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Jets | Two expected to report Friday

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:38:59 -0700

New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland and DE Jason Babin are expected to report to training camp Friday, July 25.

Twins | Phil Hughes leaves game

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:31:35 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes (leg) left the game early Thursday, July 24, after getting hit in the lower leg by the ball.

Seahawks | David Gilreath signed

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:27:49 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent WR David Gilreath (Raiders) to a one-year deal, according to his agent. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Patriots | Marcus Cannon sees time at LT

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:18:44 -0700

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon received some snaps at left tackle during practice Wednesday, July 24, in order to increase his versatility.

Patriots | Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski work together

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:18:17 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady worked with TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) on a side field after practice Thursday, July 24, and they ran a variety of pass routes. Gronkowski did not participate in team drills during practice and will be eased back into practice.

Tigers | J.D. Martinez scratched

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:11:11 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF J.D. Martinez (quadriceps) was scratched from the starting lineup Thursday, July 24, because of a quadriceps injury. Manager Brad Ausmus said Martinez is available to pinch hit if needed.

Dolphins | Dion Jordan needs work during camp

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:02:09 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Dion Jordan will need a good amount of snaps during training camp, but the team understands they need to get other players ready for the season as well, according to head coach Joe Philbin. "As a young player, my feeling is he needs to get work especially in the bigger picture that he's not going to be getting work later on. He needs work now. But we can't jeopardize the preparation of other guys. At the same time, we're going to have to get him work. He's going to get it without a doubt. And he needs it. And he needs padded work," Philbin said.

Chargers | Jeromey Clary hopes to be ready for season

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:47:20 -0700

San Diego Chargers OG Jeromey Clary (hip) said he will do everything he can to try to be ready for Week 1. Clary was on crutches for eight weeks after undergoing offseason hip surgery and started walking two weeks ago.

Raiders | Two players injured

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:46:50 -0700

Oakland Raiders CB Keith McGill (ankle) and FS Usama Young (quadriceps) suffered injuries during the conditioning test Thursday, July 24.

Orioles | Manny Machado hopes to be back soon

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:32:01 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (back) said he hopes to play at some point during the weekend series against the Seattle Mariners. Machado was scheduled to field ground balls and take batting practice Thursday, July 24.

FANTASY TIP: It appears that Machado is looking to avoid the disabled list and wants to return in the next few days. Owners should continue to monitor the starting lineups to see when he will play.

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Twins | Joe Mauer hits in cage

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:22:39 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) hit in a cage Thursday, July 24. The next step likely will be Mauer taking part in live batting practice, but it is not known when that will happen.

FANTASY TIP: There does not appear to be a definite timetable for when Mauer will return for now. Owners should continue to hold onto him until he is able to return.

Rockies | May be willing to listen to offers on Drew Stubbs

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:17:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Colorado Rockies may be willing to listen to offers for OF Drew Stubbs but likely would be looking for a young pitcher that could be controlled for several years in return.

Orioles | A.J. Burnett does not seem to be option

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:15:03 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles do not appear to be very interested in trading for Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett at this point.

Packers | Jordy Nelson looking for big bucks

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:14:38 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson reportedly is seeking $10 million per year in a potential contract extension. He is entering the final year of his current deal and took notice to the four-year, $30 million extension Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White received. Nelson signed a three-year, $12.6 million extension in 2011.

Pirates | Worried about A.J Burnett's option

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:10:17 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have some interest in trading for Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett but are worried about him picking up his player option for 2015, which would be worth at least $7.5 million. The option could be worth as much as $12.75 million if he reaches all of his incentives.

Diamondbacks | Three RPs could be trade options

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:05:58 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks RPs Addison Reed, Oliver Perez and Brad Ziegler could be traded before the trade deadline, but the team does not appear to be actively looking to trade Perez or Ziegler.

Diamondbacks | More willing to trade Aaron Hill

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:02:50 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to trade 2B Aaron Hill but are not showing much interest in moving 3B Martin Prado, according to a source.

Cubs | Looking to move Edwin Jackson

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:01:53 -0700

The Chicago Cubs are looking to trade SP Edwin Jackson before the trade deadline but have a hard time doing it, because Jackson is owed $26 million through the 2016 season.

49ers | Two miss practice

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:55:06 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Justin Smith (shoulder) and OT Anthony Davis (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, July 24. They are both expected to return in the near future.

Seahawks | Big stalemate in Marshawn Lynch talks

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:51:17 -0700

Updating a previous story, Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch and the organization are at a stalemate in talks regarding a new deal. Lynch wants top-three money for the position, while team officials are unwilling to give him a new deal, believing he is paid adequately. Lynch showed up for minicamp workouts only to avoid being fined.

FANTASY TIP: This could get ugly before it clears up for fantasy owners. Prepare for a lengthy standoff, because Lynch tends to hold to his convictions, and the Seahawks have quality backups in RBs Christine Michael and Robert Turbin.