Jun 8, 2014, 5:15 PM EST
If everything goes swimmingly in two rehab games with Double-A Akron, Nick Swisher could rejoin the Indians on Thursday in time for a four-game set with the Red Sox.
Jun 8, 2014, 4:20 PM EST
Joey Gallo has been swinging a hot bat through the first two-plus months of the season. The Rangers just promoted him to Double-A Frisco.
Jun 8, 2014, 3:25 PM EST
The Reds could get Mat Latos back later this week if all goes well in Monday’s rehab start with Triple-A Louisville.
Jun 8, 2014, 2:30 PM EST
Ryne Sandberg doesn’t know what to make of the home plate rules after different umpires have interpreted the rules differently over the course of the season.
Jun 8, 2014, 1:35 PM EST
Tommy Hunter is back with the Orioles after a stint on the disabled list battling a strained groin.
Jun 8, 2014, 1:20 PM EST
The Rangers can’t catch a break. The day the Kendrys Morales deal with the Twins is finalized, they learn Mitch Moreland will miss three months due to ankle surgery.
Jun 8, 2014, 12:25 PM EST
With Gerrit Cole ailing, the Pirates called up Jeff Locke to start on Sunday and moved Charlie Morton back a day to start in Cole’s place on Monday.
Jun 8, 2014, 11:30 AM EST
In order to make room for Kendrys Morales on the roster, the Twins designated Jason Kubel for assignment.
Jun 7, 2014, 11:05 PM EST
Brady Aiken, the Astros’ first round pick taken first overall, will get a $6.5 million bonus.
Jun 7, 2014, 10:10 PM EST
Phillies fans will get a glimpse at a potential future piece of the bullpen when Ken Giles is called up to replace the injured Mike Adams.
Jun 7, 2014, 9:15 PM EST
The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Paul Daugherty went after Joey Votto again.
Jun 7, 2014, 8:20 PM EST
Andrew Cashner spent more than four weeks on the disabled list but will finally make his return in time for tonight’s start against the Nationals.
Jun 7, 2014, 7:25 PM EST
Joel Pineiro has hopped from the Cubs to the Angels on a minor league deal.
Jun 7, 2014, 6:30 PM EST
The Indians’ closer-by-committee has been working well, but manager Terry Francona wants John Axford to take over the closer’s role eventually.
Jun 7, 2014, 5:35 PM EST
Johnny Football is now a member of the San Diego Padres. No, seriously.
Jun 7, 2014, 4:40 PM EST
Chad Billingsley, who underwent Tommy John surgery in April 2013, will take another step towards returning to the Dodgers on Sunday when he begins a rehab assignment.
Jun 7, 2014, 3:47 PM EST
The Tigers don’t yet know who’s playing shortstop tonight against the Red Sox.
Jun 7, 2014, 3:05 PM EST
Kendrys Morales has finally found a home. It’s in Minnesota.
Jun 7, 2014, 2:35 PM EST
Reds first baseman Joey Votto will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Sunday.
Jun 7, 2014, 1:45 PM EST
The Rays designated the troublesome Josh Lueke for assignment on Saturday and recalled Kirby Yates from Triple-A Durham.
Jun 6, 2014, 11:05 PM EST
Jedd Gyorko has not enjoyed his 2014 season. The Padres have placed him on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis.
Jun 6, 2014, 10:25 PM EST
Kendrys Morales can add another suitor to the list now that he is no longer attached to draft pick compensation.
Jun 6, 2014, 9:33 PM EST
Triple plays are fun. The Cardinals turned one on Friday night against the Blue Jays.
Jun 6, 2014, 9:30 PM EST
The Phillies once sold Tyson Gillies as the center fielder of the future. On Friday, they outrighted him from the 40-man roster.
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