Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma will miss two to four weeks with a Grade 1 strain of his right lat muscle, the club announced Saturday.
Second baseman Jose Altuve hit a three-run home run, and the Astros beat the A's a second straight day, 9-3, on Saturday afternoon to secure a series victory at the Coliseum.
The Rangers are eager to complete a trade for Josh Hamilton. Their lineup needs help. The Rangers managed just three hits in a 3-2 loss to the Angels on Friday night. It's the fourth time in 16 games they have been held to three hits or fewer and it left the team with a .210 batting average.
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was out of the starting lineup Saturday night after leaving Friday night's game with an aggravation of a strained left hamstring.
Alfredo Simon became the first Tigers pitcher to win his first four starts in a season since Frank Tanana in 1988, delivering 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball to help the Tigers end a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Indians on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park.
The Red Sox placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the disabled list with a hamstring strain and called up pitcher Matt Barnes from Triple-A.
Now in its second year, the Hall of Game is for former Major League players who not only did great things on the field, but also exhibited the flair and passion reminiscent of the Negro Leagues players. Joining Ozzie Smith on Saturday in the Hall of Game induction class were Rickey Henderson, Ferguson Jenkins and Luis Tiant.
Following a four-hour, 13-minute rain delay, the Reds-Cubs game scheduled for Saturday afternoon was postponed. A makeup date has yet to be announced.
Jose Bautista missed his fourth consecutive game on Saturday night because of soreness in his right shoulder.
Ben Zobrist, the A's do-it-all man, has a medial meniscus tear in his left knee and will undergo arthroscopic surgery that's expected to keep him out four to six weeks.
The White Sox have lost right-handed reliever Matt Albers to the 15-day disabled list due to a compression fracture suffered in a finger on his throwing hand. That injury was a direct result of Thursday's fracas, as announced by general manager Rick Hahn during a Saturday morning conference call.
Seven players received discipline for their roles in the on-field incident during Thursday's game between the Royals and the White Sox, including six suspensions.
David Freese hit a two-run home run off reliever Keone Kela in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Angels held on for a 3-2 victory over the Rangers on Friday night.
After he gave up one earned run and posted three wins in as many starts, the Cleveland Indians made it look easy beating Shane Greene. Brandon Moss homered twice as part of a seven-RBI outburst, sending Greene to his first loss and the Tigers to their fourth in a row as the Indians rolled to a 13-1 win Friday night at Comerica Park.
The Astros scored three runs in the 11th inning and then barely held on for a 5-4 victory over the A's at the Coliseum in Oakland on Friday night. Dallas Keuchel worked nine scoreless frames in a duel with Scott Kazmir, who went seven scoreless innings for the A's.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly was non-committal whether outfielder Yasiel Puig will wind up on the disabled list after reinjuring his left hamstring muscle in Friday night's 3-0 win over the Padres.
Felix Hernandez continued his long-running dominance of the Twins and Nelson Cruz and Logan Morrison backed The King up with home runs as the Mariners topped Minnesota, 2-0, on Friday at Safeco Field