Updates & News
David Ortiz is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Thursday.
After a 4-for-4 performance which included jacking his 30th home run of the season, Ortiz left the game with general soreness. He'll get the day off Thursday while recently activated from the DL Allen Craig gets the start as the designated hitter.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Paul Millsap does not need surgery on his shoulder, just rest.
After the Hawks were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs, it was reported he could need surgery on his sprained right shoulder. Millsap will head into the offseason as a free agent and he is reportedly undecided about how he will conduct his summer. He didn't play well in the playoffs, although it's tough to know how much the shoulder affected his play. Analysis: Spencer Silva
Blue Jays optioned RHP Scott Copeland to Triple-A Buffalo.
Copeland didn't pitch during his short stint back with the club, but recorded three scoreless innings in a previous stint earlier this month. At 27, he's not much of a prospect in spite of having strong success in the International League in 2015. He could eventually establish himself as a swingman for the Jays in the near future. Analysis: Spencer Silva