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Twins | Scott Diamond released

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:14:53 -0700

The Minnesota Twins released SP Scott Diamond.

Yankees | Brian McCann fouls ball off foot

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:01:13 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann (foot) fouled a ball sharply off his right foot Saturday, July 12. His X-rays were negative, and he hopes to play Sunday, July 13.

FANTASY TIP: McCann is hitting .359 in 39 at-bats since ditching his toe tap in his swing a week ago. The team could give him the day off Sunday before the All-Star break.

Angels | Nick Maronde sent to CLE

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:00:50 -0700

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sent P Nick Maronde to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named or cash.

Indians | Nick Maronde acquired

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:52:09 -0700

The Cleveland Indians acquired P Nick Maronde from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for a player to be named or cash. 1B Jason Giambi (knee) was moved to the 60-day disabled list to make room on the 40-man roster.

Seahawks | Bruce Irvin feeling good

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:55:32 -0700

Seattle Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin (hip) said his surgically repaired hip feels 100 times better. Irvin has been rehabbing his hip since undergoing surgery earlier this offseason.

Mariners | James Paxton throws simulated game

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:45:03 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton (lat) is throwing a simulated game Saturday, July 12, and is scheduled to start a rehab assignment with Single-A Everett next week.

White Sox | Andre Rienzo sent down

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:44:30 -0700

The Chicago White Sox have optioned SP Andre Rienzo to Triple-A Charlotte.

Rangers | Adrian Beltre not on block

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:31:38 -0700

The Texas Rangers have no intentions of trading 3B Adrian Beltre, according to manager Ron Washington.

Rangers | Aaron Poreda sent down

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:22:29 -0700

The Texas Rangers have optioned RP Aaron Poreda to Triple-A Round Rock.

Padres | Jesse Hahn sent down

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:18:27 -0700

The San Diego Padres optioned SP Jesse Hahn to Triple-A El Paso and recalled INF Jace Peterson.

FANTASY TIP: This was likely only done because of the All-Star break. Hahn has been lights out in his most recent stint with the Friars and should be back after the break. If someone flinches at the move and dumps him, pounce on him.

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Rays | Erik Bedard could start Sunday

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:13:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Erik Bedard would be the starting pitcher Sunday, July 13, if SP David Price (illness) is not able to make the start, according to manager Joe Maddon.

Yankees | Michael Pineda throws bullpen session

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:07:07 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) threw 25 pitches during a bullpen session Friday, July 11, and did not have any problems.

Browns | Brian Hoyer knows he needs to compete for QB job

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:56:24 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer (knee) said he knows that he will be pushed by QB Johnny Manziel for the starting quarterback job but is looking forward to competing during training camp.

Browns | Brian Hoyer will be ready for camp

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:55:46 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer (knee) said he will be able to fully participate in practice when training camp begins.

Athletics | Alberto Callaspo placed on DL

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:43:15 -0700

The Oakland Athletics have placed 2B Alberto Callaspo (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list because of a right hamstring strain. The team also recalled 2B Andy Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento.

Cardinals | John Brown top candidate for No. 4 WR job

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:36:52 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown appears to have emerged as the leading candidate for the No. 4 wide receiver job entering training camp.

Cardinals | Ted Ginn likely to be No. 3 WR

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:30:52 -0700

Arizona Cardinals WR Ted Ginn Jr. appears to have the inside track for the No. 3 wide receiver job this upcoming season.

Cardinals | Rob Housler entering camp as No. 4 TE

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:30:27 -0700

Arizona Cardinals TE Rob Housler is expected to enter training camp as the fourth tight end on the depth chart and will have to compete for a roster spot.

Tigers | Victor Martinez expected back after break

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:11:17 -0700

Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez (back) will not play in the final two games before the All-Star break, but the team expects him to be able to play in the first game after the break, according to manager Brad Ausmus.

Rays | Desmond Jennings not in lineup

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:06:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings (knee) was not in the starting lineup Saturday, July 12, but could be available for an emergency situation, according to manager Joe Maddon. Maddon said there is no timetable for Jennings' return at this point.