5/25/2013 | Sanchez gains attention of Tigers greats
Ask members of the 1968 Tigers which current Detroit pitcher they enjoy watching, and Justin Verlander is universally mentioned. When Anibal Sanchez's name comes up, though, it evokes surprise.
5/25/2013 | Mets re-assessing situation with struggling Davis
Ike Davis is struggling mightily, and manager Terry Collins has backed him all the way. Collins said the time wasn't right to make a switch as recently as Friday afternoon. But one day later, he appeared to have changed his mind.
5/25/2013 | Arenado proving doubters wrong at third base
After seeing Nolan Arenado make play after dazzling play during his early time in the Majors with the Rockies, it's hard to believe that many thought he'd never play third base in the Majors.
5/25/2013 | Oswalt fights mechanics in first Minors start
Veteran right-handed pitcher Roy Oswalt had a predictably up-and-down effort Friday night for Double-A Tulsa -- his first start of four or five before the Rockies discuss when to add him to the starting rotation.
5/25/2013 | Gardenhire ejected in third vs. Tigers
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected by second-base umpire Joe West for arguing a call in the third inning of Saturday's game against the Tigers.
5/25/2013 | Braves claim suspended game, win seventh straight
Brian McCann capped a three-hit game with a double that set the stage for Dan Uggla to deliver a decisive RBI single in the two-run 10th inning that gave the Braves a 7-5 win over the Mets in Saturday's conclusion to Friday's suspended game.
5/25/2013 | Young looks to shake hitting woes in pinch role
Rockies outfielder Eric Young Jr. celebrated his 28th birthday Saturday with the hope that adding a candle would mark the beginning of losing a slump. In his last 16 games, Young has hit .140 (6-for-43) and seen his batting average drop from .310 to .252.
5/25/2013 | Buckner's stellar debut gives Angels seven in a row
Right-hander Billy Buckner made his Angels' debut a memorable one by delivering five scoreless innings as the Angels defeated the host Royals, 7-0, on Saturday.
5/25/2013 | Giants torn about whether to start Gaudin
Giants manager Bruce Bochy dropped conflicting hints about the possibility that right-hander Chad Gaudin will replace the injured Ryan Vogelsong for Tuesday's start at Oakland.
5/25/2013 | Pence ranked among best on basepaths
Though no traditional statistics exist for measuring all-around baserunning proficiency, a contemporary formula recently rated Giants right fielder Hunter Pence as the Major Leagues' fifth-best baserunner.
5/25/2013 | Heisey progressing after re-injuring hamstring
Chris Heisey, who is recovering from a strained right hamstring for the second time, said he doesn't know yet when he'll be able to join the Reds again, but he expects it to be sooner rather than later.
5/25/2013 | Phillips taking advantage of Morgan's presence
Joe Morgan still has a locker in the Cincinnati clubhouse. It sits immediately next to the locker of Brandon Phillips, and the current Reds second baseman has been sure to use that convenient location to his benefit.
5/25/2013 | Yankees claim pitcher Huff off waivers from Tribe
The Yankees made a move to add to their pitching staff, claiming David Huff off waivers from the Indians on Saturday.
5/25/2013 | Boesch rejoins Yankees as Granderson hits DL
The Yankees officially placed Curtis Granderson on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, recalling Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to replace him on the active roster.
5/25/2013 | Kuroda, Phelps in line to make next starts
The Yankees have announced their probable pitchers for the upcoming home-and-home Subway Series, with both Hiroki Kuroda and David Phelps included after their respective injury scares.
5/25/2013 | Pettitte expects to come off DL on June 1
Andy Pettitte said that he felt good after throwing a bullpen session on Saturday at Tropicana Field and expects to come off the disabled list when he is eligible on June 1.
5/25/2013 | Maddon sticking with Hernandez for next start
Despite Roberto Hernandez's two abysmal outings in back-to-back starts, Rays manager Joe Maddon said that the veteran right-hander will be the team's scheduled starter Wednesday night in Miami against the Marlins.
5/25/2013 | Hockey nut Inge torn by potential Wings-Pens clash
Renowned hockey fanatic Brandon Inge is already fretting over what, for him, would be sweet misery. How will he possibly handle a Stanley Cup Final between his longtime rink favorites, the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
5/25/2013 | Karstens' progress halted by shoulder discomfort
Jeff Karstens felt discomfort in his shoulder Friday while playing catch, once again shutting down his on-and-off rehab from year-long shoulder discomfort.
5/25/2013 | Brewers to go closer by committee sans Henderson
The Brewers need a replacement for Jim Henderson, and will draw from a 'pen that includes three pitchers with extensive closer experience: John Axford, Michael Gonzalez and Francisco Rodriguez.
5/25/2013 | Lohse aiming for Thursday return in Minnesota
Saturday would have been Kyle Lohse's turn in the Brewers' pitching rotation, but right elbow irritation forced him to miss a start.
5/25/2013 | Roenicke mulling options for Tuesday's starter
The Brewers were reevaluating their starting pitching options for Tuesday's game against the Twins in light of closer Jim Henderson's hamstring injury on Friday.
5/25/2013 | Sveum: Rizzo can't let pitchers dictate his approach
Manager Dale Sveum considered giving Anthony Rizzo a day off Saturday. The Cubs' first baseman entered the game in an 0-for-23 skid, but went 3-for-3 on the day, and may be coming out of his slump.
5/25/2013 | Pedroia lifts Red Sox late for win vs. Indians
Dustin Pedroia's heroics led the Red Sox to a wild 7-4 win over the Indians on a wet Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.
5/25/2013 | Strained hamstring forces Henderson to DL
The Brewers placed closer Jim Henderson on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with the strained right hamstring he suffered the night before.
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