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Cardinals | Adam Wainwright could start ASG

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:42:03 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright could start the All-Star Game for the National League.

Brewers | Elian Herrera with career day

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:41:10 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers SS Elian Herrera went 5-for-5 with three runs scored Sunday, July 13.

Phillies | Cliff Lee has date set

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:29:59 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee (elbow) will return from the 60-day disabled list Monday, July 21, to face the San Francisco Giants.

FANTASY TIP: Get him back in your lineups after next week's action.

Nationals | Jayson Werth on fire

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:24:56 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth homered and drove in four runs Sunday, July 13. He's hitting .375 with six homers and 19 RBIs this month.

Mets | Jacob deGrom good again

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:59:55 -0700

New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom allowed a run on five hits and fanned eight in seven innings to beat the Miami Marlins Sunday, July 13.

FANTASY TIP: He has now struck out 27 batters in his last 19 innings, spanning three starts. Start scooping him up in mixed leagues.

Indians | Trevor Bauer dominant

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:46:52 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP Trevor Bauer struck out a career-high 10 in 6 2/3 shutout innings in his no-decision against the Chicago White Sox Sunday, July 13.

FANTASY TIP: He also allowed eight hits and two walks, so he's still not living up to his promise. However, he has been OK of late.

Mets | David Wright to receive injection

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:43:25 -0700

New York Mets 3B David Wright (shoulder) will receive a cortisone injection in his left shoulder after the game Sunday, July 13.

FANTASY TIP: Wright is hitting .345 in eight starts since returning from the shoulder injury, so it hasn't had many adverse effects.

Rays | David Price solid

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:43:06 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price (illness) made the start Sunday, July 13, and threw eight shutout innings in his win over the Toronto Blue Jays. He allowed five hits and a walk while fanning five.

Giants | Tim Hudson an All-Star

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:11:48 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Tim Hudson was named to the National League All-Star team to replace SP Madison Bumgarner, who is pitching Sunday, July 13.

Hendrick Motorsports | Jimmie Johnson doomed by tire problems

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:37:03 -0700

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson was knocked out of the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Sunday, July 13, due to tire problems. He suffered a left-rear flat tire on the eighth lap of the race and experienced another left-rear tire problem three laps later, when his No. 48 car skidded into a wall. Johnson later said the tire exploded on him as soon as he hit the brakes.

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Team Penske | Brad Keselowski wins Nationwide race at New Hampshire

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:29:47 -0700

Team Penske driver Brad Keselowski captured the pole position and led for 152 of the 200 laps en route to winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Sta-Green 200 Saturday, July 12, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He also posted the fastest times in both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice sessions in advance of the Camping World RV Sales 301 Sunday, July 13.

Mariners | Taijuan Walker is leading candidate for No. 5 spot

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:05:12 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker is the leading candidate to fill the No. 5 spot in the team's second-half starting rotation, although manager Lloyd McClendon wants to see better results than he displayed while pitching for Triple-A Tacoma Saturday, July 12. Walker allowed one run on four hits and one walk but only struck out one batter and threw 83 pitches over five innings.

Rays | Starters for Minnesota series announced

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:03:08 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SPs Alex Cobb, David Price and Chris Archer will start the team's first three games after the All-Star break against the Minnesota Twins.

Rockies | Jordan Lyles moved to 60-day disabled list

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:51:13 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have transferred SP Jordan Lyles (hand) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list, after tests revealed his broken left hand was not fully healed, according to manager Walt Weiss. Lyles was involved in a car accident in Denver Friday, July 11, but Weiss said the setback was unrelated to the accident.

Athletics | Drew Pomeranz optioned

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:46:52 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Drew Pomeranz (hand) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Sacramento.

Mariners | Second-half starting rotation announced

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:43:42 -0700

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said SPs Hisashi Iwakuma, Felix Hernandez, Chris R. Young and Roenis Elias will start the team's first four games following the All-Star break. It is not known who will fill the fifth spot in the rotation at this time.

Padres | Starters for New York series announced

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:24:41 -0700

San Diego Padres SPs Ian Kennedy, Tyson Ross and Odrisamer Despaigne will start the team's first three games after the All-Star break against the New York Mets.

Braves | Dan Uggla reportedly suspended for tardiness

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:18:24 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves 2B Dan Uggla was reportedly suspended one game for showing up late to the ballpark. According to several people familiar with the situation, Uggla showed up only one hour before the game against the Chicago Cubs Saturday, July 12, which started at 3:05 p.m. Central time.

Red Sox | Have scouted Cole Hamels

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:14 -0700

The Boston Red Sox were one of several teams to send scouts to watch Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels last week.

Red Sox | Shane Victorino could return Friday

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:06:34 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) was scratched from a scheduled rehab appearance for Double-A Portland Saturday, July 12. According to manager John Farrell, the medical staff "just felt like it was best to hold him out." Victorino will play for Class A Lowell Sunday, July 13, and Farrell is optimistic that he could be activated from the disabled list Friday, July 18.