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Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez returned from the family emergency list in time for Wednesday's 9-4 win over the A's after three days away from the team, securing a level of depth greater than usual for the 'pen. To make room for Rodriguez, the Tigers optioned Tyler Collins to Triple-A Toledo.
Before Wednesday night's game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park, A.J. Pierzynski said he was looking forward to getting his next hit -- so he could stop answering questions about it.
The Phillies acquired Jeremy Hellickson and Charlie Morton in the offseason because they believed they needed a couple veterans to stabilize a rotation of talented, but inexperienced starters.
Phillies manager Pete Mackanin made a couple noticeable changes to his lineup a week ago
Nintendo of America announced on Wednesday that it is selling majority interest in the Mariners to minority owners, a move that requires the approval of Major League Baseball. Longtime club CEO and chairman Howard Lincoln will retire, to be replaced by one of the current minority owners, John Stanton.
Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett was back in Milwaukee on Wednesday for further evaluation after right oblique tightness caused his scratch from Tuesday's lineup.
Astros right-hander Lance McCullers, out with shoulder soreness since Spring Training, could be headed to Double-A or Triple-A after an encouraging Minor League game in Florida on Wednesday.
Angels closer Huston Street defending his friend, Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta, after speculation that Arrieta has used performance-enhancing substances to better his career.
The Pirates continue to get good reports regarding a quartet of players on the disabled list.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon has told Javier Baez that someday he'll be in the lineup every day in the big leagues. But right now, Baez has accepted his role as a pinch-hitter and defensive sub.
The entire San Francisco offense got into the fun Wednesday afternoon, as the Giants completed their sweep of the Padres with a 13-9 victory at AT&T Park. All nine starters either scored a run or drove one in, and the Giants set a season high with the 13 runs.
Yes. That Rob Schneider.
Brandon Belt said he didn't pay much attention to the shift. Matt Duffy said it was the first time he tried to beat it. Either way, the approach worked as Belt recorded three hits and drove in five runs and Duffy added three hits, including a triple, in the Giants' 13-9 victory over the Padres on Wednesday AT&T Park to complete a three-game sweep of their National League West rivals.
The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Ballot has been released, and while the season is still young, it's never too early to start evaluating candidates. Many have already begun to stand out, while others are sure to break out and hit their stride in the coming months leading up to the July 12 Midsummer Classic at San Diego's Petco Park.
As he watched Cody Anderson labor through his most recent start, Indians ace Corey Kluber thought something looked off with his teammate's delivery. Rather than remain on the bench wondering what was wrong, Kluber headed into the video room behind Target Field's visitors' dugout.
Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a left groin strain, which should give him time to recover and unlock the mystery that has led to a 10.18 ERA through five starts.
A's manager Bob Melvin confirmed Wednesday that No. 2 prospect Sean Manaea will join the A's in Oakland on Friday and make his Major League debut that night against the Astros.
Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Brewers was postponed because of inclement weather. No makeup date was set, but Cubs ace Jake Arrieta was pushed back to Thursday.
It hasn't been an April to remember for Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who didn't start Wednesday's game against the Angels.
Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney is hoping for good news when he has his ailing left elbow examined.