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Red Sox | Koji Uehara could be available Thursday

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:12:26 -0700

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is expecting RP Koji Uehara (shoulder) to be available to pitch Thursday, April 17.

FANTASY TIP: Uehara admitted that his injury at the end of last week was more mental than physical, and he was just being cautious. Get him back in your lineups tomorrow.

Giants | Josh Freeman agrees to terms

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:10:42 -0700

The New York Giants have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Josh Freeman (Vikings). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

NFL | Michael Sam receiving interest

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:10:15 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns and New York Jets have shown the most interest in Missouri DE Michael Sam leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft.

Yankees | No timetable for rehab game for Mark Teixeira

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:10:00 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (hamstring) will work out at the team's spring training complex Wednesday, April 16, but manager Joe Girardi is unsure when he'll play in a rehab game.

FANTASY TIP: Teixeira is targeting this Sunday to come off the DL and play for the Yankees, but that seems like a very optimistic date, considering he doesn't have a rehab assignment in sights. Be prepared for him to not be ready when he's eligible to be activated.

Ravens | Rolando McClain fails conditioning test

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:01:24 -0700

Updating previous reports, retired LB Rolando McClain failed his conditioning tests during his workout with the Baltimore Ravens. The test consisted of six timed 150-yard runs.

Red Sox | Mike Napoli day-to-day

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:28 -0700

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said 1B Mike Napoli's (finger) availability is on a day-to-day basis right now after he dislocated the ring finger on his left hand while sliding into second base Tuesday, April 15. Napoli said he can try to play through the soreness.

FANTASY TIP: Keep Napoli on your bench until you see that he's back in the BoSox lineup. That may be a few days, depending on how his finger is feeling.

Redskins | Charles Sims expected to visit

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:59:51 -0700

The Washington Redskins are expected to meet with West Virginia RB Charles Sims Wednesday, April 16.

Giants | Working on deal with Josh Freeman

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:59:22 -0700

The New York Giants are working on a contract with free-agent QB Josh Freeman (Vikings) and an agreement is expected in the next day or two.

Orioles | Evan Meek sick

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:46 -0700

Baltimore Orioles RP Evan Meek (flu) is the latest player on the team to come down with flu-like symptoms, and he wasn't available Tuesday, April 15. His status for the game Wednesday, April 16, is unknown.

Astros | Robbie Grossman, Lucas Harrell sent down

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:51:38 -0700

The Houston Astros optioned OF Robbie Grossman to Triple-A Oklahoma City Tuesday, April 15, and designated SP Lucas Harrell for assignment. Harrell allowed 14 runs in three starts this year.

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Dodgers | Clayton Kershaw getting closer

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:49:48 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw (back) hit 85 mph with his fastball Tuesday, April 15, and he will attempt to mix in breaking pitches off flat ground Wednesday, April 16, and throw another bullpen session Thursday, April 17. Kershaw could embark on a minor league rehab assignment soon after that. "It feels like we're getting close, but I don't know for sure," Kershaw said. "We're trying to raise the ceiling a little bit every day."

FANTASY TIP: The fact that Kershaw is throwing three straight days is great, but he's still a few weeks away from returning. He'll be a nice addition then when, hopefully, he's back to 100 percent.

Yankees | Derek Jeter to play Game 2

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:58:25 -0700

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter said he'll play in the second game of the doubleheader Wednesday, April 16.

Yankees | David Robertson update

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:50:55 -0700

New York Yankees CL David Robertson (groin) is scheduled to throw off a mound Thursday, April 17. He expects to return when he's eligible Tuesday, April 22.

Mariners | Nick Franklin called up

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:50:02 -0700

The Seattle Mariners recalled 2B/SS Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma. He could see time in the outfield.

FANTASY TIP: Franklin is a good AL-only add, as he has a ton of power for a MI spot.

Lions | Golden Tate has high hopes

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:46:40 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate said he thinks he can be a "more explosive Lance Moore," referring to the former New Orleans Saints receiver. Moore caught 65 passes for 1,041 yards and six touchdowns in 2012.

Ravens | Offered Haloti Ngata long-term deal

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:33:12 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens offered DT Haloti Ngata a lucrative, long-term extension in hopes of reducing his $16 million cap number.

Broncos | Montee Ball receives endorsement

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:24:32 -0700

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning said he believes RB Montee Ball is ready to be a starting running back.

Browns | A.J. McCarron working out

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:24:11 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are conducting a private workout with Alabama QB A.J. McCarron Wednesday, April 16.

Brewers | Ryan Braun sitting

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:19:13 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is out of the lineup Wednesday, April 16.

Yankees | Derek Jeter out of lineup

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:12:02 -0700

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter is out of the lineup for the first game of the doubleheader Wednesday, April 16.