6/21/2013 | Uggla wears contacts for first time in a live game
Braves second baseman Dan Uggla is getting a new look. When he returned to the starting lineup in Friday's series opener in Milwaukee, he was wearing contact lenses in a regular season game for the first time in his career.
6/21/2013 | Braves place Pena on disabled list, call up Janish
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez couldn't wait any longer for Ramiro Pena's sore right shoulder to heal. Atlanta placed the infielder on the 15-day DL on Friday and recalled Paul Janish from Triple-A Gwinnett.
6/21/2013 | Heyward 'looks like himself' after slow start
Once again, Jason Heyward is proving he heats up with the weather. Heyward underwent an appendectomy earlier this season that caused him to miss just under a month of action, but the Braves' power-hitting outfielder is finally starting to show signs of his old self.
6/21/2013 | Hand to make first career Major League start
The Brewers announced Friday that right-handed reliever Donovan Hand will make his first Major League start in Saturday's game against the Braves at Miller Park.
6/21/2013 | Narveson outrighted to Nashville to get more innings
The Brewers outrighted Chris Narveson to Triple-A Nashville after Thursday's game in Houston, removing the left-handed pitcher from the 40-man roster.
6/21/2013 | Bullpen session an encouraging sign for Estrada
Brewers right-handed starter Marco Estrada threw a bullpen session Friday, and he says a rehab stint may come soon due to a left hamstring injury he sustained in early June.
6/21/2013 | Intercostal strain lands Tuiasosopo on disabled list
Matt Tuiasosopo was poised to become a bigger member of the Tigers' starting lineup, earning more playing time against right-handed pitchers in addition to the lefties he has been pummeling all year. Instead, with a bad swing in the batting cage, he became the latest casualty in the club's outfield.
6/21/2013 | Aoki returns from paternity list; Prince optioned
After being away from the Brewers for two days to see the birth of his second child on Thursday, Aoki returned to Milwaukee's lineup on Friday on short rest and had three hits, a stolen base and a run-saving catch in the Brewers' 2-0 win over the Braves. Josh Prince was optioned to Triple-A in a corresponding move.
6/21/2013 | Colome more confident heading into second start
Alex Colome joined the Rays on Friday in advance of making a start against the Yankees on Saturday.
6/21/2013 | Opposite-field homers show Longo's evolution
Evan Longoria has already set a personal high with five opposite-field homers in 2013 after hitting only 11 out to right field prior to this season.
6/21/2013 | Injured Hicks, Ramirez progressing in Minors
Both Aaron Hicks and Wilkin Ramirez will likely join the Red Wings sometime soon as they return from the disabled list. While Ramirez is still rehabbing with Class A Advanced Fort Myers, Hicks is scheduled to travel to Louisville on Sunday to join Rochester.
6/21/2013 | Dozier excelling in leadoff role
As the Twins began a three-game weekend series at Progressive Field, second baseman Brian Dozier found himself at the top of the batting order for the third game in a row.
6/21/2013 | Sanchez becomes eighth No. 1 pick on Bucs
Tony Sanchez, the fourth-overall selection in 2009, was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday night, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates eight former first-round Draft picks on the 25-man roster.
6/21/2013 | Dombrowski will wait and see on bullpen mix
The question posed to Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski was a potential snafu: Does he think his bullpen is good enough?
6/21/2013 | Fowler in pain, but returns to starting lineup
Dexter Fowler's finger is still ailing him, but he returned to the starting lineup on Friday, going 0-for-3 with two strikeouts and a walk.
6/21/2013 | Dickerson promoted to add outfield depth
The Rockies recalled Corey Dickerson from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday and designated Logan Kensing for assignment.
6/21/2013 | Blue Jays' 'pen has become mighty
A big part of the Blue Jays' eight-game winning streak entering Friday's game against the Orioles has been the club's starting pitching. But what has been a constant all season has been the strength of the bullpen.
6/21/2013 | Reyes doubles, scores in first rehab game
Jose Reyes went 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored, playing all nine innings in his first rehab game with Triple-A Buffalo on Friday night.
6/21/2013 | Gibbons stacks lineup with lefty hitters vs. O's
With a right-hander on the mound for the Orioles, and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on the hill for Toronto, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons plugged in every left-handed bat into his lineup for the series opener on Friday.
6/21/2013 | Peralta finds Miller Park magic with dominant outing
Wily Peralta gave up two hits in seven scoreless innings in the Brewers' 2-0 win over the Braves on Friday night. Jean Segura went 3-for-4 with a solo homer and Norichika Aoki added three hits.
6/21/2013 | Nova to return from Minors to start Sunday
After three stellar starts for Triple-A Scranton, Ivan Nova is returning to the Yankees' rotation.
6/21/2013 | Garza pitches into ninth as Cubs top Astros at Wrigley
Matt Garza went eight-plus innings and the Cubs hit three home runs as Chicago beat the Astros, 3-1, on Friday at Wrigley Field.
6/21/2013 | Royals' Davis aims to work deep against White Sox
Wade Davis is regaining his stamina as a starting pitcher, and the Royals hope he can give them a long outing Saturday in the expected heat against the White Sox. Jose Quintana will try to give the South Siders a second straight win.
6/21/2013 | Shoulder injury lands Niese on disabled list
The Mets placed Jonathon Niese on the 15-day disabled list Friday after the left-hander had to leave Thursday night's win in Atlanta with a partial rotator cuff tear in his left shoulder.
6/21/2013 | Tigers agree to terms with Ziomek, Kubitza
The Tigers used this year's Draft to add advanced pitching, and it turns out they will get some immediate help as the team agreed to terms with two top selections in the First-Year Player Draft.
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