Sunday Notes: Rangers Place Adrian Beltre On 15-Day DL

Mike Axisa of CBS Sports writes that the Texas Rangers have placed third baseman Adrian Beltre on the 15-day DL with a left quad injury, the team announced. The move is retroactive to April 9. Beltre, 35, has been


Sunday Notes: Denard Span Hopes To Take BP Monday

It sounds like Denard Span‘s concussion is fairly minor (if a brain injury can ever be considered minor). Span, who was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list on Saturday, told James Wagner of the Washington Post on Sunday


Game Notes: Sean Rodriguez First 1B To Bat 9th In NL Park Since When?

According to Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (Twitter), Sean Rodriguez is the first first basemen to bat ninth in a NL park since May 28, 1926 (Phillies’ Wally Kimmick v Brooklyn).


Sunday Notes: Hisashi Iwakuma Throws 45-Pitch Bullpen Session

From Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune: Hisashi Iwakuma marked his 33rd birthday by throwing a 45-pitch bullpen workout — his second session from a mound since being diagnosed in early February with a strained ligament in his


2014 NHL Draft: Breaking Down Top Prospects in Draft Class

Many NHL teams are looking ahead to the Stanley Cup playoffs, but those who weren’t fortunate enough to qualify are focused solely on the NHL draft. The draft will kick off on June 27 at the Wells Fargo Center


Sunday Matinee: Rays, Reds Starting Lineups

The Tampa Bay Rays and Cincinatti Reds have officially released their starting lineups for today’s game. The Rays will send LHP Cesar Ramos to the hill and Maddon is pulling a Tony La Rusa move, as the pitcher will


Sunday Notes: Rays Place Alex Cobb On DL, Recall Jeff Beliveau

According to Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Rays have placed RHP Alex Cobb on the 15-day DL with a left oblique strain (link) and recalled LHP Jeff Beliveau (link) to fill in for the


Sunday Notes: Phillies Option Justin De Fratus To AAA, Recall Luis Garcia

The Phillies have option RP Justin De Fratus to AAA Lehigh Valley and recalled RP Luis Garcia: RHP @JustinDeFratus optioned to @IronPigs. RHP Luis Garcia recalled from @IronPigs. #Phillies — Phillies (@Phillies) April 13, 2014


Sunday Notes: Indians Reinstate Lonny Chisenhall From Paternity List

The Cleveland Indians have reinstated Lonny Chisenhall from the Paternity List and optioned Justin Sellers back down to AAA: Lonnie Chisenhall reinstated from Paternity List onto active roster. Justin Sellers was optioned back to Columbus after Saturday's game. —


Rays Having Early Success On The Road

The Rays are off to a 7-5 start, good for first in what is speculated to be a highly contested division in the American League East, but they did something on Saturday that hasn’t been done since 1986. With