Rays place Brad Miller on disabled list with groin injury

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed first baseman Brad Miller on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

Manager Kevin Cash said Miller was hurt as he started out of the batter’s box on a fifth-inning single in Sunday’s 8-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox.

Miller stayed in the game but was replaced by pinch hitter Joey Wendle two innings later.

Beckham showing up can be viewed as a goodwill offering, and the hope is that this leads to meaningful contract negotiations, something that has yet to happen at any point to date. Beckham wants to remain with the Giants despite the team’s brass saying at the NFL meetings that they would listen to offers for their top playmaker, even though they weren’t technically shopping him. Shurmur isn’t concerned about that affecting Beckham. The two have remained in contact in recent weeks, even meeting in Los Angeles when Shurmur went there to watch quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen throw.

“I’m not worried about it. I really believe Odell is a professional,” Shurmur said. “He wants to be great and he understands the importance of the offseason, and he’s a competitive guy. “Again, we had already started communicating before all that information kind of got out there and was talked about to a great deal.”

Manager Ron Gardenhire said Cabrera is “ready to go” and has him batting third and playing first base against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.

The two-time American League MVP jammed his hip when he tripped and fell rounding first on a single in the first inning against Chicago on Thursday. It tightened up when he played the field, and Niko Goodrum replaced him at first base in the second.

Gardenhire said right-hander Mike Fiers (lumbar strain) will be activated from the 10-day disabled list in time to start Sunday’s game.

Just as Sanchez arrived at third, Stanton decided to go back to the base, too. Seeing Sanchez there, he kept running up the baseline in the direction of the left-field corner. Joseph tagged him out.

Only one out was given, but per MLB rules, two should have been awarded.

Calvin Ridley unhappy with combine, but still feels he’s top receiver in draft

It was the University of Alabama’s Pro Day on Wednesday and there were enough NFL personnel execs and coaches on hand that it felt a bit like the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

One difference was that wide receiver Calvin Ridley opted not to go through the same drills that he performed at the combine. Tim Daniels of Bleacher Report reports that Ridley did not run a 40 or do any of the other athletic testing from Indy, opting to run routes and do other positional work instead.

No terms were released, but the deal is reportedly worth $14 million, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter . It was expected that Suh – who was also being pursued by the New Orleans Saints , Tennessee Titans , and New York Jets (until Sunday when they rescinded their offer) – would sign a long-term, big-money deal, so it’s somewhat of a surprise he inked a one-year contract. However, considering the Rams will either have to pay Donald on the same level as the likes of Von Miller either this offseason or next, it’s a logical move for L.A. not to lock up too much money in one position.

Baker, 30, previously spent five seasons in Washington, where he made 168 tackles and 11.5 tackles.

“They’re fraternal twins that are two years older than me. When you’re a kid, a youngster growing up, and you have two older brothers who are Packers fans, picking on me a little bit, now the tables are turned and they’ll be supporting the Honolulu blue and silver and I’m fired up about that.”

In additional to being a Lions fan, Willson’s college position coach was former Lions tight end David Sloan.

Since being drafted in the fifth round out of Rice in 2013, Willson has spent his entire five-year pro career with Seattle. Never a top option in the passing game, he’s averaged 18 catches for 226 yards per season. He’s hauled in 11 touchdowns, including a career-high four last season.