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Giants | Two leave early with heat-related issues

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:31:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Giants TE Xavier Grimble (heat exhaustion) and LB Jameel McClain (heat exhaustion) had "heat-related" issues that caused them to get carted off from practice Tuesday, July 22, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

Mets | Jeremy Hefner pitches three innings

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:29:41 -0700

New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) stuck out a batter, allowed one run and two hits in three innings pitched Tuesday, July 22, with the Mets' Gulf Coast League affiliate. It was Hefner's third outing in his rehab stint.

FANTASY TIP: When Hefner's return gets closer, he will be worth a flier in NL-only leagues.

Chargers | Release Larry English

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:22:24 -0700

The San Diego Chargers released LB Larry English Tuesday, July 22.

Ravens | Crockett Gillmore not practicing

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:18:09 -0700

Baltimore Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 22.

Ravens | Jah Reid practicing

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:17:44 -0700

Baltimore Ravens OT Jah Reid (calf) is participating in practice Tuesday, July 22.

Rangers | Alex Rios update

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:13:12 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) ran the bases Tuesday, July 22. He said his ankle felt better, but he is not expected to play before Wednesday, July 23.

Falcons | Pat Angerer works out

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:08:37 -0700

Free-agent LB Pat Angerer (Colts) worked out for the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday, July 22.

Reds | Logan Ondrusek to DL

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:08:16 -0700

Cincinnati Reds RP Logan Ondrusek (shoulder) was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22, with a strained right shoulder. In a corresponding move, RP Curtis Partch was recalled from Triple-A Louisville.

Mets | Scott Rice done for 2014

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:05:24 -0700

New York Mets RP Scott Rice (elbow) will undergo season-ending surgery Wednesday, July 23. Rice will have the bone spur removed from his left elbow and a nerve relocated.

Cowboys | Rolando McClain's request denied

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:02:40 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain had a court motion denied by an Alabama judge to delay the start of his trial due to the start of training camp. The trial on resisting arrest and disorderly conduct is scheduled to begin Friday, July 25.

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Giants | Xavier Grimble carted off

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:53:23 -0700

New York Giants TE Xavier Grimble (undisclosed) was carted off from practice Tuesday, July 22.

Giants | Jameel McClain carted off

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:46:25 -0700

New York Giants LB Jameel McClain (undisclosed) was carted off from practice Tuesday, July 22.

Blue Jays | Will cut Brad Mills

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:36:42 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RP Brad Mills will be designated for assignment Tuesday, July 22, to make room for SP Aaron Sanchez.

Blue Jays | Aaron Sanchez, more coming up

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:38 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez will be called up Tuesday, July 22, along with INF Ryan Goins and RP Esmil Rogers. Sanchez was recently moved to the bullpen during his brief time at Triple-A Buffalo and probably will serve the same role in the bigs. Goins might not be there long because Steve Tolleson will be on paternity leave. Rogers will serve as a swingman reliever.

FANTASY TIP: Sanchez could be worth an AL-only stash in case he earns a bigger role, but there's not much immediate value here.

Blue Jays | Demote Erik Kratz

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:29:18 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Erik Kratz was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo.

Giants | Brandon Mosley carted off

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:23:32 -0700

New York Giants OT Brandon Mosley (undisclosed) was carted off from practice Tuesday, July 22.

Yankees | Brian McCann rebounding

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:17:09 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann is hitting .310 since June 27, when hitting coach Kevin Long helped McCann eliminate the toe tap from his swing. McCann was batting .223 through his first 70 contests.

FANTASY TIP: If you can still buy McCann from a frustrated owner, go for it. His slow start looks like history now, and when you can find a catcher with this hot streak, it's worth your attention.

Bengals | Geno Atkins could practice by next week

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:15:34 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) could practice by next week, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. Lewis is going to hold Atkins out of practice the first few days to make sure he is ready.

Bengals | Leon Hall likely to practice Thursday

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:14:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Leon Hall (Achilles') is likely to practice Thursday, July 24, if there are no setbacks in the team's conditioning test Wednesday, July 23.

Bengals | Want to sign Andy Dalton to Colin Kaepernick type deal

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:57:43 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton should be signed to a contract that mirrors the deal signed by San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, in the opinion of owner Mike Brown.