8/18/2012 | Doubront Boston's 26th player placed on DL
Though the move was more of a maintenance issue than a serious injury, lefty Felix Doubront became the 26th Red Sox player this season to be placed on the disabled list when the move was made before Saturday's game against the Yankees.
8/18/2012 | Comebacker hits prospect Johnson at Fenway
Brian Johnson was supposed to pitch two innings in his start on Saturday. Instead, the left-hander exited the Futures at Fenway game on a stretcher after being hit in the face by a line drive on the second pitch he threw.
8/18/2012 | Braves host youth clinic before Civil Rights Game
On Saturday morning at Turner Field, the academic discussions of Civil Rights Weekend were put into practice. The Braves and L.E.A.D. (Launch Expose Advise Direct) hosted a youth baseball clinic for about 300 children from metro Atlanta.
8/18/2012 | Future Red Sox thrilled to get glimpse of Fenway
In the Futures at Fenway event on Saturday, prospect Brian Johnson suffered multiple orbital bone fractures but did not show signs of a concussion. The incident sucked some of the energy out of the Spinners, who lost to the Hudson Valley Renegades, 6-5.
8/18/2012 | Castro, Cubs won't confirm extension report
The Cubs appear to be close to locking up Starlin Castro with a long-term contract extension, but according to both the club and Castro, nothing is final yet.
8/18/2012 | Shutting down Santana not off the table for Mets
Despite his increasingly puzzling struggles, the outlook for Johan Santana's season remains unchanged -- for now.
8/18/2012 | American side takes Under Armour showcase
Clint Frazier, an outfielder from Loganville, Ga., hit a game-tying double in the top of the ninth and scored the winning run on wild pitch to lead his American team to a 7-6 victory.
8/18/2012 | Lester continues revival, stifling Yankees
In his Saturday afternoon performance in the Bronx, Jon Lester went seven strong innings in leading the Red Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Yankees.
8/18/2012 | Motte, Cards survive scary ninth to down Bucs
After loading the bases and allowing a run in the ninth, Cardinals closer Jason Motte punched out Pittsburgh's Garrettt Jones with three consecutive, nasty two-seam fastballs. He then got Josh Harrison to ground out to seal a 5-4 Cardinals victory over the Pirates before 40,313 fans at Busch Stadium on Saturday.
8/18/2012 | McCann says he can start despite shoulder woes
Brian McCann does not agree with the Braves' assessment that he is dealing with a subluxation of his right shoulder. Nor was he happy to be out of the lineup for a second consecutive game on Saturday.
8/18/2012 | Clicking offensively, Crew's Weeks gets a break
Rickie Weeks isn't much for off-days, but Brewers manager Ron Roenicke gave him just that on Saturday against the Phillies.
8/18/2012 | Braves target mid-September return for Simmons
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since July 8 with a broken right pinkie, still has not begun baseball activities but is continuing therapy to strengthen his hand.
8/18/2012 | Reynolds regrets one criticism of umps
Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds' comments regarding the umpires Friday night created a stir, and he said prior to Saturday's game he hadn't heard anything yet from Major League Baseball.
8/18/2012 | D-backs keep Kubel out of starting lineup
Jason Kubel said his stiff neck felt much better on Saturday after he missed Friday's game with the condition, but manager Kirk Gibson decided to keep his regular left fielder out of the starting lineup.
8/18/2012 | Konerko set to play first base on Sunday
For the first time since Aug. 7, Paul Konerko is expected to play first base for the White Sox on Sunday.
8/18/2012 | Royals' Giavotella gets chance with Getz injured
Although not under top circumstances, Johnny Giavotella is back with the team after Chris Getz fractured his left thumb and underwent season-ending surgery.
8/18/2012 | After full season, Altuve to scale back this winter
It's been a busy year for All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, who played a full schedule in the Venezuelan Winter League last offseason before commencing his first full season as a starter in the Major Leagues in 2012.
8/18/2012 | KC's Holland channels his inner Broxton
On Friday against the White Sox, Greg Holland converted his fifth save in as many opportunities since taking over after Jonathan Broxton was traded. But this save came in the style of the Royals' former ninth-inning man.
8/18/2012 | Elbert awaits activation after rejoining Dodgers
Dodgers reliever Scott Elbert rejoined the club Saturday but won't be activated from the disabled list until Sunday or Monday, manager Don Mattingly said.
8/18/2012 | Despite struggles, Belisario staying in setup role
After overpowering the league en route to a 1.53 ERA in the first half, Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario has a 5.60 ERA since.
8/18/2012 | Hanley accused of peeking back at Braves' Ross
During his 11th-inning at-bat that ended in a single Friday night, Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez and Braves catcher David Ross had a brief but serious discussion at the plate.
8/18/2012 | Royals Charities hosting self-defense class for women
Royals Charities, 99.7 The Point and the Ali Kemp Educational Foundation will host a T.A.K.E. Defense self-defense class for women 12 and older at 10 a.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Kauffman Stadium.
8/18/2012 | Callups not yet set, but Astros have ideas
The Astros September callups aren't set in stone, but one player the club will likely call up is catcher Carlos Corporan.
8/18/2012 | Surgery on Getz's thumb a success
The surgery on Chris Getz's fractured left thumb went well, according to Ned Yost. Dr. Bruce Toby put two pins in the thumb, and the recovery is expected to take eight weeks.
8/18/2012 | Fresh off back-to-back saves, Putz available
Closer J.J. Putz was available to throw on Saturday after recording saves on Thursday and Friday, manager Kirk Gibson said.
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