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Bengals | Domata Peko not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:10:24 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DT Domata Peko is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30, as he gets a day off.

Bengals | Dre Kirkpatrick sits

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:10:01 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick (hamstring) is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Cardinals | Justin Masterson to start Saturday

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:07:51 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Justin Masterson (knee) will be the team's starting pitcher Saturday, Aug. 2. Masterson is currently on the 15-day disabled list but is eligible to be activated Friday, Aug. 1.

Giants | Angel Pagan to work out again

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:07:14 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (back) is scheduled to undergo another full workout in Arizona Wednesday, July 30. Pagan likely will play for the team's rookie ball team Thursday, July 31, he does not have any problems during the workout.

Bengals | Andre Smith not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:03:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Pirates | Pedro Alvarez working on throwing problems

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:51:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez was partly benched the last two days in order to work on his throwing problems at third base. Twenty one of his 23 major league-leading errors this year have been on throws. "He just needs to continue to work," manager Clint Hurdle said. "We want to help him regain his form on (offense and defense) that he's shown us in the past."

FANTASY TIP: Alvarez has become a platoon third baseman because of his throwing issues and his struggles against lefties and the fact that Josh Harrison has been raking. You should only own Alvarez in deep mixed and NL-only leagues at this point.

Tigers | Nick Castellanos returns

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:49:28 -0700

Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos (finger) is returning to the lineup Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: Return Castellanos to your daily lineups if you own him.

49ers | Expect LaMichael James to be ready for Week 1

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:47:56 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James (elbow) will wear a brace on his dislocated elbow and should be ready for the start of the regular season, according to head coach Jim Harbaugh.

Yankees | Talking about John Danks

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:45:26 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP John Danks is being discussed in trade talks with the New York Yankees, but the teams are both far apart in terms of a package deal. Danks has two years left on his $65 million, five-year deal. The Yankees would prefer to move P David Phelps back to the bullpen.

Mariners | Not in on Jon Lester

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:44:02 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is not an option for the Seattle Mariners.

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Rangers | Receiving hits on Alex Rios

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:42:49 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios is receiving trade interest from other teams as the deadline approaches.

Red Sox | Jon Lester expected to be in uniform

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:40:49 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is expected to be in uniform Wednesday, July 30, according to manager John Farrell.

FANTASY TIP: Trade rumors are swirling hard around Lester. He's still expected to be traded, but it might not come until later tonight or tomorrow before the deadline.

Giants | Looking at Emilio Bonifacio

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:38:48 -0700

Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio is being looked at by the San Francisco Giants as they look for someone to play center field against left-handers.

Diamondbacks | Prepared to trade Martin Prado

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:36:41 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Martin Prado could be traded in the right deal. He is owed $11 million in 2015 and 2016.

Colts | Trent Richardson practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:35:15 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Trent Richardson (undisclosed) is participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: The team could take their time with Richardson and limit what he does during practice for the next few days. Richardson probably is the leading candidate for the starting running back job and should be considered a risky No. 2 running back.

Cardinals | Michael Wacha to 60-day DL

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:34:21 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) was moved to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, July 30.

Seahawks | Jesse Williams carted off

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:33:51 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DT Jesse Williams (undisclosed) was carted off the field during practice Wednesday, July 30, because of an undisclosed reason.

Marlins | Discussing John Lackey

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:32:21 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey is being discussed in a potential deal to the Miami Marlins, according to sources.

Ravens | Brent Urban injury update

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:28:46 -0700

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens DE Brent Urban (knee) was carted off the field after suffering an apparent knee injury during practice Wednesday, July 30.

Broncos | Several not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:28:24 -0700

Denver Broncos LB Chase Vaughn (knee), LB Shaquil Barrett (undisclosed) and DE Greg Latta (knee) are not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.