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  1. Ryan Zimmerman sent for MRI on sore hamstring

    Apr 20, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT

    Ryan Zimmerman

    According to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post, Ryan Zimmerman was sent for an MRI on sore left hamstring today. Zimmerman initially felt a cramp in his hamstring last weekend and aggravated it during Wednesday’s game. He’s out of the starting lineup today for the second straight game. Nationals manager Davey Johnson and general manager…

  2. Brett Myers isn’t feeling 100 percent

    Apr 20, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

    Brett Myers Getty

    Brett Myers gave up two homers in five innings yesterday in a 3-2 loss to the Astros. He has now served up 10 long balls in 21 1/3 innings over his first four starts this season and currently holds a league-worst 8.02 ERA. While he has always been prone to the gopher ball, it appears…

  3. David Ortiz: “This is our [bleeping] city”

    Apr 20, 2013, 2:27 PM EDT

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    The Red Sox held an emotional pre-game ceremony this afternoon at Fenway Park to honor those affected by Monday’s Marathon bombings. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick and Boston Police commissioner Edward Davis were both in attendance for the occasion and received generous applause from the crowd. In a tradition started by the Boston Bruins on Wednesday…

  4. Dayan Viciedo lands on disabled list with strained oblique

    Apr 20, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

    Dayan Viciedo Getty

    After Dayan Viciedo left Thursday’s game with a strained left oblique, he was hoping to avoid an extended absence. However, the White Sox announced this morning that Viciedo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list while Blake Tekotte has been recalled from Triple-A Charlotte. Oblique injuries can be particularly tricky, so it’s understandable that…

  5. The Red Sox will honor Boston by wearing special jerseys this afternoon

    Apr 20, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

    Red Sox special uniforms

    Baseball will be played at Fenway Park this afternoon for the first time since the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday. And the Red Sox will wear special jerseys to honor their city. Courtesy of the team’s Twitter/Instagram, here’s a look at the home whites: According to the team, the special jerseys will be auctioned off…

  6. Angels place Alberto Callaspo on disabled list with right calf tightness

    Apr 20, 2013, 11:50 AM EDT

    Alberto Callapso Getty

    Prior to last night’s game, the Angels placed third baseman Alberto Callapso on the 15-day disabled list with right calf tightness. Callaspo suffered the injury last Thursday against the Athletics and originally expected to only miss a few days, but he hasn’t made enough progress to return to the lineup. Reliever Michael Kohn was called…

  7. Roy Halladay delivers his second straight strong start

    Apr 20, 2013, 11:23 AM EDT

    Roy Halladay Getty

    After tossing eight innings of one-run ball against the weak-hitting Marlins last Sunday for his 200th career victory, Roy Halladay had his second straight strong start last night in a tougher test against the Cardinals. Halladay allowed two runs over seven innings as part of an 8-2 victory. The game was called in the seventh…

  8. David Ortiz hitting cleanup in return from disabled list

    Apr 20, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT

    David Ortiz Reuters

    The Red Sox have officially activated David Ortiz from the disabled list. The veteran slugger will serve as the designated hitter and bat cleanup in his season debut this afternoon against the Royals at Fenway Park. Ortiz, who was forced to begin the season on the disabled list due to inflammation in both of his…

  9. Jean Segura was involved in one of the weirdest baserunning plays you’ll ever see

    Apr 20, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT

    Jean Segura Getty

    Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you can’t steal first base. Brewers’ shortstop Jean Segura did it last night against the Cubs. Hang with me for a second. It all started after Segura reached on an infield single to begin the bottom of the eighth inning. After he successfully stole second base, Ryan Braun…

  10. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 20, 2013, 9:04 AM EDT

    Vernon Wells

    Ho-hum. Just another day of Vernon Wells, Travis Hafner and Lyle Overbay doing the heavy lifting for the Yankees’ offense. Wait, what’s that? Wells, Hafner, and Overbay all homered last night as the Yankees topped the Blue Jays 9-4 at Rogers Centre in Toronto. After dropping four out of their first five games, the Yankees…

  11. Video: MLB fans react to the capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings

    Apr 20, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT

    Citi Field Boston suspect Getty

    Here’s something pretty cool. MLB.com has put together a compilation of fan reactions to the capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. A number of stadiums around MLB also played Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” to pay tribute to the city of Boston. Yesterday’s Royals-Red Sox game was postponed because of the day-long…

  12. Red Sox demote outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A

    Apr 18, 2013, 11:48 PM EDT

    Jackie Bradley Jr. Getty

    It was hardly unexpected, but Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports that the Red Sox have demoted outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket. David Ortiz is expected to be activated from the disabled list tomorrow in a corresponding roster move. Bradley won the starting left field job with a fantastic showing this spring, but it…

  13. No timetable for Johnny Cueto to resume throwing

    Apr 18, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Pittsburgh Pirates

    After Johnny Cueto was placed on the disabled list earlier this week with a lat strain, Reds manager Dusty Baker estimated that the right-hander would only have to miss around 3-4 starts. That could be overly optimistic. Reds head athletic trainer Paul Lessard told John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer today that there is not…

  14. R.A. Dickey leaves start with neck and back tightness

    Apr 18, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A Dickey throws against the Chicago White Sox in Toronto.

    According to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca, R.A. Dickey left his start against the White Sox tonight for precautionary reasons due to neck and back tightness. He was visited by a trainer after he struck out DeWayne Wise swinging for the second out in the sixth inning, but he stayed on to complete the frame. Esmil…

  15. John Lackey to make minor league rehab start Monday

    Apr 18, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT

    John Lackey Reuters

    It was easy to think the worst when John Lackey left his start against the Blue Jays on April 6 with a right arm injury, but he’s already on track to return to game action. Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports that Lackey is expected to make a minor league rehab start Monday with…

  16. Jason Kipnis hopeful to return from sore elbow on Friday

    Apr 18, 2013, 6:58 PM EDT

    Jason Kipnis

    Jason Kipnis is out of the Indians’ lineup tonight for the fifth straight game due to a sore left elbow, but the hope is that his return isn’t far off. According to Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Kipnis completed a full batting practice session this afternoon at Progressive Field. While he reported some “expected”…

  17. Shaun Marcum throws four no-hit innings in extended spring training game

    Apr 18, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT

    marcum getty wide

    Shaun Marcum has yet to make his season debut due to nerve inflammation in his neck, but he’s inching closer to joining the Mets’ rotation. According to Marc Carig of New York Newsday, Marcum tossed no-hit innings this afternoon in an extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The veteran right-hander threw a…

  18. Sergio Santos headed to DL with triceps strain, Brett Lawrie to be activated tomorrow

    Apr 15, 2013, 10:46 PM EDT

    blue jays logo

    Some bad news and some good news for the Blue Jays tonight. Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 the FAN reports that right-hander Sergio Santos has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a triceps strain while Brett Lawrie will be activated from the disabled list tomorrow. Santos has been dealing with soreness in his…

  19. Ted Lilly has agreed to continue his minor league rehab assignment

    Apr 15, 2013, 9:31 PM EDT

    Ted Lilly

    We heard last night that Dodgers’ left-hander Ted Lilly wasn’t interested in continuing his minor league rehab assignment, but he has apparently had a change of heart on the matter. According to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County-Register, Lilly will start again Tuesday night with Triple-A Albuquerque. The 37-year-old has allowed 10 runs in 12…

  20. Video: Ben Revere’s incredible diving catch

    Apr 15, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT

    Ben Revere catch

    And that’s no hyperbole. In the second inning tonight at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Phillies center fielder Ben Revere went in full Superman-mode to rob Reds’ third baseman Todd Frazier of extra bases. Just the icing on the cake, he quickly got back on his feet and made a throw to double off…

  21. Mariners place reliever Stephen Pryor on disabled list with torn lat muscle

    Apr 15, 2013, 7:51 PM EDT

    Stephen Pryor Getty

    The Mariners’ bullpen will be without a key cog for the near future, as Stephen Pryor was placed on the 15-day disabled list this evening with a tear in the latissimus dorsi muscle behind his right shoulder. According to Greg Johns of MLB.com, the tear was found by Mariners medical director Edward Khalfayan after Pryor…

  22. Jose Reyes expected to miss three months with severe ankle sprain

    Apr 13, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT

    Jose Reyes Reuters

    The news is in on Jose Reyes‘ left ankle. And it’s not good. According to Scott MacArthur of TSN Radio 1050, Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos told reporters in Kansas City this afternoon that Reyes is expected to miss three months. This is essentially the worst-case scenario of the timetable presented by Anthopoulos last…

  23. Wilson Ramos expected to land on disabled list with pulled hamstring

    Apr 13, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT

    Wilson Ramos AP

    Tough break for Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, who missed most of last season with a torn ACL in his right knee. According to Mike Harris and Amanda Comak of the Washington Times, Ramos was forced to leave this afternoon’s game against the Braves after he pulled his left hamstring while trying to leg out a…

  24. Marlins sign reliever David Aardsma to minor league contract

    Apr 13, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT

    David Aardsma AP

    David Aardsma was released by the Yankees earlier this month after he failed to secure a bullpen spot on the Opening Day roster, but it didn’t take him long to latch on with a new organization. Aardsma broke the news on his Twitter account this afternoon that he has reached an agreement with the Marlins.…

  25. Giancarlo Stanton day-to-day after MRI reveals left shoulder contusion

    Apr 13, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton AP

    Good news for a lineup which is severely lacking in pop. According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, Giancarlo Stanton is day-to-day after an MRI revealed a left shoulder contusion. While the young slugger is out of the lineup tonight for the second straight game, he will not required an extended absence. The Marlins will go…

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