POSTS FROM SPORTS UNBIASED AND OUTSIDE PITCH SPORTS NETWORK KEEPING YOU UP TO DATE ON WHAT HAPPENED TODAY AROUND THE LEAGUE!!
NEW: Baseball Informer Digital Magazine – BBST**
Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- Machado Shines in First Rehab Game – OPSN
- Conflicting Reports make A’s Griffin’s Fate Uncertain – SU**
- A’s Cespedes Exits Game; A.J. Griffin Suffers Setback – OPSN**
- Rangers’ Figueroa Just the Latest in Long Line of Pitchers set for TJ Surgery –OPSN**
- Mark Trumbo Headed to the DL – SU
- Sammy Sosa, Cubs Ready to Make Amends – SU
- Yankees’ Pineda Ejected for using Pine Tar – SU**
- Josh Johnson to Undergo Tommy John Surgery – OPSN
- Pujols Joins Elite 500 HR Club – SU**
- Tracey McGrady Makes Skeeters’ Roster – SU**
- Top Ten Baseball Movies According to Adam Solowei – SU
- Chris Colabello’s Resilience Paying Off in 2014 – OPSN
- 100th Anniversary of Wrigley – OPSN
- Is White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale Actually One of the Lucky Ones? – SU**
- Is Aaron Harang for Real? – OPSN
- Checking in on some of Baseball’s Top Prospects – OPSN
- Machado gets third hit in First Rehab Start – OPSN
- Machado Triples in the 3rd Inning – OPSN
- Machado hit first inning double – OPSN
- Pujols Hits #500 – BBST**
- Pineda’s Ejection – OPSN
- What is “Blocking the Plate?” – OPSN
Other MLB Highlights and Transactions:
- *Orioles Sent 3B Manny Machado to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.
- *Red Sox Optioned 3B Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 3B Will Middlebrooks from the 15-day DL.
- *White Sox Claimed RHP Hector Noesi off waivers from Texas.
- *Rockies Sent RHP Jhoulys Chacin to Colorado Springs (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Rafael Betancourt on a minor league contract.
- *Astros Placed RHP Matt Albers on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jose Cisnero from Oklahoma City (PCL).
- *Athletics Sent SS Jake Elmore to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
- *Pirates Placed RHP Jason Grilli on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Indianapolis (IL).
- *Padres Placed 3B Chase Headley on the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Tommy Medica to El Paso (PCL). Designated OF Alex Castellanos for assignment. Transferred RHP Josh Johnson to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of SS Jace Peterson from San Antonio (TL) and RHP Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso.
- *Mariners Recalled LHP Lucas Luetge from Tacoma (PCL).
- * Rangers Placed 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Reinstated 3B Adrian Beltre from the 15-day DL.
*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com