Minor league baseball

August 12, 2018 - 8:36 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets third baseman David Wright played his first game in almost a year Sunday, going 0 for 3 to start a minor league rehabilitation assignment. Wright struck out twice and flied out for St. Lucie in the Class A Florida State League. The seven-time All-Star played...
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New York Mets' Jacob deGrom pitches in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds in a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in New York. (Jim McIsaac/Newsday via AP)
August 12, 2018 - 7:55 pm
A look at what's happening around baseball Monday: LAST RIDE The Subway Series finishes with a marquee matchup at Yankee Stadium. Mets ace Jacob deGrom, who leads the majors with a 1.77 ERA, faces Luis Severino, who tops the AL with 15 wins. The game is a makeup from a rainout last month. Yankees...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, center, jokes with teammates as they warm up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 12, 2018 - 2:13 am
A look at what's happening around baseball today: MAX MATCHUP Nationals ace Max Scherzer (15-5, 2.28 ERA) will try to become the first 16-game winner in the majors when he starts the Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Owner of three Cy Young Awards, he also leads the majors in strikeouts this year...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, center, jokes with teammates as they warm up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 11, 2018 - 11:36 pm
A look at what's happening around baseball Sunday: MAX MATCHUP Nationals ace Max Scherzer (15-5, 2.28 ERA) will try to become the first 16-game winner in the majors when he starts the Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Owner of three Cy Young Awards, he also leads the majors in strikeouts this...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, center, jokes with teammates as they warm up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 11, 2018 - 11:33 pm
A look at what's happening around baseball today: MAX MATCHUP Nationals ace Max Scherzer (15-5, 2.28 ERA) will try to become the first 16-game winner in the majors when he starts the Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Owner of three Cy Young Awards, he also leads the majors in strikeouts this year...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, center, jokes with teammates as they warm up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 11, 2018 - 10:25 pm
A look at what's happening around baseball Sunday: MAX MATCHUP Nationals ace Max Scherzer (15-5, 2.28 ERA) will try to become the first 16-game winner in the majors when he starts the Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Owner of three Cy Young Awards, he also leads the majors in strikeouts this...
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Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Fernando Rodney celebrates after the Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 09, 2018 - 10:37 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins. The A's sent minor league right-hander Dakota Chalmers to Minnesota on Thursday to complete the deal that adds more depth to Oakland's stellar bullpen. The 41-year-old Rodney is 3-2 with 25...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 06, 2018 - 11:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer reached a milestone Monday night. Cleveland's right-hander struck out 11 in six innings — giving him 206 for the season — and the Indians routed the Minnesota Twins 10-0. Bauer (11-6) is one strikeout behind Boston's Chris Sale for the AL lead. After striking out 196...
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August 06, 2018 - 11:26 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The minor leagues' new extra innings rule led to a bizarre victory for the Clearwater Threshers on Monday night. The Philadelphia Phillies' Class A affiliate had no hits and no walks against the Tampa Tarpons, yet it beat the New York Yankees' Florida State League club 1-0...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 06, 2018 - 10:11 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer struck out 11 and allowed three hits in six innings, and the Cleveland Indians hit four home runs in routing the Minnesota Twins 10-0 on Monday night. Bauer (11-6) has 206 strikeouts this season, one behind Boston's Chris Sale for the AL lead. The right-hander has 10...
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