The Angels made a move to boost their offense, acquiring infielder Alberto Callaspo from the Royals for pitchers Sean O’Sullivan and Will Smith. Callaspo is batting .275 with eight homers and 43 RBIs. The Angels hope he fills the void left by first baseman Kendry Morales’ season-ending broken leg.
Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer is headed for the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury that forced him out of his last start after only one inning. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Moyer, 47, would be out indefinitely, but the team hadn’t determined whether he’d require reconstructive surgery.
Tim Wakefield is heading to Boston’s bullpen when Josh Beckett returns from the disabled list today to make his first start since mid May.