure if he wants to play in 2008.

The Marlins had as many home runs as the Yankees did beginning play last night.

The Giants are holding auditions for their closer position.

Dodgers pitcher Derek Lowe got hurt in pregame warmups.

The Diamondbacks will skip Micah Owings next turn in the rotation.

Mark DeRosa returned to the Cubs lineup one day after being hit by a pitch.

Anthony Reyes will have a short leash in his start for the Cardinals tonight.

Billy Hall wants more playing time for the Brewers.

Braves 3B Chipper Jones is out with a strained oblique.

Astros skipper Cecil Cooper wants his hitters to relax with men on base.