Reds reliever Sean Marshall was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with a sprained left shoulder. In a corresponding roster move, Cincinnati reinstated fellow left-hander Manny Parra from his stint on the 15-day DL.
The Red Sox placed right fielder Shane Victorino and third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list, part of a flurry of roster moves the club made ahead of Friday night's game against the Indians at Fenway Park.
During Monday's game between the Giants and Nationals, a pitch broke Ryan Vogelsong's right hand. Despite requiring surgery, San Francisco expects Vogelsong to return to the starting rotation within two months.
The Twins officially recalled right-hander Samuel Deduno from Triple-A Rochester before his start against the Tigers on Friday night.
Don Sutton won 324 games during his Hall of Fame career, and he has shown during his long career as a broadcaster that he's not afraid to speak his mind on a wide range of topics.
The Blue Jays placed reliever Darren Oliver on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with a left shoulder strain, clearing roster space for Sean Nolin, whom the club already had announced would start Friday night's game against the Orioles.
This year, catching is a relative strength among those eligible for next month's First-Year Player Draft. If a team wants a catcher in the first round, it more than likely will be looking at a high school backstop. With it, though, comes risk.
With an overall game that often translates into one becoming a fan favorite, rookie David Adams is filling in nicely for the injury-depleted Yankees.
With his three-double night against the Blue Jays on Thursday, Manny Machado has done something that no other player since 1916 has accomplished: have multiple three-double games before his 21st birthday.
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
Chris Colabello, who almost missed a chance to make his big league debut after being involved in a bus accident on the way to the airport, wants to prove he can stick with the Twins despite his long and unorthodox road to the Majors.
Reese McGuire will lead his team through the Washington state high school tournament once again, and his 6-foot-1, 190-pound frame, his athleticism behind the plate, his emerging bat and strong arm from behind the plate have scouts ready to call his name earlier rather than later in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft on June 6.
Miguel Cabrera pulled a 2-2 pitch from Twins lefty Scott Diamond in the first inning Thursday and lofted it into the left-field seats for his sixth home run in four games. Cabrera is one game shy of tying the Tigers' franchise record of five straight games with a homer.
Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, Chris Iannetta and Mark Trumbo homered en route to a 5-4 win over the Royals on Thursday night in Kansas City, giving Joe Blanton his first victory and extending the Angels' winning streak to five.
A 14-year-old girl was dancing in the stands between innings at the Royals' game on Thursday night when she fainted. A nearby K-Crew member was able to perform CPR, according to Mike Swanson, Royals vice president of communications and broadcasting.
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The Phillies announced that Chase Utley, who felt a burning sensation on his right side when taking swings during batting practice Monday in Miami, will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with what they have called a "very mild" Grade 1 strained oblique. He is eligible to be activated June 5.
On Thursday -- as Manchester City defeated Chelsea, 4-3, in a soccer exhibition at Busch Stadium -- focus turned to paying tribute to the victims of this week's tragic Oklahoma tornado. The Cardinals and Relevent Sports will donate one dollar for every ticket sold to the game, and both clubs will match the donation.
This year's All-Star Game ballot is, in part, a tribute to the men and women who run the Atlanta Braves. That's because the Braves' Minor League system produced 14 of the players on this year's ballot, more than any other Major League franchise.
The way Miguel Cabrera is hitting, the Twins wanted nothing to do with him with a chance to pull the Tigers ahead. Once again, Prince Fielder took care of the run instead. On a night when Cabrera stretched his home run streak to four consecutive games, it was a deflected RBI single by Fielder that pulled Detroit ahead for good in a 7-6 win over the Twins on Thursday.
The Blue Jays put on a batting clinic, as J.P. Arencibia hit a homer and had four RBIs and Edwin Encarnacion laced a grand slam in the 12-6 victory over the O's on Thursday.
Terry Francona's time managing the Red Sox was good, bad and everything in between. Making his first appearance at Fenway Park as a visiting manager on Thursday, Francona preferred to soak in the warm welcome and remember the good times.
Back at Fenway Park for the first time as a visiting manager, Terry Francona was handed a 12-3 victory as a homecoming present by the Indians. Mark Reynolds and Drew Stubbs each collected three RBIs.
Washington's Davey Johnson and Philadelphia's Charlie Manuel, two managers without guaranteed contracts for next season, will be sitting in opposite dugouts at Nationals Park on Friday night.
Two-thirds of Major League Baseball teams were off Thursday, and so was Aaron Brown, the Beat the Streak extraordinaire who is 12 picks away from winning the game's $5.6 million grand prize.
The Pirates beat the Cubs, 4-2, to complete a three-game sweep of Chicago on Thursday at PNC Park after a 1-hour, 47-minute rain delay, which began with two outs in the top of the fourth inning.
As Interleague Play weaves its way through MLB's everyday existence for the first time, another twist is in the offing for what already has been a unique scheduling experience. Come Monday, teams designated as prime Interleague rivals will square off for a home-and-home week, consisting of consecutive two-game series.
The red-hot Braves, winners of six straight, head to the Big Apple to open a weekend set against the rival Mets, with Kris Medlen facing Jeremy Hefner to open the series on Friday night at 7:10 ET.
The Nationals ended the Phillies' reign of five consecutive division titles a year ago, and Friday's game will be the first meeting between the two sides this season. Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the Nationals, opposed by Kyle Kendrick for the Phillies.
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