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Jets | Mike Evans to visit

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:24:02 -0700

The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with Texas A&M WR Mike Evans Monday, April 21.

Rockies | Carlos Gonzalez leaves game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:15:54 -0700

Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez (knee) left the game early Sunday, April 20, because of left knee tendinitis. He is considered day-to-day at this point.

Cardinals | Joe Kelly doing well with treatment

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:09:37 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said SP Joe Kelly (hamstring) is responding better than expected from the treatment he is receiving for his hamstring strain. Kelly has resumed playing long toss.

Twins | Fine with Joe Mauer bunting against shift

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:07:10 -0700

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he would have no problem with 1B Joe Mauer bunting when the opponents are using a shift against him. "I don't mind it a bit," Gardenhire said. "Joe's an on-base guy and a line-drive hitter. That's another weapon he can use."

Twins | Could use platoon at CF

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:59:21 -0700

Minnesota Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said he has talked with manager Ron Gardenhire about the possibility of using a platoon of OFs Aaron Hicks and Sam Fuld in center field.

Royals | Billy Butler could go back to cleanup spot

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:58:34 -0700

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said the team could consider moving DH Billy Butler back to the cleanup spot after he went 6-for-14 in four games while hitting sixth in the lineup.

Tigers | Two OFs options to be called up

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:48:20 -0700

The Detroit Tigers could consider recalling OF Ezequiel Carrera or OF J.D. Martinez from Triple-A Toledo in order to add another bench player.

Tigers | Expected to have platoon at SS

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:47:49 -0700

The Detroit Tigers are expected to use INF Danny Worth and SS Andrew Romine as a platoon at shortstop moving forward. Manager Brad Ausmus said the team will not use a strict lefty-righty platoon at the position.

MLB | Joel Hanrahan may wait for major league deal

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:35:35 -0700

Free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan (Red Sox) may hold out for a major league deal since several teams have shown interest in him after his workout.

Reds | Unlikely to have interest in Alex Gonzalez

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:32:55 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds are not expected to show any interest in free-agent SS Alex Gonzalez (Tigers).

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Giants | Marco Scutaro not play in games yet

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:29:58 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Marco Scutaro (back) has been able to do some baseball activities but has not played in any extended spring training games at this point.

Athletics | Sean Doolittle contract update

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:21:33 -0700

Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle likely will receive around $14 million in guaranteed money over five years in his contract extension. The extension could be worth more than $20 million if the 2019 and 2020 options are picked up.

White Sox | Jeff Keppinger leaves rehab game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:18:03 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Jeff Keppinger (shoulder) left a recent extended spring training game because his shoulder did not feel right when he threw a ball from third base.

White Sox | Gordon Beckham could return next week

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:03:33 -0700

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura said 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) could return to the team for their series against the Tampa Bay Rays next weekend.

Brewers | Carlos Gomez says he would appeal suspension

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:59:04 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez said he will appeal any suspension he receives for his actions in an altercation during the team's game Sunday, April 20.

Yankees | David Robertson will return as closer

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:57:00 -0700

New York Yankees RP David Robertson (groin) will regain his closer role when he comes off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, April 22.

Yankees | Could have platoon at 3B

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:45:48 -0700

New York Yankees 2B Yangervis Solarte and 3B Kelly Johnson could be part of a platoon at third base. Solarte could also see time at second base.

Orioles | J.J. Hardy leaves game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:42:25 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (hamstring) left the game early Sunday, April 20, because of a right hamstring strain. Hardy is considered day-to-day at this point.

Athletics | Yoenis Cespedes leaves game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:40:40 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (heel) left the game early Sunday, April 20, because of a bruised right heel.

Mets | Bobby Abreu expected to be recalled

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:40:22 -0700

The New York Mets are expected to recall OF Bobby Abreu from Triple-A Las Vegas before their game Monday, April 21.