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Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- Joel Hanrahan and the Tigers: A Perfect Match? – SU**
- Braun to the 15-Day DL – OPSN**
- Pirates send rookie Pitcher Pimentel to the DL – SU
- Pedroia, Gomes, Lester Lead Red Sox to 2 Wins Over A’s – OPSN**
- Reds’ Chapman Pitches for the First Time since being Struck by Line Drive – OPSN**
- Manny Machado Makes Long Awaited Return to Baltimore – SU**
- How can Yankees’ Fans Justify their Reception of Cano? – SU**
- Chicago Rookie Abreu Sets Multitude of Records in First Month – SU**
- Lester K’s Career High 15 – OPSN
- Abreu Hits League Leading 11th Home Run – OPSN**
- Dustin Pedroia Hits Grand Slam – OPSN
- Gomes’ Grand Slam – OPSN
- Twins OF Sam Fuld Robs Manny Machado of Extra Bases – OPSN**
- Reds’ Hamilton Makes Diving Catch, Injures Hand – OPSN**
- Jansen Secures Dodgers’ 10,000th Win – MLB.com
Other MLB Highlights and Transactions:
- *Blue Jays Placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 60-day DL. Recalled RHP Chad Jenkins from Buffalo (IL).
- *Mariners Optioned LHP Lucas Luetge to Tacoma (PCL). Activated RHP Hisashi Iwakuma from the 15-day DL.
- *Pirates Placed RHP Stolmy Pimentel on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 2. Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Jared Hughes Indianapolis. Selected the contract of RHP Vin Mazzaro from Indianapolis.
- *Yankees Selected the contract of RHP Alfredo Aceves from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated RHP Chris Leroux for assignment.
- *Twins Placed RHP Mike Pelfrey on the 15-day DL, retroactive May 2. Recalled INF Danny Santana from Rochester (IL).
- *Brewers Placed OF Ryan Braun on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27. Activated OF Logan Schafer from the 15-day DL.
- *Marlins Activated RHP Jacob Turner from the 15-day DL.
- *Angels Placed 3B David Freese on the 15-day DL. Optioned OF J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Salt Lake. Sent RHP Yoslan Herrera outright to Salt Lake. Selected the contract of INF C.J. Cron from Salt Lake.
- *Rockies Recalled C Michael McKenry from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Colorado Springs.
- *Indians Placed C Yan Gomes on the paternity leave list. Designated INF Elliot Johnson for assignment. Selected the contract of C George Kottaras from Columbus (IL). Recalled LHP Nick Hagadone from Columbus.
- *Reds Reinstated INF/OF Skip Schumaker from the 15-day DL. Designated OF Roger Bernadina for assignment.
- *White Sox Placed OF Adam Eaton on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Frank De Los Santos from Charlotte (IL). Claimed OF Moises Sierra off waivers from Toronto. Transferred RHP Nate Jones to the 60-day DL.
- *Cubs Activated RHP Jake Arrieta from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Chris Coghlan from Iowa (PCL). Transferred RHP Kyuji Fujikawa to the 60-day DL. Optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa.