L.A. Angels (ss) vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
Houston vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 5:05 p.m.
Minnesota (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 6:05 p.m.
Colorado vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.
Seattle (ss) vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 9:05 p.m.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MLB--Suspended Houston RHP Angel Heredia (Dominican SL) 50 games for testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol and Boldenone, performance-enhancing substances, under the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Optioned RHP Oliver Drake to Bowie (EL).
CLEVELAND INDIANS--Optioned LHP Scott Barnes, OF Thomas Neal and OF Nick Weglarz to Columbus (IL) and RHP Danny Salazar to Carolina (Carolina). Acquired LHP Kelvin De La Cruz from Texas Rangers for cash and assigned him to Akron (EL). Placed RHP Carlos Carrasco on the 60-day DL.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS--Agreed to terms with SS Alcides Escobar on a four-year contract. Optioned RHP Nate Adcock and LHP Ryan Verdugo to Omaha (PCL) and LHP Noel Arguelles to Northwest Arkansas (Texas). Reassigned RHP Jake Odorizzi, LHP Chris Dwyer, LHP Mike Montgomery, LHP Brandon Sisk, LHP Will Smith, C Julio Rodriguez, OF Wil Myers and OF Paulo Orlando to their minor league camp.
MINNESOTA TWINS--Optioned RHP Deolis Guerra, RHP Lester Oliveros, LHP Scott Diamond, LHP Tyler Robertson and OF Darin Mastroianni to Rochester (IL) and OF Oswaldo Arcia to Fort Myers (FSL). Reassigned LHP Aaron Thompson, INF Steve Pearce and C Danny Rams to their minor league camp.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS--Optioned INF Brandon Hicks to Sacramento (PCL).
TAMPA BAY RAYS--Re-assigned RHP Bryan Augenstein, SS Hak-Ju lee and RHP Wilking Rodriguez to their minor league camp.
TEXAS RANGERS--Optioned RHP Wilmer Font and RHP Matt West to Myrtle Beach (Carolina). Reassigned RHP Fabio Castillo to Frisco (Texas).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS--Optioned RHP Jonathan Albaladejo, RHP Joe Martinez, LHP Zach Kroenke, OF Cole Gillespie and C Konrad Schmidt to Reno (PCL). Reassigned RHP Mike DeMark, LHP Jason Lane and INF Ryan Wheeler to Reno; RHP Evan Marshall, RHP Kevin Munson and OF Marc Krauss to Mobile (SL); and INF Chris Owings to Visalia (Cal).