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Mets | Zack Thornton assigned to Triple-A

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:32:53 -0700

The New York Mets have assigned RP Zack Thornton to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Brewers | Brandon Kintzler throws

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:44 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RP Brandon Kintzler (shoulder) threw a light bullpen session Friday, April 18. He is scheduled to throw a more intense bullpen session Sunday, April 20, and expects to be activated from the 15-day disabled list by April 25.

Astros | Alex Presley dealing with illness

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Astros OF Alex Presley (illness) was scratched from the starting lineup Friday, April 18, because he was dealing with flu-like symptoms.

Twins | Oswaldo Arcia takes some swings

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:21:11 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) took some swings underwater Friday, April 11, and also took some light swings off a tee.

Twins | Josh Willingham not swinging yet

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:16:01 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (hand) was able to lift weights Friday, April 18, but is still not ready to swing a bat.

Brewers | Interested in Joel Hanrahan

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:15:28 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers had a representative present for free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan's (Red Sox) workout earlier this week. Assistant general manager Gosh Ash would not say if the team will try to sign Hanrahan.

Reds | Skip Schumaker swinging bat

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:04:33 -0700

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price said OF Skip Schumaker (shoulder) has started to swing a bat but is not ready to play in any games at this point. Schumaker is working on strengthening his shoulder and getting all of the soreness out.

Cubs | Jake Arrieta to make at least one more rehab start

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:03:58 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) will make at least one more rehab start for Triple-A Iowa before he could rejoin the starting rotation. Arrieta throw a side session in front of pitching coach Chris Bosio Friday, April 18, to allow Bosio to evaluate Arrieta.

Mets | Daisuke Matsuzaka considered insurance

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:50:06 -0700

New York Mets manager Terry Collins said he considers SP Daisuke Matsuzaka as a candidate to start if SP Bartolo Colon (back) or SP Jenrry Mejia (finger) are not able to make their next scheduled start.

Marlins | Jacob Turner throws

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:45:18 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Jacob Turner (shoulder) threw around 45 pitches during a bullpen session Friday, April 18, and is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Sunday, April 20.

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Braves | Cory Gearrin undergoes surgery

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:42:19 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Cory Gearrin (elbow) underwent Tommy John surgery earlier this week.

Astros | Alex Presley scratched

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:39:29 -0700

Houston Astros OF Alex Presley (undisclosed) has been scratched from the starting lineup Friday, April 18. It is not known why Presley will not play in the game.

Blue Jays | Juan Francisco expected to be called up

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:35:32 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 1B Juan Francisco was pulled from his game with Triple-A Buffalo Friday, April 18, and is expected to be called up because of the injury to 1B Adam Lind (back).

Giants | Michael Morse not in lineup

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:34:49 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 18, because of some hamstring tightness.

Bengals | T.J. Conley contract update

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:22:24 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Cincinnati Bengals signed P T.J. Conley to a one-year deal worth $495,000.

Ravens | No talks with Eric Winston

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:11:33 -0700

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh recently said the team has not had any contract talks with free-agent OT Eric Winston (Cardinals) at this point.

Bills | Brandon Kaufman could change positions

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:10:40 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Brandon Kaufman said he has added some weight this offseason and indicated he could move to tight end this upcoming season.

Broncos | Ryan Shazier visits

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:02:29 -0700

The Denver Broncos met with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier earlier this week. The team could consider taking him in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and using him at middle linebacker.

Chargers | Met with two defensive prospects

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:52:53 -0700

The San Diego Chargers met with Oregon State DE Scott Crichton and Illinois State LB Colton Underwood earlier this week.

Rams | Get look at Tajh Boyd

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:46:17 -0700

The St. Louis Rams got a look at Clemson QB Tajh Boyd Friday, April 18, since he was throwing to WR Sammy Watkins during his private workout with the team.