RA Dickey To Pitch With Ailing Back, Neck

BALTIMORE (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander R.A. Dickey expects to make his scheduled start on Tuesday against the Orioles despite being bothered by soreness in his neck and back. Dickey was forced to leave his last start on April


Cardinals Matt Adams Sits Against Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is out of the lineup against the Washington Nationals after feeling soreness in his right side during batting practice. Manager Mike Matheny said neither Adams nor the team’s medical


Kevin Youkilis Scratched From Yankees Lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yankees infielder Kevin Youkilis has been scratched from the starting lineup for the series opener at Tampa Bay because of back pain. Youkilis had been down to play first base in Monday night’s lineup.


White Sox Danks To Make Extended Start

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox pitcher John Danks is going to make another start in extended spring training on Friday. Danks met with general manager Rick Hahn, manager Robin Ventura, pitching coach Don Cooper and trainer Herm Schneider before

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Yankees Jeter Out Until After All-Star break

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees captain Derek Jeter will be sidelined until after the All-Star break because of a new fracture in his injured left ankle. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made the announcement before Thursday night’s home game


Soriano, Rizzo Homer, Cubs Beat Rangers 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Alfonso Soriano hit his first home run of the season, Anthony Rizzo also homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Thursday at a soggy Wrigley Field. Despite torrential rains that caused citywide floods,


Gallardo Homers, Pitches Brewers Past Giants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yovani Gallardo homered and struck out six in his first start since being arrested on a drunken driving charge, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat San Francisco 7-2 Thursday for a three-game sweep. Gallardo (1-1) was arrested


Marlins Hechavarria Goes On DL With Sore Arm

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Marlins put shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria on the 15-day disabled list with a sore throwing arm before the start of their four-game series against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. Hechavarria hurt his right arm just above


Ortiz Expected To Return For Red Sox Friday

CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston designated hitter David Ortiz is expected to return to the Red Sox lineup when they open a home series Friday against Kansas City. Ortiz hasn’t played this season because of an injured right Achilles, which


Rockies Ice Mets With Temps In The 20s

DENVER (AP) — Jon Garland pitched seven solid innings in bitter cold, Troy Tulowitzki homered and hit a go-ahead single and the Colorado Rockies beat the New York Mets 11-3 Thursday. It was 28 degrees at gametime, tying the