4/16/2013 | Bucs option Morris, bring up righty Mazzaro
The Pirates on Tuesday optioned right-hander Bryan Morris to Triple-A Indianapolis and selected the contract of fellow righty Vin Mazzaro from Indianapolis to take his place.
4/16/2013 | Hanrahan injury creates opportunity for Wright
The Red Sox on Tuesday placed closer Joel Hanrahan on the 15-day disabled list because of lingering soreness in his right hamstring and promoted knuckleballer Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket.
4/16/2013 | Red Sox postpone Open House at Fenway Park event
The Red Sox have postponed Wednesday's scheduled Open House at Fenway Park following Monday's tragic Boston Marathon bombings.
4/16/2013 | Nats short-handed Tuesday due to illness, injury
Nationals manager Davey Johnson held first baseman Adam LaRoche out of the starting lineup Monday in order to get Tyler Moore some playing time. Bryce Harper and Denard Span were out of Tuesday's lineup, but not so that Johnson could get his bench players on the field.
4/16/2013 | Stanton takes BP, nears return to action
Giancarlo Stanton could be back in the lineup as early as a day or two. The Marlins' 23-year-old right fielder took batting practice early on Tuesday afternoon, and he will see how he feels on Wednesday before a decision is made.
4/16/2013 | Big bats back Sanabia as Marlins top Nats
A day after celebrating his 24th birthday, Adeiny Hechavarria provided the Marlins with a wakeup call, belting a three-run homer that triggered an 8-2 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.
4/16/2013 | Despite April concerns, no need for teams to panic
No one makes a trade in April. Well, almost no one. At least not a trade of significance. So even if things haven't gone the way they intended, teams should just take a deep breath and let things play out.
4/16/2013 | Draft Watch: 'Electric' Stanek drawing buzz
Draft Watch is back for another exciting week of amateur baseball action. The days are starting to dwindle for teams to evaluate and line up their Draft boards.
4/16/2013 | Gallardo arrested Tuesday for drunk driving
Brewers Opening Day starter Yovani Gallardo was arrested early Tuesday and cited with drunken driving.
4/16/2013 | Rickey's great-granddaughter part of Jackie celebration
Kelley Jakle, the great-granddaughter of Branch Rickey, sang "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch Monday at Dodger Stadium, capping a night of celebration in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.
4/16/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: April 16
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
4/16/2013 | Playing a leadership role without playing much
At this point in his career, 42-year-old Jason Giambi, is 13 years removed from his AL MVP heyday, and might provide production at a replacement level. His value, therefore, rests largely in what he brings to Cleveland's clubhouse.
4/16/2013 | Pena relieved sister OK after Boston tragedy
Carlos Pena had a few anxious moments to deal with before Monday's game with the Oakland Athletics. His sister was in Boston for the marathon and it took the Pena family a while to connect with her, but found out she was OK.
4/16/2013 | Hot April can be inconsistent indicator for players
April is a strange month for baseball's stats junkies. When it comes to players off to unusually torrid starts, the sample size is far too small to know whether the numbers mark the beginning of a breakout season or a statistical anomaly that will regress back to the mean by season's end. Past Aprils have produced both ends of the spectrum.
4/16/2013 | Kemp to donate $15K via Robinson Foundation
Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is planning on turning his love and respect for Jackie Robinson into at least a $15,000 a year college scholarship to a minority student in need, designated by the foundation established in the Hall of Famer's name.
4/16/2013 | Magic grateful for many doors Jackie opened
For the 66th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson shattered the color barrier as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Major League Baseball came full circle at Dodger Stadium. Robinson was the first African-American player of the 20th century to play in the Majors, and the former Lakers great is the first high-level African-American owner.
4/16/2013 | Stults a two-way threat in win over Dodgers
Eric Stults tossed six solid innings against his former club and belted his first career home run as the Padres won, 6-3, on Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium.
4/16/2013 | Widow maintains Jackie's trademark grace
The moment at which Rachel Robinson was introduced to the crowd at Dodger Stadium was, of course, worth the price of admission all by itself. But then, Jackie Robinson's widow had over time paid a much higher admission price than any of the rest of us.
4/15/2013 | Twins roll behind strong nights from Correia, Mauer
Kevin Correia continued his strong start to the season while Joe Mauer and Trevor Plouffe both homered to lift the Twins to an 8-2 win over the Angels to snap a five-game losing streak on Monday at Target Field.
4/15/2013 | Padres honored for up-close look at Jackie's Day
"To be playing against his organization in this city is special for us," Padres manager Bud Black said before Monday's game against the Dodgers on Jackie Robinson Day.
4/15/2013 | A's honor Robinson's contributions to baseball
The A's joined forces with Major League Baseball on Monday to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day and honor the legacy of the legendary Hall of Famer.
4/15/2013 | Rehabbing Papi shares thoughts on tragedy
Seldom has David Ortiz been angrier than he was on Monday night before he was scheduled to continue his rehab assignment with the Pawtucket Red Sox in a game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
4/15/2013 | Headley's return from injury rehab expected any day
The Padres set aside a locker for Chase Headley in the visiting clubhouse at Dodger Stadium on Monday, and the injured third baseman could join the club for the series against the Dodgers.
4/15/2013 | Cards take pressure off mound with fast start
The Cardinals' offense erased any suspense about how manager Mike Matheny would set up his bullpen by scoring 10 times in the first three innings of the series opener at Pittsburgh to win, 10-6, on Monday.
4/15/2013 | Kendrick, Angels don Robinson's 42 on special day
Howie Kendrick has been an active player for a game on April 15 for each of the last seven seasons. But wearing Jackie Robinson's No. 42, which all players do on the anniversary of Robinson's debut, hasn't gotten old.
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