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White Sox | Marcus Semien to play 3B for now

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:00:27 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Marcus Semien will start at third base until 3B Conor Gillaspie (hand) is able to return from his injury.

Blue Jays | Could go with six-man rotation in May

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:26 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said the team could go with a six-man pitching rotation in May to give the starting pitchers an extra day of rest. SP J.A. Happ likely would make some spot starts during the month.

Rays | Starters not getting deep into games

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:48:31 -0700

The Tampa Bay Rays starting pitchers have pitched five innings or fewer in seven of the nine games since SP Alex Cobb (oblique) has been placed on the disabled list and have compiled a 6.65 ERA in those games.

Yankees | Brendan Ryan could be activated soon

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:42:30 -0700

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said SS Brendan Ryan (back) is about a week away from being activated from the 15-day disabled list.

Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia expected to stay at top of lineup

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:36:49 -0700

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said 2B Dustin Pedroia likely will continue to be the leadoff hitter in the lineup for the foreseeable future so they would be stability in the lineup.

Orioles | Manny Machado to be evaluated soon

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:30:24 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (knee) will be reevaluated after he plays in some rehab games this weekend. Machado could rejoin the team at some point in early May.

Mariners | Not much interest in Kendrys Morales

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:30:02 -0700

The Seattle Mariners do not appear to have much interest in re-signing free-agent 1B Kendrys Morales.

Bengals | Ty Zimmerman visits

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:21:56 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals met with Kansas State S Ty Zimmerman Thursday, April 24.

NFL | Telvin Smith meets with several times

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:15:57 -0700

Florida State LB Telvin Smith met with the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. Smith also worked out for the Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Falcons | Yawin Smallwood worked out

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:13:11 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons conducted a private workout with Connecticut LB Yawin Smallwood.

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Buccaneers | Martavis Bryant worked out

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:12:44 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently met with Clemson WR Martavis Bryant and also worked him out.

Redskins | May have moved on from Reed Doughty

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:03:36 -0700

The Washington Redskins do not appear to have much interest in re-signing free-agent SS Reed Doughty at this time.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin expects offense to be fine

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:52:44 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin said he expects the offense to be fine even though they lost Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson this offseason. "[Head coach Chip Kelly] said it himself: The offense is not built around one guy," Maclin said. "We have multiple guys that go out there and make plays."

Bears | Marquess Wilson top candidate for No. 3 WR job

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:42:28 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Marquess Wilson is considered the leading candidate for the No. 3 wide receiver job this upcoming season.

Giants | Justin Pugh puts on some weight

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:42:09 -0700

New York Giants OT Justin Pugh said he added around 10 pounds of muscle this offseason and weighs around 315 pounds at this point.

NFL | Executive high on Aaron Donald

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:14:28 -0700

An AFC executive believes Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald is the best defensive linemen available in the draft in the past 10 years. The executive believes Donald is comparable to former Minnesota Vikings DT John Randle.

Dolphins | Have not picked up Mike Pouncey's option

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:12:23 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have not picked up the fifth-year option in C Mike Pouncey's contract at this point. The team will have until May 3 to decide if they will exercise the option or let Pouncey enter the final year of his contract.

Dolphins | No decision on punishment for Mike Pouncey

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:06:35 -0700

An NFL spokesperson said the league has not decided if Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey will be punished for his involvement in the team's bullying scandal. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Pouncey will undergo a mental health evaluation before he is cleared to play.

NFL | Erik Swoope works out for two teams

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:04:06 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars have worked out Miami basketball player Erik Swoope over the past few weeks.

Dolphins | Work out Erik Swoope works out

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:03:35 -0700

The Miami Dolphins worked out Miami basketball player Erik Swoope Thursday, April 24.