MLB Recent Player News
|4/27/2015||Pablo Sandoval, 3B (Bos), 3B|
|Sandoval has left Wednesday's game against Toronto with a sore neck.
Analysis: Sandoval made a diving, belly-flop catch of Dalton Pompey's soft liner on an attempted sacrifice in the fourth inning. After the grab, he stayed on his knees for a few seconds before getting up and remaining in the game. He hit a solo homer in the bottom of the inning before being replaced in the top of the sixth.
|4/27/2015||Brian Schlitter, P (ChC), P|
|The Cubs are down to 12 pitchers after optioning Schlitter to Triple-A Iowa before Monday's game against the Pirates.
Analysis: Schlitter is 0-2 with a 9.53 ERA in seven appearances.
|4/27/2015||Junior Lake, LF (ChC), LF|
|The Cubs recalled Lake from Triple-A Iowa before Monday's game against Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Lake, 25, played parts of the last two seasons with the Cubs and batted .243. At Triple-A Iowa this season, Lake was hitting .289 with two doubles and eight RBI in 13 games.
|4/27/2015||Tanner Scheppers, P (Tex), P|
|The Texas Rangers optioned struggling reliever Tanner Scheppers to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday.
Analysis: Scheppers had an 11.25 ERA in five appearances after being activated from the 15-day disabled list on April 17, allowing five runs and six hits with four walks in four innings. He had a right ankle sprain at the start of the season. Manager Jeff Banister says the team wants Scheppers to get a chance to log some innings and get some work to regain his consistency.
|4/27/2015||Alex Claudio, P (Tex), P|
|The Texas Rangers have recalled left-hander Alex Claudio from Triple-A Round Rock and optioned struggling reliever Tanner Scheppers to their top minor league affiliate. Texas announced the moves on Monday.
Analysis: Claudio had a 2.92 ERA in 15 relief appearances in his major league debut with Texas last season. He was 1-0 with a 1.86 ERA in six games for Round Rock this year.
|4/27/2015||Heath Hembree, P (Bos), P|
|Boston optioned Hembree to its top minor league affiliate before Monday night's game against Toronto.
Analysis: The 26-year old Hembree appeared in Sunday's 18-7 loss at Baltimore after being recalled earlier in the day. He gave up six runs while getting only four outs.
|4/27/2015||Steven Wright, P (Bos), P|
|The Red Sox have recalled right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Analysis: Wright joins the Red Sox for the second time this season after making the opening day roster. The 30-year-old knuckleballer pitched in one game, working the final five innings to earn the win in Boston's 19-inning victory over the New York Yankees on April 10.
|4/27/2015||Carlos Contreras, P (Cin), P|
|Cincinnati recalled Contreras from Triple-A Louisville on Monday.
Analysis: Contreras made 17 relief appearances last season, going 0-1 with a 6.52 ERA.
|4/27/2015||Homer Bailey, P (Cin), P|
|The Reds put Bailey on the 15-day disabled list on Monday night with a sprained ligament in his right elbow, the same one he had surgery on last September.
Analysis: Bailey was limited during spring training while he completed his comeback from surgery on the forearm where it attaches to the elbow. He made two starts, throwing 92 pitches in a 5-2 loss at St. Louis and 79 pitches in a 4-2 loss at Milwaukee. Bailey is 0-1 with a 5.56 ERA. His next scheduled start was Thursday at Atlanta.
|4/27/2015||Joe Mauer, 1B (Min), 1B|
|Mauer went 3 for 5 with three RBIs on Sunday.
Analysis: Two of Mauer's three hits went for extra bases. Mauer, despite hitting .299, has only four extra-base hits all season.
|4/27/2015||Evan Gattis, C (Hou), C|
|Gattis matched a career-high with four RBIs on Sunday.
Analysis: It was a nice performance from Gattis, who is hitting .156 on the year.
|4/27/2015||Mike Trout, CF (LAA), CF|
|Trout hit his fourth home run of the season on Sunday.
Analysis: With 16 runs and a .978 OPS through 19 games, Trout seems to be en route to another fantastic season.
|4/27/2015||David Robertson, P (CWS), P|
|Robertson earned his third save of the season Sunday.
Analysis: He's been dominant thus far for Chicago, allowing no runs and striking out 17 in eight innings.
|4/27/2015||Chris Davis, 1B (Bal), 1B|
|Davis hit his fourth home run of the season Sunday.
Analysis: Davis has been strong for Baltimore lately, batting .455 with six RBIs and two homers in his last three games.
|4/27/2015||Delmon Young, LF (Bal), LF|
|Young went 3 for 6 with five RBIs and three runs scored Sunday.
Analysis: Young is 7 for 14 in his last three games.
|4/27/2015||Hanley Ramirez, LF (Bos), LF|
|Ramirez hit two home runs Sunday.
Analysis: Ramirez now has eight home runs on the season, only five shy of his total last year with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
|4/27/2015||Chris Archer, P (TB), P|
|Archer earned his third win of the season with seven scoreless innings on Sunday.
Analysis: Archer became the first American League pitcher to go four starts within one season without giving up an earned run since Zach Greinke did it for Kansas City in 2009. Opponents have a .196 on-base percentage against Archer over the four-game stretch.
|4/27/2015||Miguel Cabrera, 1B (Det), 1B|
|Cabrera went 3 for 4 and hit his third home run of the season Sunday.
Analysis: The former MVP upped his batting average to .377 with the three-hit performance.
|4/27/2015||Jorge Rondon, P (Col), P|
|The Colorado Rockies have recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Analysis: Rondon has made one big league appearance, tossing one inning with St. Louis against the Los Angeles Dodgers last season. He has allowed a run in 6 2-3 innings at Albuquerque this season.
|4/27/2015||Adam Ottavino, P (Col), P|
|The Colorado Rockies have placed Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps inflammation and recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Analysis: The 29-year-old Ottavino is 1-0 with three saves in 10 appearances this season. He has allowed three hits and no runs with 13 strikeouts in 10 1-3 innings.
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Daniel Jeremiah calls NFL Sunday to preview the NFL Draft and discuss what the New England Patriots will be looking to do starting Thursday night.
In hour 2 of NFL Sunday, we get more draft talk from Price and Dickerson. They discuss if the Pats will trade up or down at all or what they can get by staying put. Also, what does the RB position look like for New England? We hear from Daniel Jeremiah from the NFL Network and NFL.com and get his thoughts on the NFL draft and what the Patriots will do. Finally, the boys talk about the Greg Hardy situation in Dallas.
It's finally the week of the NFL Draft and the guys are psyched. They kick off the show discussing the release of the NFL schedule and how they expect the Pats to do against a relatively easy road for the Super Bowl champs. Greg and Chris talk about any difficult match-ups and if any teams in the AFC East can contend with the Patriots. Then the boys move on to the Draft and where the Pats may go. WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia joins the program to discuss his thoughts on the upcoming draft, the Pats needs and his ideas on why the Patriots may in fact trade up this season.
Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?
Brian "White Mamba" Scalabrine joins the guys to talk about the Celtics playoff push, the development of Marcus Smart and James Young, and the prospect of Brad Stevens leaving the Celtics for a college job.
Brow Buff's Sam Packard and Ben Kichen break down Marcus Smart's unfortunate ball tap, debate leadership in the Celtics locker room, and rehash the great Kevin Love to Boston rumors.
Joe and Dave talk with Red Sox super utility man Brock Holt, who hit the game winning 3 run home run that propelled the Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles, and played some stellar defense to seal the win.
Continued Red Sox talk on benching Victorino and the Red Sox pitching issues..and Sean's love for the band Poison.
Dale and Michael check in with the Red Sox manager John Farrell for his weekly take on all things Boston Red Sox.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!
DJ, Naoko and Pete get into the huge week for the Bruins that saw the franchise move on from GM Peter Chiarelli. They discuss why that was done and if they agree. What does this mean for Claude? They talk about Claude and if he can exist here. If not, who would work in Boston? They also get into the NHL Draft Lottery last night and talk to ESPN Boston's Joey "National" McDonald live from Tampa, Florida.
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