ESPN.com news services Dallas Keuchel told reporters Wednesday that he should be on track to return from the 10-day disabled list and start for the Houston Astros on Saturday. The left-hander had been dealing with a pinched nerve in his neck. "It just feels good not to have any discomfort," he said. Keuchel said Wednesday that he didn't think the injury was a big deal and didn't believe he needed to go on the DL in the first place. "Everything feels good," he said. Keuchel is tied for the MLB lead with seven wins, and his 1.84 ERA ranks second behind the Twins' Ervin Santana.
Anthony Rizzo officially found his groove as reigning MLB World Series champions the Chicago Cubs edged the San Francisco Giants 5-4. Rizzo went three for three while clobbering two solo home runs, and last year's National League Cy Young contender Kyle
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona isn't a big fan of meetings. So when he gathered the starting pitchers on Friday in Houston, the intention was more to give them a chance to speak their minds. "Meetings can be overrated," Francona said. "There are times when you want to talk to guys, that's kind of how I felt. I think sometimes a manager lets it go too long and you scream. Nobody gets anything out of that but the manager, relieve some stress." The Indians' rotation has gotten off to a slow start this season, with a collective ERA of 5.99 entering Tuesday night. That includes Corey Kluber, who posted a 5.06 ERA in six starts before landing on the disabled list with a sore back. The one