8/27/2013 | Kemp runs on ankle, targets Thursday rehab game
Matt Kemp tested his sprained left ankle running the bases for the first time on Tuesday, and the Dodgers center fielder could begin a Minor League rehab assignment as early as Thursday.
8/27/2013 | Dodgers are first team to hit 3 million in attendance
The Dodgers lead the Major Leagues in attendance and surpassed 3 million fans at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night for the 27th time in franchise history and 17th time in the past 18 years. It's the fastest the club has reached 3 million in attendance since 2008, when it reached the milestone on Aug. 19.
8/27/2013 | Twins place Willingham on waivers
The Twins placed left fielder Josh Willingham on revocable waivers, a Major League source confirmed on Tuesday.
8/27/2013 | Shields dominant as Royals win third straight
James Shields pitched brilliantly and the Royals broke a scoreless tie with five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins, 6-1, on Tuesday night at Target Field.
8/27/2013 | No surgery needed for JJ, but season's over
Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson is officially done for the season due to a strained right forearm. The news hardly comes as a surprise, considering Johnson hasn't pitched since Aug. 6, but after a visit with renowned surgeon James Andrews, it was determined that Johnson should not throw for at least a couple of weeks.
8/27/2013 | Mistakes not lost in the shuffle following win
The fact the Astros were able to slug five home runs to beat the White Sox on Monday night didn't mean that manager Bo Porter wasn't going to talk to his players about the handful of mistakes they made during the game.
8/27/2013 | Sandy: No update on a timetable for Harvey
While Matt Harvey tweeted Tuesday that he'll be back April 1 of next season, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said there is no update on a timetable for Harvey's return.
8/27/2013 | Soriano follows 399th homer with No. 400
Alfonso Soriano officially joined the 400 home run club on Tuesday, connecting for the milestone blast off Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ during the Yankees' 7-1 win at Rogers Centre.
8/27/2013 | Sale wants to channel competitiveness in right way
Chris Sale makes no apologies for his intense competitive desire and his overriding will to win. The goal for the White Sox ace is to use that fire to his benefit and not let it get the best of him.
8/27/2013 | Hughes' rotation spot not in imminent danger
There has been speculation that right-hander Phil Hughes might be skipped or removed from the Yankees' rotation, but manager Joe Girardi was not prepared to announce any changes to his rotation on Tuesday.
8/27/2013 | Cano day to day with bruise; X-rays negative
Yankees star second baseman Robinson Cano is day to day with a left hand bruise he sustained after a 90-mph J.A. Happ fastball struck him in the first inning of Tuesday's 7-1 win over the Blue Jays in Toronto.
8/27/2013 | Sandberg a fan of hitting Rollins in No. 2 spot
It sounds like Ryne Sandberg would have Jimmy Rollins hit second every day if he could. It seems to be ideal for the switch-hitting shortstop.
8/27/2013 | Replacing Davis in rotation, Duffy starts Wednesday
Left-hander Danny Duffy will make his third start for the Royals on Wednesday night against the Twins, replacing right-hander Wade Davis in the rotation.
8/27/2013 | Want to avoid injuries? Let pitchers pitch more
Pitchers need to throw more. That's the problem, and that's also the answer when it comes to this epidemic of starters and relievers completing a cycle these days. First, they have impressive outings. Then they encounter aches and pains out of nowhere. After that, they sprint to the disabled list before a trip to a surgeon's operating table. Here's the latest: Matt Harvey.
8/27/2013 | Detwiler not close to throwing off mound
Nationals manager Davey Johnson doubts that left-hander Ross Detwiler will pitch during the month of September.
8/27/2013 | J-Hey glad to be with Braves during recovery
Braves outfielder Jason Heyward plans to be with his teammates as much as possible over the next few weeks as he attempts to recover from the physical and mental pain he has felt since sustaining a broken jaw.
8/27/2013 | Polanco passes tests, returns from concussion DL
Eight days after he was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list, Placido Polanco passed a series of tests and was cleared to rejoin the Marlins on Tuesday.
8/27/2013 | Harvey injury has Redmond reflecting on Fernandez
When news broke Monday that Mets starter Matt Harvey has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament and could require Tommy John surgery, Marlins manager Mike Redmond thought of his own young ace, Jose Fernandez.
8/27/2013 | Tigers struggling to keep teams from stealing bases
Manager Jim Leyland said there are several reasons for the Tigers' problem keeping teams from stealing bases against them, including pitchers not doing a good enough job holding runners close to first base.
8/27/2013 | Struggling Hellickson optioned to rest for stretch run
The Rays optioned Jeremy Hellickson to Class A Advanced Charlotte on Tuesday to get him rested for the September stretch.
8/27/2013 | Anthopoulos confirms Gibbons will return in '14
John Gibbons is not in danger of being dismissed and will return to the Blue Jays' dugout in 2014, according to general manager Alex Anthopoulos. Gibbons has received a lot of criticism in recent weeks for the disappointing performance of his roster. The Blue Jays were expected to be in contention for a postseason spot, but they instead find themselves in last place in the American League East.
8/27/2013 | Buchholz to make next rehab start Friday
The next step in Clay Buchholz's recovery process is a rehab outing on Friday, either with Double-A Portland or Triple-A Pawtucket.
8/27/2013 | Cards option Lyons, prompting rotation revisions
By optioning left-hander Tyler Lyons to Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday, the Cardinals have taken him out of the starting mix for the team's upcoming series in Pittsburgh.
8/27/2013 | Colon on target to return to A's on Thursday in Detroit
The A's plan to welcome back Bartolo Colon to their rotation in Detroit on Thursday.
8/27/2013 | White Sox offense comes alive in eighth to beat Astros
Jordan Danks capped a three-run, eighth-inning rally with a two-run, go-ahead single as the White Sox rallied past the visiting Astros on Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Jose Quintana fanned eight over 7 2/3 for yet another no-decision.
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