4/27/2013 | Padres enjoying superlative defensive play
One positive aspect of the Padres' play over the past few weeks has been the solid defensive work from essentially the entire roster, as the club had not committed an error in its last 11 games entering Saturday.
4/27/2013 | Molina day to day after being hit by a pitch
Rays catcher Jose Molina had to leave in the fourth inning of Saturday night's 10-4 win against the Chicago White Sox after being hit by a pitch just above the right knee. He is listed as day to day with a right quad contusion.
4/27/2013 | Vargas returns to fond memories in Seattle
Angels left-hander Jason Vargas on Sunday will make his first career start against the Mariners, a club with which he won 33 games and posted 3.96 ERA over the past three season before heading to Anaheim in a trade for Kendrys Morales.
4/27/2013 | Rosario credits Bichette's praise for home run
In the batting cage on Friday, Rockies hitting coach Dante Bichette looked at Wilin Rosario and told him he was the best hitter in the world.
4/27/2013 | Xolos, Club America to play match at Petco Park
The Padres announced Saturday that Petco Park will host an exhibition soccer match featuring the Xolos de Tijuana on July 6 at 7:30 p.m. PT. The non-league match will pit the Xolos against Club America in the 2013 San Diego Clasico.
4/27/2013 | Capuano slated to make rehab start on Wednesday
Chris Capuano is getting closer to returning to the Dodgers, and the left-hander is scheduled to make a Minor League rehab start on Wednesday.
4/27/2013 | Petco Park agrees with Lincecum
Even by Petco Park's pitcher-friendly standards, Tim Lincecum has outperformed virtually all of his peers at the San Diego Padres' home field.
4/27/2013 | Betancourt takes his turn as Brewers' cleanup man
Yuniesky Betancourt was so surprised when he arrived at Dodger Stadium on Saturday and saw he was batting cleanup, he asked hitting coach Johnny Narron if it was for real.
4/27/2013 | Segura scratched because of split fingernail
Milwaukee scratched shortstop and two-hole hitter Jean Segura on Saturday after he split a fingernail fielding grounders during batting practice.
4/27/2013 | Brewers to debate best move for Davis, Prince
Brewers officials will meet Monday to decide if prospects Khris Davis and Josh Prince would be better served playing every day at Triple-A Nashville.
4/27/2013 | Affeldt could return after another 'pen session
Contrary to earlier indications, Jeremy Affeldt might not have to face hitters before being activated from the disabled list. Affeldt threw 30 pitches in the bullpen Saturday, marking the first time he had worked off a mound since straining his right side April 14.
4/27/2013 | Outman relieved Gregorius OK after pitch to head
Rockies left-hander Josh Outman began to feel less stressed Saturday after visiting with D-backs shortstop Didi Gregorius, whom Outman hit in the right temple with a pitch on Friday night.
4/27/2013 | MLB Players Association clinic teaches fundamentals
More than 100 kids were at Boston Common on Saturday morning taking advantage of a free clinic offered by the MLB Players Association that allows children to learn fundamentals from former Major Leaguers, get a free lunch, a few autographs and hours of unrestricted energy release.
4/27/2013 | Narveson begins rehab process by playing catch
Left-hander Chris Narveson played catch Saturday for the first time since he sprained a ligament in his left middle finger, the first step in what will be a relatively long rehabilitation.
4/27/2013 | Villanueva, Nolasco to meet in Cubs-Marlins finale
Among the game's best in April, Cubs right-hander Carlos Villanueva will look to finish the month out strong as he takes the hill in Sunday's series finale against right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Marlins in Miami. A win would give the Cubs a sweep and a four-game winning streak.
4/27/2013 | Escobar day to day with tight hamstring
Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar remains day to day with right hamstring tightness.
4/27/2013 | Adrian scratched late with skin infection on leg
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was scratched from the lineup roughly an hour before Saturday's game against the Brewers because of a small skin infection on his right leg.
4/27/2013 | Advanced stats show upside to McCarthy's slow start
Throughout Brandon McCarthy's winless stretch over his first five outings of the season, the D-backs right-hander has maintained that he is pitching well but getting unlucky at inopportune times and then letting the damage snowball.
4/27/2013 | DL stint likely for right-hander Floyd
White Sox starter Gavin Floyd exited in the third inning of Saturday's 10-4 loss to the Rays at U.S. Cellular Field due to a flexor muscle strain in his right elbow.
4/27/2013 | Consistent Correia tries to break Rangers' spell
The Twins will look to become the first team this season to defeat the Rangers on consecutive days when the clubs wrap up a four-game series on Sunday at Target Field. Minnesota sends its most consistent starter to the mound in Kevin Correia in an attempt to break Texas' hot start to the season.
4/27/2013 | M. Ellis rests before Dodgers make DL call
The Dodgers are hoping Mark Ellis can avoid a trip to the disabled list after the second baseman strained his right quad on Friday against the Brewers.
4/27/2013 | Corporan looking for Peacock to pound strike zone
Brad Peacock, who was the starting pitcher for Saturday's game against the Red Sox, was paired up with catcher Carlos Corporan for the first time this season.
4/27/2013 | Veras impressed with Cisnero's repertoire
Veteran reliever Jose Veras has taken rookie and fellow Dominican Jose Cisnero under his wing.
4/27/2013 | Facing southpaw, Astros use right-handed-only lineup
Manager Bo Porter stood near the lineup card in the visitors' clubhouse prior to Saturday's game as outfielder Brandon Barnes and first baseman Brandon Laird glanced to see their names in the second and third spots, respectively.
4/27/2013 | Alonso's doubles key in Padres' walk-off victory
Nick Hundley drove in the game-winning run in the 12th as the Padres twice rallied back from deficits to defeat the San Francisco Giants, 8-7, in the second of a three-game series at Petco Park on Saturday.
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