Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MLB News, Videos, Fantasy, Injury Updates and More: May 5, 2014


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Hope you had a ....
Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!
(and premiere day of 24: Live Another Day! lol)

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Links to News Articles & the Day's Highlights: 
Daily Scores:

  • Mariners 4 @ Athletics 2
  • Cardinals 4 @ Braves 3
  • Twins 1 @ Indians 0 in 10
  • Dodgers 0 @ Nationals 4
  • Astros 0 @ Detroit 2
  • Blue Jays 3 @ Phillies 0
  • Yankees 1 @ Angels 4
  • Giants 11 @ Pirates 10 in 13
  • Mets 3 @ Marlins 4
  • White Sox 3 @ Cubs 1 in 12
  • Diamondbacks 3 @ Brewers 8
  • Rangers 2 @ Rockies 8 
  • Royals 5 @ Padres 6 in 12



Other MLB Highlights and Transactions:

  • *Diamondbacks Placed RHP J.J. Putz on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Evan Marshall from Reno (PCL).
  • *Reds Assigned OF Roger Bernadina outright to Louisville (IL).
  • *Indians Placed DH Jason Giambi on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Reinstated C Yan Gomes from paternity leave.
  • *Rockies Optioned INF Ryan Wheeler to Colorado Springs (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Nick Masset from Colorado Springs. Transferred RHP Tyler Chatwood to the 60-day DL.
  • *Tigers Assigned INF Jordan Lennerton outright to Toledo (IL). Optioned RHP Jose Orega to Toledo.
  • *Astros Designated LHP Raul Valdes for assignment. Recalled LHP Darin Downs from Oklahoma City (PCL).
  • *Royals Optioned OF Jimmy Paredes to Omaha (PCL).
  • *Angels Optioned INF Luis Jimenez to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled RHP Cory Rasmus from Salt Lake. Agreed to terms with LHP Dustin Richardson on a minor league contract. Sent RHP Dane De La Rosa to Salt Lake for a rehab assignment.
  • *Dodgers Optioned RHP Stephen Fife to Albuquerque (PCL). Recalled RHP Pedro Baez from Chattanooga (SL).
  • *Phillies Sent RHP Ethan Martin to Clearwater (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
  • *Pirates Optioned RHP Casey Sadler to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled LHP Jeff Locke from Indianapolis.
  • *Padres Designated OF Xavier Nady for assignment. Recalled INF/OF Kyle Blanks from El Paso (PCL).
  • *Giants Recalled RHP Jake Dunning from Fresno (PCL). Placed RHP Matt Cain on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 24.
  • *Mariners Optioned OF Abraham Almonte to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled OF James Jones from Tacoma.
  • *Cardinals Sent LHP Jaime Garcia and RHP Jason Motte to Springfield (TL) for rehab assignments.
  • *Blue Jays Optioned OF Anthony Gose to Buffalo (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Marcus Stroman from Buffalo. Sent 1B Adam Lind to Dunedin (FSL) and RHP Casey Janssen to New Hampshire (EL) for rehab assignments.
  • *Nationals Optioned OF Steven Souza Jr. to Syracuse (IL). Reinstated OF Scott Hairston from the 15-day DL. Sent C Wilson Ramos to Harrisburg (EL) for a rehab assignment.

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*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com