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Angels won't limit ace Richards' workload
The Los Angeles Angels won't limit Garrett Richards' workload down the stretch this season, especially with the Oakland Athletics squarely in their sights.

Indians' Salazar triumphs after being recalled
Right-hander Danny Salazar won Tuesday night in his first start in more than two months as the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2.

Cubs dispatch slumping Olt to Triple-A Iowa
The Chicago Cubs optioned third baseman Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa late Tuesday to make room on the roster for Wednesday night's starter, Tsuyoshi Wada.

Teen HGH use up sharply, according to survey
Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

Cubs DFA Barney, activate Bonifacio off DL
The Chicago Cubs designated veteran second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment to clear a roster spot for Emilio Bonifacio, who was activated from the disabled list, the team announced on Tuesday.

Jays call up top pitching prospect Sanchez
The Blue Jays selected top pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez from Triple-A Buffalo in a flurry of roster moves Tuesday.

Rangers put C Soto (groin) on disabled list
Geovany Soto was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday afternoon with tightness in his right groin

Rays put reliever Peralta on DL due to illness
The Tampa Bay Rays have placed right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list with an undisclosed illness.

A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland
The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.

Puig, Hanley both out again; X-rays negative
Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig, both of whom were struck in the hand by pitches in the Los Angeles Dodgers' weekend series in St. Louis, were out of the lineup again on Tuesday.

Uggla joins Giants on minor-league contract
Dan Uggla has agreed to terms with the San Francisco Giants on a minor league contract, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jim Bowden.

Teixeira out again for Yanks with back injury
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, the club's leading home run hitter and run producer, is suffering from what the team described as a "lower lat strain'' that will keep him out of the lineup for a minimum of three to four days.

Braves' Gattis off DL, starting against Marlins
Catcher Evan Gattis has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is in Atlanta's lineup against the Miami Marlins.

Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL
The Phillies have activated pitcher Cliff Lee, infielder Reid Brignac and catcher Wil Nieves from the disabled list.

Giants put Cain on DL with elbow inflammation
The San Francisco Giants have placed righty Matt Cain on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation.

Rockies send Morneau to DL with neck strain
The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained neck.

Royals' Hosmer scratched with bruised hand
Eric Hosmer has been scratched from the Kansas City Royals' lineup against the Chicago White Sox with a bruised right hand.

Indians' Cabrera (back spasms) exits game
Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera left the game against the Minnesota Twins on Monday due to lower back spasms.

Jays designate ex-closer Santos for assignment
Former closer Sergio Santos was cut Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays, who owe the reliever more than $2 million.

Rangers' Lewis takes issue with Rasmus bunt
In the eyes of Colby Lewis, Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus sure could use a lesson in baseball etiquette.

GM offers to get prostate exam during game
Minor league general manager Andy Milovich has offered to go this week where no man has gone before: A prostate exam in front of a full stadium of fans.

M's Cano asks for day to rest sore hamstring
All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has been scratched from the Seattle Mariners' starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Angels because of tightness and soreness in his hamstring.

Belt headed to DL for Giants with concussion
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will go on either the seven-day or 15-day disabled list because of a concussion.

Bad news bear: Cubs sue over fake mascot
The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video and posted online.

Puig struck in hand by pitch; X-rays negative
Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star outfielder Yasiel Puig left Saturday's game against St. Louis in the eighth inning, five innings after he was hit on a hand by a pitch.

Sabathia: Lost sleep over knee, MLB future
Fearful his career could be in jeopardy, CC Sabathia had trouble sleeping as he awaited word if he needed microfracture surgery or a less serious arthroscopic procedure on his ailing right knee.

Ticket prices for Jeter retirement ceremony soar
The New York Yankees surprise announcement on Friday that the team would officially honor its retiring captain Derek Jeter on Sept. 7 sent ticket prices for that game soaring on the resale market.

Marlins' Alvarez leaves start with bruised shin
Marlins All-Star pitcher Henderson Alvarez left Saturday's game against San Francisco in the third inning after being struck on the left leg by a grounder off the bat of Joe Panik.

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