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White Sox | Adam Eaton leaves game

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:21:19 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) left the team's game early Friday, April 18, because of a hamstring injury, but it is not believed to be serious.

Yankees | Vidal Nuno could get spot start

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:17:47 -0700

The New York Yankees are leaning toward giving SP Vidal Nuno a spot start Sunday, April 20, because the team had a doubleheader earlier in the week. Manager Joe Girardi said Nuno could give the team 75 pitches.

Yankees | Carlos Beltran undergoes MRI

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:10:25 -0700

New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (shoulder, wrist) underwent MRIs on his injured shoulder and wrist but both came back negative. Manager Joe Girardi said the team hopes Beltran will be able to play Saturday, April 19.

Orioles | Nick Markakis does some baseball activities

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:07:00 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (neck) took 25 swings off a tee Friday, April 18, and played light toss.

Orioles | Francisco Peguero takes some swings

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:03:01 -0700

Baltimore Orioles OF Francisco Peguero (wrist) took 25 dry swings and 25 swings off a tee Friday, April 18.

Orioles | Edgmer Escalona throws

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:49:55 -0700

Baltimore Orioles RP Edgmer Escalona (shoulder) made 25 throws from 90 feet Friday, April 18.

Blue Jays | Adam Lind placed on DL

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:40:57 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed 1B Adam Lind (back) on the 15-day disabled list because of a back injury and recalled 1B Juan Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo. The team also transferred 2B Maicer Izturis (knee) to the 60-day disabled list.

FANTASY TIP: Francisco may get most of the playing time while Lind is out of the lineup and should be an option for most AL-only owners.

Blue Jays | Jose Reyes activated

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:34:49 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays have activated SS Jose Reyes (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned SS Munenori Kawasaki to the minor leagues.

Mets | Zack Thornton assigned to Triple-A

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:32:53 -0700

The New York Mets have assigned RP Zack Thornton to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Brewers | Brandon Kintzler throws

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:44 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers RP Brandon Kintzler (shoulder) threw a light bullpen session Friday, April 18. He is scheduled to throw a more intense bullpen session Sunday, April 20, and expects to be activated from the 15-day disabled list by April 25.

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Astros | Alex Presley dealing with illness

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Astros OF Alex Presley (illness) was scratched from the starting lineup Friday, April 18, because he was dealing with flu-like symptoms.

Twins | Oswaldo Arcia takes some swings

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:21:11 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) took some swings underwater Friday, April 11, and also took some light swings off a tee.

Twins | Josh Willingham not swinging yet

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:16:01 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (hand) was able to lift weights Friday, April 18, but is still not ready to swing a bat.

Brewers | Interested in Joel Hanrahan

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:15:28 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers had a representative present for free-agent RP Joel Hanrahan's (Red Sox) workout earlier this week. Assistant general manager Gosh Ash would not say if the team will try to sign Hanrahan.

Reds | Skip Schumaker swinging bat

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:04:33 -0700

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price said OF Skip Schumaker (shoulder) has started to swing a bat but is not ready to play in any games at this point. Schumaker is working on strengthening his shoulder and getting all of the soreness out.

Cubs | Jake Arrieta to make at least one more rehab start

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:03:58 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) will make at least one more rehab start for Triple-A Iowa before he could rejoin the starting rotation. Arrieta throw a side session in front of pitching coach Chris Bosio Friday, April 18, to allow Bosio to evaluate Arrieta.

Mets | Daisuke Matsuzaka considered insurance

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:50:06 -0700

New York Mets manager Terry Collins said he considers SP Daisuke Matsuzaka as a candidate to start if SP Bartolo Colon (back) or SP Jenrry Mejia (finger) are not able to make their next scheduled start.

Marlins | Jacob Turner throws

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:45:18 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Jacob Turner (shoulder) threw around 45 pitches during a bullpen session Friday, April 18, and is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Sunday, April 20.

Braves | Cory Gearrin undergoes surgery

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:42:19 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Cory Gearrin (elbow) underwent Tommy John surgery earlier this week.

Astros | Alex Presley scratched

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:39:29 -0700

Houston Astros OF Alex Presley (undisclosed) has been scratched from the starting lineup Friday, April 18. It is not known why Presley will not play in the game.

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