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Giants | Odell Beckham not doing much

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:53:43 -0700

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) fielded some punts during practice Sunday, July 27, but did not do any running or participate in any other drills.

FANTASY TIP: With Beckham missing multiple practices, his fantasy value is taking a hit since he is not working with the offense. He may have a chance to be a No. 5 wide receiver on some fantasy teams at this point.

Red Sox | Felix Doubront likely to be in bullpen if not moved

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:52:38 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Felix Doubront likely will be used mostly out of the bullpen if he is not traded by the trade deadline. Manager John Farrell said Doubront still has a chance to be a starting pitcher in the future.

Jets | Chris Johnson a full participant

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:43:20 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Johnson (knee) fully participated in practice Sunday, July 27. It appears Johnson will be limited or get the day off every third practice.

Jets | Willie Colon limited

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:42:49 -0700

New York Jets OG Willie Colon (knee) was limited to positional drills during practice Sunday, July 27.

Patriots | Julian Edelman hopes to be returner

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:24:40 -0700

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman said he would like to be a punt returner for the team this upcoming season in addition to having a role on offense. "That's a part of the game [punt return] that gave me an opportunity to make this team," Edelman said. "I love returning punts. I want to do that and if they ask me to do that, I'm going to do it."

Bills | Taking things slow with Leodis McKelvin

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:23:41 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Leodis McKelvin (hip) has not participated in team drills for the last three days, because the team wants to take things slow with him since he is coming off offseason hip surgery, according to head coach Doug Marrone.

Colts | Matt Hall signed

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:16:53 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have signed free-agent OT Matt Hall (Vikings). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Bills | Evan Rodriguez could see time at TE

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:15:26 -0700

Buffalo Bills FB Evan Rodriguez could receive practice time at tight end because of the injuries to TEs Scott Chandler (groin), Tony Moeaki (hamstring) and Chris Gragg (cramps).

Padres | Brooks Conrad sent down

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:08:20 -0700

The San Diego Padres have optioned 2B Brooks Conrad to Triple-A El Paso.

Padres | Jedd Gyorko to be activated

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:03:34 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (foot) will be activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday, July 28.

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Red Sox | Jon Lester unlikely to sign extension if moved

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:59:11 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester said he likely would not sign a contract extension with his new team if he is traded before the deadline. Lester said he would like to play for the Red Sox next season.

Giants | Angel Pagan doing baseball activities

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:56:30 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (back) has been taking batting practice and running in Arizona. Manager Bruce Bochy said he hopes Pagan will clear himself for a rehab assignment in the next day or two.

Giants | Brandon Belt still dealing with injury

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:54:13 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) is still feeling the effects of the concussion he suffered last week. He was scheduled to be examined Sunday, July 27.

Giants | Matt Cain not throwing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:53:20 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) has not thrown a baseball since being placed on the 15-day disabled list and likely will undergo more tests to see what is happening with his injured elbow.

Yankees | John Danks appears to be trade option

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:45:58 -0700

The New York Yankees are still looking into the possibility of acquiring Chicago White Sox SP John Danks.

Dodgers | Interested in Jon Lester

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:44:19 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is believed to be a trade target for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Red Sox | Open to offers for Jon Lester

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:42:02 -0700

The Boston Red Sox are willing to listen to trade offers for SP Jon Lester but will be looking for a significant return in any trade involving Lester.

Orioles | T.J. McFarland on bereavement list

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:36:10 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP T.J. McFarland has been placed on the bereavement list because of the death of his grandmother. He will miss at least three days.

Padres | Carlos Quentin placed on DL

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:35:12 -0700

The San Diego Padres have placed OF Carlos Quentin (knee) on the 15-day disabled list because of left knee soreness.

FANTASY TIP: Jeff Francoeur could get most of the playing time in the outfield while Quentin is out of the lineup. He should be an option in NL-only leagues but probably does not have much value in deep mixed leagues. Chris Denorfia could also receive more playing time but there have been rumors that he likely will be traded.

49ers | LaMichael James may be ready for Week 1

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:24:34 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James (elbow) likely will miss the entire preseason but should be ready for the start of the regular season.