6/8/2013 | McAllister on DL, Carrasco called up for Saturday start
Carlos Carrasco was promoted from Triple-A to start Saturday after appealing an earlier eight-game suspension to be eligible to play. In a corresponding move, Zach McAllister was placed on the 15-day DL with a right middle finger sprain.
6/8/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 8
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/8/2013 | Darvish faces Buehrle seeking return to winning ways
Saturday's contest between the Rangers and Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre should be quite the pitchers duel. Right-hander Yu Darvish (7-2, 2.77 ERA) will be on the hill for Texas, while left-hander Mark Buehrle (2-4, 5.42 ERA) gets the nod for Toronto.
6/8/2013 | O's-Rays duel exemplifies life in balanced AL East
Friday's 2-1 victory by the Rays over the Orioles perfectly exemplified life in the American League East, where four teams are in contention for postseason berths.
6/8/2013 | Beltran exits in sixth after feeling 'tweak' in leg
Outfielder Carlos Beltran played just 5 1/2 innings of the Cardinals' 9-2 win over the Reds on Friday, exiting prematurely due to a "tweak in his leg," manager Mike Matheny said.
6/8/2013 | UCLA, LSU pick up wins as Tigers top OU's Gray
Bad weather led to the postponement of two games on the first day of the NCAA Super Regionals, but the two that were played made up for it with plenty of drama on Friday night, with LSU and UCLA picking up wins against Oklahoma and Cal State Fullerton, respectively.
6/7/2013 | Goldschmidt strikes late to again lift D-backs
Paul Goldschmidt has risen to the occasion to many times this season, and in the eighth inning on Friday night, he crushed a three-run homer in the D-backs' 3-1 victory over the Giants.
6/7/2013 | CarGo exits game early with knee, ankle soreness
Carlos Gonzalez left Friday's 10-9 win against the Padres after re-aggravating a lingering knee issue and rolling his ankle in the follow-through of a sixth-inning swing that resulted in a groundout to shortstop.
6/7/2013 | Surprise picks help early rounds of Draft play out
Ten rounds are in the books. As baseball breaks to prepare for rounds 11-40 of the First-Year Player Draft -- beginning Saturday at 1 p.m. ET -- information is starting to come in about why Day 1 went down the way it did, why some teams made the decisions they did on top, what caused certain players to slide and what the scouting industry has to say how the Draft has progressed thus far.
6/7/2013 | Mo shows appreciation, meets with Mariners staffers
Mariano Rivera continued his season-long "Mo-ment of Thanks" tour on Friday with about a dozen young Mariners staffers at Safeco Field, located in a city that the future Hall of Famer very nearly called home.
6/7/2013 | Wang granted his release by Yankees
Right-hander Chien-Ming Wang exercised an out clause in his Yankees Minor League contract on Friday and was granted his release.
6/7/2013 | Lilly to miss start with neck issue
Dodgers left-hander Ted Lilly will be scratched from Sunday's start against the Braves because of a chronic neck disc issue. He most likely will be replaced by Triple-A Albuquerque's Matt Magill, although the club has not made any announcement.
6/7/2013 | Nats' top pick Johansen already agrees to deal
Less than 24 hours after being selected by the Nationals in the second round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, right-handed pitcher Jake Johansen agreed to a contract with the team.
6/7/2013 | Padres take Kentucky's all-time saves leader
Trevor Gott set a University of Kentucky record with 12 saves this season, and the Padres believe he's got the makeup to do it in the Majors. They took the right-hander in the sixth round (178th overall) Friday in the First-Year Player Draft.
6/7/2013 | Intriguing names remain as Draft concludes
After 316 selections over the past two days, the 2013 First-Year Player Draft will resume Saturday at 1 p.m. for its third and final day with rounds 11-40.
6/7/2013 | On Day 2, Tribe grabs Louisville righty Kime
Dace Kime's career with the Cardinals has been a good one, and that's what led to his status in this year's Draft, as the Indians selected the Louisville right-hander in the third round on Friday with pick No. 79.
6/7/2013 | Smith selection ties Draft record for Halos
When the Angels selected left-handed pitcher Nate Smith in the eighth round of the First-Year Player Draft on Friday, they tied a club record set in 1999.
6/7/2013 | Pagan lands on DL with strained hamstring
Realizing that Angel Pagan's strained left hamstring wasn't improving as quickly as they had hoped, the Giants placed the center fielder on the 15-day disabled list Friday.
6/7/2013 | Bonderman beats Yanks for first win since 2010
Backed by a four-run fourth inning, right-hander Jeremy Bonderman pitched six solid innings to record his first victory since 2010 in the Mariners' 4-1 win over the Yankees on Friday night at Safeco Field.
6/7/2013 | Virginia native Joyce goes to Nats in ninth
The Nationals used the 286th pick (ninth round) of the First-Year Player Draft on Friday to select Jake Joyce, a right-handed pitcher from Virginia Tech.
6/7/2013 | Arenado caps wild night with walk-off homer
Third baseman Nolan Arenado took away any sense of suspense and any threat of another night of extra innings when he led off the bottom of the ninth, and drilled the third pitch he saw high into the left-field seats for his first career walk-off home run, handing a 10-9 victory to the Rockies.
6/7/2013 | Utley hopes to return in middle of June
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley said Friday he believes he can rejoin the team by the middle of the month.
6/7/2013 | Cincy strong, but St. Louis something else
The Cardinals are playing their game, up to their expectations. If they maintain this level, it won't matter what anybody else, including impressive Cincinnati, does.
6/7/2013 | Rogers, bullpen lock down Blue Jays victory
Edwin Encarnacion hit a key two-run double, spot starter Esmil Rogers struck out six in four innings and the Blue Jays' bullpen continued to impress in a 6-1 victory over the Rangers on Friday night at Rogers Centre.
6/7/2013 | Two-sport star Sweaney drafted by Phillies
A talented two-sport athlete, catcher Jake Sweaney, taken with the 121st pick, scored 14 touchdowns and snagged six interceptions. He is still learning behind the plate, but because of his athleticism and strong arm, he has the tools to become a solid defender.
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