AL East News and Rumors
Davis' slam sets tone for O's big offensive dayMLB.com 2 hours agoOrioles slugger Chris Davis had the option to take Sunday off to get two days of rest with Monday's off-day looming. It wasn't an ideal matchup against Rays lefty Drew Smyly, whom he entered 2-for-16 against with 10 strikeouts and two home runs in his c…Share TweetFor fading Yankees, it doesn't get any easier from hereShare Tweet
Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 5-2nytimes.com 4 hours agoChris Sale pitched eight innings of two-run ball to become the majors' first 13-game winner, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday.Share TweetTyler Duffey carried a perfect game into the sixth inning, supported by consecutive home runs off the bats of Brian Dozier, Trevor Plouffe and Max Kepler, leading the Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Yankees on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.Share Tweet
Twins club 3 straight homers in BronxMLB.com 5 hours agoThe Twins briefly turned Yankee Stadium into a launchpad in the sixth inning of Sunday's series finale against the Yankees, with Brian Dozier, Trevor Plouffe and Max Kepler hitting back-to-back-to-back homers off right-hander Nathan Eovaldi.Share Tweet
Rangers hope Yu's back before All-Star breakMLB.com 6 hours agoIn his first bullpen session since being placed on the 15-day disabled list June 13, Yu Darvish threw 30 pitches before the Rangers' series finale against the Red Sox on Sunday.Share Tweet
Heavy usage taking a toll on White Sox bullpenMLB.com 6 hours agoMichael Ynoa or Matt Purke would have closed for the White Sox on Saturday if they had a lead in the ninth inning against the Blue Jays.Share Tweet
Bautista (toe) making steady progressMLB.com 7 hours agoJose Bautista's swollen toe is healing, but the Blue Jays outfielder is still in a walking boot.Share Tweet
Pitching without pain, Worley could return TuesdayMLB.com 7 hours agoOrioles right-hander Vance Worley felt good during his rehab outing at Double-A Bowie on Saturday, and he could be activated from the 15-day disabled list when he becomes eligible Tuesday.Share Tweet
Yankees recall Cessa, send down GoodyMLB.com 8 hours agoRight-hander Luis Cessa, who opened the season in the big leagues and made a brief return to the squad toward the end of May, was recalled Sunday to bolster the bullpen in a wide variety of roles. As a countering move, the Yankees optioned Nick Goody to…Share Tweet
Taking the fast lane doesn't work for Red Sox knuckleballer Steven WrightESPN.com 17 hours agoTaking the fast lane doesn't work for Red Sox knuckleballer Steven WrightShare Tweet
Rangers come alive to thump Red SoxMLB.com 19 hours agoElvis Andrus' three-run triple led the charge as the Rangers pounded American League ERA leader Steven Wright for eight runs in 4 2/3 innings as they defeated the Red Sox, 10-3, Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at Globe Life Park.Share Tweet
Perez, Rangers Take Another Series With 6-2 Win Over Red Soxnytimes.com 19 hours agoMartin Perez pitched six solid innings for his sixth straight win, the first six Texas hitters reached for an early lead and the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Sunday.Share Tweet
Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For OpenerMar 19Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.
Sabathia Discusses Spring DebutMar 17Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
Mets Fall To Red SoxMar 16Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
A-Rod HomersMar 11Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.