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Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia back in lineup
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:16:00 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (wrist) is back in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 16.


Yankees | Masahiro Tanaka dominates
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:14:15 -0700

New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka dominated the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, April 16, going eight innings while giving up just two bunt hits, striking out 10 and walking one. He's now 2-0 with a 2.05 ERA this year.


Mariners | Logan Morrison to DL
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:54:00 -0700

The Seattle Mariners placed OF Logan Morrison (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 16, and recalled SS Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma in a corresponding move. Franklin was hitting .395 with four home runs and 13 RBIs in 11 games with Tacoma.


Rangers | Daniel McCutchen outrighted
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:51:06 -0700

Texas Rangers RP Daniel McCutchen cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Round Rock Wednesday, April 16.


Athletics | Marcus Walden claimed
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:03:43 -0700

The Oakland Athletics claimed RP Marcus Walden off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday, April 16, and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.


Angels | Not looking at Joel Hanrahan
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:43:18 -0700

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are not among the teams looking at free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan (Red Sox).


Angels | David Freese searching for new stance
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:42:04 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B David Freese was dropped to the seventh spot in the batting order Tuesday, April 15, and he responded by hitting two singles. However, he's still hitting .170 (8-for-47) with a .231 on-base percentage and a .234 slugging percentage to start the year. Freese says he's not worried, but he has three singles and 10 strikeouts in 21 at-bats since OF Josh Hamilton (thumb) landed on the disabled list. "We have to get David in a comfort zone, and sometimes changing the neighborhood helps," manager Mike Scioscia said. "When David gets going, he's a big part of the middle of our lineup, but he's obviously searching for some things right now."

Freese, who is typically hot to start the year, insists he's not trying too hard to impress his new team. He's been studying film and working with hitting coaches Dave Hansen and Paul Sorrento to find a more comfortable stance that will help him use his hands to drive the ball the other way.


Astros | Two candidates for rotation spot
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:38:59 -0700

Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said SPs Jerome Williams or Brad Peacock would likely take the open spot in the starting rotation.


Astros | Scott Feldman activated
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:37:45 -0700

The Houston Astros activated SP Scott Feldman from the bereavement list Wednesday, April 16.


Royals | Casey Coleman signs
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:37:26 -0700

The Kansas City Royals signed free-agent SP Casey Coleman (Cubs) to a minor league deal Wednesday, April 16.


Rays | Doug Mathis signs
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:36:20 -0700

The Tampa Bay Rays signed free-agent RP Doug Mathis (Rangers) to a minor league deal Wednesday, April 16.


Rangers | Scott Cousins signs
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:34:17 -0700

The Texas Rangers signed free-agent OF Scott Cousins (Red Sox) to a minor league deal Tuesday, April 15.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Angels | Albert Pujols' streak ends
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:58:32 -0700

Los Angeles Angels 1B Albert Pujols' 10-game hitting streak came to an end Tuesday, April 15.


Blue Jays | Brett Lawrie coming around
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:37:55 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Brett Lawrie homered for the second straight night Tuesday, April 15, and drove in five runs.


Blue Jays | Jose Bautista plays center
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:36:03 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista played center field for the first time since 2009 Tuesday, April 15. He badly misplayed a sinking liner that got past him for a triple.


Blue Jays | Adam Lind exits
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:35:50 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays DH Adam Lind (back) left the game Tuesday, April 15, with tightness in his lower back.


Red Sox | Mike Napoli dislocates finger
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:13:05 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (finger) dislocated his left ring finger sliding into second base Tuesday, April 15. X-rays were negative.


Mariners | Blake Beavan exits
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:10:56 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Blake Beavan (shoulder) left the game Tuesday, April 15, with shoulder soreness.


Rangers | Prince Fielder goes deep
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:09:44 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder ended a 13-game homerless drought with his first homer of the season Tuesday, April 15.


Angels | Kole Calhoun headed to DL
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:13:11 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Kole Calhoun (ankle) is headed to the 15-day disabled list with an ankle injury. The team could look to acquire OF Sam Fuld from the Oakland Athletics to replace him.


Astros | George Springer being called up
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:12:29 -0700

The Houston Astros will recall OF George Springer from Triple-A Oklahoma City before the game Wednesday, April 16.

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