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Orioles | Steve Pearce starting in LF
Thu, 28 May 2015 09:18:03 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Steve Pearce is starting in left field and hitting sixth in the batting order against Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale Thursday, May 28. OF Travis Snider starts on the bench against a tough left-hander.


White Sox | Avisail Garcia sitting
Thu, 28 May 2015 07:49:45 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia (knee) is not in the starting lineup Thursday, May 28, against the Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of their doubleheader. OF J.B. Shuck is starting in his place.


Athletics | Sean Doolittle pleased with debut
Thu, 28 May 2015 07:14:37 -0700

Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) made his 2015 debut Tuesday, May 27, when he pitched a scoreless sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers. Doolittle said he felt good about his ability to locate his fastball and see improvement with his changeup and slider, two pitches he worked on while rehabbing a shoulder injury. Doolittle's fastball did not top 90 mph.


Angels | Marc Krauss likely to be optioned
Thu, 28 May 2015 06:58:27 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim DH Marc Krauss is expected to be optioned to Class AAA Salt Lake Thursday, May 28. He was seen packing up his locker after the Angels' 5-4 loss to the San Diego Padres Tuesday, May 27. In a corresponding move, Angels OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis is expected to replace him on the active roster.


Red Sox | Rick Porcello not playing like an ace
Wed, 27 May 2015 19:02:20 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello has allowed 13 earned runs over 11 and one-third innings in his last two starts. Porcello has allowed five home runs in his last three starts. Since Sept. 1, 2014, Porcello is 4-8 with a 5.60 ERA.


Angels | Collin Cowgill may go on DL
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:28:38 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Collin Cowgill (hand) could be headed for a stint on the disabled list, if he doesn't turn the corner, according to manager Mike Scioscia Wednesday, May 27.


Astros | Collin McHugh struggles Wednesday
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:23:25 -0700

Houston Astros SP Collin McHugh allowed a season high-tying nine hits Wednesday, May 27, against the Baltimore Orioles. McHugh struck out five hitters, but he allowed four runs in six innings of work.


Astros | Colby Rasmus ends slide
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:19:39 -0700

Houston Astros OF Colby Rasmus entered the game Wednesday, May 27, against the Baltimore Orioles on an 0-for-11 skid at the plate, but he picked up three hits off SP Ubaldo Jimenez.


Astros | Evan Gattis clubs 10th homer
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:15:15 -0700

Houston Astros C Evan Gattis hit his 10th home run of the season Wednesday, May 27, against the Baltimore Orioles. Gattis collected two other hits on the day.


Orioles | Ubaldo Jimenez roughed up
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:11:04 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez allowed a season-high 10 hits Wednesday, May 27, against the Houston Astros. Jimenez allowed one walk and four runs over seven innings, managing to strikeout five hitters.


Orioles | Steve Pearce hit sixth homer
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:07:27 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 2B Steve Pearce hit his sixth home run of the season Wednesday, May 27, against the Houston Astros.


Orioles | Jimmy Paredes steals home
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:02:01 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Jimmy Paredes had two hits and he stole home Wednesday, May 27, against the Houston Astros.


Orioles | Chris Davis homers twice
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:53:33 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis hit two home runs Wednesday, May 27, against the Houston Astros.


Tigers | Joakim Soria gets 15th save
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:49:36 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Joakim Soria picked up his 15th save of the season Wednesday, May 27, against the Oakland Athletics.


Rays | Chris Archer strikes out 12 batters
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:45:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer pitched eight scoreless innings against the Seattle Mariners Wednesday, May 27. He allowed two hits during the game while striking out 12 batters.


Tigers | Alex Wilson pitched three hitless innings
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:43:26 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Alex Wilson pitched three hitless innings with one strikeout and one walk in his first career start Wednesday, May 27, against the Oakland Athletics.


Tigers | Yoenis Cespedes homers in Oakland
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:42:25 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run home run off Oakland Athletics RP Dan Otero Wednesday, May 27. It was Cespedes' sixth home run of the season.


Mariners | Felix Hernandez throws shutout
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:34:16 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez pitched a complete-game shutout against the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday, May 27. He allowed four hits during the game while striking out eight batters.


Mariners | Nelson Cruz hits another HR
Wed, 27 May 2015 17:19:42 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz went 1-for-4 with one home run and three RBI against the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday, May 27. Cruz leads the American League with 18 home runs.


Orioles | Matt Wieters feeling good
Wed, 27 May 2015 16:39:43 -0700

Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (elbow) said he felt really good after going 2-for-4 in his first rehab game with Class AA Bowie Tuesday, May 26. Wieters also threw out a runner in the game. He'll catch again for Bowie Thursday, May 28, and Saturday, May 30, before the team decides where he'll continue his rehab. Barring a setback, Wieters is expected to return to the Orioles sometime late next week. However, it'll be a while before he'll be ready to catch on back-to-back days.


Orioles | No structural damage for Dylan Bundy
Wed, 27 May 2015 16:33:53 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP Dylan Bundy's (shoulder) MRI exam confirmed the initial diagnosis of right shoulder tendonitis, according to executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette. The MRI showed some inflammation but no structural damage, and Bundy has been prescribed rest and anti-inflammatory medication. He last pitched May 21 as the team continues to monitor his innings. Bundy is 0-3 with a 3.68 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 22 innings at Class AA Bowie this year.


Angels | Johnny Giavotella still the starter
Wed, 27 May 2015 16:30:32 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2B Johnny Giavotella will still see most of the playing time at second base, but 2B Grant Green will occasionally mix in, according to manager Mike Scioscia.


Athletics | Scott Kazmir going for MRI
Wed, 27 May 2015 16:18:13 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir (shoulder) will undergo an MRI exam Wednesday, May 27, after leaving his start early with left shoulder issues.


Red Sox | Rick Porcello roughed up by Twins
Wed, 27 May 2015 16:02:06 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello allowed six earned runs in seven innings in a loss to the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, May 27, and he has given up 13 earned runs in 11 1/3 innings in his last two starts after allowing just six earned runs in his previous 25 2/3 innings over four starts. "I'm leaving the ball up too much," Porcello said. He walked two and struck out two in seven innings and saw his ERA rise to 5.37 on the year.


Twins | Aaron Hicks ends homer drought
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:55:25 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Aaron Hicks hit a two-run home run in a winning effort Wednesday, May 27, for his first home run in 171 at-bats since April of last season. He finished the game 1-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and a walk to raise his average to .240.


Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia puts on power display
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:40:16 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia hit two two-run home runs in a loss against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, May 27. It was his second multi-home run game of the season and fifth of his career. He finished with two runs and four RBI to raise his season average to .290.


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez slumping in May
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:36:28 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez went 0-for-3 Wednesday, May 27, and he's now 17-for-81 (.210) with a .511 OPS, no home runs and one RBI in the month of May as the team's cleanup hitter. He has been hitting the ball hard right to opponents, but he's also not pulling the ball to left field of late. Ramirez says that pitchers have been busting him inside.


Indians | Michael Bourn better down in order
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:27:59 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Michael Bourn had a stolen base, two RBI and three hits in the win Wednesday, May 27, and he has hit much better since being dropped from the leadoff spot last month. Bourn has a slash line of .300/.378/.388 with 10 walks, 11 runs scored and 16 strikeouts in 80 at-bats in 27 games since being removed as the leadoff hitter April 26. He had a line of .180/.254/.213 with just six walks, six runs and 16 strikeouts in 61 at-bats in the previous 15 games.


Angels | Johnny Giavotella resting
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:23:04 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2B Johnny Giavotella is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 27. 2B Grant Green is starting at the keystone and hitting ninth in the batting order against San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner.


Angels | Chris Iannetta serving as DH
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:14:59 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim C Chris Iannetta is serving as the designated hitter and hitting seventh in the batting order against San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner Wednesday, May 27. 1B Marc Krauss is starting on the bench.

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