Coco Crisp remains out of lineup Wednesday
Crisp has been dealing with hamstring tightness, and with the team off Thursday, he'll get another couple days to rest the injury before potentially returning for the weekend series against the Astros.
Everth Cabrera returns to Wednesday's lineup
Manager concerned about Carlos Santana remarks
Terry Francona expressed concern Wednesday about a remark made by
"If that's how he feels, I'm going to have to sit down and talk to him," Francona told WTAM-AM.
Santana plays mostly third base for the
Koji Uehara throws successful bullpen session Wednesday
Uehara has been sidelined by shoulder stiffness, but testing earlier this week revealed no structural damage. He won't pitch in Wednesday's game, but he could be available for Thursday's series finale against the White Sox.
Weather pushes back Shane Victorino's rehab again
Victorino is recovering from a right hamstring strain, and it's possible the weather delays could cause his return to the Red Sox to be pushed back a day or two. He has yet to play in a game this season.
Nate Jones nowhere near return to mound
Robin Ventura said there was no timetable for Jones to start throwing. He was placed on the disabled list on April 4, but will certainly not be back when eligible.
Jason Hammel outpitched in loss to Yankees
Hammel surrendered three runs on five hits in seven innings, walking three and struck out five. He has been consistent to start the season, giving up three runs or less in each of his three starts. He also boasts a record of 2-1.
Carlos Beltran still sizzling in defeat of Cubs
Beltran opened the scoring with a blast in the first inning and added a walk to sweeten his stat line to .311/.347/.622. He has four home runs and nine RBI on the season.
Brad Peacock named starter for Sunday game
Peacock is replacing Lucas Harrell in the rotation after the latter was designated for assignment Wednesday. Peacock has pitched three games in relief this season, giving up six earned runs on 10 hits and eight walks in nine innings while striking out 10.
Craig Kimbrel declares shoulder good after side session
While Kimbrel is ready to return to his regular role, manager Fredi Gonzalez may elect to keep him out of Wednesday's game due to the cold weather. The closer owns a 1.59 ERA and 12:1 K:BB ratio along with five saves in 5 2/3 innings.
These two players have yet to reach their chronological peak, but do they still have time to break out?
Jam-packed Wednesday show discussing Springer's Fantasy value, the next crop of minor leaguers to watch and looking at the most traded guys so far.
Plenty of players are making noise early this season, but some have Scott White and Al Melchior doing an about-face.
See a player you like on the waiver wire but can't figure out how to make room for him? Scott White can relate.
A trio of players is showing a unique knack for contact, and it should be a boon for their Fantasy value.
April 16, 2014
Fantasy Baseball Today: News & Notes (4/16) (7:39)