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Twins | Kennys Vargas in the long-term plans

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:32:40 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Kennys Vargas' call-up is more of a long-term plan, unless he fails miserably.

Mariners | Want Alex Rios

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:32:12 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios is coveted by the Seattle Mariners, but the Rangers are closer to sending Rios somewhere else, according to sources.

Dodgers | Will not add John Lackey

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:31:02 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers will not trade for Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey, according to a source.

Giants | Rueben Randle expected to practice

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:30:33 -0700

New York Giants WR Rueben Randle (hamstring) said his hamstring is feeling better and he expects to practice Thursday, July 31.

FANTASY TIP: This is good news for Randle and the Giants. Randle should be considered a WR3 on draft day.

Colts | Donald Thomas to IR

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:29:25 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts placed OG Donald Thomas (quadriceps) on the Reserve/Injured list Thursday, July 31.

Colts | Erik Pike re-signs

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:29:08 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts re-signed OT Eric Pike to an undisclosed deal Thursday, July 31.

Rockies | Ryan Wheeler cut

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:27:58 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have designated 3B Ryan Wheeler for assignment.

Jets | No first-team snaps for Michael Vick

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:25:10 -0700

New York Jets QB Michael Vick did not take any first-team snaps in practice Thursday, July 31.

Rockies | Pedro Hernandez recalled

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:22:46 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have recalled P Pedro Hernandez from Triple-A Colorado Springs. The team also optioned RP Rob Scahill to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Chiefs | Marcus Cooper carted off

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:19:39 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Cooper (hamstring) was carted off from practice Thursday, July 31, with a strained hamstring.

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Chiefs | Sanders Commings to undergo ankle surgery

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:19:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Sanders Commings (ankle) will undergo surgery for a broken ankle.

Chiefs | Eric Berry injury update

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:18:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry (ankle) left practice Thursday, July 31, with an ankle injury.

Twins | Not close to extension with Kurt Suzuki

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:12:39 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki and the team are "very far apart" in contract extension talks, according to a baseball source.

Cubs | Chris Rusin recalled

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:11:43 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have recalled SP Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa. The team also optioned RP Blake Parker to Tirple-A Iowa.

Athletics | Jonny Gomes, Sam Fuld could platoon

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:11:25 -0700

Oakland Athletics OFs Jonny Gomes and Sam Fuld could serve in a platoon in left field to replace OF Yoenis Cespedes, who was traded to the Boston Red Sox. Fuld also gives the A's a solid defensive outfielder.

FANTASY TIP: Gomes is clearly the better offensive weapon and fantasy option, but the move to Oakland in a pitcher friendly environment takes some of the intrigue out of his bat. In a platoon role with Fuld, he's purely AL-only material.

Rangers | Several teams interested in Alex Rios

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:07:34 -0700

The Texas Rangers have received interest from the Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians about the availability of OF Alex Rios.

Royals | Check in on Jorge De La Rosa

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:07:03 -0700

The Kansas City Royals have checked in on the availability of Colorado Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa, according to a source.

Eagles | Riley Cooper not practicing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:06:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (foot) is not participating in practice Thursday, July 31.

Twins | Extension for Kurt Suzuki?

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:00:06 -0700

The Minnesota Twins and C Kurt Suzuki have had discussions about an extension, and there's a reasonable chance they reach an agreement.

FANTASY TIP: Suzuki's batting average bubble should burst sometime later this season, but he's still valuable in two-catcher setups.

Jaguars | Denard Robinson looking good

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:57:50 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Denard Robinson has looked as a runner and a pass catcher during practice, in the opinion of USA Today Sports' Jim Corbett. Robinson bulked up to 210 pounds during the offseason.