5/18/2013 | Reds call up infielder Soto, option Cingrani to Triple-A
Seeking an extra bat for the bench, the Reds called up infielder Neftali Soto from Triple-A Louisville on Saturday and optioned lefty starter Tony Cingrani to Louisville.
5/18/2013 | Cingrani to work on secondary pitches in Triple-A
Rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani was mostly impressive during his callup to the Majors. However, Cingrani was optioned to Triple-A Louisville on Saturday as the Reds prepare to bring ace Johnny Cueto back from the disabled list on Monday.
5/18/2013 | Arrieta recalled from Triple-A to aid overworked bullpen
Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta was recalled prior to Saturday's game, where he will be used -- at least initially -- as an extra bullpen arm who can go multiple innings and help spell an overworked relief corps.
5/18/2013 | Twitter scavengers race for All-Star rewards
Fans all over New York City competed to be the fastest in a social media scavenger hunt that rewarded winners with All-Star Sunday and Fan Fest tickets. With five different winning locations scattered around Manhattan, baseball fans took to Twitter starting at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday to search for the secret password to help them discover where to head and win the prizes.
5/18/2013 | Joyce drives relentless Rays with huge game at plate
Matt Joyce hit a homer and drove in five runs, including the go-ahead two-run double in the ninth, to engineer the game-winning rally as the Rays defeated the Orioles, 10-6, on Saturday.
5/18/2013 | Granderson plays right field for first time in Majors
Curtis Granderson's versatility is only matched by his affability. The Yankees lined Granderson up for his first Major League game in right field Saturday against Toronto, and the longtime center fielder assured his manager that he wouldn't have a problem at the new position.
5/18/2013 | Joba moving closer toward rehab assignment
Joba Chamberlain may be getting closer to a return to the mound. Chamberlain, who has spent the last two weeks on the disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle, threw a long-toss session Saturday and will throw one more bullpen session before going out on a rehab assignment.
5/18/2013 | Reynolds drives in three including walk-off winner
For the second straight game, Cleveland won in walk-off fashion. After closer Chris Perez blew a two-run lead in the top of the ninth, the Tribe calmly went about its business in the bottom half. Mark Reynolds hit a run-scoring grounder with the bases loaded, and the Indians won their third in a row, 5-4.
5/18/2013 | Shutout with clout: Reds stage rout in Philly
Bronson Arroyo and the Reds got past their bad track record in Philadelphia. Ryan Hanigan kicked more dirt over the struggles he endured the first month of his season. And Joey Votto continued to refute any suggestions his power might still be sapped from last season's knee surgery. Add it all up, and the Reds had a decisive 10-0 win over the Phillies.
5/18/2013 | Orioles place Reimold on DL; Arrieta recalled
The Orioles made a pair of roster moves prior to Saturday's game against the Rays, recalling right-hander Jake Arrieta and placing outfielder Nolan Reimold on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Baltimore also optioned reliever Alex Burnett to Triple-A and added starter Jair Jurrjens to the 40-man roster.
5/18/2013 | JJ to make rehab start at Class A on Monday
Right-hander Josh Johnson is scheduled to make his first rehab start for Class A Dunedin on Monday night. Johnson has been out of action since April 21 because of soreness in his right triceps muscle.
5/18/2013 | Happ yet to throw off mound due to knee, not head
Left-hander J.A. Happ has yet to throw off a mound in Florida because of lingering soreness in his right knee. Happ is currently working out at the Blue Jays' Minor League complex in Dunedin, but his sprained knee has yet to fully recover from an injury sustained on May 7, when he was struck in the head by a line drive.
5/18/2013 | Mets appealing earned-run call from Friday
The Mets are appealing to Major League Baseball to have Matt Harvey's second first-inning earned run from Friday's game switched to an unearned run.
5/18/2013 | Collins impressed by Parnell's performance
Terry Collins has been impressed by Bobby Parnell this year, perhaps so much so that he wanted to actually hold the closer back from an early appearance on Friday.
5/18/2013 | Hamilton out of lineup to 'recharge,' enters game late
Angels slugger Josh Hamilton was initially in Saturday's lineup -- batting fifth and playing right field -- but he was scratched less than two hours before the game against the White Sox. Then he entered in the seventh inning.
5/18/2013 | Danks makes another Minors start, could return next week
John Danks started for Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday night in what figures to be his final Minor League outing before rejoining the White Sox.
5/18/2013 | Veal rejoins Sox to add options in bullpen
Left-hander Donnie Veal was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte prior to Saturday's game against the Angels, after Deunte Heath was sent down on Friday night.
5/18/2013 | Garza slated to return on Tuesday
Right-hander Matt Garza will return to the Cubs' rotation on Tuesday in Pittsburgh and make his first Major League start since last July.
5/18/2013 | Cano's two homers help Yanks take care of Jays
Every day, the spotlight that follows the Yankees seems to be trained on the players who aren't with the team. But that changed Saturday, when Robinson Cano, the lone regular in an infield decimated by injuries, hit two home runs to lead New York to a 7-2 win over Toronto.
5/18/2013 | Wedge rests center fielder Saunders on Saturday
After starting 15 straight games since returning from his sprained shoulder, Michael Saunders was given the day off Saturday by Mariners manager Eric Wedge.
5/18/2013 | Injury-plagued Guti likely to play right field
Franklin Gutierrez was the designated hitter on Friday for the second straight game during his rehab stint at Triple-A Tacoma, but the Mariners want him to see time in right field while he's there, so they have options when he returns from a strained hamstring.
5/18/2013 | Giants' rotation struggles a red flag
The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants are sitting atop the National League West standings. But there is a warning sign that can't be ignored.
5/18/2013 | Feldman continues stellar stretch against Mets
Right-hander Scott Feldman pitched another gem and came up big at the plate in Chicago's four-run fourth inning to lead the Cubs to an 8-2 win over the Mets on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
5/18/2013 | Yankees add Brignac to their infield fold
Twice this month, the Yankees have traded with the Rockies for a reserve infielder. New York acquired Reid Brignac from Colorado for cash considerations on Saturday.
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