The 33-year-old has a history of drug addiction and alcohol abuse, leading to suspensions that cost him more than three years while in the minors. The Angels have confirmed Hamilton's meeting with MLB, but have declined to give any more information.
Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL were handed a second high-profile legal defeat Thursday, when U.S. District Judge David Doty overruled league arbitrator Harold Henderson's December denial of the six-time Pro Bowl running back's appeal.
A timetable for the Chicago Bulls star's return will be determined after the operation.
Vladimir Tarasenko also scored in the tiebreaker for the Blues. Patrik Berglund had St. Louis' score in regulation, and Brian Elliott finished with 30 saves through overtime.
Rodriguez, who hasn't played since September 2013, took ground balls at third base and hit three home runs in 32 swings during batting practice.
McIlroy managed to salvage a tough day by holing a 30-foot birdie putt and two-putting for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-over 73. It was his highest score to par since he opened with a 3-over 74 at The Barclays seven months ago.
Chasing a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Panthers acquired Jagr — who turned 43 earlier this month — for two draft picks.
Earlier this month, Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis Blues player in more than two decades to score 30 goals.
The 23-year-old Russian forward's skill is known across the league.
Wainwright said he first felt the injury in a Monday weight room session, but didn't think much of what he called the "twinge" he felt while putting a 45-pound weight back on the rack. Since then he's thrown pain free. The pain occurs when he runs or lunges.
The injury only magnifies the doubts about whether Rose can lead a championship team, something that seemed like a distinct possibility a few years ago.
Wainwright threw his first bullpen session of spring training on Friday. The team said discomfort in his abdomen had bothered him in other drills and when running.
David Backes and T.J. Oshie scored for the Blues, who wrapped up a 1-3 homestand. St. Louis is among the Western Conference leaders with 78 points, but has surrendered the first goal in eight consecutive home games.
Garnett also said he's in this for the long haul and hopes to one day own the team that he put on the map.
Manager Ned Yost said the four-time Gold Glove outfielder would be held out for the first week of spring training games.
In a letter sent Tuesday to Goodell, Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, and Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, wrote: "We urge you to create accountability at all levels of the NFL, particularly among team owners, who have the most direct financial incentives to avoid long-term suspensions and quickly get players back on the field."
Seven years before the 2022 tournament kicks off in the wealthy emirate, FIFA recommended a break with soccer tradition on Tuesday — moving its marquee tournament to November and December instead of the usual June-July time slot.
In the wake of domestic violence scandals involving players like Ray Rice, the NFL is relying more on interviews and psychological evaluations to determine what kind of person a prospective player is.
The Cardinals are raving about Carlos Martinez's maturity this spring. He's focused on improving, and he's taking the little things seriously.
On the last day of workouts at the NFL's annual scouting combine, the Connecticut cornerback soared 12 feet, 3 inches in the broad jump. That was 15 inches farther than the second-best defensive back and 8 inches longer than the best listed in the NFL scouting combine database.
Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to the June 17, 2013, killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. His body was found in an industrial park not far from Hernandez's home.