The Indians on Thursday placed right-hander Zach McAllister on the 15-day disabled list with right hip discomfort, optioned right-hander Mike Clevinger to Triple-A Columbus and recalled right-handers Austin Adams and Joseph Colon from Triple-A.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is one of five American League players trying to reach the 2016 All-Star Game presented by MasterCard via the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote.
For a Red Sox rotation that continues to have its ups and downs, Sean O’Sullivan has been a steadying presence. Bouncing between Triple-A Pawtucket and the Majors, the journeyman will make his fourth start of the season in Friday’s 7:10 p.m. ET series opener against Chris Archer and the Rays at Fenway Park.
Hector Santiago pitched seven scoreless innings and Yunel Escobar recorded three hits at Tropicana Field on Thursday afternoon, pacing the Angels in a 5-1 victory over the Rays.
Returning from a three-city West Coast trip, the Orioles will welcome a team from the other side of the country on Friday, as the Angels come to Camden Yards for the final series before the All-Star break.
New York returned to its offensive doldrums on Wednesday evening, blanked by Miguel Gonzalez and two relievers in a 5-0 loss.
By virtue of their 5-0 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday nigh, the White Sox have won 11 of their last 16 games and five straight series.
Two homers in his first game back with the Mariners wasn’t enough to keep Mike Zunino in the Majors, as Seattle optioned the 25-year-old back to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday and recalled Jesus Sucre to fill the backup catcher role, but manager Scott Servais said Zunino should be back soon.
Rays catcher Curt Casali exited Wednesday’s 7-2 loss to the Angels after the sixth inning when he suffered a contusion on the right side of his head.
The campaign to get Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders voted into this year’s All-Star Game presented by MasterCard is off to a strong start and has resulted in a first-place ranking for the American League’s Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote.
Luis Valbuena ripped a go-ahead two-run homer off rookie reliever Edwin Diaz in the eighth inning Wednesday as the surging Astros swept a three-game series against the Mariners with a 9-8 victory at Minute Maid Park. The Astros have now won seven of their last eight series and their last nine games against division opponents.