The Boston RedSox activated OF Brock Holt from the 15-day disabled list and optioned IF Mike Miller to Triple-A Pawtucket before the series against the Los Angeles Angels.
Los Angeles Teams
Two No. 2 overall draft picks, Brandon Ingram and DÃ¢
The Los Angeles Kings added four free agents to their roster on Friday, including goalie Jeff Zatkoff and forward Michael Latta.
Mychal Thompson and Brian Kamenetzky explain why it is important to remain patient during the Lakers rebuilding process and which player will be a great pickup for the team.
A big gamble for Lakers?
ESPN Stats & Info notes that the average salary of Timofey Mozgov's reported four-year deal with Los Angeles ($16 million) will exceed his scoring average during the recent postseason (15.0). But, the Lakers are in drastic need of improvement at the center position following last season.
- PPG: 5.9 (second worst in NBA)
- RPG: 4.9 (worst)
- FG pct.: 44.1 (second worst)
Clips' pitch count on Durant: 2
The Clippers will reportedly try to get Kevin Durant to sign with them during this free-agency period to create a "Big Four." Should Durant elect to go elsewhere on a one-year contract, they'll ask him to keep this idea in mind for next summer.
Will the legend of Kobe make it harder for the Lakers to sign big names in the future? Plus, Travis & Brian explain why Durant wouldn't have been able to be Bryant's successor.
Travis Rodgers and Brian Kamenetzky react to Timofey Mozgov's agreement to join the Lakers and explain how he would fit in with the team under Luke Walton's system.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Lakers announce their 2016 Summer League roster, which is highlighted by the No. 2 overall picks in each of the past two drafts -- Brandon Ingram (2016) and D'Angelo Russell (2015).
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Lakers announce that they'll introduce their 2016 draft picks Brandon Ingram and Ivica Zubac on July 5 at 2:30 p.m. PST.
The Trojans are in great shape at running back and receiver, but questions at quarterback could linger into the season.
Evan Turner has at least six teams interested in signing him, including his hometown team, the Chicago Bulls.
Is there any chance the Lakers' four-year, $64 million commitment to Timofey Mozgov pays off? Kevin Pelton analyzes one of the most stunning free-agent deals so far.
Let's make a (huge) deal
NBA free-agent contracts can't be signed until Thursday. Here's what's reported to have been informally decided with the beginning of the formal negotiating period at midnight ET Friday.
Free-agent forward Milan Lucic has agreed to a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers, according to his agent.
Dodgers show strength up the middle
CF Trayce Thompson, C Yasmani Grandal and SS Corey Seager all homered on Thursday. It marked just the second time since the team moved west in 1958 that the Dodgers' starting catcher, shortstop and center fielder had all supplied home runs in the same game, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.
Rams' WR group looks historically awful
Jared Goff has arrived, but Football Outsiders doesn't like the weapons at his disposal. Tavon Austin has never cracked 500 receiving yards in a season, and Kenny Britt is nothing special. Worst WR groups since '07 (Insider)
Buster Olney talks to Stephania Bell and Jerry Crasnick about Clayton Kershaw heading to the DL and more. Plus, Karl Ravech and Justin Havens weigh in on the Indians hot stretch and Buster chats with Marlins OF Christian Yelich.
Thursday's longest home runs
Yoenis Cespedes' career-long 466-foot homer paced the competition on June 30. There were 1,012 home runs hit in the 407 MLB games played during June, the third-highest power display in any month in major league history, per the Elias Sports Bureau.
Mozgov won this 'battle' of big men
Timofey Mozgov's agreement to join the Lakers for a reported four years and $64 million took some of the social-media spotlight from Kevin Durant late Thursday night.
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Lakers from around the web.
Who deserves a spot on the National League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in San Diego.