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Ravens | Albert McClellan's injury not serious

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:02:44 -0700

Baltimore Ravens DE Albert McClellan's (heel) heel injury does not appear to be serious.

Packers | Claim Gerrard Sheppard

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:23 -0700

The Green Bay Packers claimed WR Gerrard Sheppard off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens Wednesday, July 30.

Orioles | Hunter Harvey shut down for season

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:55:52 -0700

Updating a previous item, Baltimore Orioles SP Hunter Harvey (elbow) will be shut down for the rest of the season due to a strained right elbow.

Redskins | Cut Courtney Bridget

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:55:47 -0700

The Washington Redskins waived/injured CB Courtney Bridget (shoulder) Wednesday, July 30.

Mets | Not looking to move Daniel Murphy

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:51:25 -0700

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy is unlikely to be traded, as the Mets don't seem inclined to deal him at this year's deadline.

Browns | Ryan Lee signed

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:50:50 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have signed free-agent OT Ryan Lee (Rams). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Chiefs | Talks with Alex Smith could stop at some point

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:50:01 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith said contract extension talks with the team will stop at some point if no agreement is reached, because he does not want the situation to be a distraction during the season.

Yankees | Brian McCann, Brian Roberts sitting

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:48:39 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann and 2B Brian Roberts (fatigue) are both out of the starting lineup Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: McCann is likely taking a routine day of rest, while Roberts is receiving an extra day off to get over his fatigue issues. Both players need to be on your bench for tonight's game.

Indians | T.J. House to enter rotation

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:46:22 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP T.J. House will take the vacated rotation spot left by SP Justin Masterson, who was dealt to the St. Louis Cardinals.

FANTASY TIP: You need only pay attention if you are desperate for a warm starting pitching body in an AL-only league.

White Sox | Nate Jones has TJS

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:44:25 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Nate Jones (elbow) injured his ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow while rehabbing from his back injury, and he underwent Tommy John surgery that was performed by Dr. James Andrews.

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Buccaneers | Rashaan Melvin not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:42:54 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle) is not participating in practice Tuesday, July 30.

Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner sits

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:41:38 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30.

Orioles | Hunter Harvey injured

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:40:57 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP Hunter Harvey (forearm) has a strained flexor mass in his arm, an MRI exam showed. However, he doesn't have ligament damage. Harvey will miss his next start.

Mets | Bartolo Colon's market quiet

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:39:29 -0700

New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon will not be traded this week because a market never developed for him, according to a source.

Ravens | Brent Urban to undergo MRI

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:37:02 -0700

Baltimore Ravens DE Brent Urban (knee) will undergo an MRI on the knee injury he suffered during practice Wednesday, July 30, according to head coach John Harbaugh.

Mets | Matt Harvey cleared for mound work

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:35:25 -0700

New York Mets SP Matt Harvey (elbow) has been cleared to get back on a mound for the first time next week after having Tommy John surgery in October of last year. Harvey will not pitch in the majors this season, though, but he could pitch briefly in the instructional league in late September or early October.

FANTASY TIP: It's great news for Harvey, but it really means nothing to fantasy owners, since he won't be pitching at all in meaningful games in 2014. Continue to hold onto him in keeper and dynasty leagues.

49ers | Aldon Smith not practicing

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:34:35 -0700

San Francisco 49ers LB Aldon Smith is not participating in practice Wednesday, July 30, as he attends a hearing at the Los Angeles City Attorney's office regarding an April arrest at the Los Angeles International Airport. No charges were filed in that incident.

White Sox | Matt Lindstrom, Avisail Garcia to rehab Friday

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:33:43 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) and OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) will begin their rehab assignments with Triple-A Charlotte starting Friday, Aug. 1.

Indians | Have interest in John Lackey

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:31:24 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey is attracting interest from the Cleveland Indians, but no trade is imminent right now.

Yankees | Still interested in Marlon Byrd

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:31:04 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd is still attracting interest from the New York Yankees, but the Yanks are worried of Byrd's vesting option for the 2016 season.