Whether or not the Cubs bring back Ian Stewart (wrist) next season will depend largely on reports from their doctors.
An MRI taken Wednesday on Adam Eaton's left elbow showed no structural damage.
Athletics activated SS Hiroyuki Nakajima from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.
Ryan Divish of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that Jesus Montero will be demoted to the Triple-A level.
Red Sox GM Ben Cherington confirmed Thursday that he has not engaged in long-term talks with Jacoby Ellsbury.
Giancarlo Stanton took live batting practice Wednesday for the first time since straining his right hamstring.
Brayan Pena went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in the Tigers' 11-7 victory over the Indians on Wednesday.
John Danks (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list to make his season debut Friday against the Marlins.
Clay Buchholz moved to 7-0 on Wednesday after holding the White Sox to one run over seven innings.
Chris Davis went 4-for-4 with his 14th home run Wednesday, and the Orioles beat the Yankees 6-3.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he would be "shocked" if Hiroki Kuroda (calf) was unable to make his next start.
Francisco Liriano fired seven scoreless innings Wednesday in the Pirates' 1-0 victory over the Cubs.