4/25/2014 | Grilli to head to DL Saturday after procedural error
Pirates closer Jason Grilli has a strained left oblique muscle and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, when the club is expected to recall Jared Hughes to take his place.
4/25/2014 | Tigers ride seven-run frame to win over Twins
Nick Castellanos hit a two-run jack and added an RBI single during a seven-run third inning that propelled the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Twins on Friday in the series opener at Target Field.
4/25/2014 | Beltre activated, Kouzmanoff lands on disabled list
The Rangers activated third baseman Adrian Beltre from the 15-day disabled list Friday and placed third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Wednesday, with a herniated disc in his lower back.
4/25/2014 | All-Star events, ballot unveiled by Mauer and Co.
Six-time All-Star Joe Mauer joined several Twins legends, front-office executives and elected city officials to officially announce this year's MLB All-Star activities and to launch the ballots for the American and National Leagues on Friday at Target Field.
4/25/2014 | Uecker statue gets spot in last row at Miller Park
In a nod to his famous Miller Lite ads of the 1970s and '80s, Bob Uecker was honored Friday with his second statue at Miller Park -- this one behind the last row of section 422 in the upper deck.
4/25/2014 | Ventura shuts down O's in dominant performance
In a game delayed by rain for 55 minutes on a chilly, 52-degree Friday evening, Yordano Ventura pitched eight shutout innings for his second win, 5-0, over the Baltimore Orioles in the series opener at Camden Yards.
4/25/2014 | MRI shows no shoulder damage for prospect Edwards
Cubs top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards underwent an MRI on Friday, which revealed some fatigue and inflammation in his right shoulder. The good news is there was no structural damage.
4/25/2014 | Marlins have learned to embrace quirky park
With the season nearly a month old, the Marlins are flashing signs of turning their ballpark into their version of baseball heaven.
4/25/2014 | White Sox claim Noesi off waivers from Rangers
The White Sox claimed Hector Noesi off waivers from the Rangers on Friday, which means that the right-handed reliever will be on his third team of the season.
4/25/2014 | Red Sox pound Buehrle early, blow out Blue Jays
The Red Sox battered left-hander Mark Buehrle, handing him his first loss of the season in an 8-1 series-opening victory over the Blue Jays in front of 29,411 at Rogers Centre on Friday night. Boston struck early and often, scoring a season high in runs and notching a season-high 16 hits to back Jake Peavy's strong performance.
4/25/2014 | Pipeline Preview: Glasnow, Barnes return; LA piggyback
Friday's Minor League schedule is highlighted by the season debuts of Top 100 Prospects Tyler Glasnow and Matt Barnes, plus the intriguing piggyback tandem of Clayton Kershaw and Julio Urias in Rancho Cucamonga.
4/25/2014 | Ball-transfer rule clarified; enforcement begins tonight
Major League Baseball's Playing Rules Committee provided today a clearer interpretation of the play that occurs when a fielder loses possession of a ball while trying to transfer it from his glove to his throwing hand.
4/25/2014 | Ex-umpire Clark's book a story of redemption
Al Clark, a 25-year MLB umpire, was imprisoned after a conviction for mail fraud. His book, "Called Out But Safe: A Baseball Umpire's Journey," details his journey and redemption.
4/25/2014 | Need to get to first? Don't use your head
Even if we could call it a tie in the timing between the two options, the headfirst dive to first base inherently poses more injury risk than the sprint. Alas, scientific scrutiny and the injury issue tends to get trumped by instinct in the heat of the moment.
4/25/2014 | Trout stands alone in a class of his own
Comparing other players to Mike Trout has been part of the national pastime dialogue the last two summers. It was again earlier this week when Trout's Angels played Bryce Harper's Nationals. We should give this topic a rest. It is no longer a productive line of debate. It is not working because it is impossible to find a better all-around baseball player than Trout.
4/25/2014 | MLB Notebook: Donaldson making All-Star case
Coming off his breakout 2013 season, Josh Donaldson is off to a hot start at the plate. If he continues at this pace, his first trip to the All-Star Game will come this summer.
4/25/2014 | Today's MLB starting lineups: April 25
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
4/25/2014 | Fisher makes powerful return for Virginia
Outfielder Derek Fisher returned to the Virginia lineup this week, just in time for one of its biggest series of the season: a weekend visit to Florida State.
4/25/2014 | Phils survive bullpen hiccup for series win in LA
Marlon Byrd's second two-run hit of the night came during a ninth-inning rally that took the bullpen off the hook for blowing Kyle Kendrick's lead on Thursday as the Phillies earned a series win in Los Angeles.
4/25/2014 | Giants prospects Panik, Kickham shine in Fresno win
A pair of Giants prospects led Triple-A Fresno to a 5-0 victory against Albuquerque on Thursday. Second baseman Joe Panik (No. 14) hit his first Triple-A home run and left-hander Mike Kickham (No. 17) threw eight scoreless innings to earn his first win of the season.
4/25/2014 | Baseball Project's latest album touches 'em all
On "3rd," The Baseball Project sings about Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Lenny Dykstra, Pascual Perez, Dale Murphy and other tales of the game it loves.
4/25/2014 | To spare bullpen, Carp pitches inning of relief
Mike Carp is known for his versatility as a Major League player. However, it reached a new level in Thursday's 14-5 loss to the Yankees at Fenway Park.
4/25/2014 | Middlebrooks set to come off disabled list
When the Red Sox open their three-game series in Toronto on Friday night, they will have their regular lineup together for the first time this season.
4/25/2014 | Neither of two calls overturned in LA
Forget the travails of some slumping hitters. The managers took oh-fers here in the Phillies' 7-3 win over the Dodgers in Thursday night's series finale at Dodger Stadium when it came to challenging the umpires' calls.
4/25/2014 | Top prospect Franco hits first Triple-A homer
Maikel Franco, the Phillies' top prospect and No. 25 in all of baseball, finished Thursday night 3-for-4 with his first home run at Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The third baseman hit 31 between Class A Advanced Clearwater and Double-A Reading last year, but he's been in a slump much of this season.
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