Gronkowski (groin) told reporters Friday that he is good to go for Sunday's contest against the Texans, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. "I'm ready," Gronkowski noted with reference to the Patriots' Week 3 home game against Houston.
Carpenter left Thursday's game partially due to manager Mike Matheny's desire to get more speed in the game, and partially because he fouled a ball off his foot, Derrick Goold of the St. Loius Post-Dispatch reports. He finished the game 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.
Stralman (undisclosed) apparently has been cleared for contact, but he skated with the group of players that won't play in Friday's exhibition match against the visiting Predators, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Elliott's No. 24 team was penalized by NASCAR on Tuesday for violations of L1 Section 20.20 Assembled Vehicle Overall Rules a. Notes: Modification of components to affect the aerodynamic properties of the vehicle. Race finish at Chicagoland Speedway is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes, NASCAR PR reports.