4/21/2012 | Span, Carroll seeing plenty of pitches
Denard Span has developed a reputation for seeing a lot of pitches atop the order, and the Twins have paired their leadoff man with a similarly disciplined hitter in Jamey Carroll.
4/21/2012 | Perez steady force in Blue Jays' 'pen
Luis Perez has been a dominating force out of the Blue Jays' bullpen this season. Entering Saturday's game, he had allowed zero runs and just three hits over a total of 10 innings.
4/21/2012 | Lawrie, Arencibia dine with KC legend Brett
Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia of the Blue Jays had the opportunity to eat lunch with Hall of Famer George Brett in the afternoon before Saturday's game with the Royals.
4/21/2012 | Romero offers advice for rookie's first start
Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero shared some words of wisdom with right-hander Drew Hutchsion on the eve of the rookie's first Major League start against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
4/21/2012 | Astros' Altuve to remain in No. 2 spot for now
Although second baseman Jose Altuve has hit second in the order the past two days, manager Brad Mills expects to put shortstop Jed Lowrie back in that spot eventually.
4/21/2012 | Astros' Buck not 100 percent, but ready to go
Travis Buck, who hadn't played since straining his hamstring Wednesday in Washington, was expected to be available to pinch-hit on Saturday. Buck took batting practice before Saturday's game and appeared to be ready to go.
4/21/2012 | Correia scratched with discomfort in left side
Right-hander A.J. Burnett was scheduled to make his final rehab start at Double-A Altoona on Saturday, but he started for the Pirates because right-hander Kevin Correia was experiencing discomfort in his left side.
4/21/2012 | Barajas excited for Burnett's return to the hill
Pirates fans finally got to see A.J. Burnett on the mound Saturday in his start against St. Louis, and catcher Rod Barajas is excited to get the right-hander back.
4/21/2012 | Pirates option righty Hughes to Triple-A
The Pirates optioned right-hander Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday to make room for A.J. Burnett on the roster.
4/21/2012 | Yost shuffles order to get his Royals going
Yuniesky Betancourt started a game in the leadoff spot for the first time in his career and Alex Gordon started in the second spot for the first time ever on Saturday against the Blue Jays.
4/21/2012 | Royals' Cain slated for rehab assignment
Center fielder Lorenzo Cain was dispatched to the Royals' Double-A Northwest Arkansas club to begin an injury rehabilitation assignment on Sunday.
4/21/2012 | Rockies' Scutaro impresses with unselfishness
Michael Cuddyer's pinch-hit at-bat Friday got early praise from manager Jim Tracy, but Marco Scutaro's ninth-inning at-bat was equally important.
4/21/2012 | Rockies' De La Rosa pitches well in extended spring
In extended Spring Training action Saturday, lefties Jorge De La Rosa and Josh Outman each pitched without any issues.
4/21/2012 | Rays have options for third-string shortstop
In the aftermath of infielder Reid Brignac getting optioned to Triple-A Durham, Rays manager Joe Maddon was asked who would be the third-string shortstop behind starter Sean Rodriguez and backup Elliot Johnson.
4/21/2012 | Maddon not worried about Gomes
Rays manager Joe Maddon said everything with Brandon Gomes is just fine despite two less-than-stellar outings in his first two appearances since being recalled on Tuesday from Triple-A Durham.
4/21/2012 | Burnett stifles Cards in strong Pirates debut
Pirates fans got their first look at A.J. Burnett on Saturday night, and it was worth the wait. After a shaky first inning, the 35-year-old right-hander hurled seven scoreless frames in the Bucs' 2-0 victory over the Cardinals.
4/21/2012 | White Sox soak in history, excitement of Humber
No one can argue the excitement of Philip Humber's teammates, who sprinted onto the field and dog-piled the righty in front of the mound after he completed his perfect game on Saturday.
4/21/2012 | For Valentine, adjusting proves difficult
In his first months managing again in the Major Leagues, Bobby Valentine is finding it all to be a lot different than it was when his last stint ended a decade ago.
4/21/2012 | Rios easily reeled in biggest threat to Humber
It didn't seem like a very important moment in the game at the time, but after Philip Humber had retired Brendan Ryan in the ninth inning to complete the 21st perfect game in Major League history on Saturday, everyone was asking Dustin Ackley about his near-hit in the fourth.
4/21/2012 | Kemp swats No. 9, Kershaw whiffs nine in gem
After striking out in his first two at-bats, Matt Kemp hit a 423-foot two-run homer, backing Clayton Kershaw's seven scoreless innings in the Dodgers' 5-1 victory over the Astros on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.
4/21/2012 | Upton's big hit backs Shields' gem vs. Twins
James Shields' strong outing coupled with some clutch hitting by B.J. Upton led the Rays to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
4/21/2012 | Ryan ignores talk about call, praises Humber
Brendan Ryan didn't bite at the postgame questions following Philip Humber's perfect game, preferring to praise the White Sox right-hander while bemoaning the fact that his team couldn't get anything going.
4/21/2012 | Hanson the latest to pitch a gem for Braves
Tommy Hanson worked seven solid innings, allowing two runs, while Dan Uggla homered as the Braves beat the D-backs on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
4/21/2012 | A's honor '72 champs in pregame ceremony
The Oakland A's rolled out the red carpet on Saturday night and, for the second straight day, honored their 1972 team that won the World Series 40 years ago.
4/21/2012 | A's Crisp sits again on Saturday
Oakland A's left fielder Coco Crisp was out of the starting lineup for the fourth straight game on Saturday night against Cleveland because of the flu.
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