Rangers' Kyle Blanks to undergo surgery on both feet
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:53 pm ET) Rangers infielder Kyle Blanks will miss the rest of the season due to surgery on both of his feet, the team announced Thursday.

Blanks will have arthroscopic surgery on his right foot for a chronic condition Friday. He will then have the same surgery on his left foot in 4-6 weeks.


Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera gets tossed against Royals
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(12:50 am ET) Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was tossed from Wednesday's game against the Royals for arguing balls and strikes, according to MLB.com.

Cabrera went 1 for 2 with a single and a strikeout before being ejected.


Orioles 1B Chris Davis slams two home runs in win
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(9/2/2015) Orioles first baseman Chris Davis went 3 for 4 with two home runs and three RBI in his team's win over the Rays on Wednesday.

Davis hit his 37th and 38th home runs of the season in the victory. 


Angels DH Albert Pujols busts out with big day against Athletics
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2015) Albert Pujols was in a slump for the Angels when he arrived at the ballpark in Oakland on Wednesday. He was out of a slump when he departed.

Pujols singled and scored in the first inning, then blasted a two-run homer in the second. He added an RBI groundout in the ninth.

It marked only his second multi-hit game since Aug. 12. Pujols now boasts a slash line of .249/.309/.495.


Mariners demote Jesus Montero to Triple-A
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2015) The Mariners sent first baseman Jesus Montero down to Triple-A on Wednesday, reports The News Tribune. Montero is hitting .200 with two home runs and nine RBI in 75 at-bats.

Angels recall 1B/OF Efren Navarro from Triple-A
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(9/2/2015) The Angels have recalled outfielder/first baseman Efren Navarro prior to Wednesday's game against the A's. Navarro will be with the Angels for the fifth time this season, as he has been going back-and-forth to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Overall, Navarro has played 37 games for the Angels in 2015. He has hit .260 with four doubles and five RBI.


Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira needs crutches, out at least two weeks
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2015) Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will be on crutches for a few days after an MRI revealed more damage to his leg than originally thought, reports Newsday.

General manager Brian Cashman said Teixeira will be out for at least two more weeks as he recovers from a bone bruise in his leg. He has not played since Aug. 26.


Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (leg) still out on Monday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/31/2015) Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira remains out of the starting lineup Monday against the Red Sox. Teixiera hasn't played since a ninth-inning pinch-hit appearance on Wednesday, as he continues to be bothered by a bone bruise in his leg.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi noted that Teixeira has been sent back to New York for further testing, and he is not likely to play in the three-game series against the Red Sox.


Yankees unsure when Mark Teixeira will return
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2015) The Yankees have shut down first baseman Mark Teixeira after he suffered a setback while trying to test out a bone bruise in his leg, reports the New York Post.

"No testing it, we knew that it made it a little angry," Teixeira said.

Teixeira has not started the last three games because of the injury and manager Joe Girardi was unsure when Teixeira would be able to return.

"I hope it's Boston [on Monday], but I can't really tell you because we all felt he would be playing by now," Girardi said. "Obviously it's not healing as quickly as we thought. It's really a guess for me, so we just wait and see."


A's summon Aaron Brooks to start Saturday; Max Muncy optioned
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/29/2015) Athletics rookie right-hander Aaron Brooks has been called up and will start Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks. Brooks has made four appearances (three starts) since coming over from the Royals in a deal right before the July 31 trade deadline.

His last start came back on August 12, when he was rocked for eight runs over 1 2/3 innings. He pitched in relief two days later and was then sent down to Triple-A. 

To clear room on the roster, infielder Max Muncy was optioned to Triple-A Nashville.


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