The latest MLB chatter --
- Padres OF Eric Patterson and LHP Aaron Poreda have cleared waivers, and will report to Triple-A.
- Giants OF Darren Ford will begin a rehab assignment in Triple-A tonight.
- Braves RHP Tommy Hanson has been scratched from tomorrow's start due to shoulder tendonitis. Randall Delgado will start in his place.
- Orioles RHP Jeremy Guthrie is expected to have an MRI on Friday.
- Yankees catcher Russell Martin is confident that his back ailments have subsided.