8:12 PM EDT, Sat July 04, 2015
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (calf strain) placed on disabled list for the first time in his career

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (calf strain) placed on disabled list for the first time in his career

The Detroit Tigers have officially placed Miguel Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain -- an injury he suffered Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays. Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera grabs his left leg after a steal attempt during the fourth inning as Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes looks on Friday.AP Photo  DETROIT -- For the first time in his career, Miguel Cabrera has been placed on the disabled list. The Detroit Tigers officially placed Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list early Saturday with a left calf strain, an injury he suffered...
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to miss six weeks with Grade 3 calf strain

Miguel Cabrera, the centerpiece in Detroits talent-packed offense, is expected to miss six weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 3 strain in his left calf. DETROIT -- The news keeps getting worse for the Detroit Tigers. Miguel Cabrera, the centerpiece in Detroit's talent-packed...
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago

Five internal candidates who could replace Miguel Cabrera at first base

The Tigers need a first baseman in light of the devastating news that Miguel Cabrera is expected to be sidelined until mid-August with a left calf injury. So who will be his replacement? Heres a list of five internal candidates who will be considered.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago

Jefry Marte brings power bat, some flexibility to Detroit Tigers lineup

Infielder Jefry Marte was called up from Triple-A Toledo on Saturday to replace the injured Miguel Cabrera, expected to miss six weeks with a Grade 3 calf sprain, and has some experience at first base. DETROIT -- The newest addition to the Detroit Tigers lineup brings a...
Baltimore Sun 7 hours ago

Cabrera likely to go on DL after Tigers top Jays 8-6

Miguel Cabrera's calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers.

Mariners come up empty in 2-0 loss to Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. — On a Saturday afternoon that followed a four-homer Friday night, the Seattle Mariners produced…crickets. Against Oakland right-hander Kendall Graveman in a 2-0 loss at the O.co Coliseum. Graveman worked the first seven innings before Drew Pomeranz and Tyler Clippard completed the shutout, which stuck Felix Hernandez with his first loss to the Athletics in his last 14 starts in the East Bay. And that, friends, is how the Mariners, now 37-44, reached the midpoint of this disappointing season. Felix was standard Felix. Not the King in top form but still pretty good in...
Oakland Tribune 1 hour ago

A's beat King Felix and Mariners 2-0

Felix Hernandez hadn't lost in Oakland since 2008, a string of 13 starts, but A's rookies Kendall Graveman and Billy Burns end the streak
Newark Star-Ledger 12 hours ago

Yankees' Brian McCann's walk-off homer downs Rays, 7-5 | Rapid reaction

Shot to right field ends 12-inning battle
Newsday 1 hour ago

Brian McCann's ability to steal strikes for his pitchers has declined

When the Yankees signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85-million contract before last season, most people focused on the lefthanded power and leadership the team would be adding with the former Braves catcher.
The Republican 2 hours ago
Boston Red Sox RF Shane Victorino records two hits in first start back from disabled list

Boston Red Sox RF Shane Victorino records two hits in first start back from disabled list

The right fielder hustles and provides energy when he's out there, but don't count on it to last -- although it would be excellent for the Sox if it does last the rest of the season.
Over the Monster 8 hours ago

Red Sox vs. Astros lineups: Shane Victorino returns

Shane Victorino is back in the lineup Shane Victorino is back in the Red Sox lineup Saturday afternoon as they try to rebound from one of the more frustrating losses suffered in a season with no shortage of candidates. HOUSTON ASTROS BOSTON RED SOX Jose Altuve - 2B Mookie Betts - CF Preston...

Jonathan Schoop rejoins Orioles, likely to be activated for Sunday's game

CHICAGO -- Second baseman Jonathan Schoop rejoined the Orioles Saturday in Chicago and will likely be activated from the disabled list to start in Sunday's series finale against the White Sox.

Orioles notes and international signings - School of Roch

With Bud Norris listed among the Orioles' relievers today, it's more apparent that Kevin Gausman will remain in the rotation and take his next turn Tuesday night in Minnesota. Gausman shut out the Rangers on four hits over 6 1/3 innings, with two walks and seven strikeouts, in Thursday night's...
The Republican 1 hour ago
Boston Red Sox Clay Buchholz continues impressive season, increasing his trade value

Boston Red Sox Clay Buchholz continues impressive season, increasing his trade value

BOSTON - The last time a Red Sox starter tossed a complete game shutout was 11 months ago when Clay Buchholz held the Tampa Bay Rays scoreless on the last day of August. Buchholz came within one out of doing...

Clay Buchholz Player Of The Game Interview 7-04-15

Joe & Dave talked to the Sox starter, who threw a much-needed complete game win against the Astros at Fenway Park.
Tampa Tribune 3 hours ago
Yankees beat Rays 3-2 on 9th-inning error by Boxberger

Yankees beat Rays 3-2 on 9th-inning error by Boxberger

NEW YORK -- A ninth-inning throwing error by pitcher Brad Boxberger gave the New York Yankees their second straight walk-off win against the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-2 today. Steven Souza Jr. tied the score in the top half with a two-run drive, the first home run off Dellin Betances (5-1) since
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Seventh-inning update: Tigers 5, Blue Jays 1

Seventh-inning update: Tigers 5, Blue Jays 1

After six innings at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers lead the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1. DETROIT -- For a second straight day, the new-look lineup for the Detroit Tigers paid dividends early. The Tigers scored four runs off Toronto starter R.A. Dickey in the first inning and lead, 5-1, after six innings Saturday, July 4, at Comerica Park. J.D. Martinez hit his 21st home run of the season, a two-run shot, after Yoenis Cespedes doubled, and Nick Castellanos doubled and James McCann hit his third triple of the season. Detroit (40-39) tacked on another run in the...

Texas Rangers designate Neftali Feliz for assignment

It appears Neftali Feliz’s career with the Rangers, which started with 100 mph fastballs and included a Rookie of the Year award and one of the most heartbreaking moments in club history, has come to an end. The Rangers designated …
Bless You Boys 7 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' 4th of July jerseys are fire

Detroit Tigers' 4th of July jerseys are fire

At least everyone will look great while mourning Miggy. Tough start to the day, but these babies should help everyone feel (ever so slightly) better. Justin Verlander is a fan. A photo posted by Justin Verlander (@justinverlander) on Jul 4, 2015 at 6:23am PDT Andddd #merica. Sweetest July 4th Unis I've ever seen!! Happy Independence Day to everyone #merica A photo posted by JD Martinez (@jdmartinez20) on Jul 4, 2015 at 7:50am PDT DL stints are temporary, but the stars and stripes are forever. Enjoy your 4th of July!
Houston Chronicle 3 hours ago
Clay Buchholz silences Astros’ bats as Red Sox win on Independence Day

Clay Buchholz silences Astros’ bats as Red Sox win on Independence Day

Associated Press BOSTON — Clay Buchholz pitched a six-hitter to win his fourth straight start, coming within one out of a shutout as the Boston Red Sox rebounded from a tough loss with a 6-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Mookie Betts drove in three runs and made a leaping catch in center […]
Gray likely to start Tuesday, not throw in All-Star game

Gray likely to start Tuesday, not throw in All-Star game

The A’s would like to see Sonny Gray pitch twice between now and the All-Star break, and manager Bob Melvin is strongly leaning to having Gray, recovering from a bout of gastritis caused by salmonella, start Tuesday in New York.… Continue Reading →
News-Herald 1 hour ago
Pittsburgh Pirates 1, Cleveland Indians 0: Tribe's five game winning streak stopped

Pittsburgh Pirates 1, Cleveland Indians 0: Tribe's five game winning streak stopped

PITTSBURGH - Jeff Locke pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, retiring his last 19 batters, and Neil Walker had an RBI single to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cleveland Indians 1-0 on Saturday.Locke (5-4) allowed only second-inning singles by Yan Gomes and Giovanny Urshela as the Pirates ended Cleveland's five-game winning streak.

More American League Rumors & News

Hot-and-cold Mariners bats go cold again in 2-0 loss to A’s

A day after exploding for four two-run homers in a 9-5 win over the Oakland A’s, the Seattle Mariners’ offense fell silent again as they lost to the A’s, 2-0.
Plain Dealer 6 mins ago

RHP Cody Anderson superb but Cleveland Indians' bats go quietly at Pittsburgh Pirates: DMan's Report, Game 80

The Indians slipped to 23-19 on the road after a 1-0 loss to the Pirates on Saturday afternoon.

Twinsights: Trevor May heads to Twins bullpen for now

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rookie right-hander Trevor May will head to the bullpen to make room in the starting rotation for newly reinstated Ervin Santana, the Twins announced Saturday. Rather than use a six-man rotation into the all-star break, the Twins will be able to give surging Kyle Gibson two more starts: Tuesday against the Baltimore Orioles and July 12 against the Detroit Tigers. Left-hander Tommy Milone will start on normal rest Wednesday. “I kind of liked the idea of getting Gibson two more starts and a couple of home games against a couple of good teams,” Twins manager Paul Molitor...
Tampa Bay Times 13 mins ago

Rays' Souza snaps slump in impressive fashion

NEW YORK — OF Steven Souza Jr. insisted he wasn't paying attention to a nearly week-and-a-half-long hitless streak. Or maybe he had just lost count after Saturday's first-inning strikeout left him hitless in his past 26 at-bats with 16 Ks.
Plain Dealer 18 mins ago

Cleveland Indians offense on lockdown in fast-paced loss in Pittsburgh

"When [Yan] Gomes hit that ball to right-center for the single [in the second inning] -- we weren't able to do that enough today. When you tried to pull him today, we kind of played into it. Then he started getting on a roll with his ground balls."

American League Player News

  • 10 Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera

    Five internal candidates who could replace Miguel Cabrera at first base

  • 10 Brian McCann

    Brian McCann

    Brian McCann's ability to steal strikes for his pitchers has declined

  • 8 Alex Rodriguez

    Alex Rodriguez

    Alex Rodriguez deserves All-Star consideration, Yankees' Joe Girardi says

  • 7 Trevor Bauer

    Trevor Bauer

    Casual Friday: Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer flies drone, mimics teammates, then stymies Pirates in 5-2 victory

  • 7 Clay Buchholz

    Clay Buchholz

    Boston Red Sox RHP Clay Buchholz hurls complete game; Sox beat Houston Astros 6-1

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