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Tigers | Never serious on Jonathan Papelbon

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:14:03 -0700

The Detroit Tigers never approached the Philadelphia Phillies for serious talks on CL Jonathan Papelbon. Papelbon is still the subject of numerous trade talks with other clubs.

Tigers | Not counting on Joel Hanrahan

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:52:25 -0700

The Detroit Tigers will not be able to count on RP Joel Hanrahan (elbow) this season, because he is still trying to recover from Tommy John surgery, according to general manager Dave Dombrowski.

Mets | Would have interest in Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:29:18 -0700

The New York Mets have told the Colorado Rockies that they would be interested in SS Troy Tulowitzki or OF Carlos Gonzalez if they were ever on the trading block.

Giants | Ehire Adrianza injured

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:09:36 -0700

San Francisco Giants 2B Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) suffered a strained hamstring during the game Thursday, July 24. Manager Bruce Mochy said Adrianza will be reevaluated Friday, July 25.

Blue Jays | Brandon Morrow throws

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:00:33 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP Brandon Morrow (finger) threw 30 pitches during a bullpen session Thursday, July 24. There is no timetable for Morrow's return at this point.

Yankees | Michael Pineda throws simulated game

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:54:04 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) threw 30 pitches during a simulated game Thursday, July 24. He is scheduled to throw three innings or 45 pitches during another rehab game in five days.

Yankees | Jorge De La Rosa a target

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:39:22 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa is believed to be a trade target for the New York Yankees.

Twins | Phil Hughes undergoes X-rays

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:36:32 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes (shin) has been diagnosed with a shin bruise after X-rays came back negative. Manager Ron Gardenhire said the team hopes Hughes will be able to make his next scheduled start.

Yankees | Pursuing Ian Kennedy

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:28:57 -0700

The New York Yankees have been talking with the San Diego Padres about the possibility of acquiring SP Ian Kennedy, according to a source. The Padres could receive 3B Eric Jagielo and P Ian Clarkin in a possible deal.

Mariners | Willie Bloomquist undergoes MRI

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:33:33 -0700

Seattle Mariners 2B Willie Bloomquist (knee) underwent an MRI on his injured knee Thursday, July 24.

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Cubs | Edwin Jackson leaves game

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:32:57 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (hand) left the game early Thursday, July 24, because of cramping in his right hand.

Tigers | Joakim Soria to see most work in seventh

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:19:32 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Joakim Soria is expected to make most of his appearances in the seventh inning but could also be used in the ninth inning if RP Joe Nathan is not available, according to manager Brad Ausmus.

Padres | Kim Ng gets second GM interview

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:13:20 -0700

The San Diego Padres interviewed MLB senior vice president for baseball operations Kim Ng for a second time Thursday, July 24, regarding their general manager position.

Twins | Phil Hughes leaves game

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:31:35 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes (leg) left the game early Thursday, July 24, after getting hit in the lower leg by the ball.

Tigers | J.D. Martinez scratched

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:11:11 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF J.D. Martinez (quadriceps) was scratched from the starting lineup Thursday, July 24, because of a quadriceps injury. Manager Brad Ausmus said Martinez is available to pinch hit if needed.

Orioles | Manny Machado hopes to be back soon

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:32:01 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (back) said he hopes to play at some point during the weekend series against the Seattle Mariners. Machado was scheduled to field ground balls and take batting practice Thursday, July 24.

FANTASY TIP: It appears that Machado is looking to avoid the disabled list and wants to return in the next few days. Owners should continue to monitor the starting lineups to see when he will play.

Twins | Joe Mauer hits in cage

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:22:39 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) hit in a cage Thursday, July 24. The next step likely will be Mauer taking part in live batting practice, but it is not known when that will happen.

FANTASY TIP: There does not appear to be a definite timetable for when Mauer will return for now. Owners should continue to hold onto him until he is able to return.

Rockies | May be willing to listen to offers on Drew Stubbs

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:17:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Colorado Rockies may be willing to listen to offers for OF Drew Stubbs but likely would be looking for a young pitcher that could be controlled for several years in return.

Orioles | A.J. Burnett does not seem to be option

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:15:03 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles do not appear to be very interested in trading for Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett at this point.

Pirates | Worried about A.J Burnett's option

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:10:17 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have some interest in trading for Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett but are worried about him picking up his player option for 2015, which would be worth at least $7.5 million. The option could be worth as much as $12.75 million if he reaches all of his incentives.

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