SS Chris Taylor makes second start for Mariners on Tuesday
Taylor was promoted from Triple-A on Monday and went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts in his first major-league action of the season.
Taylor was competing for the M's shortstop job in spring training but got derailed with a broken wrist on March 13.
Cardinals' Marco Gonzales to make Triple-A start Saturday
Gonzales is on the minor-league disabled list with a left pectoral strain. He has a 4.50 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 16 innings pitched and could be a factor in the major-league rotation soon.
Tigers pitcher Buck Farmer set as starter for Triple-A Toledo
Brad Ausmus has declared that
Farmer owns a 4.10 ERA with the Mud Hens, but is coming off a terrible outing against Gwinnett. He has shown the ability to miss bats with 32 strikeouts in 26 1/3 innings pitched.
"(Justin Verlander)'s probably going to be a little while so it doesn't hurt to have another guy that can come and pitch at the major league level as a starter," Ausmus told the Detroit Free Press. "And starting for him right now is good for him developmentally, developing his pitches and throwing strikes."
Angels OF Collin Cowgill gets rare start on Tuesday vs. Mariners
Cowgill is replacing
Angels C Carlos Perez makes MLB debut on Tuesday
The 24-year-old was recalled from Triple-A on Monday, after hitting .361 in 72 at-bats with the Salt Lake Bees.
Pirates' Hurdle not concerned with McCutchen's knee 'right now'
"I don't think it's a concerning area right now," Hurdle said about McCutchen's knee.
McCutchen has struggled in the early part of the season while dealing with the health issues. He's hit just .193/.291/.307 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 88 at-bats.
Twins' Oswaldo Arcia feeling better with hip injury
Arcia missed Monday's game with the issue and played two of the last five games for Minnesota. He is hitting .276 with eight RBI in 58 at-bats this season.
Angels RF Kole Calhoun returns to leadoff spot Tuesday vs. M's
After spending the last four games in the cleanup spot,
Contrastly, Calhoun is batting .299 when hitting from the top of the order, and he will assume that spot on Tuesday. David Freese is batting cleanup on Tuesday.
Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland throws, hits off tee Tuesday
Moreland would like to hit in the batting cage Wednesday. Moreland is expected to be sidelined until at least mid-May.
Rangers CF Leonys Martin day to day with wrist injury
Martin, who suffered a wrist injury in Monday's game trying to make a diving catch, is available to pinch-run and play defense. If he is unable to play by this weekend, the Rangers may put him on the disabled list to recover from the injury.
Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom's strikeout rate is down early in the season, and Chris Towers takes a look at the numbers at the Fantasy Baseball Today blog.
These American League hitters are due for some major regression one way or the other. Should you buy low or sell high?
On Tuesday's episode of the podcast, the guys talk about the latest batch of hitters to get hot.
A's catcher Stephen Vogt has been arguably the best hitter in baseball through the first month-plus. Chris Towers investigates his breakout at the Fantasy Baseball Today blog.
Ubaldo Jimenez is off to a quick start, but Chris Towers isn't buying him as a late-career resurgence candidate at the Fantasy Baseball Today blog.