Rays option pitcher Kirby Yates to Triple-A
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(10:12 pm ET) The Rays optioned pitcher Kirby Yates to Triple-A after Tuesday's loss to the Indians, the team announced.

Yates allowed two runs over 2/3 innings of work in Tuesday's contest. He now has a 6.14 ERA.


Rays DFA pitcher Ronald Belisario on Tuesday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(10:11 pm ET) The Rays designated pitcher Ronald Belisario for assignment after Tuesday's loss to the Indians, the team announced.

Belisario had a 7.88 ERA over eight innings of work this season.


Rays' Andrew Bellatti tosses two innings in rehab game Tuesday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(9:13 pm ET) Rays pitcher Andrew Bellatti threw two scoreless innings during a rehab assignment for the team's Class A affiliate Tuesday.

He allowed two hits during the outing and did not a walk or a strike out a batter. It was his first rehab assignment game. Bellatti is on the disabled list because of soreness in his shoulder.


Athletics call up Chris Bassitt
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6:28 pm ET) The Athletics recalled pitcher Chris Bassitt from Triple-A Nashville to start Tuesday's game in place of an ailing Sonny Gray. 

Bassitt was 2-6, 3.71 at Nashville. He has a 3.38 ERA in five relief appearances with the A's this season. He made five starts with the White Sox last year. 


A's RP Taylor Thompson throws 35 pitches off mound Monday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4:58 pm ET) Athletics reliever Taylor Thompson threw 35 pitches off a mound Monday, according to CSNBayArea.com. He has been sidelined all season due to a right shoulder strain.

Twins SP prospect Jose Berrios earns promotion to Triple-A
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11:06 am ET) The Twins promoted starting pitcher prospect Jose Berrios to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, according to Fox Sports North. 

Berrios, who is considered a top-100 prospect by MLB.com (No. 32) and Baseball America (No. 36), went 8-3 with a 3.08 ERA and 1.11 WHIP in 15 starts for Double-A Chattanooga. He struck out 92 batters and issued 24 walks in 90 2/3 innings.


Yankees RP Andrew Miller to throw off mound Wednesday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:24 am ET) Yankees pitcher Andrew Miller is scheduled to throw off a mound Wednesday, reports the New York Daily News.

Miller is on the disabled list with a forearm injury. He has not pitched since June 9, but he has been able to throw from long distance.


Angels RP Huston Street picks up save Monday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1:00 am ET) Angels pitcher Huston Street recorded the final three outs in Monday's 4-1 win over the Yankees to notch his 22nd save of the season.

Street allowed one hit during the appearance and his ERA now stands at 2.20. He has converted 22 of 25 save chances this season.


Royals SP Joe Blanton allows five runs in Monday's loss
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Royals pitcher Joe Blanton failed to get out of the third inning during Monday's start against the Indians, which the Royals lost 6-1.

Blanton surrendered five runs on five hits over 2 2/3 innings of work. He also struck out two and walked four during the outing. He gave up a solo home run to Jose Altuve in the third inning.

It was his first loss of the season. Monday's loss broke his two-game winning streak. Prior to Monday's outing, Blanton had given up a total of two runs over his last two starts.


Koji Uehara saves seventh in a row for Red Sox
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Red Sox closer Koji Uehara earned his 17th save of the season with a perfect ninth inning against Toronto on Monday. 

After blowing a save on the last day of May, Uehara is a perfect seven of seven on save opportunities in June. He has not allowed a baserunner in four of them. 

Uehara has four scoreless outings in a row after retiring the side on 11 pitches on Monday to protect a two-run lead. 


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