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Dodgers | Clayton Kershaw throws simulated game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:52:20 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw (back) threw a three-inning simulated game at maximum effort Sunday, April 20. He threw a normal warm-up as he would before a regular start and then threw approximately 50 pitches to live hitters. Kershaw used all of the pitches in his repertoire and topped out at 90 mph.

FANTASY TIP: Kershaw appears close to beginning a minor league rehab assignment, although the team has not made an official announcement.

Rockies | Michael Cuddyer in danger of going on disabled list

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:47:42 -0700

Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss said OF Michael Cuddyer's (hamstring) strained hamstring has improved somewhat but the team may place him on the disabled list Monday, April 21, if it hasn't gotten substantially better.

Yankees | Two pitchers called up

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:44:21 -0700

The New York Yankees have called up Ps Preston Claiborne and Bryan Mitchell. In corresponding moves, INF Scott Sizemore was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and RP Matt Daley was designated for assignment.

Jets | Jarvis Landry to visit team

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:40:04 -0700

Louisiana State WR Jarvis Landry will visit the New York Jets Monday, April 21.

Jets | Odell Beckham to visit team

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:34:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, Louisiana State WR Odell Beckham will visit the New York Jets Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22.

Jets | Marqise Lee to visit team

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:31:55 -0700

Southern California WR Marqise Lee will visit the New York Jets Sunday, April 20, and Monday, April 21.

Twins | Sam Fuld claimed off waivers

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:23:22 -0700

The Minnesota Twins have claimed OF Sam Fuld off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. In a corresponding move, OF Darin Mastroianni has been designated for assignment.

Marlins | Rafael Furcal to rehab at Jacksonville

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:21:56 -0700

Miami Marlins 2B Rafael Furcal (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Jacksonville Monday, April 21.

Marlins | Jacob Turner to make rehab start Wednesday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:13:33 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Jacob Turner (shoulder) is expected to make his first rehab start for Class A Jupiter Wednesday, April 23.

Braves | Jordan Schafer injures finger

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:11:06 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Jordan Schafer (finger) injured his right middle finger but said he got X-rays and added that everything is fine.

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Royals | Jarrod Dyson expected to return Monday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:08:16 -0700

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said he believes OF Jarrod Dyson will be activated from the bereavement list Monday, April 21.

Brewers | Logan Schafer placed on disabled list

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:03:50 -0700

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed OF Logan Schafer (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring. In a corresponding move, the team has activated 1B Lyle Overbay from the paternity list.

Red Sox | Shane Victorino hitless in first rehab game

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:57:52 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) went hitless in three at-bats in a rehab game with Triple-A Pawtucket Saturday, April 19.

Pirates | Travis Snider ejected Sunday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:54:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Travis Snider was ejected from the game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, April 20, following a bench-clearing incident in the third inning.

Brewers | Carlos Gomez ejected Sunday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:51:26 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez was ejected from the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, April 20, following a bench-clearing incident in the third inning.

Indians | Yan Gomes struggling defensively

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:44:27 -0700

Entering play Sunday, April 20, Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes had committed five errors and allowed three passed balls through his first 16 games.

Rangers | Matt Harrison close to returning

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:39:18 -0700

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said SP Matt Harrison (back) is expected to make his next start at the major league level, during an interview on MLB Network Radio Sunday, April 20. Three scouts reportedly told Daniels that Harrison's stuff is back to normal, although no date has been finalized for his return.

Braves | Mike Minor to pitch Saturday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:33:54 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Mike Minor (shoulder) is tentatively scheduled to make his first start of the season Saturday, April 26.

Tigers | Alex Gonzalez released

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:22:58 -0700

The Detroit Tigers have released SS Alex Gonzalez. "We need to have a little more range defensively at shortstop," general manager Dave Dombrowski said. "We just didn't see it there and didn't see it getting better so we figured it was time to make the move." In a corresponding move, INF Danny Worth had his contract purchased from Triple-A Toledo.

FANTASY TIP: In addition to displaying limited range, Gonzalez was only batting .167 (5-for-30) at the time of his release. Light-hitting SS Andrew Romine, who had been in a platoon with Gonzalez, will see most of the action at the position.

Nationals | Bryce Harper returns to action Sunday

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:21:27 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper returned to the starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, April 20, after being benched during the previous day's game for not hustling.