PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain and recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Reno.
Ross hit .238 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 66 games this season after returning from a dislocated hip in 2013. He started to play better over the past month, hitting .358 with a homer in four RBIs in 25 games.
Marte will be making his third stint with the Diamondbacks...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Now it starts to get intense for Michael Sam and the rest of the St. Louis Rams rookies.
The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL is enthusiastic about the challenge. Twice on Tuesday, he mentioned how much fun he was having.
Sam said he hopes the attention is less about his sexual orientation, but added his focus has to be on making the team. He said he's in the best shape of his life, dropping 13 pounds in the month since the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have sent guard Carrick Felix to Utah for three players with non-guaranteed contracts, a deal to give them more assets to go after Kevin Love.
The Cavs sent Felix a second-round pick in 2015 and $1 million to the Jazz for guard John Lucas and forwards Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the teams are not commenting...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick returned from a second stint on the disabled list because of an injured right knee.
Reddick, who was activated Tuesday, was sidelined June 29 with the right knee strain after sitting out June 1-23 with a hyperextended knee. Manager Bob Melvin plans to have Reddick — who will wear a brace — in the lineup often because of his bat and defensive presence.