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Royals | Lorenzo Cain scratched Tuesday
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:32:30 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (body) was scratched from the team's Cactus League game Tuesday, March 28, as a result of experiencing tightness in his left side during batting practice. The Royals say it was "just precautionary."


Yankees | Yankees bring back Jon Niese
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:46:08 -0700

The New York Yankees re-signed free-agent LHP Jon Niese to a minor league deal Tuesday, March 28. The team had previously released him Sunday, March 26.


Tigers | Matt Boyd makes starting rotation
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:31:55 -0700

Detroit Tigers LHP Matt Boyd will begin the season in the starting rotation, according to "a person with knowledge of the situation."


Red Sox | Tyler Thornburg has impingement
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:13:41 -0700

Boston Red Sox RHP Tyler Thornburg (shoulder) is dealing with a shoulder impingement and will not throw for 10 days. He is expected to be unavailable for at least a month.


Orioles | Baltimore acquires Alec Asher
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:45:01 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies RHP Alec Asher was acquired by the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, March 28, in exchange for a player to be named or cash.


Indians | Cleveland options pitching trio
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:49:39 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Frias, P Kyle Crockett and P Nick Goody were optioned to Class AAA Columbus Tuesday, March 28.


Twins | Buddy Boshers optioned
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:24:01 -0700

Minnesota Twins P Buddy Boshers was optioned to Class AAA Rochester Tuesday, March 28.


Rays | Peter Bourjos traded to Tampa Bay
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:02:28 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Peter Bourjos was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations Monday, March 27.


Tigers | Daniel Norris experiencing dead arm
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:19:49 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Daniel Norris (arm) said "dead arm" was the culprit for his poor spring training outing Monday, March 27, and that his arm "feels like it weighs a million pounds."


Orioles | Michael Bourn released
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:24:43 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Michael Bourn was released Monday, March 27, after he was asked for the release.


Orioles | Chris Johnson released
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:22:28 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Johnson was released Monday, March 27.


Rangers | Eddie Gamboa optioned
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:15:37 -0700

Texas Rangers P Eddie Gamboa was optioned to Class AAA Round Rock Monday, March 27.


Indians | Austin Jackson added to roster
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:08:28 -0700

The Cleveland Indians have selected the contract of OF Austin Jackson from Class AAA Columbus.


Red Sox | Steve Selsky sent down
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:08:03 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Steve Selsky was optioned to Class AAA Pawtucket Monday, March 27.


Royals | Peter O'Brien also demoted
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:10:20 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Peter O'Brien was optioned to Class AAA Omaha Monday, March 27.


Royals | Kansas City options Billy Burns
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:07:44 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Billy Burns was optioned to Class AAA Omaha Monday, March 27.


Royals | Scott Alexander optioned
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:05:50 -0700

Kansas City Royals RP Scott Alexander was optioned to Class AAA Omaha Monday, March 27.


Athletics | Alejandro De Aza released
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:55:16 -0700

Oakland Athletics OF Alejandro De Aza was released Monday, March 27.


Red Sox | Blake Swihart also sent down
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:48:12 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Blake Swihart was optioned to Class AAA Pawtucket Monday, March 27.


Red Sox | Deven Marrero optioned
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:46:13 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Deven Marrero was optioned to Class AAA Pawtucket Monday, March 27.


Rangers | James Loney released
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:27:17 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B James Loney was released Monday, March 27.


Royals | Raul Mondesi named starter
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:46:04 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Raul Adalberto Mondesi was named the starting second baseman by manager Ned Yost Monday, March 27.