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Adduci day to day after banging head on catch

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:56
Jim Adduci had to leave Thursday's game, a 4-2 loss to the Astros, after hitting his head hard while making a terrific running catch in foul territory.
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Minor's mastery continues with latest gem

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:43
After flirting with a no-hitter last week in Cincinnati, Mike Minor extended his dominance on Thursday night at Citi Field. The Braves left-hander carried a gem into the eighth inning and produced a pair of hits that propelled his club to a 6-1 win over the Mets.
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O's pad lead in AL East, capture series from Rays

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:41
J.J. Hardy drove in the go-ahead run in the Orioles' 5-4 win against the Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Thursday night.
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Murphy's DL stint opens door for Herrera's callup

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:58
The Mets may have lost second baseman Daniel Murphy for the next two weeks, but they're replacing him with one of the organization's most heralded infield prospects in Dilson Herrera.
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Yankees acquire LHP Outman from Indians (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:25
CHICAGO (AP) -- The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Josh Outman in a trade with the Cleveland Indians.
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Yankees acquire lefty specialist Outman from Indians

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:12
The Yankees added a layer of specialization to their bullpen on Thursday, acquiring left-hander Josh Outman from the Indians in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.
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O'Flaherty is equipped to handle closer's role

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 01:52
Eric O'Flaherty's ability to have success against both righties and lefties is a big reason why the A's want him in the closer's role while All-Star Sean Doolittle recovers from a right intercostal strain.
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Petit retires 46th straight to set MLB record

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 01:38
Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit etched himself into Major League history by retiring his 46th consecutive batter in the third inning of Thursday's game against the Rockies.
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Blanco, Giants back Petit's record-setting day

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 00:58
Gregor Blanco's two-run homer in the second inning generated most of the Giants' offense and paced them to Thursday's 4-1 victory over the Rockies at AT&T Park on a milestone day for starter Yusmeiro Petit.
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Jones swipes home in O's double steal vs. Rays

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 00:36
To tie the game with the Rays at 2 in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday the O's turned to some small ball and Adam Jones was credited with a steal of home.
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No easy way for Angels to replace Richards

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 00:20
Garrett Richards' now-vacant rotation spot is a major issue for the Angels, on Saturday against the A's and in the month that will follow.
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Hosmer getting closer to a rehab assignment

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-08-29 00:01
Eric Hosmer is making such good progress that the Royals might get him on a Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment this weekend. The first baseman took live batting practice during Thursday's pregame workout with no apparent difficulty.
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Record-setting Petit leads Giants past Rockies 4-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-08-28 23:45

One strike shy from a perfect game last September, Yusmeiro Petit refused to let another chance at baseball history slip away. Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win. This time, I'm not going to allow myself to not do it.''' Petit (4-3) got the first eight hitters, establishing the mark by striking out Charlie Culberson. Charlie Blackmon followed with a single to drive in Colorado's only run.


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Mets activate RHP Matsuzaka, put RHP Black on DL (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-08-28 23:26
The New York Mets have put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his neck and activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka. The Mets made the moves before Thursday night's game against Atlanta. Matsuzaka was put on the 15-day DL on July 26 with elbow inflammation. General manager Sandy Alderson indicated it would take a while before the right-hander feels any effect from the injection.
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Lobstein just what the doctor ordered

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-08-28 23:24
With uncertainty surrounding Anibal Sanchez's return from a strained right pectoral muscle, the Tigers were in serious need of another starter to give them a fighting chance at success in that rotation spot. Kyle Lobstein filled that role splendidly on Thursday.
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Venters has torn UCL, faces third Tommy John surgery

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-08-28 23:09
After spending the past few months battling the frustration that came courtesy of his attempt to return from a second Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery, Jonny Venters received some jarring news on Thursday, when Dr. James Andrews informed him that he had torn the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow for a third time.
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Royals claim Jayson Nix off waivers (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-08-28 22:35
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Braves LHP Venters shut down with elbow tear (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-08-28 22:23
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have shut down left-hander Jonny Venters for the rest of the season after the reliever tore an elbow ligament while trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery.
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Reds swipe six, run away with rubber match

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-08-28 22:20
Cincinnati's proficiency on the bases helped accomplish something in Thursday's 7-2 victory over the Cubs that they hadn't done in more than eight years.
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Choo's surgery set for Friday, when Rios returns

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-08-28 22:13
Shin-Soo Choo is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday to have a bone spur removed from his left elbow. On the same day, Alex Rios is expected to be back in the lineup after dealing with a badly bruised right thumb.
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