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  • Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine

    July 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine.Major League Baseball announced the suspension Wednesday.Maybin is batting .247 with one home run and nine RBIs in 62 games this season.

  • Nats place Zimmerman on DL with hamstring strain

    July 23, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - The Washington Nationals have placed third baseman and outfielder Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.To take his place on the roster, the Nationals recalled infielder Zach Walters from Triple-A Syracuse. He was available for Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies.

  • Brewers 3B Ramirez plays 2,000th major league game

    July 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Aramis Ramirez is playing his 2,000th major league game right back where it all started.Ramirez made his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 26, 1998, at old Milwaukee County Stadium at age 19. On Wednesday, the Brewers third baseman became the 14th active player to reach 2,000 games when he started at home against the Reds.

  • Viciedo out of lineup with left hamstring injury

    July 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo was removed from the starting lineup just before Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals because of tightness in his lower left hamstring.Viciedo had started 89 of the White Sox's past 92 games. He is 3 for 20 since the All-Star break.

  • Cardinals activate Siegrist from DL

    July 23, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis.Siegrist had been on the DL for two months with a left forearm strain. In five rehab appearances with Double-A Springfield, he allowed no runs in 4 2-3 innings. In his most recent outing Monday, he worked 1 1-3 scoreless innings.

  • Indians call up Ramirez, with Cabrera out

    July 23, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have recalled infielder Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Columbus, with starting shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera still hampered by lower back spasms.The move was made before Wednesday's game at Minnesota, and Ramirez was in the lineup batting second against the Twins. Cabrera sat out for the second straight game after suffering the injury while fielding a grounder in the second inning of Monday's game.

  • Tigers lean on experienced trainer Kevin Rand

    July 23, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - When Dave Dombrowski's career began, he could count on one hand the number of medical-related employees baseball teams had.Now, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager almost needs both hands.The Tigers lean on Kevin Rand in and out of season to keep players as healthy as possible. The team's medical director and head athletic trainer leads a six-person staff that gets assists from interns.