Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis has a furry fan.
Reds manager Dusty Baker will try to get Willy Taveras back this weekend against the Cubs. Taveras has a sore hamstring.
Angels pitcher Jered Weaver struck out 10 Blue Jays' batters tonight.
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen says of move to play Dewayne Wise over Brian Anderson: "If they don't like it, it's not my problem."
Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira was a scratch from Wednesday's lineup and Chien-Ming Wang will get the start Thursday.
Mets demote J.J. Putz from set-up role, which now belongs to Bobby Parnell.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is day-to-day due to hamstring.
Orioles catcher Chad Moeller cleared waivers and will report to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday.
Red Sox shortstop Jed Lowrie, who is still a few weeks away from returning, hopes to take BP this weekend.