White Sox David Robertson helping Zach Putnam learn cutter
Robertson is now passing on that knowledge to Chicago bullpen-mate
"I'm trying to have him impart some of that knowledge on to me as I develop that pitch as a third pitch," Putnam said, per MLB.com. "It was almost surreal listening to him talk yesterday. He was like, 'Mo holds his like this and does this with it,' and I'm like, 'I wish I had a camera to record all this so I have it for future reference.' But I'm trying to learn from him whenever I can."
Dodgers RF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) likely to start on Tuesday
Wesley Wright may return to Orioles sooner than expected
Wright was initially expected to be out until mid-May, but Showalter said he could return sooner than expected. He's eligible to come off the DL next week.
Orioles' J.J. Hardy hits off tee, will hit in cage on Monday
Hardy is on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury. He's expected to hit in the batting cage on Monday, per MASN Sports.
"We knew it wasn't going to be really quick," said manager Buck Showalter. "We just want to get it right the first time. I just hope it's not something that lingers, but if it does, we'll wait."
Blue Jays' Michael Saunders (knee) remains unlikely for homestand
Royals recall Yohan Pino
Pino made his presence felt immediately, throwing four and two thirds scoreless innings of relief in Saturday's loss. He struck out three, walked none and allowed three hits.
Twins' Ricky Nolasco throws bullpen, rehab assignment next
GM Terry Ryan said on Inside Twins that Nolasco's bullpen "went well". The next step will be a minor league rehab assignment.
Chris Capuano to pitch batting practice for Yankees
Capuano is working his way back from a strained quad that has him on the 15-day disabled list.
Giants' Bochy won't move starters up after Peavy sent to DL
The Giants have an off-day Monday, and the team's regular rotation will receive extra rest rather than bump up in order to cover for Peavy's absence. That will leave
Blue Jays' Devon Travis leaves game after HBP
Travis initially stayed in the game, but he appeared to aggravate the injury when he dove back to first base on a pickoff attempt. He was removed for pinch runner
Though he wasn't the only topic of conversation, Kris Bryant obviously dominated the discussion on Friday's Fantasy Baseball Today podcast.
The Dodgers may be looking at top prospect Corey Seager as a possible answer at third base.
Kris Bryant is getting the call as early as anyone could have hoped for. Scott White considers what it means for his Fantasy owners.
On the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast, the guys discuss Taijuan Walker's disappointing start and play 'Buy or Sell' with other players around the league.
Barely more than a week into the season, some surefire stud pitchers are causing Al Melchior to wonder about the unthinkable: benching them.