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Red Sox | Shane Victorino hitless in first rehab game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:57:52 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) went hitless in three at-bats in a rehab game with Triple-A Pawtucket Saturday, April 19.

Pirates | Travis Snider ejected Sunday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:54:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Travis Snider was ejected from the game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, April 20, following a bench-clearing incident in the third inning.

Brewers | Carlos Gomez ejected Sunday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:51:26 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez was ejected from the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, April 20, following a bench-clearing incident in the third inning.

Indians | Yan Gomes struggling defensively

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:44:27 -0700

Entering play Sunday, April 20, Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes had committed five errors and allowed three passed balls through his first 16 games.

Rangers | Matt Harrison close to returning

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:39:18 -0700

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said SP Matt Harrison (back) is expected to make his next start at the major league level, during an interview on MLB Network Radio Sunday, April 20. Three scouts reportedly told Daniels that Harrison's stuff is back to normal, although no date has been finalized for his return.

Braves | Mike Minor to pitch Saturday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:33:54 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Mike Minor (shoulder) is tentatively scheduled to make his first start of the season Saturday, April 26.

Tigers | Alex Gonzalez released

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:22:58 -0700

The Detroit Tigers have released SS Alex Gonzalez. "We need to have a little more range defensively at shortstop," general manager Dave Dombrowski said. "We just didn't see it there and didn't see it getting better so we figured it was time to make the move." In a corresponding move, INF Danny Worth had his contract purchased from Triple-A Toledo.

FANTASY TIP: In addition to displaying limited range, Gonzalez was only batting .167 (5-for-30) at the time of his release. Light-hitting SS Andrew Romine, who had been in a platoon with Gonzalez, will see most of the action at the position.

Nationals | Bryce Harper returns to action Sunday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:21:27 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper returned to the starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, April 20, after being benched during the previous day's game for not hustling.

Rays | Jeremy Hellickson feels good

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:19:43 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) said he felt good playing catch today after taking a week off. Hellickson said the soreness came from throwing curve balls.

Rays | Desmond Jennings feeling better

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:19:06 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Desmond Jennings (groin) is going to test his groin by running today. Jennings said he is feeling better and has no fear of being placed on the disabled list.

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Rays | Jeremy Hellickson feels good

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:15:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) said he felt good playing catch today after taking a week off. Hellickson said the soreness came from throwing curve balls.

Panthers | Met with Xavier Grimble

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:57:52 -0700

The Carolina Panthers met with Southern California TE Xavier Grimble.

Falcons | Met with Xavier Grimble

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:57:04 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons met Southern California TE Xavier Grimble.

Yankees | Ivan Nova has partially torn ulnar collateral ligament

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:48:25 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will be placed on the disabled list Sunday, April 20. Nova will return to New York to be examined Monday, April 21. Tommy John surgery is a possibility, but the Yankees will look at the chance the injury can be rehabbed first.

FANTASY TIP: The good news is that the team has not completely ruled out the idea of rehabbing the injury. Check back for updates once Nova gets examined Monday.

Mets | Kyle Farnsworth named closer

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:16:11 -0700

The New York Mets named RP Kyle Farnsworth as the team's closer Sunday, April 20.

FANTASY TIP: Farnsworth should be owned in all leagues. Get him into your lineups. Jose Valverde will likely see late inning bullpen work and is probably going to lose some of his fantasy baseball value as a result of this move. For more on this situation, go to our Closer Depth Charts.

Braves | Craig Kimbrel shaky in latest outing

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:20:32 -0700

Atlanta Braves CL Craig Kimbrel allowed three hits, two runs, one walk and a hit batsman in his return after time off to rest. "That was pretty bad. I was all over the place," Kimbrel said of his 24-pitch performance. "I couldn't get the curveball over at first. Just throwing fastballs over the plate, and when you do that it makes for a tough inning."

Yankees | Ivan Nova has MRI

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:48 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) had a magnetic resonance imaging test on his right elbow. As of late Saturday, April 19, the Yankees were still awaiting the results and a prognosis, which could range from minor inflammation to season-ending surgery.

Rays | Five home runs in one game

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:54:17 -0700

The Tampa Bay Rays hit five home runs on Saturday, April 19, tying a franchise record at Tropicana Field. The team had not hit five homers in a game since 2008.

Twins | Jason Bartlett wants to remain with team

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:44:47 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Jason Bartlett, who recently announced his retirement, has told the team he wants to remain in a coaching capacity. No jobs are available at the moment.

Rangers | Daniel McCutchen accepts assignment

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:41:52 -0700

Updating previous items, Texas Rangers RP Daniel McCutchen accepted his assignment to Triple-A Round Rock. McCutchen had the right to refuse the assignment and elect free agency.