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Blue Jays | Issue eight walks in an inning

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:43:28 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RPs Steve Delabar, Sergio Santos and J.A. Happ issued eight walks combined in the eighth inning of a 9-5 win by the Minnesota Twins. The last time a team walked eight batters in an inning was April 19, 1996, when the Texas Rangers walked eight times against the Baltimore Orioles.

Twins | Chris Colabello has hot doubleheader

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:40:06 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Chris Colabello went 5-for-7 with three doubles and four runs batted in, and he raised his batting average to .357 during a doubleheader sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Phillies | Cole Hamels may have made final rehab start

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:23:01 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (biceps) pitched what was likely his final rehab start on Thursday, April 17, as he threw seven strong innings for Class A Clearwater. Hamels allowed one run on three hits while walking one and striking out two. Hamels, making his third start for the Threshers, threw 57 of his 81 pitches for strikes. Hamels will likely be activated off the disabled list early next week, when the Phillies play four games against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Hamels could return as early as Tuesday, April 22.

Brewers | Khris Davis enjoys the road

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:02:37 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Khris Davis is 0-for-20 with nine strikeouts in games played at Miller Park, but he is 13-for-32 with a .406 average in road contests.

Pirates | Edinson Volquez earns first win

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:59:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Edinson Volquez earned his first win with his new team Thursday, April 17, in an 11-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Volquez is in the top 10 in the National League in ERA (1.71) and WHIP (0.95).

Pirates | Andrew Lambo off to good start in minors

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:56:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Andrew Lambo, a candidate to make the active roster who was sent to Triple-A Indianapolis after a rough spring, has started well in the minors this season. Through his first 10 games, Lambo hit .324 with three doubles and more walks than strikeouts.

Pirates | Jose Tabata passes concussion tests

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:54:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Jose Tabata (head) passed all concussion protocols Thursday, April 17, a day after leaving a game in Cincinnati in the fourth inning when he ran into the scoreboard while making a catch. Tabata pinch-hit in the eighth inning and doubled against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Brewers | Rob Wooten, Wei-Chung Wang part of bullpen meltdown

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:51:47 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RPs Rob Wooten and Wei-Chung Wang were part of a bullpen crash during their team's 11-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, April 17. Wooten allowed three runs while getting only one out and Wang was hammered for six runs in 2-3 of an inning as the Brewers bullpen's ERA rose from a major league-best 1.33 to 3.16.

Rams | Kyle Fuller coming in

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:38:15 -0700

Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller is coming to the St. Louis Rams for a visit sometime during the week of April 21.

Chiefs | James Davidson to visit

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:18:36 -0700

UTEP DE/OLB James Davidson has a visit scheduled with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Jaguars | Jordan Todman signs tender

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:15:14 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Jordan Todman signed his $645,000 ERFA tender on Thursday, April 17, and he will return to the team.

NFL | Nate Menkin heads to Canada

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:12:42 -0700

OL Nate Menkin, who played with the Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles, has signed a contract with the Ottawa RedBlacks, an expansion franchise in the Canadian Football League.

Bills | Terrance West to visit

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:09:09 -0700

Towson RB Terrance West has a visit scheduled next week with the Buffalo Bills, according to sources. He is also scheduled to visit the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons.

Seahawks | Khairi Fortt to visit

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:13 -0700

California LB Khairi Fortt is visiting the Seattle Seahawks before the NFL Draft. He met with the Baltimore Ravens earlier this month.

49ers | Terrance Cobb visits

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:56:24 -0700

Cumberlands RB Terrance Cobb came to the San Francisco 49ers for a pre-NFL Draft visit. He is the third tailback to come to the 49ers before the draft.

Ravens | Jimmie Ward visits

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:48:14 -0700

Northern Illinois SS Jimmie Ward visited the Baltimore Ravens this week, according to a team source.

49ers | Contract talks with Colin Kaepernick stop for now

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:42:23 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have stopped contract extension talks with QB Colin Kaepernick for now while the Miami police investigate an incident involving Kaepernick earlier this month.

Jets | Exercise Muhammad Wilkerson's option

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:35:21 -0700

Updating a previous report, the New York Jets have exercised the fifth-year option in DE Muhammad Wilkerson's contract.

Cowboys | Pick up Tyron Smith's option

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:34:50 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have exercised the fifth-year option in OT Tyron Smith's contract.

Bengals | No extension talks with A.J. Green

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:16:40 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have not started contract extension talks with WR A.J. Green at this time. The team likely will exercise the fifth-year option in his contract before the May 3 deadline.