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  • Cotton undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Jharel Cotton

    The Oakland A's announced that right-handed pitcher Jharel Cotton underwent successful ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgery today at Trinity Park Surgery Center in Arlington, Texas.

  • Abreu will reluctantly rest tight hamstring

    Jose Abreu

    Jose Abreu said Wednesday morning he did not anticipate any lingering setbacks after leaving Tuesday's game with a tight left hamstring. But he has a slightly different target date than his manager in terms of when he'll return to the field.

  • A's No. 1 prospect Puk shut down with biceps soreness

    A.J. Puk

    A.J. Puk, the A's top prospect according to MLB Pipeline, has been shut down with biceps soreness, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. The report said an MRI revealed no major structural damage, and the injury is not believed to be serious.

  • Gurriel progressing, ramps up baseball activities

    Yulieski Gurriel

    Less than three weeks after undergoing surgery to remove the hook of the hamate bone in his left hand, Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel has progressed to the point where he's fielding grounders, running the bases and even doing some light hitting.

  • Murphy expected to begin season on DL

    Daniel Murphy

    With eight days to go until the regular season begins, Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy has increased the intensity of his baseball activity. But before Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Astros, Murphy said what has been apparent for a while now, that it is "reasonable to expect" he will not be in the lineup for the Nationals' season opener next Thursday against the Reds in Cincinnati.

  • E-Rod clears latest hurdle in Minors start

    Eduardo Rodriguez

    Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez, who is on a mission to start the season in the rotation instead of the disabled list, aided his cause by stretching out to four innings in a Minor League start on Tuesday.

  • Cobb, Orioles reach 4-year agreement

    Alex Cobb

    The Orioles' spring search for pitching took another big turn on Tuesday night, as the club has reached a four-year agreement with the best remaining free-agent arm, starter Alex Cobb, with the deal worth $57 million, sources told MLB Network insider Jon Heyman and

  • How will Cardinals use top prospect Reyes?

    Alex Reyes

    For months, Cardinals officials have only been specific about Alex Reyes' role when outlining how the club's No. 1 prospect won't be handled. In this arena, the club has employed some hard and fast rules.

  • With Turner out, Dodgers move Forsythe to 3B

    Logan Forsythe

    Justin Turner said on Tuesday his broken left wrist will not need surgery. He said he still doesn't have a timeline to return, and he was scheduled to see hand specialist Dr. Brian Shafer later in the day. In the meantime, the Dodgers soldiered on. Manager Dave Roberts said second baseman Logan Forsythe will move to third.

  • Abreu exits with left hamstring tightness

    Jose Abreu

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu left Tuesday's game against the Rangers after two innings with tightness in his left hamstring. He is day to day.