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Red Sox | Brock Holt earning more time
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:22:18 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B/OF Brock Holt is in the lineup in center field Saturday, April 18. Manager John Farrell said he's finding ways to keep Holt in the lineup more.


Red Sox | Mookie Betts sitting Saturday
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:21:55 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts is out of the lineup Saturday, April 18.


Red Sox | Shane Victorino scratched Saturday
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:08:29 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (ribs) was scratched Saturday, April 18, due to sore ribs.


Royals | Greg Holland placed on disabled list
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:37:20 -0700

The Kansas City Royals have placed CL Greg Holland (pectoral) on the 15-day disabled list because of a right pectoral strain. In a corresponding move, P Yohan Pino has been called up from Triple-A Omaha.


Tigers | Justin Verlander suffers setback
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:41:05 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (triceps) continued to be bothered by soreness Friday, April 17, two days after he had cut a simulated game short due to fatigue. However, if his condition improves, he could resume throwing as soon as Sunday, April 19.


Blue Jays | Mark Buehrle considering retirement?
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:23:04 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle is reportedly considering retiring at the end of the 2015 season.


Orioles | Jonathan Schoop placed on disabled list
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:19:37 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 2B Jonathan Schoop (knee) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a Grade 1 partial PCL tear and MCL sprain in his right knee. He suffered the injury while tripping over Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli Friday, April 17. Schoop will not require surgery and is expected to return at some point later this season. He is likely to begin his rehab in Sarasota, Fla.


Orioles | BAL had interest in Dioner Navarro
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:56:33 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles had expressed interest in trading for Toronto Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro during spring training.


Tigers | Hernan Perez starting at 3B
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:47:15 -0700

Detroit Tigers INF Hernan Perez will be the starting third baseman against the Chicago White Sox Saturday, April 18.


Tigers | Nick Castellanos not in lineup
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:38:59 -0700

Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos is not in the starting lineup Saturday, April 18.


Tigers | Alex Avila will not play
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:37:37 -0700

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is not in the starting lineup Saturday, April 18. C James McCann will be the starting catcher for the Tigers.


Blue Jays | Danny Valencia starting at 3B
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:28:01 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Danny Valencia will start at third base against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, April 18, since 3B Josh Donaldson is serving as the designated hitter.


Blue Jays | Steven Tolleson in starting lineup
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:21:53 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SS Steven Tolleson will be the starting shortstop against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, April 18.


Blue Jays | Jose Reyes not playing
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:12:23 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes (rib) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, April 18.


Rangers | Mitch Moreland may need surgery
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:51:43 -0700

Texans Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland (elbow) may need minor surgery on his elbow that could sideline him for two to three weeks. The team is expected to know more about his status in a few days.


Athletics | Stephen Vogt homers twice
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:51:02 -0700

Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt went 3-for-4 with two home runs and two RBI against the Kansas City Royals Friday, April 17.


Royals | Christian Colon expected to start
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:31:07 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Christian Colon is expected to start at shortstop Saturday, April 18, because of the injury to SS Alcides Escobar (knee).


Rays | Jake McGee may play in rehab game soon
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:26:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee (elbow) is expected to begin a rehab assignment in the near future.


Rays | Alex Cobb may throw off mound soon
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:20:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays SP Alex Cobb (forearm) could start throwing off a mound in seven to 10 days.


Angels | Mike Trout makes history
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:40:49 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout hit two home runs and finished with five RBIs in a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros Friday, April 17, and he became the youngest player to hit 100 home runs and steal 100 bases.


Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson heating up
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:32:59 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson hit his first two home runs of the season against the Atlanta Braves Friday, April 17, and he is 8-for-17 with five runs scored and six RBIs over his last four games.


Blue Jays | Devon Travis delivers atop the lineup
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:17:34 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis went 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored in an 8-7 loss to the Atlanta Braves Friday, April 17.


Royals | Alcides Escobar injures knee
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:57:38 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (knee) exited against the Oakland Athletics with a mild knee strain Friday, April 17.


Tigers | Joakim Soria thriving as closer
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:50:41 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Joakim Soria is 1-0 with a 1.59 ERA and four saves in four chances since taking over as the closer for RP Joe Nathan (elbow).


Yankees | Alex Rodriguez launches a pair
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:20:25 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez hit a pair of home runs against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, April 17, notching his first multi-home run game since May of 2012 in the process.


Rangers | Mitch Moreland has sore elbow
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:55:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland (elbow) is dealing with a sore elbow, and he's being evaluated. However, the team isn't concerned that his injury is serious.


Rangers | Mitch Moreland scratched Friday
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:07:56 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland was scratched from the lineup Friday, April 17. 1B Adam Rosales will start at first base in his place and hit eighth in the batting order against Seattle Mariners SP J.A. Happ. OF Shin-Soo Choo has been moved up to fifth in the order.


Indians | Carlos Carrasco throws bullpen
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:05:33 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco (jaw) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Friday, April 17, and he looked fine, according to pitching coach Mickey Calloway. Carrasco's jaw is still sore, however.


Angels | Josh Hamilton in great shape
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:50:08 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) reportedly is in great shape while he rehabs from shoulder surgery earlier this year. He weighs 250 pounds and is in good spirits. SP C.J. Wilson, one of Hamilton's close friends, said Hamilton is "100%" ready to play baseball. "It's my 100% opinion that Josh is not a risk to himself or anybody else," Wilson added. "That's what I feel having known him for eight years. That's the closest thing I can get to a factual opinion."


White Sox | Chris Sale has good history against DET
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:47:06 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale has a 2.84 ERA with 106 strikeouts in 92 innings in his career against the Detroit Tigers, who he faces Saturday, April 18. Tigers are hitting .220 against him, but he is only 5-5 against the Tigers.

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