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:
- Cuban Rookie Takes Fifth Spot in M’s Rotation – OPSN**
- Indians Sign Gomes to Six-Year Extension – OPSN**
- Nolan Ryan Could End Rangers’ Triple-A Team’s Relationship – OPSN
- MLB Regular Season Unique Predictions & Statistical Facts – SU**
- MLB Home Opener Price Comparisons – OPSN
- Cabrera or Trout? Who is the Better Value? – OPSN
- 2014 All Man-Crush Team – OPSN
- 2014: Life of a MLB Season Ticket Holder: Why Opening Day Should be a National Holiday – SU**
- Why the Boston Red Sox Have Finally Given David Ortiz what he Deserves – SU**
- Ranking the Top Five Defensive CF in MLB – OPSN
- Lincecum gets Drilled in Knee by Line Drive – OPSN
- Jeter Honored in Pre-Game Ceremony – OPSN
- Josh Hamilton Hits 3-Run Shot – OPSN
Other MLB Highlights:
- *Nationals Placed RHP Doug Fister on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23.
- *Rangers Assigned LHP Ryan Feierabend, RHP Justin Germano, RHP Colby Lewis, RHP Daniel McCutchen, C Chris Snyder, INF Kevin Kouzmanoff and INF Kensuke Tanaka to Round Rock (PCL), and RHP Nick Martinez to Frisco (Texas).
- *Mariners Placed RHP Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP Taijuan Walker and RHP Stephen Pryor on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
- *Giants Purchased the contract of RHP Juan Gutierrez and INF Brandon Hicks from Fresno (PCL). Reassigned OF Tyler Colvin to Fresno and RHP Derek Law to Richmond (SL). Placed LHP Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23 and INF Marco Scutaro to the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Designated OF Roger Kieschnick for assignment.
- *Padres Selected the contract of INF-OF Xavier Nady. Placed OF Carlos Quentin, RHP Josh Johnson, RHP Casey Kelly, OF Cameron Maybin and RHP Joe Wieland on the 15-day DL. Optioned INF-OF Kyle Blanks to El Paso (PCL).
- *Pirates Placed C Chris Stewart and LHP Jeff Locke on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Selected the contract of INF Travis Ishikawa from Indianapolis (IL). Assigned LHP Andy Oliver outright to Indianapolis. Designated RHP Vin Mazzaro for assignment.
- *Phillies Selected the contracts of OF Tony Gwynn Jr., LHP Mario Hollands and RHP Jeff Manship. Transferred RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez from the 15- to the 60-day DL. Reassigned INF Reid Brignac and RHP Shawn Camp to Lehigh Valley (IL).
- *Athletics Optioned LHP Joe Savery, C Stephen Vogt, 3B Hiro Nakajima and INF Jake Elmore to Sacramento (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Sam Fuld from Sacramento. Designated OF Michael Taylor for assignment. Placed RHP Ryan Cook, RHP A.J. Griffin, RHP Fernando Rodriguez and OF Craig Gentry on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Reassigned OF Billy Burns to their minor league camp.
- *Twins Selected the contracts of INF/OF Jason Bartlett and OF Jason Kubel. Reassigned C Dan Rohlfing to their minor league camp.
- *Dodgers Placed LHP Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day DL.
- *Rockies Placed RHP Jhoulys Chacin and LHP Boone Logan on the 15-day DL.
- *Cubs Designated RHP Alberto Cabrera for assignment.
- *Red Sox Reassigned LHP Tommy Layne, RHP Brayan Villarreal, OF Corey Brown, and INF Mike McCoy to their minor league camp. Released RHP Francisco Cordero.
- *Orioles Optioned RHP Kevin Gausman, LHP TJ McFarland and INF Jemile Weeks to Norfolk (IL).
- *Braves Purchased the contracts of RHP Gus Schlosser and LHP Ian Thomas from Gwinett (IL). Recalled LHP Ryan Buchter from Gwinnett. Optioned RHP Ervin Santana to Gwinnett. Placed RHP Cory Gearrin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26th. Transferred RHP Brandon Beachy and LHP Jonny Venters to the 60-day DL.
*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com
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