Jun 27, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
At age 42 he started in left field and batted sixth in Iowa’s lineup.
Jun 27, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Miguel Olivo will be playing baseball professionally again before the guy whose ear he bit off, which doesn’t seem quite right.
Jun 27, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Veteran reliever Scott Downs was designated for assignment by the White Sox in a move that Dan Dayes of CSNChicago.com says came “much to the dismay of his teammates.”
Jun 25, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
Carlos Beltran has played 17 games for the Yankees since returning from the disabled list for bone spurs in his elbow that may require surgery eventually, but they’ve all been at designated hitter and that’s not going to change anytime soon.
Jun 25, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Cubs president Theo Epstein has made it very clear all along that there’s no chance of the 42-year-old Ramirez being called up to the majors, but explained that “he’s a nice fit as a mentor for some of the young talented hitters we have in the organization.”
Jun 25, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Miami is already without second baseman Rafael Furcal and now his double-play partner, shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria, is headed to the disabled list with a strained triceps muscle.
Jun 25, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT
After leaving him on the active roster but unavailable for more than a week the Giants have placed center fielder Angel Pagan on the disabled list with a back injury.
Jun 25, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
For the second straight season Aaron Hicks was the Twins’ Opening Day center fielder only to hit terribly and lose the job.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
One of the saddest moments of the season was Angels hitting coach Don Baylor fracturing his femur while catching Vladimir Guerrero’s ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT
Pete Kozma was the Cardinals’ Opening Day shortstop last season and a not-insignificant number of people misguidedly believed that he had long-term upside based on paying more attention to his flukey 26-game stint in 2012 rather than his lengthy track record of mediocrity.
Alex Guerrero is finally ready for baseball activities five weeks after Miguel Olivo bit his ear off
Jun 25, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Five weeks after Triple-A teammate Miguel Olivo bit part of his ear off in a dugout incident Dodgers prospect Alex Guerrero is almost ready to resume playing.
Jun 25, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Gerrit Cole wasn’t ready to come off the disabled list when eligible last week, but the Pirates right-hander is now recovered enough from his shoulder problems to rejoin the rotation Saturday versus the Mets.
Jun 25, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Do the Diamondbacks have any players other teams will want at the trade deadline?
Jun 25, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Reds reliever Sean Marshall hasn’t been healthy since 2012, posting an ugly 7.71 ERA between disabled list stints this year, and now the southpaw setup man will miss the remainder of the season following shoulder surgery.
Jun 25, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Jesse Crain is approaching one calendar year without pitching, with his last appearance coming on June 29 for the White Sox, which was two teams ago.
Jun 24, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
Heath Bell signed a minor-league contract with the Yankees on June 13, but after five unimpressive appearances at Triple-A they’ve released the 36-year-old reliever.
Jun 24, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
Released by the Red Sox last week, outfielder Grady Sizemore has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Phillies.
Jun 24, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT
Veteran starter Bruce Chen is off the disabled list after missing two months with a back injury and in a corresponding move the Royals have demoted reliever Tim Collins to Triple-A.
Jun 24, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Signed to a minor-league contract by the Rangers last week, veteran first baseman is back in the majors as part of Texas’ never-ending need for injury reinforcements.
Jun 24, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Oakland right fielder Josh Reddick is back from the disabled list after missing the past month with a hyperextended right knee and the A’s made room for him on the roster by placing first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the shelf with a strained calf.
Jun 24, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT
To make room for second baseman Neil Walker’s return from the disabled list the Pirates designated for assignment outfielder Jose Tabata, who was once a top prospect acquired from the Yankees in exchange for Xavier Nady and Damaso Marte in 2008.
Jun 24, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
Pittsburgh will activate second baseman Neil Walker from the disabled list for tonight’s game after he missed the past two weeks following an appendectomy.
Jun 24, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT
Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn allowed a pair of homers in an otherwise decent June 6 start against the Blue Jays, in Toronto, and was apparently convinced afterward that he’d been tipping some of his pitches.
Jun 24, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
Jerry Sands would have been in line for extended action in the Rays’ outfield following David DeJesus’ fractured hand, but now Sands is headed to the disabled list with a strained wrist tendon.
Jun 24, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
In Brandon Belt’s absence Michael Morse shifted from the outfield to first base and has hit .330 with five homers and a .931 OPS in 29 starts there.
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- Matt Harvey throws off mound for first time since Tommy John surgery 2
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights 38
- Cliff Lee placed on DL with recurrence of flexor pronator strain 27
- Winners and losers at the trade deadline 46
- 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker 49
- ACES GALORE: The Rays trade David Price to the Tigers 137
- Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig and Joe Kelly 91
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- Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes heading to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes (165)
- ACES GALORE: The Rays trade David Price to the Tigers (137)
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