MLB Baseball HEADLINES
The Cincinnati Reds placed starting pitcher Tony Cingrani on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with left shoulder tendinitis.
Two leaders of Major League Baseball's investigations unit are among five employees to leave following last year's drug inquiry that led to suspensions of 14 players.
The Tampa Bay Rays avoided matching their longest losing streak of the season by edging the Boston Red Sox 2-1 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Fenway Park.
When their game against Boston was postponed Wednesday due to inclement weather, the Tampa Bay Rays made it clear they had no interest in playing a doubleheader Thursday.
The Blue Jays recalled outfielder Anthony Gose and selected the contract of infielder Steve Tolleson from Triple-A Buffalo in an attempt to jumpstart their struggling offense before Thursday night's series finale in Kansas City.
The Milwaukee Brewers added right-handed reliever Rob Wooten for the start of their series against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, leaving them temporarily short-handed in the outfield.
Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera homered in the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to earn a sweep of the day-night doubleheader on Thursday night.
Major League Baseball is getting a new tool to verify the ages and identities of players from the Dominican Republic.
Red Sox third base coach Brian Butterfield was ejected by first base umpire Toby Basner for slamming his helmet to the ground after a challenge on an out at the plate in the seventh inning of Boston's game against Tampa Bay on Thursday afternoon.
The Reds put left-hander Tony Cingrani on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his pitching shoulder, giving them two starters sidelined by injury.
The Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of right-hander Red Patterson from Triple-A Albuquerque so he could start the second game of a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins.
Left-handed reliever Troy Patton returned from his 25-game suspension Thursday, part of a roster shuffle by the Baltimore Orioles that included the activation of Manny Machado from the 15-day disabled list.
The Baltimore Orioles have activated third baseman Manny Machado off the 15-day disabled list.
The Milwaukee Brewers will try to bounce back from just their second road loss of the season on Thursday night when they play the first of four straight against the Cincinnati Reds.
Juan Nicasio will try to avoid a second straight loss on Thursday night when the Colorado Rockies return home to begin a four-game set with the New York Mets.
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