Dustin Pedroia will return to the Red Sox lineup after resting his sore ribs for two games.

Scott Proctor has struggled as of late for the Yankees.

Mike Napoli went to the Angels DL with a strained hamstring.

The Astros hitters have been working with a pitching machine that throws tennis balls.

Huston Street says he is ready to assume his old role as closer for the A’s again.

The Blue Jays held a closed-door players-only meeting to respond to Josh Towers’ comments the other day.

Yunel Escobar is proving he belongs in Atlanta.

Brewers rookie Manny Parra learned a valuable lesson on Saturday.

The Cardinals should be getting some pitching help back from the DL shortly.

Kerry Wood was with the Cubs on Saturday but won’t be activated just yet.

Shawn Camp was sent down by the Devil Rays to make room for newly acquired Grant Balfour.

With Randy Johnson out for the year, the Diamondbacks rotation has a little pressure on it to perform.

The Dodgers starting pitching has taken a hit as of late from the injury bug.

Indians shortstop Jhonny Peralta doesn’t think of himself as a home run hitter.

Mariners 3B Adrian Beltre is throwing his name in the hat for the Gold Glove.

Carlos Beltran will be out of the Mets lineup for a bit with a strained abdominal muscle.

The Nationals are concerned Nick Johnson might not return in 2007.

The Orioles have had to mix together their bullpen right now.

Scott Hairston brings versatility to the Padres lineup.

Tadahito Iguchi saw his first action for the Phillies on Saturday.

Tony Armas was moved back into the Pirates rotation and will start on Wednesday.

The Rangers sweepstakes for Mark Teixeira has heated up as of late.

Friday night’s walk-off hit for Edwin Encarnacion might be the boost he was looking for.

Jorge Julio has been pitching well as off late for the Rockies.

Mark Teahan has been searching for his power stroke for the Royals.

Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya has been throwing hard as of late in his recovery.

With it being his walk year, Torii Hunter is wondering if the Twins will trade him.

Danny Richar is ready to show the White Sox what he can do.

The Giants’ Omar Vizquel threw out his good buddy Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins on Friday night in a highlight reel play.