Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Yankees put INF Kelly Johnson (groin) on 15-day DL

New York Yankees' Kelly Johnson, right, celebrates with Jacoby Ellsbury after scoring during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees infielder Kelly Johnson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

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Twins let Guerrier go, recall reliever Pressly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Matt Guerrier for assignment and will recall right-hander Ryan Pressly from Triple-A Rochester to take his place in the bullpen.

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Cuba, US begin 5-game exhibition baseball series

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is hoping to use a five-game baseball exhibition against a team of U.S. college players to bounce back from recent disappointing international results in a sport that’s considered the island’s national pastime.

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Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine

CHICAGO (AP) — San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for testing positive for an amphetamine.

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Indians call up Ramirez, with Cabrera out

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have recalled infielder Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Columbus, with starting shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera still hampered by lower back spasms.

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