Posts From Sports Unbiased and Outside Pitch Sports Network keeping you up to date on what happened today around the league!!
Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- Scheppers May Pitch Opening Day for Rangers – SU**
- Jaso’s Recovery Clears Up Questions for Oakland – OPSN**
- Braves Cory Gearrin Leaves Game vs Tigers – OPSN
- Report: Braves’ Mike Minor to Start in Minor League Game Saturday – OPSN
- Farnsworth Remains a Free Agent – OPSN
- Bedard Released by Rays – OPSN
- Cub’s Castro May Be Ready for Opening Day – OPSN
- Carlos Santana named Indians Starting Third Baseman – OPSN
- Victorino Held out of Tuesday’s Game – OPSN**
- A’s Parker has Successful Surgery – OPSN**
- Pirates Acquire Vance Worley – OPSN
- Pineda is Named Yankees Fifth Starter – OPSN
- Scherzer’s Contract Situation – OPSN
- Why the Red Sox have Finally Given David Ortiz What he Deserves – SU**
- 2014: Life of a Season Ticket Holder: Why MLB Opening Day Should be a National Holiday – SU**
- Stock Up/Stock Down – OPSN
Other MLB Highlights:
- *Nationals Released LHP Michael Gonzalez.
- *Pirates Optioned OF Jaff Decker, RHP Jared Hughes and 1B/OF Andrew Lambo to Indianapolis (IL). Reassigned RHPs Jay Jackson and Zack Thornton, INFs Robert Andino and Michael Martinez, LHPs Daniel Schlereth and Adam Wilk, OF Chris Dickerson and C Omir Santos to minor league camp.
- *Phillies Released SS Ronny Cedeno from a minor league contract.
- *Twins Selected the contract of OF Jason Kubel from Rochester (IL).
- *Brewers Selected the contracts of LHP Zach Duke, 1B Lyle Overbay and 1B-3B Mark Reynolds from Nashville (PCL).
- *Marlins Selected the contract of OF Reed Johnson from New Orleans (PCL).
- *Dodgers Reinstated OF Carl Crawford from the paternity list. Optioned infielder Alex Guerrero to Albuquerque (PCL).
- *Angels Selected the contract of INF John McDonald from Salt Lake (PCL).
- *Royals Claimed LHP Patrick Schuster off waivers from San Diego. Designated OF Carlos Peguero for assignment.
- *Tigers Optioned RHP Hernan Perez to Toledo (IL).
- *Indians Selected the contract of DH Jason Giambi from Columbus (IL).
- *Reds Selected the contract of C Ramon Santiago from Louisville (IL).
- *Cubs Released LHP Tsuyoshi Wada from a minor league contract.
- *Orioles Optioned RHP Brad Brach to Norfolk (IL).
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*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com