Tyler Saladino hopes to soon go on an injury rehab assignment to test his balky back, which has sidelined him since May 27. The White Sox utility infielder was cleared for activity Friday and has taken ground balls for four days since, and added in a batting practice session Monday.
Aaron Sanchez is one step closer to re-joining the Blue Jays, but it will be up to his teammates to make sure Toronto still has something to play for when he returns.
Giants rookie Austin Slater, who has been a bright spot in the team’s lineup this season, underwent an MRI on Monday that showed no structural damage.
Twins right-hander Phil Hughes will not be joining the team for its series against the Red Sox this week, and instead will make his third rehab appearance for Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday.
Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has begun to swing a bat again, manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday.
Twins right-hander Phil Hughes (right biceps injury) made a rehab outing with Triple-A Rochester on Saturday. Hughes came into the game in the seventh inning and pitched a scoreless inning. He allowed one hit, walked one and recorded one strikeout on 21 pitches.
The Angels had hoped left-hander Tyler Skaggs would be able to return before the All-Star break and provide a significant boost to their starting rotation, but that timetable has now been derailed.
Right-hander Jon Gray, the Rockies’ Opening Day starter, struck out six and threw 94 pitches for Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday night in what could be his final injury rehab start.
Royals left-hander Danny Duffy pitched 2 2/3 innings in his first rehab start for Triple-A Omaha on Saturday as he works to return from a right oblique strain.
The Mariners made progress on Saturday to adding another reinforcement to their starting rotation.
Indians outfielder Brandon Guyer returned to Cleveland on Thursday after a four-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus hoping he would be able to rejoin the Tribe, but after an evaluation by the training staff, Guyer will be playing at least one more game with Columbus on Friday.
Zach Britton hasn’t started a Major League game since 2013, instead taking ownership of the ninth inning as the Orioles’ closer over the past four seasons. But there he was Tuesday night, warming up for the first inning of Class A Short-Season Aberdeen’s home opener, his first rehab appearance since straining his left forearm in […]