• Brewers' Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell didn't see a shiny substance on reliever Will Smith's right arm until it was too late. Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez had already emerged from the dugout to ask umpires to check to see if Smith was cheating. "Fredi did...

  • Red Sox call up Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

    Yesterday

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have recalled outfielder Rusney Castillo from Triple-A. Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned to Pawtucket to make room for Castillo on the roster. The Cuban native started in right field in Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels....

  • No immediate surgery for A's Coco Crisp

    Yesterday

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have ruled out immediate neck surgery for outfielder Coco Crisp. The A's said Friday they expect to make a decision this weekend on Crisp's playing status. He had a similar injury last season, and hasn't played since leaving a game...

  • Marlins players fail to show for charity event

    Yesterday

    MIAMI (AP) — Mired in a seven-game losing streak, Miami Marlins players further disappointed their fans by failing to show as advertised for a charity event. The organization had said players would attend the event to benefit the inner cities baseball program. When no players showed,...

  • Pirates star McCutchen laughs off leaked pay stub

    Yesterday

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Good thing Andrew McCutchen has direct deposit. The Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder laughed off a leaked photo of his pay stub Friday, joking he can handle the attention so long as he still gets paid. McCutchen's two-week stub was left behind in the visitor's...

  • Rangers put 1B/OF Blanks on disabled list, add OF Smolinski

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers have put first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Round Rock. Texas manager Jeff Banister said he expected Smolinski would be available Friday night against the Yankees....

  • Blue Jays place 2B Travis on DL, promote Kawasaki

    Yesterday

    TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays laced infielder Devon Travis on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of a sore left shoulder and promoted infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo. Travis hasn't played since leaving a May 16 game at Houston in the seventh inning. He was...

  • Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka set for next rehab start

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is set to make his next rehabilitation start Wednesday against Boston's Triple-A team. New York manager Joe Girardi made the announcement before playing Texas on Friday night. He said the Japanese right-hander will be limited to 65...

  • Alex Wood misses start because of stomach virus

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Alex Wood has a stomach virus and will not start for the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Eric Stults, who was bumped to the bullpen last week, took Wood's place against the Milwaukee Brewers. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wood first told the team he wasn't...

  • Nationals activate reliever Casey Janssen; Solis on DL

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals activated RHP Casey Janssen and placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation. Janssen, 33, missed the first 41 games with right shoulder inflammation. The reliever, who signed with the Nationals as a free...

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