Fantasy News

  • 'Athletic' Sale makes progress during simulated game

    Chris Sale

    White Sox ace Chris Sale, rehabbing from an avulsion fracture sustained in his right foot during a home accident on Feb. 27, threw a five-inning, 75-pitch simulated game Friday at Camelback Ranch.

  • Despite progress, Reddick not expected for Opening Day

    Josh Reddick

    A's outfielder Josh Reddick is not expected to be ready for Opening Day, though making steady progress in his rehab from a right oblique strain.

  • Mets fear Murphy could miss Opening Day

    Daniel Murphy

    Daniel Murphy's sluggish progression back from a strained right hamstring has the Mets questioning his readiness for Opening Day, increasing the odds that either Matt Reynolds or Danny Muno will make the team.

  • Rendon tries lateral jogging; Span progressing

    Anthony Rendon

    Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon did some light jogging in right field early Friday morning, with an emphasis on lateral movement to test his sprained left knee.

  • Verlander expects to make next start despite triceps cramp

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander left his start against the Blue Jays on Friday with a cramp in his right triceps after running to cover first base on a third-inning ground ball.

  • Yankees tab Tanaka for Opening Day start

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Masahiro Tanaka has been named as the Yankees' Opening Day starter for the April 6 contest against the Blue Jays, accepting an assignment that had been issued to CC Sabathia for the last six seasons.

  • Tribe options Salazar; rotation competition shrinks

    Danny Salazar

    On Friday, Cleveland made it clear that Danny Salazar still has room for growth, optioning the hard-throwing starter to Triple-A Columbus. The move comes one day after Salazar imploded in a Cactus League start against the Reds.

  • O's want Gausman ready to be both starter, reliever

    Kevin Gausman

    Kevin Gausman pitched just one inning in the Orioles' 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Thursday and manager Buck Showalter said he could shorten up the right-hander as a potential bullpen option in the final two weeks of camp.

  • Uehara's hamstring better, opener still possible

    Koji Uehara

    The Red Sox got an encouraging piece of news on the injury front on Thursday, as closer Koji Uehara took a step forward in his recovery from a right hamstring strain.

  • Encarnacion, Cecil return to action

    Edwin Encarnacion

    First baseman Edwin Encarnacion and left-hander Brett Cecil made their return to the Blue Jays' lineup in Thursday afternoon's 4-1 win over the Phillies following prolonged absences because of injuries.