SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants activated outfielder Hunter Pence from the disabled list Tuesday and immediately inserted him into the starting lineup against the New York Mets.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Reliever Jenrry Mejia has rejoined the New York Mets after completing an 80-game suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Smolinski, claimed off waivers from Texas on June 21, was on the bench against the New York Yankees waiting to make his Oakland debut. Manager Bob Melvin said Smolinski will play mostly against left-handed pitching, a problem area for the A's.
Albert Pujols' sons were pressing their father to take part in the All-Star Home Run Derby. Pujols, the Los Angeles Angels' first baseman, says he talked with Major League Baseball and confirmed he will be one of the hitters for the event Monday in…MICHAEL KELLY (Associated Press)
The first-place Yankees are about to get a pair of important players back at once. New York closer Andrew Miller and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury are expected to come off the disabled list before Wednesday night's game against Oakland. Miller…MIKE FITZPATRICK (AP Baseball Writer)