3:06 PM EDT, Fri May 22, 2015

Mujica to DL with a fractured thumb, Parrino recalled

The A’s made another roster move Friday, putting right-handed reliever Edward Mujica on the disabled list while recalling infielder Andy Parrino from Triple-A Nashville. Both moves had been expected with Mujica suffering a minor thumb fracture when hit by a… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

A's put pitcher Mujica on disabled list, Crisp likely is next

Reliever Edward Mujica was pitching well for the Oakland A's since being acquired from the Boston Red Sox, but he suffered a thumb fracture after being hit by a line drive; decision likely to follow on outfielder Coco Crisp Friday or Saturday.
Full Count | WEEI 1 hour ago
Red Sox-Angels series preview

Red Sox-Angels series preview

After hosting the Rangers at Fenway, the Red Sox wrap up a six-game homestand with a series against the Angels this weekend. The Sox have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games and lost the series to the Rangers. While the Red Sox starters have started to improve recently, the offense has continued to sputter. In […]
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on the mound against AL West-best Houston Astros

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on the mound against AL West-best Houston Astros

After losing three straight to start the week, the Tigers have now won back-to-back games after salvaging the series against Milwaukee on Wednesday and clipping the Houston Astros in extra innings on Thursday. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (25-17, 2nd in AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (27-15, 1st in AL West)When: 7:08 p.m.Where: Comerica Park in DetroitTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and Aaron McMann STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersAlfredo Simon (4-2, 3.04 ERA)Lifetime vs....

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May 22: Mariners’ game notes at Toronto

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Newark Star-Ledger 3 hours ago
Yankees fans: Happy they didn't pay Robinson Cano $240 million like Seattle Mariners did?

Yankees fans: Happy they didn't pay Robinson Cano $240 million like Seattle Mariners did?

The former Yankees second baseman has struggled this season.
The Republican 14 hours ago

Boston Red Sox offense still missing in 3-1 loss to Texas Rangers

The Red Sox lost to the Rangers on Thursday.

Texas Rangers minor-league report

Worth noting from the Texas Rangers’ minor-league system on Thursday night: TRIPLE-A ROUND ROCK (25-14) had three errors that led to four unearned runs in a 5-1 loss to Albuquerque (Colorado.) RHP Anthony Ranaudo allowed all the runs in five …
Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Angels' Mike Trout hitting high pitches with more authority

R.A. Dickey went up and in with a fastball to Mike Trout in the seventh inning Thursday night, and the Angels center fielder lined it to the gap in left-center for a double, one of two hits Trout had in an 8-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
Oakland Tribune 15 hours ago

Rays 3, A's 0: Oakland looks to be quickly losing confidence as it self-destructs again in the seventh inning

The A's bring in infield coach Ron Washington, who will help players like shortstop Marcus Semien, who has 16 errors, the worst total in baseball
Failure to tag up properly haunts Burns after 3-0 loss to Rays

Failure to tag up properly haunts Burns after 3-0 loss to Rays

Billy Burns wanted that first run Thursday in the worst way. He didn’t get it, also in the worst way. The A’s center fielder opened the game with a triple and had a chance to score and give Oakland a… Continue Reading →

Five sentences: Quality starts are Job One for Texas Rangers

BOSTON – Here are five semi-significant thoughts to help start – or win – baseball arguments after the Rangers’ 3-1 win over Boston on Thursday: 1. It’s just this simple: When the Rangers get quality starts, they win; they are …
Orange County Register 16 hours ago
Angels' Matt Shoemaker takes step backward in 8-4 loss to Toronto

Angels' Matt Shoemaker takes step backward in 8-4 loss to Toronto

TORONTO – Matt Shoemaker’s resurgence was short-lived. One start after a performance in which Shoemaker seemed to have a handle on what had gone wrong for him this season, Shoemaker regressed. On Thursday, he gave up eight runs in six-plus...
Orange County Register 16 hours ago
On deck: Angels at Red Sox, Friday, 4 p.m.

On deck: Angels at Red Sox, Friday, 4 p.m.

Where: Fenway Park TV: Fox Sports West, 4 p.m. Did you know: The Angels’ four-game sweep at Boston last August was their first since 1962. THE PITCHERS RHP GARRETT RICHARDS (3-2, 2.29) Richards will be returning to the site of the injury that cost...
Orange County Register 17 hours ago
Return to Fenway will spur less-than-fond memories for Angels' Garrett Richards

Return to Fenway will spur less-than-fond memories for Angels' Garrett Richards

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards still remembers vividly the sound he heard the last time he pitched at Fenway Park. “It sounded like a Pillsbury biscuits tube, you know when you open it and it explodes?” Richards said. “That’s what it...
Orange County Register 17 hours ago
Final: Long ball costs Angels' Matt Shoemaker again in loss to Blue Jays

Final: Long ball costs Angels' Matt Shoemaker again in loss to Blue Jays

TORONTO – Matt Shoemaker’s resurgence was short-lived. After an outstanding performance in his last start, Shoemaker said he had realized what was lacking during his early-season struggles was the “bulldog” mentality had in his breakthrough...

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