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Browns | Sign Edgar Jones

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:20:45 -0700

The Cleveland Browns signed LB Edgar Jones (Cowboys) Thursday, July 24. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Bengals | Andrew Whitworth not practicing

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:12:15 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OT Andrew Whitworth (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Thursday, July 24.

Braves | No Andrelton Simmons

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:09:19 -0700

Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (undisclosed) is not the starting lineup Thursday, July 24, against the Miami Marlins. SS Ramiro Pena is playing shortstop and hitting eighth.

FANTASY TIP: Remove Simmons from any daily-transaction lineups. He has just three hits since the All-Star break, so it is likely a scheduled rest day to help him refocus.

Twins | Won't send money in Kendrys Morales deal

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:01:33 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Twins are not sending any money along with 1B Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners, according to a source with direct knowledge. Morales has approximately $4.33 million remaining on his one-year deal.

Twins | Recall Jorge Polanco

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:59:01 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Jorge Polanco was recalled from Single-A Fort Myers Thursday, July 24.

49ers | Marcus Martin rolls ankle

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:57:55 -0700

San Francisco 49ers C Marcus Martin (ankle) rolled his ankle in football training, according to head coach Jim Harbaugh.

49ers | Bruce Ellington rolls ankle

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:57:29 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Bruce Ellington (ankle) rolled his ankle in football training, according to head coach Jim Harbaugh. Harbaugh said he should be back soon.

Colts | Two miss practice

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:46:41 -0700

Indianapolis Colts CB Vontae Davis (undisclosed) and FS LaRon Landry (undisclosed) both did not participate in practice Thursday, July 24.

Blue Jays | Marcus Stroman loses no-no bid

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:46:05 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman threw a no-hitter through 6 1/3 innings before it was broken up on a single by Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino. He made it through seven innings, giving up that lone hit with two walks while striking out seven.

FANTASY TIP: Stroman has been a beast since moving to the rotation. His ERA on the season is now down to 3.21, and he'll surely be picked up in more mixed leagues after this showing.

Twins | Stephen Pryor to Rochester

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:45:19 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins RP Stephen Pryor will be sent to Triple-A Rochester, after he was acquired from the Seattle Mariners in the deal for 1B Kendrys Morales.

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Twins | Trade Kendrys Morales

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:43:57 -0700

The Minnesota Twins traded 1B Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners for RP Stephen Pryor.

FANTASY TIP: Pryor is merely organizational depth but could work his way into late-innings relief later this year or in 2015.

Mariners | Acquire Kendrys Morales

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:42:25 -0700

The Seattle Mariners have acquired 1B Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins for RP Stephen Pryor.

FANTASY TIP: Not a fantastic upgrade in hitting environment, but it's a familiar home park. This doesn't change Morales' value much sans the fact he may be more comfortable and recapture some of his once top-shelf pop. Pick him up if you're desperate for deep-league help, but carry on otherwise.

Vikings | Matt Kalil cleared

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:41:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings OT Matt Kalil (knee) has been medically cleared to start training camp.

Athletics | Alberto Callaspo rehab starting soon

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:39:33 -0700

Oakland Athletics INF Alberto Callaspo (hamstring) is expected to start his rehab assignment Saturday, July 26, and may return to the majors Sunday, July 27.

FANTASY TIP: Callaspo probably will resume most of the keystone duties, but he's still chiefly an AL-only piece.

49ers | NaVorro Bowman running

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:36:37 -0700

San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) is running, according to head coach Jim Harbaugh. Bowman will be doing some cutting as the next part of his rehab.

Redskins | Jason Hatcher progressing quickly from injury

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:44 -0700

Washington Redskins DT Jason Hatcher (knee) said he is progressing pretty quickly from a knee injury. "I want to get back on the field, but I know I've got take precaution," Hatcher said. "It's progressing pretty quickly. The trainers got a great game plan, so I'm just going to stick with it. Whenever they say I'm ready to go, I'm back on the field."

Athletics | Good news for Yoenis Cespedes

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:27:06 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (thumb) is available to pinch-hit Thursday, July 24, and could start Friday, July 25.

FANTASY TIP: This is a boon for his fantasy owners, as long as he doesn't aggravate the injury. Stay tuned for more updates.

Chargers | Johnnie Troutman leaves practice

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:10:26 -0700

San Diego Chargers OG Johnnie Troutman (hamstring) left practice early with a hamstring injury Thursday, July 24. The injury did not appear to be serious.

Vikings | Chase Ford had foot procedure

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:09:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Chase Ford (foot) had a procedure on his left foot last week for a stress fracture and is expected to miss training camp.

Rangers | Summon Nate Adcock

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:07:43 -0700

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of RP Nathan Adcock from Triple-A Round Rock. In a corresponding move, 1B Mitch Moreland (ankle) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.