Indians designate Zach McAllister

|Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The Cleveland Indians designated right-hander Zach McAllister for assignment Friday and plan to send him to Triple-A Columbus after he clears optional waivers.

Cabrera set to make Nationals debut

|Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The Washington Nationals activated infielder Asdrubal Cabrera on Friday and optioned right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett to Triple-A Syracuse.

Cardinals add Lackey, Masterson to active roster

|Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The St. Louis Cardinals have added newly acquired pitchers John Lackey and Justin Masterson to the active roster.

MLB statement after reviewing Thursday's overturned call at the plate

| |Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

Major League Baseball promised to review Thursday's game-deciding overturned out call at the plate that contributed to the Marlins' loss to the Reds. Here is the say-nothing statement it released Friday regarded how the replay crew in New York interpreted Rule 7.13, which all but bans collisions at the plate and requires catchers to give baserunners a lane to slide:

Yankees DFA Roberts

| |Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The New York Yankees designated veteran second baseman Brian Roberts for assignment on Friday.

Rangers purchase right-hander Klein's contract

|Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The Texas Rangers purchased right-hander Phil Klein's contract from Triple-A Round Rock on Friday and designated left-hander Ryan Feierabend for assignment.

Rangers purchase contract of Klein

| |Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Phil Klein from Triple-A Round Rock on Friday.

Baseball: Reds-Marlins call right, took too long

|Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

Major League Baseball says it got the replay call right in ruling that the Miami Marlins catcher blocked the plate, but it took too long.

Bruce off bereavement list for Reds

| |Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The Cincinnati Reds activated right fielder Jay Bruce off the bereavement list Friday.

Giants DFA Uggla

| |Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

The San Francisco Giants designated second baseman Dan Uggla for assignment on Friday.