Rehabbing Angels right-hander Jered Weaver faced live hitters in a simulated game for the first time in five weeks on Friday. Weaver still lacks some arm strength and endurance, but he knows that will come with time.
Adam Rosales and Josh Donaldson each hit solo home runs as the Oakland Athletics surged late for a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Jose Reyes rejoined his teammates in New York on Friday night as he continues to rehab a severe left ankle sprain. Toronto's shortstop has been out of action since sustaining the injury while stealing second base on April 12 in Kansas City. He recently had a walking boot removed and has begun the slow process of regaining strength in the area.
On Saturday afternoon, Jair Jurrjens will get a chance to show that he belongs back in the Major Leagues for the Orioles. Roberto Hernandez toes the rubber for the Rays.
On Saturday, the Indians send Zach McAllister, coming off three strong outings, to face the Mariners' Joe Saunders. Saunders, historically a strong pitcher on the road, carries a 12.54 ERA in away games and a 0.94 ERA in home games this season.