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Indians | Big night for Brandon Moss
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:31:32 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Brandon Moss went 3-for-5 with two home runs, seven RBIs and two runs scored in a 13-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Friday, April 24.


Indians | Michael Brantley finding his stroke
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:19:51 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley went 3-for-4 with three singles, an RBI and a run scored in a 13-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Friday, April 24, and he is hitting .368 over his last five games.


Indians | Danny Salazar fans 11
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:09:10 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar improved to 2-0 with a win over the Detroit Tigers Friday, April 24, allowing one run on six hits in seven innings while striking out a career-high 11.


Rays | Drew Smyly solid in debut
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:32:57 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Drew Smyly (shoulder) allowed two runs on four hits and struck out five in 4 2/3 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays in his first start of the year Friday, April 24.


Rays | Evan Longoria ends RBI drought
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:25:36 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 3B Evan Longoria went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a 12-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, April 24, ending a 12-game RBI drought.


Yankees | Carlos Beltran struggling at the plate
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:09:40 -0700

New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran went 0-for-3 in a 6-1 win over the New York Mets Friday, April 24, and he has gone hitless in three of his last four games, dropping his average to .173.


Yankees | Mark Teixeira finding power stroke early
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:58:51 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs in a 6-1 win over the New York Mets Friday, April 24, and he has a career-high seven home runs in April.


Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma to the DL
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:41:00 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (lat) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain Friday, April 24, and recalled RP Lucas Luetge from Triple-A Tacoma.


Red Sox | Rick Porcello made adjustment
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:40:08 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello focused on improving his sinker after allowing eight runs and 12 hits in five innings against the Baltimore Orioles Sunday, April 19. Porcello fixed his arm slot to make sure he stayed on line and had the right "whip" action with his arm.


Athletics | Sean Doolittle throws Friday
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:21:56 -0700

Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) threw 15 pitches Friday, April 24, and said he felt great while working on new grips with his changeup and slider. He will throw on flat ground again Saturday, April 25, and again Sunday, April 26, throwing 20-25 pitches. Doolittle could move to a mound after that.


Twins | Joe Mauer likes facing King Felix
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:10:41 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer has a career slash line of .378/.439/.649 with two home runs and four doubles in 37 at-bats against Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez. OF Torii Hunter also sports a career average of .320 against Hernandez in 75 at-bats.


Mariners | Felix Hernandez has dominated Twins
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:04:27 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez, who is 2-0 with a 2.37 ERA this year, is 7-5 with a 2.08 ERA in 16 career outings against the Minnesota Twins, including 3-0 with a 0.79 ERA in four starts against them in the last three years. He is 4-2 with a 1.47 ERA in nine starts against the Twins in Seattle.


Astros | Jason Castro sitting vs. Oakland
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:55:26 -0700

Houston Astros C Jason Castro is not in the starting lineup against the Oakland Athletics Friday, April 24. C Hank Conger is starting behind the plate and batting eighth Friday.


Blue Jays | Jose Bautista hopes to play this weekend
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:50:10 -0700

Updating previous reports, Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista (shoulder) is out again Friday, April 24, but he's hoping to return to the lineup as the designated hitter sometime this weekend. The hope is that he'll be back in right field around the middle of next week. Manager John Gibbons said Bautista would take some swings Friday in the cages.


Angels | Josh Hamilton may be only player in deal
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:49:52 -0700

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) could be the only player involved in a trade to the Texas Rangers, with cash considerations going to the Angels.


Blue Jays | Michael Saunders returning Saturday
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:39:51 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Michael Saunders (knee) is expected to make his season debut against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, April 25.


Rangers | Texas close to adding Josh Hamilton
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:04:28 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is close to being traded to the Texas Rangers, according to sources. There is still a lot of legal work to be done, but the trade is likely to be announced Monday, April 27.


Angels | Josh Hamilton close to being traded?
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:55:39 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is close to being traded by the organization, according to sources.


Indians | Nick Swisher timeline update
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:47:01 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF/1B Nick Swisher (knee) will play with Triple-A Columbus Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, according to manager Terry Francona. Francona added Swisher will join the team Monday, April 27, to work out and discuss the next steps in his path to rejoining the team.


Rays | Drew Smyly will be limited vs. Jays
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:44:07 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Drew Smyly (shoulder) is expected to be limited to 85 pitches in his start against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, April 24.


Rays | Jake McGee throws pain-free
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:36:54 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee (elbow, back) played catch without pain from his stiff back Friday, April 24. McGee said he expects to throw a bullpen session Saturday, April 25. If all goes well, McGee will pitch in a game early next week with Single-A Charlotte, and then he could begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham. McGee is targeting the second week of May for a return to the Rays.


Rays | Alex Cobb feels great after mound session
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:30:02 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Alex Cobb (elbow) said he felt "great" after throwing his first session off a mound Friday, April 24. It was the first time Cobb threw off a mound since leaving a spring training game March 17, and being diagnosed with elbow tendinitis.


Red Sox | Rusney Castillo timetable for at-bats
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:24:15 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo (shoulder) could be the designated hitter for Triple-A Pawtucket Wednesday, April 29. He is currently on the minor league disabled list.


Athletics | Josh Reddick sitting out
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:16:29 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick is not in the starting lineup against the Houston Astros Friday, April 24. OF Cody Ross is starting in right field and bating fifth.


Athletics | Sam Fuld sitting out vs. Astros
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:11:56 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Sam Fuld is not in the starting lineup against the Houston Astros Friday, April 24. OF Craig Gentry is starting in center field and batting eighth.


Athletics | Stephen Vogt sitting vs. southpaw
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:04:24 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt is not in the starting lineup against the Houston Astros Friday, April 24. C Josh Phegley is starting behind the plate and batting seventh.


Athletics | Ben Zobrist back in the lineup
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:00:42 -0700

Oakland Athletics 2B Ben Zobrist (knee) is batting third as the designated hitter against the Houston Astros Friday, April 24.


White Sox | Gordon Beckham starting at hot corner
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:57:19 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham is starting at third base and batting seventh against the Kansas City Royals Friday, April 24.


White Sox | Conor Gillaspie sitting out vs. Royals
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:51:25 -0700

Chicago White Sox 3B Conor Gillaspie is not in the starting lineup against the Kansas City Royals Friday, April 24. 2B Gordon Beckham is starting at the hot corner and batting seventh Friday.


Orioles | Jimmy Paredes hitting third
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:45:55 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Jimmy Paredes is batting third as the designated hitter against the Boston Red Sox Friday, April 24.

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