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Chargers | Jason Verrett ready for opener

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:09:28 -0700

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) should be ready to start as the team's nickel cornerback once the regular season begins. Verrett will be playing in his first preseason game Sunday, Aug. 24 against the San Francisco 49ers.

Reds | Jay Bruce on a roll

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:08:25 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is batting .318 with two home runs and five RBIs in his past five games.

Padres | Joaquin Benoit could avoid DL

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:02:45 -0700

Updaing a previous report, San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) was encouraged with his long toss and bullpen routine Thursday, Aug. 21. Benoit thinks he might avoid the disabled list.

Chargers | Dwight Freeney good to go

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:53:59 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) is reportedly OK for the regular season opener despite his lingering quadriceps injury.

White Sox | Carlos Sanchez to be recalled

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:52:01 -0700

Chicago White Sox INF Carlos Sanchez is expected to be recalled from Tripe-A Charlotte Friday, Aug. 22.

Eagles | Cary Williams out

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:48:32 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles CB Cary Williams (hamstring) will not play against the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight due to a hamstring injury.

Padres | Joaquin Benoit throwing

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:43:58 -0700

San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) threw long toss, and he pitched off the mound in the bullpen Thursday, Aug. 21. Benoit is dealing with a sore right shoulder.

Eagles | Brandon Boykin update

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:43:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring) will not play Thursday, Aug. 21, due to a hamstring injury.

Blue Jays | Jose Bautista touching bases

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:38:10 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista has reached base safely in 27 straight games, and 111 of 120 starts this season.

Padres | Cameron Maybin starting

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:37:18 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Cameron Maybin is starting in center field and batting seventh Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It is the first game Maybin has started since he was suspended for amphetamine use.

Broncos | Chris Harris Jr. progressing

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:28:26 -0700

Denver Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee) will reportedly be cleared for full practice participation and is on track to play in Week 1 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Jets | Jeff Cumberland not participating

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:21:58 -0700

New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (Achilles') did not participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 21.

Dodgers | Hyun-Jin Ryu throws off mound

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:18:32 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers Hyun-Jin Ryu (glute) threw off a mound Thursday, Aug. 21.

Pirates | Stolmy Pimentel begins rehab

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:17:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates RP Stolmy Pimentel (ankle) will begin his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona Thursday, Aug. 21. Pimentel will pitch the first inning of the game Thursday.

Eagles | Several not expected to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:17:05 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Josh Huff (shoulder), RB Chris Polk (hamstring), WR Brad Smith (undisclosed), CB Brandon Boykin (leg), LB Jake Knott (hamstring) and C Julian Vandervelde (back) are not expected to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, Aug. 21.

Giants | Brandon Belt hopes to return

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:13:36 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) said he is definitely planning to play again this season. Belt noted he will be re-evaluated in three weeks.

Eagles | Nolan Carroll likely to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:12:35 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles CB Nolan Carroll (hamstring) looks like he'll play Thursday, Aug 21., against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to beat reporter, Jeff McLane.

Royals | Salvador Perez ready to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:02:33 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) said he is ready to play Thursday, August 21. The Royals begin a three-game series at the Texas Rangers Friday, Aug. 22.

Ravens | Pernell McPhee sets goal

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:55:20 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Pernell McPhee wants double-digit sacks this season. McPhee has had an impressive offseason and head coach John Harbaugh said he's noticed McPhee's play since day one.

Redskins | Jason Hatcher to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:46:04 -0700

Washington Redskins DE Jason Hatcher (knee) will play against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Aug. 23.