5:12 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
San Francisco Chronicle 10 hours ago

Derek Carr will start the opener

Rookie quarterback Derek Carr will start the season-opener against the New York Jets on Sept. 7, as Dennis Allen informed the team at Monday’s practice. He beats out Matt Schaub, who the Raiders traded for and gave $8 million, after the former Texan was ineffective the first three preseason games and then came down with a sore elbow. Carr, a second-round pick out of Fresno State, completed 30 of 45 passes for 326 yards and four touchdowns this preseason, including a three-touchdown performance against the Seahawks last Thursday. Carr actually led Oakland down the field on touchdown drives...
John Butchko / Gang Green Nation 10 hours ago

Derek Carr Named Week 1 Starter for Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have named rookie quarterback Derek Carr as their Week 1 starter against the Jets. Breaking: Raiders players have been informed that the team is making the switch at QB and starting Derek Carr over Matt Schaub — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 1, 2014 Carr has had a terrific...
FFToday 11 hours ago

QB Derek Carr will start for Raiders Week 1

Veteran Matt Schaub passed over for rookie Raiders players have been told that Derek Carr will be the starting quarterback over Matt Schaub, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports tweeted Monday. Schaub missed three days of practice leading up to the preseason finale against Seattle. Carr completed 11 of 13...
Cat Scratch Reader 7 hours ago

Stephen Hill and Kadron Boone leave Carolina without contracts

The Panthers will enter the season with their current stable of receivers, for now. Former New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill and rookie free agent Kadron Boone were in Charlotte for workouts on Monday, but both players are headed home without deals. Head coach Ron Rivera spoke to the media Monday saying that the team has not extended offers to the receivers at this time, but stopped short of ruling out the possibility in the future. This means the Panthers will enter their Week 1 matchup against the Buccaneers with their current stable of receivers. Hill and Boone would have brought...
Cat Scratch Reader 16 hours ago

Stephen Hill working out for Panthers, per report

The Panthers could be getting more speed on offense. Former second round draft pick WR Stephen Hill is in Charlotte on Monday, working out for the Carolina Panthers as the team looks to add more weapons for Cam Newton before their Week 1 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hill was a former second...
Rotoworld 14 hours ago

Panthers not planning to sign Stephen Hill - Stephen Hill (WR) Unsigned Free Agent

The Panthers have no immediate plans to sign free agent Stephen Hill following Monday's workout.
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago
Miguel Cabrera hits first home run since early August to give Detroit Tigers lead in first inning

Miguel Cabrera hits first home run since early August to give Detroit Tigers lead in first inning

It was the 18th home run of the season for Cabrera but his first since Aug. 2 and just his fourth since June 30. CLEVELAND -- Miguel Cabrera had one home run in August. He now has one in September. Cabrera hit his first home run in almost a month Monday afternoon in the first inning of the series opener between the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians. Cabrera was not in the lineup Sunday afternoon in the series finale against the Chicago White Sox due to his lingering right ankle injury. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus inserted him into the lineup Monday, and...
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago

Tigers 12, Indians 1: Miguel Cabrera hits two home runs, four hits in rout of Cleveland

Coming into the game, Cabrera had just three home runs since the end of June. Then he hit two in one day. CLEVELAND -- Miguel Cabrera hit one home run in August. He has two in September. Cabrera hit two of five Detroit Tigers home runs and David Price pitched well Monday...
Detroit Free Press 9 hours ago

Detroit 12, Cleveland 1: Cabrera finds his power stroke in Tigers' rout

After he hit one homer in August, the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hit two home runs today, including a two-run drive in the first that gave lefty David Price a lead he maintained for his seven innings en route to a 12-1 rout of the Indians today at Progressive Field.
Baltimore Sun 7 hours ago

Hamels, Phillies bullpen combine for no-hitter

ATLANTA — Wildness cost Cole Hamels a chance at his first no-hitter, but the Philadelphia Phillies left-hander got to share in a combined one.
Rotoworld 12 hours ago

Hamels leads way in combined no-no vs. ATL - Cole Hamels (S) Philadelphia Phillies

Cole Hamels combined with relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, and Jonathan Papelbon for a no-hitter in Monday afternoon's 7-0 defeat of the host Braves.
Athletics Nation 10 hours ago

Game #137: The Athletics' slump is Dunn with a 6-1 victory over the Mariners

The new misfit toys led the charge as the Athletics broke their four-game losing streak. When Adam Dunn was a free agent prior to the 2011 season, I kind of wanted the Oakland Athletics to sign him. The A's were coming off a solid season built around pitching and defense, and they needed to add power to the lineup if they wanted to build on that success. They ended up getting Josh Willingham, and Dunn signed with the White Sox. Although that 2011 team didn't go anywhere, it still looked like they'd dodged a bullet after Dunn posted .569 OPS in Chicago and threatened the MLB record for worst...
Rotoworld 9 hours ago

Dunn homers in first at-bat of A's debut - Adam Dunn (DH) Oakland Athletics

Adam Dunn homered and drove in two in his first game with the A's on Monday.
Newsday 10 hours ago

Bartolo Colon will remain with Mets for now

The Bartolo Colon trade watch has been postponed until the offseason.
Mets 360 12 hours ago

Mets miss boat not trading Bartolo Colon

Surely you were aware the New York Mets were tied to trade rumors leading up to the waiver-trade deadline, with Bartolo Colon‘s name being front and center. With the Los Angeles Angels losing Garrett Richards for the foreseeable future, and…Read more →Related Posts:What’s the value of Bartolo...
Full Count | WEEI 15 hours ago
Red Sox being cautious with Dustin Pedroia after hit to head

Red Sox being cautious with Dustin Pedroia after hit to head

TAMPA — Dustin Pedroia, sidelined since displaying concussion-like symptoms after taking an elbow to the head during Saturday’s game, remained out of the lineup for Monday’s series finale with the Rays at Tropicana Field. “A little bit better, and yet he still has some of the symptoms. So this is clearly a day-to-day thing,” manager […]
Newark Star-Ledger 19 hours ago

Mets first round pick Michael Conforto earns rave reviews and meets expectations

The tenth overall pick in June’s draft has hit .329 with a .401 on-base percentage. It is not just the numbers that have impressed his manager, but the process too.
Toronto Star 11 hours ago
Blue Jays: Pitcher Daniel Norris called up to big-league club

Blue Jays: Pitcher Daniel Norris called up to big-league club

Brandon Morrow, Anthony Gose and Ryan Goins also likely to earn promotions as rosters expand for the final month of the season.
Boone passes physical; 49ers complete practice squad

Boone passes physical; 49ers complete practice squad

It’s official: Alex Boone is back. The 49ers right guard passed his physical today and returned to the team, ending his protracted contract holdout. The 49ers have requested a roster exemption for Boone, who must be added to the 53-man roster before he plays in a game. Boone could eventually take the roster spot of nose guard Glenn Dorsey (biceps), who could be placed on the injured reserve list with the designation to return Tuesday. ****************************************** The 49ers completed their 10-man practice squad by signing cornerback Chance Casey and running back Kendall...
Mavs Moneyball 16 hours ago
Five Out: More on the Rajon Rondo trade rumors, celebrating Dirk's hair

Five Out: More on the Rajon Rondo trade rumors, celebrating Dirk's hair

Talking about why Rajon Rondo won't be a Maverick. 1. RONDO: This weekend, a rumor circulated that Rajon Rondo had requested a trade from Boston. Rondo says no such thing has happened, but he may just be covering his ass -- it's impossible to really know at this point. 2. CAN THE MAVS TRADE FOR HIM?: No, I don't see any chance of that. Brandan Wright is a massively productive player, but he's not a centerpiece for a star in his prime, even an injury-prone one like Rondo. Talent wise, you could say Monta Ellis is comparable -- but even if Dallas would do that deal, why would the Celtics...
CSN Houston 10 hours ago

What are Astros looking for in next manager?

The Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday. So what are the Astros looking for in their next manager?
KFFL 8 hours ago

Giants | Matt Cain to 60-day DL

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) was placed on the 60-day disabled list Monday, ...

Jonathan Broxton says he wasn't expecting a trade to Brewers

It was a bit unusual for two division rivals to swing a trade at this juncture of the season, but Broxton said he was happy to jump into the thick of the National League Central race.
Baltimore Sun 6 hours ago
Michael Sam not signed to Rams' practice squad

Michael Sam not signed to Rams' practice squad

The St. Louis Rams announced the signing of 10 players to their practice squad on Monday, and defensive end Michael Sam was not among them.

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