O's Ryan Flaherty (groin) could see action in Double-A before return
by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(3:45 pm ET) Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty (groin) said his injury is improving and that the recovery timetable of five to seven days is on track, reports the Baltimore Sun.

Flaherty was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right groin strain.

He is expected to play in some games at Double-A Bowie before he comes off the DL.

Jake Elmore gets first start of season for Rays
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(2:34 pm ET) Rays second baseman Jake Elmore is in the starting lineup for the first time this season. Elmore will bat eighth in the lineup. 

Regular second baseman Logan Forsythe moves to first base. It's his fourth start of the season at the position. 

The Rays are +102 money line underdogs to visiting Toronto. 


Tim Beckham replaces David DeJesus at Rays DH
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(2:30 pm ET) Rays DH David DeJesus is not in the team's starting lineup for Saturday's game. In his place, Tim Beckham becomes the eighth Rays player to start at designated hitter this season. 

Beckham has five starts at second base and two at shortstop this season. He went 2 for 2 with two RBI and a home run after entering Friday's game as a pinch hitter. 

The Rays are +102 money line underdogs against visiting Toronto. 


Blue Jays activate Michael Saunders from DL, DFA Steve Tolleson
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/24/2015) The Blue Jays activated outfielder Michael Saunders off the disabled list following Friday's game at Tampa Bay. Saunders had been sidelined since injuring his knee early in spring training.

To clear a roster spot, infielder Steve Tolleson was desginated for assignment. Tolleson entered play Friday batting .273 with no home runs and two RBI in six games.


2B Omar Infante back in action Friday night for Royals
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/24/2015) Second baseman Omar Infante is back in the lineup Friday night for the Royals against the host White Sox. He has been absent for six games with a groin ailment.

Infante, who is in his custumary ninth spot, returns on a nine-game hitting streak, though he managed just one hit in eight of those games. He boasts a slash line of .250/.244/.350.


White Sox start Gordon Beckham in place of Conor Gillaspie
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/24/2015) White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie wasn't in the team's starting lineup for Friday's game. 

Gillaspie has started six straight games at third. He'll be spelled by Gordon Beckham, who gets his fourth start of the season. 

The White Sox are -108 money line favorites over visiting Kansas City. 


Orioles put Ryan Flaherty on DL, recall Rey Navarro
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4/24/2015) The Orioles announced on Friday that they have placed infielder Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain. 

The move will be retroactive to April 23.

Flaherty is hitting .300/.400/.600 and has two home runs and four RBI in nine games. The Orioles are confident that Flaherty will be activated from the DL when he's eligible, according to MASN Sports.  

To replace Flaherty on the 25-man roster, the Orioles have recalled infielder Reynaldo Navarro from Triple-A Norfolk. Navarro has appeared in two games with Norfolk and has a home run and two RBI. He has a slash line of .429/.500/1.000. 

Assuming Navarro gets into a game during this stint with the Orioles, he will be making his major-league debut. 


Swelling yet to subside in Orioles 2B Jonathan Schoop's knee
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2015) The Orioles are still waiting for the swelling in the injured knee of second baseman Jonathan Schoop to subside, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Schoop is on the disabled list with a partial tear of his right PCL as well as a sprain of the MCL in the same knee and expected to be out through the end of May. Fill-in second baseman Ryan Flaherty is also dealing with a groin injury, leaving Jimmy Paredes to draw the start at second base Thursday.


Orioles' Ryan Flaherty (groin) not in lineup Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2015) Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty is not in the starting lineup Thursday after tweaking his groin running the bases on the last play of Wednesday's game, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Flaherty hopes to miss just a couple days with the injury; however, a trip to the disabled list could be in his future, masnsports.com reports. He has hit .300/.400/.600 with two home runs and four RBI in 30 at-bats.


Royals' Omar Infante held out of Thursday's lineup
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2015) Royals second baseman Omar Infante was held out of the starting lineup Thursday against the White Sox, per the Chicago Tribune.

Infante, who was pulled from Sunday's game due to a groin strain, could remain sidelined until Kansas City's weekend series against the White Sox. In the meantime, Christian Colon will fill in for Infante at second base.


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