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Ravens | Waive Gerrard Sheppard

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:32 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens waived WR Gerrard Sheppard Tuesday, July 29.

Ravens | Sign Marrio Norman

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:10 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens signed DB Marrio Norman Tuesday, July 29. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Cardinals | Andre Ellington sits

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:39:04 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (neck) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 29.

FANTASY TIP: Obviously something to keep an eye on moving forward, check back later when there is more information on the extent of the injury.

Red Sox | Many teams in on Jon Lester

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:36:30 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has become a hot trade commodity in recent days, and the Toronto Blue Jays, Seattle Mariners, Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles and Miami Marlins are on his trail.

FANTASY TIP: It's looking more and more likely that Lester will be dealt by the deadline on Thursday. A move probably won't change his fantasy value all that much, though.

Rockies | Troy Tulowitzki undergoes medical procedure

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:32:17 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki (hip) underwent a medical procedure Monday, July 28, that involved needle therapy in his injured left hip flexor, and he said he'll return to movement activities Wednesday, July 30. The procedure he underwent is called "dry needling," which creates blood flow that helps injuries heal quicker. Tulowitzki could return by mid-August.

FANTASY TIP: Trade rumors are circulating the league's best shortstop, as well, but there are no indications that the Rockies will trade him. Stay patient until Tulo returns next month.

Cardinals | Antonio Cromartie to miss time

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:27:06 -0700

Arizona Cardinals CB Antonio Cromartie (pectoral) is expected to miss four or five days with a pectoral injury.

Cardinals | Lyle Sendlein to miss three weeks

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:26:36 -0700

Arizona Cardinals C Lyle Sendlein (calf) will miss three weeks with a calf injury, according to head coach Bruce Arians. C Ted Larsen will move to center while he is out.

Diamondbacks | Daniel Hudson throws BP

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:22:17 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Daniel Hudson (elbow) threw roughly 25 pitches during a live batting practice session Tuesday, July 29.

Mariners | Dustin Ackley leading off

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:19:32 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley is leading off for the first time this year Tuesday, July 29, and the 104th time in his career. The M's have used sixth players in the leadoff spot this season.

Mariners | To work out Rusney Castillo

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:18:36 -0700

Cuban OF Rusney Castillo will work out for the Seattle Mariners Saturday, Aug. 2.

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Red Sox | To work out Rusney Castillo

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:16:50 -0700

Cuban OF Rusney Castillo will work out for the Boston Red Sox Friday, Aug. 1.

Blue Jays | Rob Rasmussen optioned

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:16:28 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RP Rob Rasmussen was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo Tuesday, July 29.

Saints | Jairus Byrd injury update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:13:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) had surgery in the spring to create space in his spinal cord to help alleviate bruising.

Giants | Trindon Holliday not practicing

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:08:50 -0700

New York Giants WR Trindon Holliday (leg) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 29.

Giants | Jon Beason working on the side

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:08:05 -0700

New York Giants LB Jon Beason (foot) is working off to the side running on the treadmill during practice Tuesday, July 29.

Giants | Xavier Grimble not practicing

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:06:46 -0700

New York Giants TE Xavier Grimble (hamstring) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 29.

Marlins | Checking on Wade Miley

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:57:39 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Wade Miley has been checked on by the Miami Marlins and other teams. However, one Diamondbacks official said the club is set on "keeping him."

Giants | Rueben Randle not practicing

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:56:15 -0700

New York Giants WR Rueben Randle (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 29.

FANTASY TIP: This is not good news for a group that is already thin. Check back later today to get an update on Randle.

Giants | Odell Beckham Jr. Fields punts

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:44:34 -0700

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) is fielding punts in practice Tuesday, July 29.

Indians | Ready to trade Asdrubal Cabrera, Justin Masterson?

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:43:35 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Asdrubal Cabrera and SP Justin Masterson could be traded this week, as the perception around the league is that the team is ready to give them up.