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49ers | Alex Boone will not report unless a new deal is reached

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:02:16 -0700

San Francisco 49ers OG Alex Boone will not report to the team on time without a new contract being reached, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.

Nationals | Jordan Zimmermann to miss All-Star Game

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:59:55 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (biceps) will not pitch in the 2014 All-Star Game because of a biceps injury.

Indians | Zach McAllister recalled

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:42:36 -0700

The Cleveland Indians have recalled SP Zach McAllister from Triple-A Columbus. The team also optioned RP Vinnie Pestano to Triple-A Columbus.

Red Sox | Shane Victorino to be reevaluated

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:42:04 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) will be reevaluated after he plays rehab games Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, according to manager John Farrell.

Blue Jays | Comfortable with Jose Bautista at first base

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:41:29 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista is fine to play the outfield health wise, but the team is also comfortable playing him at first base, according to manager John Gibbons. "We may keep Bautista at first these three games, keep him off the turf. But he's good, though -- he's fine to play the outfield," Gibbons said. "Because he's running. He's running on the bases, so he's fine."

NFL | Jim Leonhard has talked with teams

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:28:49 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Bills) has talked with team's, including the Green Bay Packers. "It would mean a lot, but we've had a lot of conversations with teams, Green Bay being one of them," said Leonhard. "They're a great organization, I'd love to play for them but it hasn't worked out up to now. You never know what can happen in the future, but we'll see. They're a great organization and it's always fun to see the fans and have a lot of family that follows them closely."

Red Sox | Could move Stephen Drew

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:27:03 -0700

The Boston Red Sox could consider trading SS Stephen Drew if he starts producing at the plate in the next few weeks.

Red Sox | Would like to keep Xander Bogaerts at 3B

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:26:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Boston Red Sox would prefer to keep 3B Xander Bogaerts at third base at this point and not move him to shortstop.

Orioles | Steve Clevenger recalled

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:18:30 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles have recalled C Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk.

Pirates | Huston Street could be trade option

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:14:52 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates could show interest in San Diego Padres RP Huston Street if they want to try to upgrade their bullpen, but it will likely be a high price to acquire him.

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Seahawks | Richard Sherman done talking about Michael Crabtree

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:13:21 -0700

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman said he is done talking about San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree. "I'm pretty much done talking about that," Sherman said. "It's getting old, it's getting old to me. I'm tired of people asking me about it."

Rays | Jerry Sands out for season

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:11:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Jerry Sands (wrist) will undergo season-ending surgery on the strained tendon in his left wrist, according to manager Joe Maddon.

Rays | Jake McGee could return soon

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:08:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee could rejoin the team at some point during their weekend series against the Toronto Blue Jays, according to manager Joe Maddon. McGee is currently on the paternity list.

Lions | Darryl Tapp gets praise

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:05:46 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Darryl Tapp got praise from head coach Jim Caldwell for his enthusiasm and professionalism. "I think Darryl was a great addition for us because not only does he bring some enthusiasm and love the game, but he's a professional and a consummate professional," head coach Jim Caldwell said. "I mean, he does everything right. He listens, he reinforces what he's being taught, he knows and understands. He's been with Jim (Washburn) before, so he knows him and knows the scheme. He has a real good feel for things."

Rays | Kevin Kiermaier, Logan Forsythe could see less time

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:05:02 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B Logan Forsythe and OF Kevin Kiermaier could see less playing time since SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) has returned from the 15-day disabled list. Manager Joe Maddon said the team will use platoons at some positions moving forward.

Rays | Wil Myers to start rehab

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:04:11 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) will begin rehab to strengthen his wrist after having the cast taken off his wrist Friday, July 11. He is not expected to rejoin the team until late August.

Ravens | DeAngelo Tyson knows he needs to step up

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:49:56 -0700

Baltimore Ravens DE DeAngelo Tyson knows he needs to step up after DE Arthur Jones left in free agency. "Now it's time for someone else to step up," Tyson said. "I look at free agency like seniors leaving in college, and then somebody young has to step up. I'm one of those young guys. I have to step up this year."

Rangers | Manager praises Nick Tepesch

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:33:56 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Nick Tepesch was praised by manager Ron Washington for his start Friday, July 11. Tepesch gave up six hits and three earned runs over six innings without issuing a walk. "Tepesch pitched extremely well and did what we need him to do," Washington said. "It was a good thing to see. He threw one pitch he'd like to get back."

Rangers | Manager not concerned with Shin-Soo Choo

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:33:09 -0700

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington does not appear to be concerned with the recent struggles of OF Shin-Soo Choo. Washington said his competitive nature is probably contributing to him pressing. "But he's been around the game long enough to handle it," Washington said.

FANTASY TIP: Choo has struck out six times in the past two games. Keep an eye on this situation moving forward, but keep using Choo as you normally would for now.

Mets | Jeremy Hefner to pitch an inning

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:14:38 -0700

New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) is scheduled to pitch one inning Saturday, July 12, in the Gulf Coast League.