Rays call up Everett Teaford, option down C.J. Riefenhauser
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(11:20 am ET) The Rays selected the contract of pitcher Everett Teaford from Triple-A Durham on Sunday. 

Teaford is 4-6 with a 5.56 ERA in 13 starts at Durham. He gave up a run in 2 1/3 innings in his previous appearance for the Rays this year. 

To make room, the Rays optioned pitcher C.J. Riefenhauser to Triple-A. He was 1-0 with a 9.95 ERA in six relief appearances with the Rays. 

The Rays also designated first baseman/outfielder Marc Krauss for assignment, opening a spot on the 40-man roster. Krauss was acquired in a trade with the Angels on June 25. He was 1 for 10 with seven strikeouts in four games with the Rays. 


David Ortiz drives in two runs for Red Sox
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(12:53 am ET) Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz went 2 for 3 with two walks in Friday's loss to Houston. 

Ortiz doubled, his 13th of the year and drove in two runs. Ortiz has five RBI in the last two games. He's hit in his last four. 

Ortiz hit his first double since June 6. He's hit eight home runs since then. 


Jon Singleton drives in three runs for Astros
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(12:41 am ET) Astros designated hitter Jon Singleton drove in three runs in Friday's win over Boston. 

Singleton went 1 for 6 and scored once. He drove in a run on a grounder early in the game and plated two in the tenth inning on a two-run single. 

Singleton stole his first base of the year. He's hit in three straight games. 


Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro blasts three-run double on Friday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/3/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro did his best to keep his team in the game on Friday. Navarro came through with a three-run double in the eighth inning to make the score 8-6, but the Tigers would hang on to win by that score. 

The double was Navarro's only hit of the game. Navarro had been hitless in his last 14 at-bats before the the two-bagger on Friday. 


Tigers DH Victor Martinez gets three hits, scores twice on Friday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/3/2015) Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez went 3 for 4 in Friday's 8-6 win over the Blue Jays. Martinez singled twice and doubled, and also scored two runs. 

In 13 games since returning from the disabled list, Martinez is batting .321 with 10 runs scored.


Twins' Miguel Sano gets first career hit in debut on Thursday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/3/2015) Twins rookie Miguel Sano recorded his first big-league hit in his Major League debut on Thursday. Sano went 1 for 4 on the evening, and his lone hit came in his final at-bat in the ninth inning. It was a slow tapper to third base that he beat out for an infield single. The Twins went on to beat the Royals 2-0.

"I feel really happy, not for the single, but for my team winning tonight," Sano said, per MLB.com. "It's my goal to try to win a lot of games this year."


Red Sox DH David Ortiz blasts three-run home run on Thursday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/2/2015) Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz went 1 for 5 in Thursday's 12-6 win over the Blue Jays. The one hit was a three-run home run, his 14th dinger of the season. The blast got the scoring started for the Red Sox, who put up an eight-run first inning on Thursday.

Ortiz has now homered eight times in his last 21 games. Despite the power surge, Ortiz is still batting just .179 over his last 10 contests.


Rangers DH Prince Fielder records two hits, walk in win
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/2/2015) Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder continued his recent surge at the plate during Thursday's 2-0 win over the Orioles.

Fielder went 2 for 3 with a walk in the game. Over his last 11 games, Fielder is hitting an impressive .415 with 17 hits, four doubles and two RBI.


Rays DH Grady Sizemore drives in two runs in Thursday's loss
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2015) Rays designated hitter Grady Sizemore was able to drive in two runs during Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Indians.

Sizemore went 2 for 4 with two strikeouts during the game. Sizemore is 6 for 18 with one home run and four RBI in four games for the Rays this season.


Twins prospect Miguel Sano starts at DH in MLB debut
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2015) Twins prospect Miguel Sano was immediately placed in the starting lineup Thursday against the Royals following his promotion from Double-A Chattanooga. He served as the team's DH and hit sixth against veteran right-hander Chris Young.

Sano hit .254 with a .353 on-base percentage, .483 slugging percentage and .836 OPS in 201 at-bats against righties in Double-A this season. He also had one triple, 14 doubles, 10 home runs, 38 RBI, 40 runs, 30 walks and 60 strikeouts against right-handers.


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