Angels first baseman Albert Pujols clubbed his 497th career home run on Friday, so he could hit his 500th dinger any day now. The 500-homer plateau isn't as impressive as it once was, but there's no doubt it's a big accomplishment. Here is a recap of the rest of Friday's news.
SIGNINGS & TRADES
Mets: Activated OF Chris Young (quad) off the DL, it was announced. He takes Davis' roster spot.
Blue Jays: DH Adam Lind was placed on the 15-day DL with lower back tightness, the team announced. The move is retroactive to April 16 ... RHP Casey Janssen will miss at least two weeks with a back problem. He is currently on the DL with a shoulder injury. (MLB.com)
Reds: LHP Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to throw live batting practice for the first time since his line drive incident (Cincinnati Enquirer) ... 2B Brandon Phillies is day-to-day with back spasms. (Cincinnati Enquirer)
Twins: OF Josh Willingham (wrist) has lifted weights but has not yet swung a bat ... OF Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) took some swing and hit off a tee. He received a cortisone shot on Tuesday. (St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Yankees: 1B Mark Teixeira (hamstring) is expected to return to the team on Sunday ... MRIs on OF Carlos Beltran's shoulder and wrist came back clean after he flipped over the right field wall trying to catch a foul ball on Thursday. He is day-to-day. (MLB.com)
White Sox: OF Adam Eaton is expected to play Saturday after leaving Friday's game with apparent lower body injury (CSN Chicago) ... Manager Robin Ventura said RHP Nate Jones' back injury might be more severe than the team initially realized. (MLB.com)
RHP Zack Greinke: Tied the all-time record with his 16th consecutive start with two or fewer runs.
OF Franklin Gutierrez: Reportedly wants to play next season. He decided to take the 2014 season off to focus on his health.
Athletics: Manager Bob Melvin confirmed the team will continue to go with a closer by committee. (CSN Bay Area)