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Cardinals | Weston Richburg visits

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:25:40 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals visited with Colorado State OG Weston Richburg Monday, April 14.

Yankees | Owner confident in infield

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:24:05 -0700

New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said he's confident in the team's current infield and doesn't think the team needs to sign free-agent SS Stephen Drew (Red Sox). "I'm pretty content with our infield right now," Steinbrenner said. "I think guys like (Dean) Anna and (Yangervis) Solarte have been pleasant surprises. Kelly Johnson has been good. Derek (Jeter) is healthy. So far, so good. But it's early."

49ers | Daniel Kilgore found not guilty

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:20:58 -0700

San Francisco 49ers OG Daniel Kilgore was found not guilty of public intoxication related to his arrest in January in Tennessee. His case was dismissed following his appearance in court Friday, April 11. Kilgore is expected to be the team's starting center in 2014.

Packers | Matt Flynn to compete for backup job

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:17:34 -0700

Green Bay Packers QB Matt Flynn is expected to compete with QB Scott Tolzien for the backup quarterback job, but head coach Mike McCarthy anticipates keeping three QBs on the roster to open the season.

Indians | Michael Bourn activated, Nyjer Morgan sent out

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:14:17 -0700

The Cleveland Indians activated OF Michael Bourn (hamstring) from the disabled list Tuesday, April 15, and optioned OF Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Columbus in a corresponding move.

FANTASY TIP: The Indians' game Tuesday was postponed, so look for Bourn to make his season debut Wednesday. The Tribe could look to rest Bourn more often initially to ease him back in.

Braves | Dan Uggla in hot stretch

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:10:40 -0700

Atlanta Braves 2B Dan Uggla is 4-for-8 with two home runs and seven RBIs in his last two games after going 6-for-37 (.162) with two doubles, three RBIs, one walk and 11 strikeouts in his first 10 games.

FANTASY TIP: Remember that Uggla is one of the streakiest hitters in all of baseball, but the hot stretch this early is good to see after he made some changes in the offseason. Ride him while he's hot.

Braves | Evan Gattis enjoys playing Philly

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:08:20 -0700

Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis enjoys playing against the Philadelphia Phillies; he's 10-for-25 with five home runs and 10 RBIs in his last six games against them, and he has half as many dingers (four) in five games (20 at-bats) at Citizens Bank Park as he has in 54 games in Atlanta. Gattis has two straight two-home run games in Philadelphia, too.

Braves | Andrelton Simmons on a tear

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:05:41 -0700

Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons tripled and homered for the second straight day Monday, April 14, and he's 11-for-29 (.379) with five extra-base hits and five RBIs in the last seven games. Simmons has yet to strike out in 45 plate appearances in 2014 and leads the National League with a .467 average in two-strike counts.

FANTASY TIP: Simmons' wrist injury from last week is clearly behind him. Not only does he have one of the best gloves at the 6 in all of baseball, but he can help your offensive stats, as well.

Mets | Juan Lagares to DL, Kirk Nieuwenhuis coming up

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:58:06 -0700

The New York Mets placed OF Juan Lagares (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, April 15, and recalled OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding move, according to a team source.

Blue Jays | Jeremy Jeffress outrighted

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:56:49 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RP Jeremy Jeffress cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo Tuesday, April 15.

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Blue Jays | Marcus Walden cut

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:56:25 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays designated RP Marcus Walden for assignment Tuesday, April 15.

Orioles | Trent Mummey released

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:19:42 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles released OF Trent Mummey Tuesday, April 15.

Packers | Matt Flynn re-signs

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:15:05 -0700

The Green Bay Packers agreed to terms on an undisclosed deal to re-sign QB Matt Flynn Tuesday, April 15, according to a source.

Tigers | Avisail Garcia has surgery

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:10:13 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) underwent successful surgery to fix a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder Tuesday, April 15.

MLB | Indians-Tigers postponed

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:09:17 -0700

The game between the Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers Tuesday, April 15, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up at a later date.

FANTASY TIP: Remove all of your Indians and Tigers players from your daily lineups.

Bengals | Darqueze Dennard visits

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:54:01 -0700

Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard visited with the Cincinnati Bengals Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, according to a source.

49ers | Brandon Lloyd has one-year deal

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:49:58 -0700

Updating a previous item, the San Francisco 49ers signed WR Brandon Lloyd to an undisclosed one-year deal.

Dolphins | Expect big things from Dion Jordan

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:46:38 -0700

Miami Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey is expecting big things from DE Dion Jordan in his second season this year. "He's a very talented player and this is a big offseason for him," Hickey said. "Last year with his shoulder he didn't have an opportunity to have a full offseason. That's so important. Developing and getting your body -- not just the physical reps but the mental reps -- getting in the weight room and all those things is such an important part to get these guys ready to make that jump."

NFL | Derek Carr says he's best QB available

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:32:54 -0700

Fresno State QB Derek Carr said he's "absolutely" the best quarterback available in this year's draft class. He is seen as a potential first-round pick next month.

Cowboys | To meet with Timmy Jernigan

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:28:11 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Florida State DT Timmy Jernigan Tuesday, April 15.