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Coach Joe Philbin said Knowshon Moreno (knee) is "starting to look like his old self."

Can we be more specific about which "old self" we're talking about, Coach? Is last year's version of Moreno considered his "old self"? Or are we talking about the old 2012 version that saw him rush for only 525 yards and four touchdowns? Or how about the 2011 version who sat out injured most of the season and only ran for 179 yards? Let's be specific, Philbin. We've seen lots of versions of Moreno over the years and most of them have stunk.ANALYST: Howard Bender

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said that in addition to a sore hand, Miguel Castro left Friday night's game with a tight forearm.

The sore hand was a bummer but now a tight forearm puts up a whole different sort of a red flag. Maybe it was just pain from the hand, but the Blue Jays are likely o give him a full work-up to make sure that there is not something more serious at the root of the problem. Analysis: Howard Bender

Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals starting lineup on Saturday.

Just a routine day off for Ramos who has caught the last four-straight games. Jose Lobaton will work behind the plate Saturday and Ramos will return to work Sunday. Analysis: Howard Bender

Rays activated LHP C.J. Riefenhauser (left shoulder inflammation) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Durham.

Riefenhauser will hang out in the minors for a little while but given some of the bullpen depth needs of the Rays, he could be back up sooner than later if he can perform well in his return. Analysis: Howard Bender

John Farrell has all but assured that Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz will be ready to roll Saturday against Texas.

Ortiz is batting just .216 on the year and was 1-for-20 over a five-game stretch before manager John Farrell benched him to help him clear his head and refine his approach at the plate. We'll see how Ortiz responds to the benching on Saturday. Analysis: Howard Bender

The Tigers are growing frustrated with utility infielder Hernan Perez. He is 2-for-33 with 11 strikeouts on the season after a hitless Friday night.

Perez has basically lasted this long because he is out of options and if the Tigers want to demote him, he'll have to clear waivers. The thought process, though, is that he may just pass through waivers given the way he's been playing so the team may eventually take the risk. If his bat doesn't heat up even just a little, they may make the change. Andrew Romine could be seeing a lot more work and we could see a return of Dixon Machado. Analysis: Howard Bender

The Browns have signed DL Christian Tupou and WR Josh Lenz.

Both players will compete for reserve positions with the team while Lenz will also be considered for special teams. Neither player, if he does make the roster, will have any real fantasy value. Analysis: Howard Bender

Torii Hunter is not in the Twins starting lineup Saturday.

Hunter is just getting a regular day off. He'll be available off the bench if the team really needs him, but Eddie Rosario will take over in right field while Eduardo Nunez works as the designated hitter. Analysis: Howard Bender

Eddie Butler will start for the Rockies on Saturday, filling in for Jorge De La Rosa (hand).

Butler has had his struggles here in the month of May and just last week he gave up four runs over just three innings to these same Phillies. What's worse is that these Phillies are one of the worst offensive clubs in the majors right now. Even teammate Chad Bettis had a perfect game working through seven innings against them on Friday. Butler just hasn;t been able to steadily produce. While the numbers may look good for the match-up, he is not recommended at this time. Analysis: Howard Bender

De La Rosa (hand) has been scratched from his Saturday start against the Phillies.

De la Rosa is dealing with a cut on his finger and while he was expected to pitch Saturday, he apparently aggravated the injury some how and it's preventing him from pitching. Eddie Butler will be moved up from Monday and De la Rosa will slot back in as soon as he's ready. Analysis: Howard Bender

The Jets have re-worked Brandon Marshall's contract, giving him a $1.3M raise for this season.

Marshall's new deal gives him the chance to earn $2.7 million more during the next two years. He was scheduled to earn up to $7.7 million this season in the form of a $7.5 million base salary and a $200,000 workout bonus, but his new deal includes a fully guaranteed base salary of $9 million for 2015, though his workout bonus has been eliminated. Marshall's 2016 base salary compensation rose from $7.9 million to $9.5 million, which is guaranteed for injury only. The Jets gave no reason for the raise, but obviously it's to compensate for the fact that it's going to be a tough season for Marshall having to deal with throws from Geno Smith all year. Perhaps the extra money will keep Marshall from acting out like a petulant child as he's done in the past. Analysis: Howard Bender

Jonathan Broxton is no longer the Brewers setup man.

Manager Craig Counsell believes that his relievers are interchangeable and he doesn;t need to designate anyone in particular as a primary set-up man. Broxton will work with Jeremy Jeffers, Michael Blazek and Corey Knebel as the team's right-handers with no one working designated innings moving forward. It makes predicting holds a little more difficult here. Analysis: Howard Bender

Jose Abreu is headed to the hospital for X-rays on his finger Saturday.

Abreu left Friday's game with an irritation on his index finger. The x-rays seem precautionary at this point, but the team wants to get a full work-up on him just to play it safe. He is unlikely to play Saturday but we should receive an update on his condition at some point during the day. Analysis: Howard Bender

Daniel McCullers lost 15 pounds and said, that at his current weight of 350, he felt a difference the first week of organized team activities.

It's comforting to know that when you're that big, losing a quick 15 pounds can even be felt. Perhaps it will inspire him to lose a little more. McCullers is there for his run-stopping ability so if a little weight loss can give him a little bit quicker of a step without losing any strength, then he should continue down this path. Analysis: Howard Bender

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