Votto goes on DL...Big loss for the Indians... Sources: No contract yet for Dez Bryant
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 10-day disabled list ith a right lower leg injury. The All-Star was hit by a pitch from Ryan Madson in Washington on Aug. 4. In Cincinnati’s 10 games since then, he missed four starts and two full games. Outfielder Aristides Aquino was recalled from Double-A Pensacola to fill Votto’s roster spot. Aquino will make his major league debut.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer, one of the leading candidates for the AL Cy Young Award, will be out four to six weeks because of a stress fracture in his right leg. Bauer was hit by Jose Abreu’s liner Saturday against the Chicago White Sox. Cleveland holds a 12-game lead over Minnesota in the AL Central entering today and will have to clinch the division without Bauer. The right-hander is 12-6 with a 2.22 ERA in 25 starts and is
UNDATED (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent Dez Bryant has concluded his visit with the Browns without agreeing to a contract, but, the person says, “conversations continue.” The former star receiver for the Cowboys and his agent met with Cleveland officials for the second straight day. One of the NFL’s top receivers the past eight seasons, Bryant was cut by Dallas in April. The Browns are intriguing to Bryant.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive back Dexter McCoil to a one-year contract. The 49ers placed safety Terrell Williams Jr. on injured reserve with a leg injury today to make room on the roster. McCoil originally joined the 49ers last season after the team claimed him off waivers from the Chargers in October. He played in eight games for San Francisco and registered one tackle. McCoil was waived on April 30.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are considering holding training camp in Reno when the team moves to Las Vegas before the 2020 season. Team President Marc Badain toured potential training sites Thursday at the University of Nevada and two high schools. He told reporters that he is committed to making sure the training camp is in northern Nevada. Badain said the decision will be based partly on where the team does its offseason training.