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  • Tigers promote Ryan, designate Miller

    August 30, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have purchased the contract of left-hander Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo before Saturday's split-doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.To make room for Ryan, the Tigers designated right-hander reliever Justin Miller for assignment. In eight appearances, he was 1-0 with a 5.11 ERA.

  • WSox call up RHPs Bassitt, Surkamp for twinbill

    August 30, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitchers Chris Bassitt and Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Charlotte for their split doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.Bassitt replaced right-handed pitcher Scott Carroll, who was optioned to the Triple-A affiliate after a 7-1 loss against the Tigers on Friday night. Bassitt had a 3-1 record and 1.56 ERA in six starts for Double-A Birmingham this season.

  • Ellsbury sits with sore ankle

    August 30, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the Yankees' lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays because of a sore left ankle.Ellsbury was injured when he slid into Toronto catcher Dioner Navarro in the ninth inning of New York's 6-3 win Friday. Home plate umpire Mike Everitt initially ruled Ellsbury safe, but the call was overturned on review. Ellsbury remained in the game in the bottom half. X-rays afterward were negative.

  • MLB replay begins slow stroll toward postseason

    August 30, 2014

    John Gibbons has a pretty standard rule for deciding when to discuss a bang-bang call with an umpire.''We try to go out there anytime it's close,'' the Toronto manager says.Same way across the majors: There have been more than 1,000 reviews so far in this new era of expanded replay - nearly half resulting in a reversal - and it's only August.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 30, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Yasmani Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.Earlier in the inning, the Dodgers used a five-man infield and then a four-man shift.