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Royals | Justin Maxwell clears waivers
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:51:24 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Justin Maxwell cleared waivers Wednesday, July 9, and was sent outright to Triple-A Omaha. He has until Thursday, July 10, to accept the assignment or elect free agency.

White Sox | Carlos Rodon likely headed for Winston-Salem
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:56:36 -0700

Chicago White Sox P Carlos Rodon is expected to be assigned to Class A Winston-Salem of the Carolina League after agreeing to terms Wednesday, July 9.

White Sox | Carlos Rodon agrees
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:56:07 -0700

The Chicago White Sox and P Carlos Rodon have agreed to a deal worth more than $6.45 million. Rodon was headed for Chicago Wednesday, July 9, to take a physical.

White Sox | Javy Guerra blows save
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:55:33 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Javy Guerra allowed two earned runs and two hits in a blown save and loss against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, July 9. It was Guerra's second blown save of the season.

White Sox | Jose Abreu swats another
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:55:04 -0700

Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu hit his 28th home run of the season Wednesday, July 9, against the Boston Red Sox. Only Oakland Athletics 1B Mark McGwire, who had 33 homers at the All-Star break, had more homers in the first half of his rookie season.

White Sox | Chris Sale helps bid for ASG spot
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:53:05 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale allowed one earned run, four hits and no walks with six strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, July 9.

Red Sox | Christian Vazquez hitless in debut
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:50:49 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Christian Vazquez was hitless in three at-bats in his major league debut Wednesday, July 9. Manager John Farrell called Vazquez a player "long on potential," and he showed flashes of it defensively in his debut.

Red Sox | Jonny Gomes remains in game
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:49:09 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes (nose) was struck in the nose by a ball on a deflection off the Green Monster in the seventh inning Wednesday, July 9, against the Chicago White Sox. He remained in the game, but spent the rest of the half-inning plugging his nose with his undershirt, apparently to keep it from bleeding.

Astros | Jason Castro feeling better
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:38:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Astros C Jason Castro (armpit) was sidelined again Wednesday, July 9, against the Texas Rangers, but he was feeling good enough to play. Manager Bo Porter decided to give him one more game. "The treatments and the anti-inflammatories have really been doing what they're supposed to, so it looks like hopefully It's behind us and I'm going to hit on the field today. I hit in the cage already and it even felt better than it did (Tuesday)," Castro said. "I'm pretty happy about that and should be fine moving forward."

Astros | Jose Altuve credits hitting coach
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:37:34 -0700

Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve credits hitting coach John Mallee with his breakthrough at the plate. He entered play Wednesday, July 9, leading the American League in average (.341) and stolen bases (41), and he leads the majors with 126 hits and 39 multi-hit games. "Man, I think he's the one who's having a good season for me," Altuve said. "We are working together and early this year we talked about doing some changes about mechanics, and obviously it's helped me a lot. He's a guy that should be in the All-Star Game for me."

Astros | Brad Peacock might work Sunday
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:37:07 -0700

If the Houston Astros need to shake up their rotation due to the injury to SP Collin McHugh (fingernail), SP Brad Peacock might be brought back to start Sunday, July 13, against the Boston Red Sox.

Astros | Jarred Cosart might be moved up
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:36:33 -0700

Houston Astros SP Jarred Cosart might be moved up a day to start Saturday, July 12, against the Boston Red Sox if SP Collin McHugh (fingernail) is deemed not ready.

Astros | Collin McHugh to be re-evaluated
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:35:16 -0700

Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh (fingernail) will throw in the bullpen Thursday, July 10, and then the club will determine if he can make his next scheduled start Saturday, July 12, against the Boston Red Sox. He left his start Sunday, July 6, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim when the nail of his middle finger on his throwing hand pulled away from the skin.

Orioles | Interested in Jorge De La Rosa
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:45:53 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles have contacted the Colorado Rockies about SP Jorge De La Rosa, according to a source. The Orioles have done background work on De La Rosa.

Blue Jays | Adam Lind with fractured foot
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:58:55 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind (foot) has a fracture in his foot, and he's expected to miss six to eight weeks. He will go for a second opinion.

Rangers | Donnie Murphy becomes free agent
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:58:25 -0700

Texas Rangers 2B Donnie Murphy rejected his outright assignment, and the team has put him on unconditional release waivers.

Twins | Danny Santana won't return before break
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:34:57 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Danny Santana (knee) has been ruled out of returning from the disabled list this weekend. He'll need to go on a rehab assignment before he returns.

Orioles | Steven Johnson makes rehab appearance
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:22:48 -0700

Baltimore Orioles RP Steven Johnson (shoulder) gave up no hits or runs while walking one and striking out none in two innings with Single-A Aberdeen Wednesday, July 9. He recorded five ground-ball outs.

Twins | Kris Johnson coming up
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:59:56 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Kris Johnson will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester, and he's expected to start Friday, July 11, according to a source. SP Yohan Pino could be optioned back to the minors after his next start.

Red Sox | Rubby De La Rosa recalled, Brandon Workman optioned
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:37:12 -0700

The Boston Red Sox recalled SP Rubby De La Rosa from Triple-A Pawtucket Wednesday, July 9, and optioned SP Brandon Workman to Pawtucket in a corresponding move.

Red Sox | Brock Holt at SS
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:35:28 -0700

Boston Red Sox 3B Brock Holt is starting at shortstop in place of SS Stephen Drew Wednesday, July 9.

Mariners | Taijuan Walker to make two minor league starts
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:33:27 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker will make two starts with Triple-A Tacoma.

Mariners | Tom Wilhelmsen to start Thursday
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:30:29 -0700

Seattle Mariners RP Tom Wilhelmsen will receive the start Thursday, July 10.

Rangers | Derek Holland nearing rehab assignment
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:28:02 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Derek Holland (knee) will throw live batting practice this weekend and then leave for a rehab assignment after the All-Star break. He is tentatively scheduled to make his first start for Triple-A Round Rock Wednesday, July 27, where he is expected to throw approximately 35 pitches.

Red Sox | Will Middlebrooks unlikely to return soon
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:27:40 -0700

Boston Red Sox 3B Will Middlebrooks isn't expected to return to the team soon, as general manager Ben Cherington doesn't seem to be in a rush to bring him back. The team has talked about Middlebrooks playing other positions, and Cherington said he "needs at-bats."

Red Sox | A.J. Pierzynski wants to continue playing
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:25:58 -0700

Boston Red Sox C A.J. Pierzynski wants to continue his career after being designated for assignment, according to a major league source.

Red Sox | No plans to promote Blake Swihart
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:23:45 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Blake Swihart will not be promoted from the minors at this time, according to general manager Ben Cherington.

Royals | Mike Moustakas out with flu
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:22:27 -0700

Kansas City Royals 3B Mike Moustakas (flu) is out of the lineup with the flu Wednesday, July 9.

Royals | Alex Gordon to have MRI
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:18:28 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon (wrist) will undergo an MRI exam and see a hand specialist Thursday, July 10, and manager Ned Yost said Gordon's injury could "very well" make an impact on his status for the All-Star game next week.

Mariners | Todd Coffey impressing in minors
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:16:52 -0700

Seattle Mariners RP Todd Coffey hit 94-96 mph on the radar gun last night with Triple-A Tacoma Tuesday, July 8, according to scouts. Coffey has a 1.29 ERA in 15 games, and he could be on the major league roster soon.

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