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Yankees | Yangervis Solarte bothered by sore left shin

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:43:49 -0700

New York Yankees INF Yangervis Solarte (shin) was experiencing soreness in his left shin after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, April 18. The injury was caused after he had fouled a ball off his shin.

Rays | Brad Boxberger optioned

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:38:36 -0700

The Tampa Bay Rays have optioned RP Brad Boxberger to Triple-A Durham.

Athletics | To continue using closer-by-committee approach

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:24:59 -0700

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin confirmed that the team will continue to use a closer-by-committee approach for save situations for the foreseeable future.

FANTASY TIP: If you're desperate for saves, RPs Luke Gregerson and Sean Doolittle appear to be the best bets to close games for the A's.

White Sox | Robin Ventura concerned about Nate Jones

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:17:06 -0700

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura hinted that RP Nate Jones' (back) injury may be more serious than initially anticipated.

Giants | Michael Morse could return to lineup Saturday

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:13:58 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse (hamstring) is officially listed as day to day because of a hamstring issue but could return to the lineup as soon as Saturday, April 19.

MLB | Joel Hanrahan expected to take offers next week

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:10:23 -0700

Free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan (Red Sox) has not started negotiations with anyone but is expected to begin taking offers next week from interested teams, according to multiple sources. Several clubs have requested to see his medical records.

Mariners | Franklin Gutierrez eyeing 2015 return

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:09:11 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Franklin Gutierrez (illness) is reportedly interested in playing during the 2015 season, after taking this year off to focus on his health.

Raiders | Will cut Terrelle Pryor if no trade

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:54:27 -0700

The Oakland Raiders will release QB Terrelle Pryor if they are not able to trade him by Monday, April 21.

Ravens | Meet with two prospects

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:54:04 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens met with Bowling Green TE Alex Bayer and Wisconsin DT Beau Allen earlier this week.

NFL | Dominique Easley to visit two teams

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:41:42 -0700

Florida DT Dominique Easley is scheduled to meet with the New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys in the near future.

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Browns | Johnny Manziel working out

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:38:07 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are conducting a private workout with Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Saturday, April 19. The team is also scheduled to meet with Manziel this upcoming week.

Reds | Sean Marshall activated

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:28:48 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds have activated RP Sean Marshall (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned P Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville.

Astros | Delino DeShields to miss a few weeks

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:25:15 -0700

Houston Astros 2B Delino DeShields Jr. (face) is expected to miss a few weeks after suffering a broken cheekbone when he was hit by a pitch Friday, April 19, while playing for Double-A Corpus Christi.

Yankees | David Robertson expected back soon

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:24:34 -0700

New York Yankees RP David Robertson (groin) said he expects to be activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, April 22.

Chiefs | Could consider LaMichael James

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:17:18 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs could consider pursuing San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James if he could become a slot receiver. The team likely would not have interest in James if he can only be a running back since they have RBs Jamaal Charles and Knile Davis on the roster.

Colts | Matt Hasselbeck entering final season

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:14:04 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck plans to retire after the 2014 season.

Jets | Will have QB competition

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:08:30 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Johnson said the team told him QBs Michael Vick and Geno Smith will compete for the starting quarterback job during offseason workouts and training camp.

Ravens | Two expected to compete for No. 3 CB job

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:05:59 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CBs Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson are expected to compete for the No. 3 cornerback job during training camp. If the team takes a cornerback in one of the first four rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft, the prospect probably would be the leading candidate for the job.

Ravens | May consider selecting C.J. Mosley

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:04:08 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens may consider selecting Alabama LB C.J. Mosley in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft if he is available.

Ravens | Zack Martin could be option

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:03:44 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens may consider selecting Notre Dame OT Zack Martin in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft if he is available.