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Athletics | Rich Hill has groin injury
Sun, 29 May 2016 19:13:22 -0700

Contradicting a previous report, Oakland Athletics SP Rich Hill (groin) was diagnosed with a mild groin strain after exiting his start Sunday, May 29, and manager Bob Melvin said he was unsure if Hill would make his next start. It was previously reported that Hill suffered a shoulder injury.


Astros | Ken Giles hit hard
Sun, 29 May 2016 19:08:24 -0700

Houston Astros RP Ken Giles allowed two runs on two hits and a walk in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Sunday, May 29.


Astros | Carlos Correa delivers in clutch
Sun, 29 May 2016 19:01:07 -0700

Houston Astros SS Carlos Correa hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run in an 8-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Sunday, May 29.


Angels | Yunel Escobar injures wrist
Sun, 29 May 2016 18:52:43 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B Yunel Escobar (wrist) exited against the Houston Astros with a bruised left wrist Sunday, May 29.


Mariners | Taijuan Walker stuck in rough patch
Sun, 29 May 2016 17:42:13 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker allowed a season-high five runs on six hits while walking two and striking out three in 4 1/3 innings in a loss to the Minnesota Twins Sunday, May 29, and his ERA has increased from 1.97 to 3.31 over his last four starts.


Twins | Joe Mauer finding power stroke
Sun, 29 May 2016 17:35:52 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners Sunday, May 29, and he has homered in three straight games.


Twins | Miguel Sano goes deep again
Sun, 29 May 2016 17:31:18 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Miguel Sano homered for the third straight game, finishing 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners Sunday, May 29.


Mariners | Ketel Marte takes batting practice
Sun, 29 May 2016 17:24:41 -0700

Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte (thumb) took batting practice Sunday, May 29, and will begin a four-game assignment with Class AAA Tacoma Tuesday, May 31, before being activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday, June 6.


Athletics | Ryan Madson out as closer?
Sun, 29 May 2016 17:08:22 -0700

Oakland Athletics RP Ryan Madson was used in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, May 29, and he struck out one in a scoreless inning. RP Sean Doolittle picked up the save.


Athletics | Sean Doolittle closes it out
Sun, 29 May 2016 17:04:05 -0700

Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle picked up his first save since April 20 and his third overall, striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, May 29.


Athletics | Billy Butler showing signs of life
Sun, 29 May 2016 16:59:21 -0700

Oakland Athletics 1B Billy Butler delivered a pinch-hit, two-run single in a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers Sunday, May 29, and he has five RBI in his last two games.


Athletics | Shoulder injury for Rich Hill
Sun, 29 May 2016 16:56:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics SP Rich Hill (shoulder) exited his start Sunday, May 29, with a left shoulder issue.


Red Sox | Relief win for Clay Buchholz
Sun, 29 May 2016 16:27:51 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz picked up his first win in relief since 2008, allowing one hit and striking out one in a scoreless inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, May 29.


Red Sox | Koji Uehara picks up save
Sun, 29 May 2016 16:23:04 -0700

Boston Red Sox RP Koji Uehara picked up his first save of the season Sunday, May 29, striking out two in a perfect inning against the Toronto Blue Jays.


Athletics | Rich Hill exits start
Sun, 29 May 2016 16:14:08 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Rich Hill (undisclosed) left his start after 6 1/3 innings with an undisclosed Sunday, May 29.


Rangers | Mitch Moreland homers in second straight
Sun, 29 May 2016 15:35:28 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland went 1-for-4 but hit a go-ahead three-run homer to cap a four-run fourth inning on Sunday, May 29, in a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Moreland also connected on a solo blast in a win over the Pirates on Saturday, May 28.


Rangers | Prince Fielder ends long homer drought
Sun, 29 May 2016 15:10:14 -0700

Texas Rangers DH Prince Fielder cracked a solo home run for his only hit in four at-bats against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, May 29. The homer was his first since April 19, ending a streak of 131 consecutive at-bats without one.


White Sox | Chris Sale misses out on 10th victory
Sun, 29 May 2016 14:55:06 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale left with a 4-2 lead after yielding two runs on seven hits and fanning seven over as many innings Sunday, May 29, but did not factor into the decision as the bullpen was unable to solve the Kansas City Royals for the third straight game in a 5-4 loss.


Royals | Lorenzo Cain sparks KC comeback win
Sun, 29 May 2016 14:39:57 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain finished 2-for-4, including a solo home run to begin a three-run rally in the eighth inning, with two RBI and two runs scored in a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, May 29.


Yankees | DL stint likely for Dustin Ackley?
Sun, 29 May 2016 14:38:07 -0700

New York Yankees INF Dustin Ackley (shoulder) was removed from the game Sunday, May 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays after suffering a shoulder injury when he dove back into first base while attempting to retrieve a pickoff throw. Manager Joe Girardi told reporters after the game Ackley will undergo an MRI and that it is a "distinct possibility" that Ackley will be placed on the disabled list.


Orioles | Hyun-soo Kim hits first big-league homer
Sun, 29 May 2016 14:04:09 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Hyun-soo Kim drew his fifth straight start in left field on Sunday, May 29, and delivered a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning off Cleveland Indians RP Jeff Manship.


Orioles | Mark Trumbo continues to haunt Cleveland
Sun, 29 May 2016 13:50:04 -0700

Baltimore Orioles DH Mark Trumbo wrapped up a stellar series against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, May 29, going 1-for-4 with a base-clearing three-run double. The 30-year-old slugger finished the three-game road set 6-for-12 with three doubles, a homer and five RBI.


Rays | Jake Odorizzi takes hard-luck loss
Sun, 29 May 2016 13:37:12 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi gave up only one hit and struck out six over seven innings Sunday, May 29, against the New York Yankees, but that one hit was a two-run shot off the bat of SS Starlin Castro, resulting in a 2-1 setback.


Yankees | Starlin Castro carries offense Sunday
Sun, 29 May 2016 13:15:47 -0700

New York Yankees 2B Starlin Castro slugged a two-run home run to provide his team with all the runs it would need in a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, May 29.


Astros | Carlos Gomez set for Tuesday return
Sun, 29 May 2016 13:15:12 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez (ribs) is expected to come off the disabled list on Tuesday, May 31. Gomez is 5-for-17 with a home run four games into his rehab assignment with Class AAA Corpus Christi.


Rays | Brad Boxberger to be eased back
Sun, 29 May 2016 13:12:18 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Brad Boxberger (abdomen) is expected to be activated from the 15-day disabled list in the near future but he may not be used in pressure situations right away, according to manager Kevin Cash. "He'll get plenty of opportunities in the ninth inning," Cash said. "I don't know if it's the right thing to do to stick him out there in a 2-1 ballgame the first day he comes out. We'll work him into some outings, a little bit lower leverage." Cash did not rule out the possibility of using Boxberger in high-pressure situations early on.


Angels | Huston Street could return Monday
Sun, 29 May 2016 12:11:25 -0700

Los Angeles Angels RP Huston Street (oblique) performed well in an extended spring outing according to a source and could be activated or pitch in a minor-league game as early as Monday, May 30.


Mariners | Franklin Gutierrez in lineup
Sun, 29 May 2016 11:29:06 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Franklin Gutierrez will serve as the designated hitter against Minnesota Twins SP Ricky Nolasco Sunday, May 29, and is hitting seventh in the lineup. OF Seth Smith will start in left field, while OF Nelson Cruz will start in right field.


Twins | Kurt Suzuki will not start
Sun, 29 May 2016 11:19:41 -0700

Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki (head) is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker Sunday, May 29. C Juan Centeno will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup. Suzuki said he is feeling better but remains out.


Angels | Carlos Perez, Gregorio Petit out
Sun, 29 May 2016 11:18:48 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim C Carlos Perez and SS Gregorio Petit are not in the starting lineup against Houston Astros SP Doug Fister Sunday, May 29. SS Cliff Pennington will start at shortstop and is batting seventh, while C Jett Bandy will start at catcher and is batting ninth.

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