NEW YORK — Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo said veteran right-hander Clay Buchholz is expected to be called up from Reno to start Sunday against the Mets, giving Zack Greinke extra rest. Greinke would be pushed back a day to pitch Monday in Milwaukee.

With some bad weather in the forecast, the Diamondbacks are just hoping Buchholz, a who played for the Portland Sea Dogs and Boston Red Sox, won’t have any trouble traveling across the country and getting to New York in time.

Jake Lamb was reinstated from the disabled list.

The move came just a few days after Arizona lost center fielder A.J. Pollock for the next 4 to 8 weeks because of a broken left thumb. Lamb has been sidelined since April 3 with a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder.

CUBS: The Cubs activated outfielder Jason Heyward from the seven-day concussion disabled list.

METS: Center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to miss the rest of the season because of an injury to the big toe on his left foot.

Lagares is tentatively scheduled for surgery next week to repair a complete tear of the big toe plantar plate.

PIRATES: Center fielder Starling Marte was put on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained right side.

CARDINALS: The Cardinals placed Paul DeJong on the 10-day disabled list, a day after the shortstop’s left hand was fractured when he was hit by a pitch in a loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

YANKEES: Robinson Cano’s 80-game suspension this week for a positive drug test was hardly a shock for at least one former teammate.

Mark Teixeira, who played alongside Cano in the Yankees’ infield for five seasons, said on “The Michael Kay Show” Thursday that he was “not surprised” his ex-teammate tested positive for a banned substance.

“I don’t really want to get into too much detail, I love Robbie, but I’m not surprised,” he said. “I don’t want to get too much further but I think a lot of people are trying to say the same thing.”

PADRES: The Padres released third baseman Chase Headley, six days after designating him for assignment.

Headley, 34, cleared waivers, which was not surprising considering any team claiming him would be responsible for paying the remainder of his $13 million salary.

Headley hit .105 with four RBI in 27 games after being reacquired in the offseason in a trade with the Yankees. He spent the first eight seasons of his career with San Diego from 2007-14.


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