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Bengals | Zoltan Mesko works out

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:37:50 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals worked out free-agent P Zoltan Mesko (Bengals) Wednesday, April 16.

Jets | Three to visit

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:33:32 -0700

Louisiana State WR Odell Beckham, Oregon State WR Brandin Cooks and Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard will visit the New York Jets next week.

Cowboys | Cyril Richardson visits

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:30:39 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys visited with Baylor OG Cyril Richardson Wednesday, April 16.

Royals | Lorenzo Cain exits

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:22:06 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (groin) left the game Wednesday, April 16, with a Grade 1 groin strain. He is day to day.

Dodgers | Dee Gordon off to strong start

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:13:32 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Dee Gordon leads the majors with 10 steals in his first 13 games. He's also hitting .404 in 47 at-bats.

FANTASY TIP: Now might be a good time to sell high for a proven commodity. Gordon could continue his base-stealing tear. However, he has yet to prove that he can sustain a high average in the bigs.

Giants | Sergio Romo shakes off rough spring

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:10:33 -0700

San Francisco Giants CL Sergio Romo, who had an abysmal spring, has converted his first four save chances this season. He has a 1.29 ERA, a 0.57 WHIP and nine strikeouts in seven innings.

FANTASY TIP: Romo is iffy for Thursday, April 17, because he has pitched in three of the last four days. Two of those outings lasted just 10 and 11 pitches, so he may be able to pitch if called upon.

Giants | Ryan Vogelsong rights ship

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:07:27 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong allowed a run on two hits and fanned four in six innings in his no-decision against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, April 16.

FANTASY TIP: He still has a ways to go to be rosterable in mixed leagues, but it's an encouraging sign for those that took a flyer on him in NL-only leagues.

Dodgers | Hanley Ramirez exits

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:03:37 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) left the game Wednesday, April 16, after he was hit on the left hand by a pitch. X-rays were negative.

FANTASY TIP: Expect him to miss a day or two, but it sounds like they dodged a bullet.

Padres | Huston Street perfect

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:03:17 -0700

San Diego Padres CL Huston Street is a perfect 5-for-5 in save opportunities this year and has yet to allow an earned run.

FANTASY TIP: He may be questionable for the game Thursday, April 17, after pitching three of the past four days and throwing 21 pitches yesterday.

Red Sox | Shane Victorino to begin rehab assignment

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:49:42 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) is expected to begin a rehab assignment Friday, April 18.

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White Sox | Alexei Ramirez extends streak

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:41:12 -0700

Chicago White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 15 games Wednesday, April 16.

Mariners | Fernando Rodney blows save

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:37:13 -0700

Seattle Mariners CL Fernando Rodney blew the save Wednesday, April 16, but wasn't charged an earned run.

Marlins | Jose Fernandez fans 10

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:34:47 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez allowed three unearned runs on four hits and struck out 10 in seven innings in his no-decision against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, April 16.

Tigers | Drew Smyly to make first start

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:34:30 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Drew Smyly will make his first start of the season Friday, April 18.

Phillies | Adam Loewen signs

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:21:59 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies signed free-agent P Adam Loewen (Blue Jays) to a minor-league deal and assigned him to extended spring training.

Braves | Evan Gattis with good night

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:19:26 -0700

Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis homered among his career-best four hits Wednesday, April 16.

Phillies | Cliff Lee suffers tough loss

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:18:30 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee allowed a run on 11 hits and struck out 13 in a complete-game loss to the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, April 16.

Braves | Julio Teheran goes the distance

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:18:10 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran allowed three hits and struck out four in a complete-game shutout over the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, April 16.

Orioles | Manny Machado runs bases

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:04:06 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (knee) ran the bases Wednesday, April 16, for the first time since his knee surgery. The sessions went well, and he is expected to continue running the bases through the end of the week at the team's spring training facility in Florida.

Giants | Dontrelle Willis released

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:03:25 -0700

The San Francisco Giants released P Dontrelle Willis Wednesday, April 16.