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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.

NFL | Austin Seferian-Jenkins says injury healed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:16:01 -0700

Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (foot) said his fractured foot is completely healed and that he is two weeks ahead of schedule in terms of his rehab.

Rangers | Hope Jurickson Profar can be back by June

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:04:18 -0700

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said the team is hopeful that 2B Jurickson Profar (shoulder) will be able to return to the team in June.

Rangers | Hoping Geovany Soto can return in a few months

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:03:46 -0700

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said the team is hopeful that C Geovany Soto (knee) will be able to return to the team in June. Soto is targeting a July return to the team.

Twins | Eduardo Nunez added for doubleheader

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:40:58 -0700

The Minnesota Twins recalled SS Eduardo Nunez from Triple-A Rochester to serve as the 26th man on the roster for the team's doubleheader Thursday, April 17. Nunez will be sent back down Friday, April 18.

Tigers | Attend Joel Hanrahan's workout

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:37:39 -0700

The Detroit Tigers had an representative present for free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan's (Red Sox) workout Thursday, April 17.

Tigers | Joe Nathan says arm feeling better

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:36:23 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Joe Nathan said his arm felt livelier during his appearance Thursday, April 17, after he dealt with dead arm earlier in the month. "My velocity is what it's going to be, but moreso I was locating where I wanted to. But it did feel like it was a lot livelier. There's different 91s, different 92s, but today, at least finishing pitches, it felt like it was jumping out of my hand better," Nathan said.

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Blue Jays | Jeremy Jeffress to becomes free agent

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:22:40 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RP Jeremy Jeffress has rejected his outright assignment and will become a free agent. Jeffress is expected to sign with a new team within the next day or two.

Yankees | Brendan Ryan to play in rehab game soon

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:12:06 -0700

New York Yankees 2B Brendan Ryan (back) is scheduled to play in minor league game Saturday, April 19, and may be able to rejoin the team at some point in May.

Yankees | Mark Teixeira expected to play Sunday

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:02:49 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said 1B Mark Teixeira (hamstring) is on track to be in the starting lineup Sunday, April 20.

Giants | Pablo Sandoval could be moved in order

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:58:27 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the team could move 3B Pablo Sandoval down in the starting lineup in order to take some of the pressure off him.

Tigers | Justin Miller recalled

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:52:18 -0700

The Detroit Tigers have recalled RP Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo.

Red Sox | Koji Uehara available

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:48:41 -0700

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said RP Koji Uehara (shoulder) is available to pitch in the team's game Thursday, April 17.

Orioles | Jonathan Schoop likely man out when 3B returns

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:47:55 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 2B Jonathan Schoop likely will be sent down to the minor leagues when 3B Manny Machado (knee) is ready to return to the team. 2B Ryan Flaherty and 2B Steve Lombardozzi probably would share starts at second base.

NFL | Some interested in Stanley Jean-Baptiste as safety

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:28:42 -0700

Nebraska CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste said some of the teams that have shown interest in him talked about the possibility of him moving to safety but that they would give him a chance at cornerback first.

49ers | Not thinking of cutting Aldon Smith

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:28:07 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers do not plan on releasing LB Aldon Smith this offseason. Smith is expected to be suspended at the beginning of the season, but the length of the suspension is not known at this point.

NFL | Aaron Murray receiving interest

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:15:48 -0700

Georgia QB Aaron Murray has met with the Cleveland Browns, Tennessee Titans, Detroit Lions and St. Louis Rams.