MIAMI (AP) — All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon was activated from the disabled list by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, the same day that the team announced that Henderson Alvarez had season-ending shoulder surgery.
Alvarez pitched a no-hitter in 2013 and was an All-Star last year. He finishes this season 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA, and hadn't pitched since May 22. He was shut down twice with shoulder inflammation.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL reduced Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's suspension from three games on two on Tuesday.
The league initially suspended Bell three games in April following his arrest in August 2014 on DUI and drug charges.
Bell was sentenced to 15 months of probation among other penalties following a traffic stop on Aug. 20, 2014. Former teammate LeGarrette Blount, who was in the car with Bell at the time, was cited for...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Randy Cunneyworth is returning to the Rochester Americans for a second time to coach the Buffalo Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate.
Cunneyworth had a 306-273-61 record and led the Americans to six playoff berths during an eight-season stint from 2000-2008. He's also a former NHL forward, who played 866 games over a 16-year career split between six teams, including Buffalo.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Cueto spent his first hours with the Kansas City Royals running up and down the steps inside an empty Progressive Field.
He's already on the move as the team's new ace.
Acquired Sunday from Cincinnati, Cueto joined his new teammates for the first time Tuesday and said he's excited about being a part of the AL's best team. The right-hander gives the defending AL champion a top-tier starter.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back.
Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery July 15, and trainer Rick Burkholder said he will be out indefinitely.