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Rays | Steven Souza returns in sixth spot
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:30:52 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Steven Souza (wrist) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting sixth in the batting order against Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez.

Astros | Scott Feldman had meniscus tear
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:28:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Astros SP Scott Feldman (knee) underwent arthroscopic surgery to fix a torn right medial meniscus in his knee Friday, May 29, and he was put on the 15-day disabled list. He's expected to be out six weeks. He sustained the injury during his start Tuesday, May 26. SP Brett Oberholtzer (finger) could come off the disabled list to take Feldman's spot in the rotation after he made a rehab start Wednesday, May 27.

Rangers | Elvis Andrus sitting vs. Red Sox
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:01:57 -0700

Texas Rangers SS Elvis Andrus is not in the starting lineup against the Boston Red Sox Friday, May 29. SS Hanser Alberto is batting ninth and playing shortstop Friday.

Orioles | Matt Wieters eyeing June 5 return
Fri, 29 May 2015 12:52:46 -0700

Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (elbow) is eyeing a return to the roster on Friday, June 5, although it could take a bit longer.

Rangers | Leonys Martin leading off
Fri, 29 May 2015 12:48:29 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Leonys Martin is batting first and playing center field against the Boston Red Sox Friday, May 29.

Rays | Jake Elmore starting Friday
Fri, 29 May 2015 12:23:36 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays INF Jake Elmore will be the starting first baseman against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, May 29.

Rays | Asdrubal Cabrera back in the lineup
Fri, 29 May 2015 12:22:53 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) is in the starting lineup Friday, May 29.

Orioles | Delmon Young not in lineup Friday
Fri, 29 May 2015 12:21:54 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Delmon Young is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays. OF David Lough is in left field.

Astros | Scott Feldman to DL
Fri, 29 May 2015 12:06:51 -0700

Houston Astros SP Scott Feldman (knee) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, May 29, following surgery on his right knee. Feldman will miss six weeks. In a corresponding move, SP Michael Feliz was called up from Class AA Corpus Christi.

Blue Jays | Devon Travis prepped for action
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:55:03 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment at Class AAA Buffalo Friday, May 29.

Royals | Alex Rios back Saturday
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:51:35 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Alex Rios (hand) will be activated from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, May 30.

Yankees | Brian McCann heating up
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:44:40 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann homered in his third straight game Thursday, May 28, and he has at least one hit and an RBI in six straight games while going 8-for-19 with 10 RBI in that span.

Royals | Kendrys Morales not in Friday
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:41:06 -0700

Kansas City Royals 1B Kendrys Morales is not in the starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs without the designated hitter in a National League park Friday, May 29.

Mariners | James Paxton exits with finger issue
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:34:20 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton (finger) left the game Thursday, May 28, with discomfort in his middle finger on his left hand. He'll be re-evaluated Friday, May 29. "We'll find out tomorrow," Paxton said. "Right now it has pretty good movement and it already feels better than it did an hour ago. Hopefully by tomorrow it'll feel much better."

Athletics | Coco Crisp's career in jeopardy
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:15:39 -0700

Updating previous reports, Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) would be forced to retire if he's unable to avoid neck surgery. He's going to receive an epidural Friday, May 29, and be shut down for a month.

Yankees | Masahiro Tanaka to be on pitch count
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:12:18 -0700

New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (forearm, wrist) will be on a pitch count of between 80 to 90 pitches in his first start back from the disabled list, which is expected to come either Tuesday, June 2, or Wednesday, June 3, against the Seattle Mariners, according to manager Joe Girardi. Tanaka will also be given an extra day in between starts as much as possible. The likeliest candidate to be demoted from the rotation to make room for Tanaka is SP Adam Warren or SP Chris Capuano, who is 0-2 with a 7.36 ERA in two starts since coming off his own DL stint.

Athletics | Scott Kazmir to miss one start
Fri, 29 May 2015 09:10:20 -0700

Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir (shoulder) will be skipped in the rotation after he dealt with tightness in his sore shoulder in his last outing. However, an MRI exam showed no structural damage in his left shoulder. "We're looking at him miss just one start," manager Bob Melvin told reporters. "The MRI showed just a bit of a weak shoulder.

Red Sox | David Ortiz has the flu
Fri, 29 May 2015 07:22:25 -0700

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz (flu) said he is battling the flu. "Get some extra work done in the cage, try to get him going again before we get him back in the lineup," manager John Farrell said. "I think he's feeling under the weather as well."

Angels | Erick Aybar injured
Fri, 29 May 2015 05:20:21 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Erick Aybar (hamstring) left the game Thursday, May 28, with left hamstring tightness. Manager Mike Scioscia said he doesn't expect Aybar to land on the disabled list, but he'll make sure Aybar is 100% before he returns.

Red Sox | Eduardo Rodriguez impressive in debut
Thu, 28 May 2015 20:12:54 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez allowed no runs on three hits while striking out seven in 7 2/3 innings a win over the Texas Rangers in his major league debut Thursday, May 28.

Indians | Jason Kipnis pulls off rare feat
Thu, 28 May 2015 20:00:08 -0700

Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis is the first player since Lance Berkman in May of 2008 to have at least 47 hits and score at least 28 runs in the same month.

Rangers | Josh Hamilton expects to regain form
Thu, 28 May 2015 19:18:36 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton said Thursday, May 28, that he is confident that he will eventually put up the type of numbers that made him a star.

Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez ends homer drought
Thu, 28 May 2015 18:57:36 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez hit a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers Thursday, May 28, ending an 85-at-bat home run drought.

Red Sox | Xander Bogaerts has forearm bruise
Thu, 28 May 2015 18:42:39 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts (arm) suffered a left forearm bruise after being hit by a pitch in the second inning against the Texas Rangers Thursday, May 28.

Red Sox | Xander Bogaerts exits after HBP
Thu, 28 May 2015 18:19:19 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts (undisclosed) exited in the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers after being hit by a pitch on the left wrist in the second inning Thursday, May 28. He was replaced in the lineup by OF Carlos Peguero.

Indians | Yan Gomes back in lineup
Thu, 28 May 2015 17:04:56 -0700

Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes is starting behind the plate and hitting sixth in the order Thursday, May 28, against the Seattle Mariners.

Indians | Mike Aviles hitting second
Thu, 28 May 2015 16:43:20 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Mike Aviles will hit second in the order Thursday, May 28, against the Seattle Mariners. Aviles will move up the order with 1B Carlos Santana on the paternity list.

Rangers | Alex Gonzalez likely to start Saturday
Thu, 28 May 2015 16:39:40 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Alex Gonzalez is likely to be called up from Class AAA Round Rock to make the start against the Boston Red Sox Saturday, May 30. Gonzalez was the team's first-round draft pick back in 2013, and he'll be making his major league debut. SP Phil Klein, who made two spot starts in the rotation, was optioned to Round Rock Thursday, May 28. SP Ross Detwiler (shoulder), who threw a bullpen session Tuesday, May 26, is unlikely to be ready. Gonzalez is 3-5 with a 4.15 ERA in eight starts in the minors this year, and he's given up four earned runs in his last 16 1/3 innings over three starts. He isn't likely to go over five innings with the Rangers this weekend.

Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma played catch Thursday
Thu, 28 May 2015 16:37:30 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (back) played catch Thursday, May 28, and "he feels real good," according to manager Lloyd McClendon. The Mariners manager added he'd be surprised if Iwakuma were able to throw off a mound within the next seven to 10 days.

Mariners | Robinson Cano out with flu
Thu, 28 May 2015 16:28:11 -0700

Seattle Mariners 2B Robinson Cano is out of the lineup Thursday, May 28, against the Cleveland Indians, due to flu-like symptoms.

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