Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers placed infielder/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list Friday.
The Baltimore Orioles activated infielder Everth Cabrera from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's series opener against the Miami Marlins.
The Atlanta Braves have scratched scheduled starter Alex Wood because of a stomach virus and will instead start Eric Stults on Friday night against the Brewers.
The Washington Nationals activated pitcher Casey Janssen from the 15-day disabled list Friday.
The Toronto Blue Jays placed second baseman Devon Travis on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a shoulder injury.
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith has been suspended eight games for having a foreign substance on his arm during Thursday's game against the Atlanta Braves.
The Oakland Athletics placed relief pitcher Edward Mujica on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right thumb on Friday.
The Houston Astros' five-year plan appears to be three years ahead of schedule.
Brewers pitcher Will Smith was ejected in the seventh inning of Thursday's game against Atlanta for having a foreign substance on his arm.
Rhode Island football is preparing to open the 2015 season at Syracuse.
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The Dallas Cowboys signed cornerback Orlando Scandrick to an undisclosed contract extension.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will miss Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Atlanta due to a lingering left knee injury.
The Chicago Blackhawks recalled rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk Friday from Rockford of the American Hockey League.